A fandom event full of colorful entertainment for everyone! Join the cosplay, music and artwork contests, mini games plus fun and interactive activities!
“Otaku Connection: EPISODE V (Return of the Kings)” will take place on May 19 and 20, 2018 at the Palm Drive Activity Center of Glorietta 2 Mall – Ayala Center, Makati City. The event focuses on delivering innovative on and off stage activities open for all ages that will run from 11am onwards. This is also a benefit event to help assist over 327 different charitable groups and institutions all over the Philippines.
ACTIVITIES AND SEGMENTS to expect:
CRYSTAL GAMES ROYAL CUP
One of our signature and major segments now featuring five traditional and original contests in which we will be giving away sponsored cash and non-cash prizes:
- COSPLAY HEROES: An individual costume play contest
- ONGAKU KNIGHTS: A Japanese and animé music contest
- FANWORX CONQUEST: An animé fan art drawing contest
- DUAL HEARTS: A Japanese music singing contest for duet
- ACES OF COSPLAY: A themed individual cosplay contest
It is a series of mini games that are open for all.
- Seven Orders – Our version of bring me game
- Chrono Quest – Sponsored game of haste
- Gacha Blitz – A raffle draw for Player Tag holders
- GTO Exam – An animé related written exam for all
- Activity Quest- A game open for all ages in which they must complete the 7 activities to get their chance to our gacha box and win prizes.
- GUNDAM MODEL KITS BUILD – build and win your own GUNDAM MODEL!
- CARD GAME TOURNAMENTS – Cardfight! Vanguard and Weiss Schwartz by Courtside and Weiss Schwartz Philippines
- ONE NIGHT ULTIMATE WEREWOLF- an exciting and challenging card game that will test your mind.
- Chosen Ones – A special contest that will give chances to win 2 special prizes:
- A Php10,000.00 worth sewing machine from Singer Philippines
- General Admission Tickets to the SCANDAL ASIA TOUR 2018 “HONEY” IN MANILA by Primetrade Asia Inc.
Aside from the games and contests, we also have special segments that your brands could also tie up with. Our original segments:
- EVA ON FOCUS: a live onstage interview featuring our guest evaluators,
- HAPPY LESSON: an onstage live tutorial, demo or lecture of anything and everything with relations to the fandom.
- Go-en Kendama lecture and demo about Japanese Kendama
- Team Artipax talk about hybrid cosplay photography
- GRAND ORDER: a special onstage catwalk featuring our previous and latest evaluators and our newest
- MARKET QUEST EXHIBITORS: area in which you could join for your company or group to set up booths for your retail (toys, accessories, collectibles, apparels, perishables, etc.) and promotional (mini games, crowd sourcing, events, activities, samplings, etc.) merchandises with relation to the Japanese and Western Geek or Cultural fandom.
- FANWORK BOOTHS: featuring 3 well known illustrators in the local and international communities.
- WizYakuza, Little Things PH & Azrael Santi
We will also invite well known personalities and groups from the local community to become part of our lineup of guests.
- Our seven (7) EVALUATOR’S COUNCIL or guest judges for our Crystal Game contests: WizYakuza, Geneva Cabading, Aya Mikage, Doc Bram, Vaynard Darkhearth, Sol Occiano & Diana Tabitha Caro
- ONE STAGE STARS are local Japanese cover artists and groups that will perform our favorite Japanese and anime hit songs: Alice Project, Project Materia, Kirei Ningyou, Aisaku Yokogawa, Sharlla Cerilles, Hino, Cifra, Team Oke Gakuen
- GUEST EMCEES that will liven up the stage: Mykol & Naru
Words and photos provided by Otaku Connection.