“Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning”

Netflix Asia has revealed via their official YouTube account that “Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning” will begin streaming on the international platform from 30th July in Asia. Fans in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore can enjoy the final movie in the series — with more countries and territories to be announced. The first film in the…

“Rurouni Kenshin: The Final” Coming to Netflix on 18th June

Netflix Philippines has revealed via their official YouTube account that “Rurouni Kenshin: The Final” will be hitting the international streaming platform starting 18th June. This comes after the release was teased by Netflix Asia.  Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore have been confirmed so far— with more countries and territories to be announced. “Rurouni Kenshin: The…

Local Brand Inspi Philippines Called Out for Selling Stolen Art

Today, on why we can’t have nice things: local brand Inspi Philippines has been called out by both Pinoy and international artists for stealing art and printing them on t-shirts for profit. Inspi Philippines has also been systematically deleting comments and banning users from their Facebook page with regards to the art theft. Inspi Philippines…

ONE OK ROCK EYE OF THE STORM ASIA TOUR 2020 Live in Manila Announced!

ONE OK ROCK is back for the highly anticipated EYE OF THE STORM ASIA TOUR 2020 Live in Manila, presented by AEG Presents and PULP Live World. The concert is slated for 20th May 2020 at the Araneta Coliseum. Tickets are priced at:Platinum – P8,500Gold – P7,000Patron A – P6,500Patron B – P5,500Box A –…

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…

Japan Foundation Manila Closes Library Permanently

Via Primer: The Japan Foundation Manila has announced that its Library will permanently cease operation effective 16th May 2019. The JFM offices — located at the 23rd floor of the Pacific Star Building (Makati Ave. corner Sen. Gil J. Puyat Ave., Makati City) will also undergo revonations to better accomodate the needs of Japanese culture…

Forbes Highlights Difficulties of Overseas Fans in Accessing Japanese Contents

Top business media organisation Forbes has recently highlighted the difficulties faced by overseas fans in accessing Japanese pop culture contents. In brief, the article has summarized them as listed below. 1) No Japanese phone number, no lottery chance. Demand for tickets to highly sought-after events like concerts and musicals greatly outstrip supply, so Japanese ticketing…

Top 5 Things Otaku Need More Of

Anime fans have 99 problems. That’s it, that’s the joke. Anong petsa na, ganun parin? Pero kung tutuuusin, limang bagay lang naman talaga yan eh. Here’s a list of 5 things all otaku need more of!