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PhilAnime version 2.0
1 Dec 2012

PhilAnime version 2.0

As some of you already know, PhilAnime was down for most of last month. This is due to the server crashing and messing up the filesystem. Even the backups wasn’t spared and thus, I lost all of my posts from the latter half of 2009 up to the present. T_T But I still have all of the photos I took during cosplay conventions and events and I’m slowly uploading all of these so that the Cosplay Gallery will at least be...

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30 Jul 2009

Chinese Cosplay Championship Video posted by AFP on YouTube

Interesting to see that the AFP (Associated Foreign Press and NOT Armed Forces of the Philippines!) is now taking notice of cosplay by posting a vid of the recently concluded ChinaJoy Cosplay Championship in China. You can view the vid here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJmT6timAGc Too bad that embedding of the vid is disabled, though. 🙁 Via AFP’s channel on YouTube: Teams of teenagers and men and women in their early 20s dress up as Asian popular culture manga characters and act out...

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Count on me to always be late for an event. Gomen! ^^; The J-Pop Anime Singing Competition at Market! Market! last Saturday, July 25, started at 2pm but I came at around 4pm already, which meant that I missed all the contestants’ performances. T___T Being late all the time probably means I’ll never make it in Japan, since the Japanese consider punctuality very important. Anyway, its a good thing that I was still able to catch Sitti‘s performance during the...

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22 Jul 2009

Inu-Yasha Final Chapter to premiere this Fall

All I can say is, “its about time!”. Via ANN: This year’s 34th issue of Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine will announce next Wednesday that an Inuyasha Kanketsu-hen (Inuyasha Final Chapter) television adaptation of Rumiko Takahashi‘s manga has been green-lit. The anime will broadcast on Japan’s YTV this fall and cover the story in volumes 36 to 56 of the manga — the final 21 compiled book volumes. The original staff and cast will reunite for the new anime adaptation....

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22 Jul 2009

Live-Action Voltron Movie

Via Yahoo! News: LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – The producers behind “Get Smart” and “The International” have acquired the rights to make a live-action feature based on the Japanese robot-lion property “Voltron.” Based on Japanese anime properties Beast King GoLion and Kikou Kantai Dairugger XV, “Voltron” features a “Transformers“-like conceit, in which a band of five robot-lions combine to form one super lion. A group of five pilots control the lions, which are charged with defending the planet Arus from...

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