Do you want to be the next big thing on the local J-pop/J-rock scene? Then make your stand and join the 2011 J-Pop Anime Singing Contest — organized by the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines Japan Information and Culture Center, with the cooperation of the Japan Foundation Manila.
Prospective contestants must submit a fully accomplished application form, a group photo and short write up, a demo CD containing two Japanese songs performed by the group, and finally a detailed description of their selected songs (including song title, artist name, and lyrics both in kana and romaji). For a complete list of rules, click here.
Applications can be sent in until 20th May 2011 to the Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) Library, Embassy of Japan, 2627 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City (MAP). The Grand Finals will be held on 23th July 2011 at the SM Megamall Event Center, Mandaluyong City.
The J-Pop and Anime Singing Contest is made possible with the support of Animation International Licensing Philippines, Center for Pop Music, Heritage Hotel, Nihongo Center Foundation, SM Cyberzone, the SM Supermalls, TOEI Animation Philippines, Yoshinoya, the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Philippines, Inc., Ajinomoto, Canon, Panasonic, Sony, Toshiba, Yakult, and Hero TV.