The Events for May 2017 Are Here!

 April was definitely eventful for many geeks, and May’s looking to be no slouch either! Here are some of the events happening this month. There’s a whole lot of everything – movie stuff, comic book stuff, anime stuff, local and international music – going down practically every week this time around.


May 4-6: Star Wars Day Celebration

Star Wars Day, c/o Fightsaber (Geek Events May 2017 Philippines)

“Catch the epic battle between good and evil as Jedi knights take on Sith lords in SM Megamall for the official May the Fourth / Star Wars Day celebrations in the Philippines.

Join the lightsaber training classes for kids on Saturday and Sunday. Registration will be done on site on a first come first served basis.

May the Force be with you!”

Thursday, 12nn – Saturday 6pm
Toy Kingdom, Megamall

Free Admission!

May 4: May the Fourth Be With You

“It’s time to unite the resistance! Join us on May 4, 2017 as we celebrate one of the biggest franchises pop culture has to offer, Star Wars!

Come in wearing your favorite Star Wars shirts or costumes and receive a galactic dessert from us! We will also give the one with the best outfit a prize from a galaxy, far, far away.”

Thursday 4pm – Midnight
Hungry Meeples, Congressional Avenue

May 5: Matsucon 2017

Matsucon, c/o Toushin (Geek Events May 2017 Philippines)

“MatsuCon 2017 is a matsuri-style, japanese pop culture convention organized by Toushin. It’s going to be a night filled with merch, art, music, games, cosplay, and idol performances. Watch out for our special guests Yuri Nanami, Kimbie, and Hiro Saeki!”

Friday, 5pm -9pm
Bellarmine Field, Ateneo De Manila University
Entrance at 50php/ticket, via Eventbrite or at event entrance

May 6: Free Comic Book Day – Comic Odyssey

Free Comic Book Day, c/o Comic Odyssey (Geek Events May 2017 Philippines)

“Celebrate FREE COMIC BOOK DAY with us on Saturday, MAY 6, 2017!

FCBD 2017 will be held with our friends at FULLY BOOKED in their FORT & ALABANG TOWN CENTER branches. We’ll also be celebrating FCBD 2017 at our GALLERIA branch.

– At our FORT branch, receive (3) FCBD sponsored comics of your choice.
– At our ATC & GALLERIA branches, receive (1) FCBD sponsored comic.
FCBD comics are absolutely FREE, no purchase necessary.

FCBD is also our biggest sales event of the year!
Enjoy huge discounts on the following:
20% OFF all Action Figures / Statues / Collectibles
20% OFF Posters & T-shirts
20% OFF Vintage & Premium Comics
20-50% OFF all Trade Paperbacks / Hardcovers (Galleria branch)
30% OFF all Variant Comics
50% OFF Complete Comic Sets
BACK ISSUES IN OUR BINS – only P100 each, buy 5 get 1 free!**

**(back issues at our Galleria branch will be at P50 each, buy 5 get 1 free)”

Saturday, 10am – 10pm
Fully Booked BGC/Comic Odyssey Robinsons Galleria/Comic Odyssey Alabang Town Center
Free Admission! (But bring money to buy comics!)

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May 6: Coheed and Cambria Night V: The Eyes of Madness

Coheed & Cambria Night V, c/o TONO Events (Geek Events May 2017 Philippines)

“Get ready for the yearly gathering of Coheed and Cambria fans in the Philippines as Coheed and Cambria – Philippines and TONO Events bring you:

COHEED AND CAMBRIA NIGHT V: The Eyes of Madness

Sing along and enjoy performances from:
Kakusei
Kill by Thrill
Aisle
Habeas Corpuz
Kilgannon
spunos
Scar the Armada
Christine Scene”

Saturday, 7pm
Archipelago 7107 El Pueblo Restaurant and lounge
Tickets at P184, see the event link for more details!

 

May 7: Ragna Festival

Ragna Festival (Geek Events May 2017 Philippines)

“RAGNA FESTIVAL is here! It’s time to ROK! A fun filled day of everything RAGNAROK with your favorite bands and celebrities!
Loads of prizes, goodies, and in-game items will be given away on this day!
Don’t miss the true RAGNAROK ONLINE experience!
Be there and bring everyone for the ultimate celebration!”

Sunday, 10am
The Annex, 4th floor SM City North EDSA

May 11: Lunar Landings Four EP Launch

Lunar Landings Four EP Launch (Geek Events May 2017 Philippines)

“After 2 years of hard work, we are proud to present to you our EP, entitled “FOUR”.
Join us and celebrate the serendipitous tendencies of life, as we attempt to gather everyone to be a part of something truly special!

