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List of 2016 Otaku and Cosplay Events Philippines

The Philippine Otaku, cosplay and convention scene is perhaps one of the biggest in Asia and the world.  Last year we have seen the most number of events in a year and even in a month.   Now let us present to you the LIST OF 2016 OTAKU AND COSPLAY EVENTS AND CONVENTIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES.

These list of events are gathered from around various sources and are arranged here according to month.

  • Cosplay Mania 2016 - October 1-2 at SMX Convention Center  [More Info]
  • Detective Conan Philippines First Fan Gathering - October 8 at Warehouse Eight, 2241 Don Chino Roces Ave. Warehouse 8-B [More Info]
  • CrossFire Stars Cosplay Competition - October 9 at SMX Convention Center [More Info]
  • Animax Carnival Philippines 2016 - October 15-17 at SMX Convention Center [More Info]
  • The Unmei Expo 2016: Career and Study Fair for Japanese Language Enthusiasts - October 16 at SMX Convention Center [More Info]
  • Komiket 2016 - October 15-16 at UPF Peace Embassy [More Info]
  • Hero Halloween Treat - October 23 at Trinoma Cinema Lobby [More Info]
  • ESGS 2016 - October 28-30 at SMX Convention Center [More Info]
  • Color Manila Costume Run - October 28 at Filinvest City, Alabang, Muntinlupa [More Info]
  • SM City Molino Fantasm Cosplay Challenge - October 28 at SM City Molino [More Info]
  • Cosplay Rumble - November 12-13 at Starmall Las Pinas [More Info]
  • Komikon 2016 - November 19-20 at Bayanihan Center, Unilab, Pasig City [More Info]
  • Animahenasyon 2016: The Philippine Animation Festival - November 22 at Samsung Hall, SM Aura [More Info]
  • TOEI Philippines Thirtieth Anniversary Cosplay Contest - November 23 at Samsung Hall, SM Aura [More Info]

  • Talking Apples Fujoshi Cafe - December 4 at Bonifacio Stopover [More Info]
  • Grand Cosplay Runway and Cosplayer Ball - December 11 at SM City Baliwag [More Info]
  • Ozine Fest Anime Figure Special 2016 - December 26-27 at SM Megatrade Halls 1, 2 & 3, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong [More Info]
  • Cosplay Matsuri 2016 - December 29-30 at SMX Convention Center [More Info]


We will be updating the list of events above as soon as we have information on future events.  If you are the organizer or you know of certain events not listed here please comment and we will add it.  Thanks for reading and enjoy always.


Previous Events:

  • GTMACCON Season 5 Main Event - January 9, 2015 at Fisher Mall, Quezon Ave. [More Info]
  •  - January 13, 2015 at La Salle College, Antipolo [More Info]
  • Manila Hobbies and Collectibles Convention - January 16 - 17 at SM Megatrade Hall [More Info]
  • One Ok Rock "35xxxv" Asia Tour Philippines - January 19 at Mall of Asia Arena [More Info]
  • Otaku Expo 2016 - January 23 - 24 at SM Megatrade Hall [More Info]
  • Cosplay Convention Cavite - January 30 at NCST Dasmarinas  [More Info]
  • Big Cosplay Event 2016 - February 6-7 at Manila  [More Info]
  • Japanese Night 2016 - February 12 3pm-7pm at UP International Center Residence Hall  [More Info]
  • STAR DOME Cosplay Encore 2016 - February 13 at Star City  [More Info]
  • Art and Anime Festival 2016: SPIN OFF! - February 13 at PUP Sto. Tomas Campus  [More Info]
  •  - February 13 at Centro Mall, Cabuyao, Laguna [More Info]
  •  - February 20-21 at SMX Convention Center [More Info]
  •  - February 20 at UPAA, Ang Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman, QC [More Info]
  • Spinning Manila: JPOP Live! Concert - February 28 at Whitespace Manila  [More Info]
  • Episode 2.5 Otaku Connection MMXVI - February 28 at Glorietta Activity Center, Ayala Mall Makati [More Info]
  • Anime Explosion Reborn - March 12 at Ever Manila Plaza, CM Recto Ave., Manila  [More Info]
  • Manila Action Figure Toys Hobbies & Collectibles Fest (M.A.T.C.H. Fest) - March 11 to 13, 2016 at Robinsons Place Manila Midtown Atrium. [More Info]
  • SKY Alive - Cosplay Craze Contest - March 12-13 at SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia [More Info]
  • Talking Apples Harajuku Party - March 19 at Quezon City  [More Info]
  • NexCon 2016 - April 2-3 at SMX Convention Center  [More Info]
  • KYLEVENTION - April 8 at Citymall Anabu, Imus, Cavite [More Info]
  • The Gathering 10th TAGCOM (Toys and Hobbies Convention) - April 16 - 17 at SM Megamall Megatrade Hall [More Info]
  • Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2016: AniMAY Weekend - May 28-29 at Ever Gotesco Commonwealth, Quezon City [More Info]
  • 15th Philippine Toycon - June 11-12 at Halls 1-4 SMX Convention Center  [More Info]
  • Blush Convention 2016: At Your Service - June 9 at Elements, Eton Centris  [More Info]
  • Cosplay Alpha - June 10 at CityMall Tiaong, Quezon [More Info]
  • The GATHERING: An Anime Event for a Cause - July 16 at OnStage Theater, Greenbelt 1 [More Info]
  • NCPH Cosplay Photo Shoot (Free Event) - July 17 at Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife [More Info]
  • Rampage 2016 - July 23 at World Trade Center, Pasay City [More Info]
  • Robinsons Malolos: Fantasm Cosplay Challenge - July 31 at Robinsons Place Malolos, Bulacan [More Info]
  • SM City Lucena Cosplay Carnival - August 6 at SM City Lucena, Quezon Province [More Info]
  • SM Sangandaan Cyberzone Cosplay Craze - August 6 at SM Center Sangandaan [More Info]
  • BulSU Cosplay Competition - August 11 at Bulacan State University Malolos (for Best of Anime Inter-school cosplay competition) [More Info]
  • Tanabata Matsuri VIII: Heiwa 平和 (PEACE) with Best of Anime Interschool Cosplay Competition - August 13 at University Quadrangle, Philippine Normal University – Taft Avenue, Manila [More Info]
  • PupperXchange - August 16 at Cultural Center of the Philippines [More Info]
  • SM City Marilao: Fantasm Cosplay Challenge - August 21 at SM City Marilao [More Info]
  • AsiaPop Comic Con Manila 2016 - August 26-28  [More Info]
  • Downtown Cosplay Showdown - August 26 at SM City San Fernando Downtown [More Info]
  • Anime Cosplay Expo (ACX) - September 2-4 at SMX Convention Center  [More Info]
  • The Filipino Comics Festival - September 17 at SMX Convention Center [More Info]
  • Collecticon 2016 - September 17-18 at SM Megatrade Hall, SM Megamall [More Info]
  • Best of Anime (BOA) 2016 - September 17-18 at Function Rooms 2-4 SMX Convention Center, MOA [More Info]
  • Cosplay Festival - September 24-25 at  Loving Rainbow Events Venue, Tandang Sora, Quezon City [More Info]

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  1. Best of Anime (BOA) is not on the list :) Sept. 17-18 at SMX Convention Hall

    1. We just added the event. Thanks for pointing it out. We really appreciate it.


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