Born To Make History: A Yuri!!! on ICE Fan Gathering 2

Bayanihan Center | Mar 18, 2018
Event Details

Are you ready to make history once more? Born To Make History: A Yuri!!! on ICE Fan Gathering 2 skates towards 2018!

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Fans of the hit anime show Yuri!!! on ICE will be glad to hear that the anime’s biggest fan gathering is ready for round 2. Born To Make History: A Yuri!!! on ICE Fan Gathering 2 is ready to gather once more at the Bayanihan Center on March 18, 2018.


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This gathering of fans will be the follow up to last year’s convention which was well attended and highly praised. Born To Make History: A Yuri!!! on ICE Fan Gathering 2 pays tribute to the amazing history that Yuri!!! on Ice continues to make. Ever since its airing on October 2016, the anime continues to inspire and energize its fans. Though it maybe over a year since its premiere, fans are still raving over this great anime.

What to Expect at “Born to Make History”

Born To Make History: A Yuri!!! on ICE Fan Gathering 2 promises to bring back all the things that made fans love the first gathering. The organizers also promise to add a ton of exciting additions to the roster of participants. Fans will be happy to learn that the extensive and carefully curated Artist Alley and Merchant market will be making their return in the gathering. These two will serve as the centerpiece for the event. The day-long event will be rounded out by  the thought-provoking panels, specialty talks, and cosplayer meet-and-greets.

Cosplayer Meet and Greet

Born To Make History: A Yuri!!! on ICE Fan Gathering 2 will be bringing the characters of Yuri!!! on Ice to life. Three awesome cosplayers will be roleplaying as Yuri Katsuki,
Victor Nikiforov, and Yuri Plisetski.

 

Joel Minas as Yuri Katsuki

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Joel has been skating since 2002. Before his retirement in 2010, Joel managed to bag 30 gold medals, 8 silver medals, and 5 bronze medals as a competitive figure skater. These medals were for international and local competitions. Joel is also a member of the Philippine National Figure Skating team and was the Asian Junion National Champion in 2010. No, he coaches high-level figure skating together with SM Skating.

Joel garnered fame with Yuri!!! on Ice fans thanks to his rendition of the show’s Eros routine. The video of this routine boasts over 3 million views on Youtube! He made his debut as a cosplayer during the very first fan gathering on March 2017.

 

Phil Mizuno as Victor Nikiforov


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Phil Mizuno is a cosplayer of French-Japanese descent. This Canada-based cosplayer followed his heart and pursed his passion of cosplay. Through this, he seeks to empower the creativity of others.

Phil began his cosplay three years ago and found fame in both the local and international cosplay scene. Throughout his career Mizuno headlined many cosplay conventions across the world. He also was a judge during the Cosplay Summit. He will be flying in from Toronto for the fan gathering! This trip marks his first trip to the Philippines!

 

Barimor as Yuri Plisetsky


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Barimor is not only a cosplayer, he is also an artist and a fashion design student. The his cosplay journey began at the age of 13. He saw pictures of Japanese cosplayers and has developed his skills in costume production, wig styling, and make-up. With a special love for gender-bend cosplays he fuses his love for cosplay and fashion.He became viral after his take on Yuri Plisetsky. The post gained more than 68,000 likes and over 51,000 retweets on twitter.

Barimor first interacted with Filipino fans at the first Fan Gathering. This is where he won their hearts. Now, he makes his way to the country to meet the fans live and in person. This will mark his first international appearance and his first time to headline as a cosplay guest.


Ticket Prices

Skater – PhP 350

Price: PhP 350 / ticket | Arist Alley | Merchant Market | Public Panels

Podium Placer – PhP 1,750

Price: PhP 500 / ticket | Arist Alley | Merchant Market | Public Panels | 1 Meet and Greet Session (1:00 PM – 3:00 PM or 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM) |
1 Group Photo (Podium Family + You)

History Maker – PhP 2,000

Price: PhP 2000 / ticket  | Arist Alley | Merchant Market | Public Panels | 1 Meet and Greet Session (1:00 PM – 3:00 PM or 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM) |
1 Group Photo (Podium Family + You) | 3 Solo Photos (You + Phil, You + Joel, You + Barimor) | 3 Autographs
(1 from Phil, 1 from Joel, 1 from Barimor) | Limited Edition #yoiconph2018 Cos Cards (1 Set, 3 Cards)

So make it happen! It’s the moment of truth! Skate you way to Born To Make History: A Yuri!!! on ICE Fan Gathering 2 at Bayanihan Center on March 18, 2018.

 


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