ARKADYMAC.COMFor four years, The Cosplay Cafe: arkadymac.com has covered the growth of cosplay in the Philippines: from the smallest cos group gatherings, to pioneering school events, to outreach programs, to amazing shoots on distant islands, to spectacular week-long events in the biggest venues in the country. As the only official media partner to all the major cosplay events in the country, with more than 500 articles and 54,000 photos on the site, arkadymac.com has become the most active and most relevant cosplay blog and website in the country, and will continue to support and feature those who love cosplay from the bottom of their hearts.
magnetic-rose.net is dedicated to all things J-pop for Philippine fans — manga, anime, music, gaming, cosplay, toys, and so much more! magnetic-rose.net is an Official Affiliate of the biggest Japanese pop culture events in Asia, including Anime Japan, Anime Festival Asia, The Singapore Toy, Games & Comic Convention, and Cosplay Mania. It is also the only Japanese pop culture blog to win the prestigious Philippine Blog Awards for Arts & Culture, as well as competitions hosted by Animax Asia, the Hong Kong Tourism Board, and MTV Asia.
WHAT’S A GEEK!
What’s A Geek! is a premier resource for the latest happenings in the Filipino and international geek and pop culture. These include films and television series, comic books, manga and anime, toys and video games, science and technology, and more. WAG as a publication aims to provide viewers with quality content geared towards their interests and to introduce newcomers to the amazing world of geeks, nerds and everything in between.
Otaku Asia is a 96-page full color magazine covering various interests of an otaku such as Japanese anime, manga, game, j-music, conventions, cosplay, food and art. Since 2013, the magazine has dedicated itself to lifestyle articles that aims to “bring out the otaku” in every reader. Thorough in promoting local talents, Otaku Asia has features on local cosplay celebrities, cover bands and artists. Otaku Asia magazine is available on all leading bookstores nationwide and online.
GIRLS GOT GAME
It’s not always about girl power. Girls Got Game is all about providing an inclusive space to talk about games and geekery, to draw more from it — academically, emotionally, artistically. Female gamers represent a good chunk of the gaming and geek demographic; LGBTQ+ gamers do exist. So this time, it’s about embracing who you are and playing without apology, because that’s how someone ought to play.
GameOPS is the Philippines’ first website dedicated to video games established in 1998. GameOPS now provides news and content on gaming, technology, entertainment, and pop culture.
Eightren Photography is a creative space for cosplay photography based in the Philippines. It aims to capture fun moments and turn them into memorable photos, videos and GIFs.
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