Notorious Japanese Manga Pirate Arrested at NAIA

Via SORA News: Romi Hoshino, known as online as Zakay Romi and founder of Japan’s most notorious manga-sharing website, was arrested at Ninoy Aquino International Airport as he attempted to board a connecting flight to Hong Kong. Hoshino is believed to have been the man behind Manga Mura which regularly uploaded manga scans without obtaining…

Three Designs by Pinoy Artists Selected for UTGP Pokemon Line

Three Filipino designers had their work selected from more than 18,000 entries submitted all over the world for the 2019 Uniqlo Tee Grand Prix (UTGP) Pokemon Collection! HNLee, Dana Asahan, and CTRLD were selected for their Dark Pokemon, Jigglypuff, and Pikachu designs, respectively. Congratulations to you all and we look forward to more creations from…

Tamiya Releases Exclusive Philippine “Dyipne” Mini 4WD

Tamiya and Brickyard have released a the special edition “Dyipne” Mini 4WD kit to commemorate the Tamiya Mini 4WD Asia Challenge slated in Manila from 20th to 23rd June 2019. The 1/32 Scale Mini 4WD Rev Series Tamiya with FM-A Chassis. It also highlights an easy snap together assembly with no glue required, 4:2:1 Gear, and stock…

Pokemon Centre Singapore Opens at Jewel Changi Airport!

We are at the preview of Jewel Changi Airport today to check out the new Pokemon Centre Singapore! This is the first official Pokemon Store outside of Japan, and the crowds came out in force! Lapras is the official Pokemon of the store, so there were plenty of Singapore-only Lapras merchandise on hand. And in…

Cosplay Mania 2018 Day 2 Event Report

The party is still going strong here at Cosplay Mania 2018! Rush down to the SMX Convention Center Manila at SM Mall of Asia for the closing hours of the biggest cosplay, anime, manga, and gavimg event in the Philippines! Cosplay Mania 201829-30 September 2018SMX Convention CenterSM Mall of Asia

Cosplay Mania 2018 Day 1 Event Report

We had an action-packed Day 1 at Cosplay Mania 2018! Come on by tomorrow for Day 2 and the amazing JAM concert! Cosplay Mania 201829-30 September 2018SMX Convention CenterSM Mall of Asia

STGCC 2018 Day 1 Event Report

We’re here at the exciting first day of #STGCC2018 There’s still time to make your way down to MBS today and tomorrow! Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention8-9 September 2018Marina Bay Sands Expo Halls D, E, and F

Top Filipina Skater Cites “Yuri!!! on ICE” as Inspiration

Filipino skaters bagged 103 medals from the recently concluded Skate Asia 2018 competition in Bangkok, Thailand. Among them was thirteen-year-old Justine Gabrielle Lim who won first place in 7 events. “I tried many sports from tennis to badminton to swimming. Then I decided to check out figure skating after I watched the anime called “Yuri…

Villa Escudero Featured in Gundam Build Divers

Today, on things we found on the internet: popular Philippine tourist spot Villa Escudero has been featured in a recent episode of Gundam Build Divers. That’s it — that’s the post.

Manga About Jose Rizal Serialised Online!

A manga about Philippine National Hero Jose Rizal has been released on the anniversary of his birthday. The eponymous “Jose Rizal” tells of how he inspired a revolution against Spanish rule. Matsui Takahiro wrote the storyline, while Ryo Konno was in charge of the illustrations. Publisher TORICO said this is the first manga written about…