Jeepneys Featured in Cagaster of an Insect Cage

Today, in things we found on the internet: jeepneys are featured as the primary form of civilian transport in post-apocalyptic anime “Cagaster of an Insect Cage”. “Cagaster of an Insect Cage” is available now on Netflix.

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 –…

Japan Winter 2019

We’re sharing some curated snapshots from our recent trip to Japan — enjoy!

C3AFA Singapore 2019 Announces I LOVE ANISONG Line-Up!

C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2019 — South East Asia’s biggest and most prestigious Japanese Pop Culture event, will return to bring the best and latest anime, cosplay, gaming, and anisong content to fans in Singapore and the region. Slated from 29th November to 1st December 2019 at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre,…

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…

Cosplay Mania 2019 Reveals Full Guest Line-Up!

Cosplay Mania 2019 ushers in a New Decade of Excitement as the event assembles an unbelievable line-up of guests from Japan and Star Cosplayers from around the world. Witness an amazing show as top Japanese Anime Artistes hold an awe-inspiring concert on September 28-29, 2019 at the SMX Convention Center Manila! Cosplay Mania 2019September 28-29,…

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…

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…

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…