Event also set to have a Cosplay competition with cash prize and a cosplay photoshoot.
Pan-regional anime channel ANIMAX Asia has announced through a television advertisement on Wednesday that the channel is scheduled to have another “ANIMAX Carnival Philippines” event this year.
According to the advertisement, it is set to happen on Sunday, December 08, at the TriNoma Activity Center in Quezon City.
The upcoming event is also set to have a cosplay competition, with cash prize of ten-thousand pesos (PhP10,000) and a cosplay photoshoot with renowned cosplay photographer Jay Tablante. The competition will be judged by ANIMAX’s “Ani-mates” Alodia Gosiengfiao & Rhianna Floresca.
Cosplayers who want to compete has to choose from three categories:
Category 1: Hunter x Hunter
Category 2: Fairy Tail
Category 3: Naruto Shippuden
Registration will be held online through animax-asia.com/phcarnival, although the site is unaccessible at the moment, and it will close on November 15.
“ANIMAX Carnival” is the anime channel’s annual anime & cosplay event, which is held in Malaysia, Taiwan, and the Philippines.
The first “ANIMAX Carnival” event was held in April 2004 at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City, where the channel brought Koji Sawai, director of .hack//Legend of the Twilight, which was airing on the channel at that time (now airing on competing anime channel HEROtv).
The second “ANIMAX Carnival” event in the Philippines was held in December last year, where the finals for the “Ani-mate” search was held, with cosplayer Rhianna Floresca declared as the winner. The channel also announced anime titles like Hyouka (premiering this month) and Accel World (premiered last August).
J-pop anison artiste May’n performed on “ANIMAX Carnival Malaysia 2013” last March
SOURCE: ANIMAX Asia TV
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