Featuring performances by:
Lunar Landings
Mix Fenix
Rice Lucido
Hansom
Ang Bagong Luto Ni Enriquez

Thursday, 9 PM
Route 196 Bar, Katipunan Extension
Entrance at P250; EPs going for P250

May 13: FightCon

Fight Con (Geek Events May 2017 Philippines)

“The first fight and conditioning convention in the Philippines!”

Saturday, 10am
Metrotent Convention Center, Meralco Ave.
Entrance at P300, P1000 for limited VIP entrance

May 13: Drop the Mic, Bitch

Drop the Mic, Bitch! (Geek Events May 2017 Philippines)

“IT’S BRITNEY, BITCH!

We’re lip syncing to the Legendary Miss Britney Spears, y’all! It’s just you against the music so you better WORK.”

Saturday, 9pm
Catch 272, T.Gener cor. Kamuning
Entrance is Free!

May 13: PopQuiz: Timeless Tales

“This month, let’s revisit all the stories and tales we all love.

So if you know the literary works of the Grimms Brothers to Hans Christian Andersen to JK Rowling, to Tolkien, and Gaiman and even Shakespeare, then bring the gang over to Hungry Meeples on May 13!”

Saturday, 9pm
Hungry Meeples, Congressional Avenue
P200/member reg fee, teams of 2-6
Check event link for registration details

 May 14: O-kun Fiesta

O-Kun Fiesta (Geek Events May 2017 Philippines)

Sunday, 10am – 8pm
Megatrade 3, 5th flr, SM Megamall
Entrance at P 150, with pre-selling at P120; see event link for more details.

May 17: Big Screen Blockbusters

“Next attraction for May: PopQuiz brings you action and suspense as you guys try to win the session answering trivia questions about the movies!

Brush up your knowledge about famous movie franchises/sequels, animated flicks, your favorite actor’s repertoire and memorable cameo roles, then head on over to The Plantation Makati on May 17!”

Wednesday, 9pm
The Plantation, Legazpi Village, Makati
P400/member reg fee inclusive of food and drink, teams of 2-6
Check event link for registration details!

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May 19: Anime Sing-along

Anime Sing-along, c/o Catscratch Club (Geek Events May 2017 Philippines)

“Harru from the Catscratch Club-desu! We are proud to present an ANIME SING-ALONG for your enjoyment! Yatta! Please join us in singing along to your favorite anime songs on May 19th, 7PM at Hungry Meeples!

Everyone is encouraged to sing but we’re asking song leaders, er, SENPAIS to take the mic. Dibs Sheet for SONG SENPAIS will be up soon! Performances and Kawaii Costumes are very much encouraged, onegai shimasu!”

Friday, 7pm
Hungry Meeples, Congressional Avenue
Entrance at P200

May 20-21: POF 2017: Danketsu

Pinoy Otaku Festival, Danketsu (Geek Events May 2017 Philippines)

“This will be our fourth time of organizing the festival and this year our theme would be “DANKETSU.” The title is the Japanese term for “unity.” By organizing this event we wish to bring together and unite the Otaku culture in the Philippines which includes cosplay, manga, music, games and more. We would invite various organizations to collaborate with us and show a message of unity towards achieving positive endeavors in the culture.”

Saturday/Sunday, 10am – 8pm
Fairview Terraces, Quirino Highway
Free Admission!

May 24: Get School’ed

“What time is it? Summer time!

Not anymore.

Alright kids, school is back in session. Did you guys do your summer readings? So, If you think you’re smarter than a 5th grader, bring your top notch brain over to Borough on May 24!”

Wednesday, 9pm
Borough, Podium Mall, Ortigas
P200/member reg fee inclusive of appetizer, teams of 2-6
Check event link for registration details!

May 27: Akiba: Manga Comicon

Akiba Manga Comicon (Geek Events May 2017 Philippines)

“It’s OFFICIAL Guys! PUP Japanime and U Rule E-sports in partnership with SM Sta. Mesa and Wargods will be organizing my own independent comics convention.

The event will be called AKIBA: COMICON on May 27, 2017 at the 3rd Floor Cyberzone Area SM City Sta. Mesa . And for those who are asking … YES, pinoy manga artists are welcome (No Booth Charge) and another BIG YES, as always we have a COSPLAY SEGMENT.”

Saturday, 10am – 8pm
3rd Floor, Cyberzone Arena SM City Sta. Mesa
Free Admission!


If you know of an event you think we can add to this list, send us a message and details for the event! People who are out to promote their own stuff are also welcome to contact us.

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