Cosplay Mania 2016: Highlights

Anime fans and cosplayers gathered and celebrated the immense impact of Japanese culture, animation and cosplay in Cosplay Mania 2016 at the SMX Convention Center last October 1 and 2, 2016. Casual and costume-clad attendees had the chance to explore Japan's rich culture and to stay updated with the latest in Japanese animation, gaming and…

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Meet and Greet Pile – Singer and Seiyuu’s 1st Philippines Trip

The multimedia franchise Love Live! about school idols has been a juggernaut in the world of anime pop culture since 2010 and the Philippines was no exception. Love Live’s booming popularity took the Philippines by storm with merchandise in every anime store, cosplayers in every anime convention, and even a Tagalog dub of the anime…

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Meet and Greet Ladybeard – Japan’s Cutest Pro-Wrestler and Heavy Metal Vocalist

Cosplaymania 2015 Presents: Meet and Greet Ladybeard Around the world, Japan is famous for being the home to many things weird and wonderful. Few things fit that description more aptly than Ladybeard. Currently residing in Japan, Ladybeard (real name: Rick Margery) is an Australian pro-wrestler and heavy metal singer who cosplays as a cute girl.…

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