As previously reported, the popular anime publication Otakuzine Anime Magazine has announced that their flagship event, Ozine Fest, is set to return to SM Megamall’s Megatrade Halls in Mandaluyong City this month.
The organizers has announced that the entrance fee for Ozine Fest 2015 will be sold at PHP200 (about USD 4.50) per day, and it will be an on-site ticket selling, which means it will only be sold at the venue.
The organizers also announced the activities that is set to happen on the highly-popular three-day event, and there will be different areas for each activities, which is aside from the usual booth merchants, Maid Cafe and Anime figure displays.
One of the areas will be a “Horror Booth Area”, which will have a scary maze, a “Death Note wall”, and a “Hell Girl tree”. The “Death Note wall” is described by the organizers as where attendees can write the names of their enemies, which was inspired by the popular horror series Death Note. The “Hell Girl tree”, inspired by the popular psychological horror series, is similar to the “Death Note wall” but is described as a “a reverse wish tree.”
Another area of the event is the “Matsuri Area”, which will have traditional Japanese festival activities like Gold Fish scooping, wish tree, balloon popping, target shooting area, and other Japanese related displays.
Another area of the event is the “Artist Area”, which will have a Graffiti Wall, Artist’s tutorials, and Indie Artists section. New and Pre-owned manga and artworks will also be sold on that area.
Other activities set to happen on Ozine Fest 2015 are console game tournaments, Weiss Schwartz and other card tournaments, and the Gundam caravan. There will also be trivia and karaoke contests on all three days.
Battle of the Bands will happen on Day 1 on April 24 (Friday), while Group Cosplay competition will happen on Day 2 on April 25 (Saturday) and Individual Cosplay competition on Day 3 on April 26 (Sunday).
As previously announced, returning cosplayer guests Ying Tze (MY), Misa (TW), Luffy (HK) and Tsubasa (HK) will join first-time guests Angie (MY), Shiraga (TW), and Tuna (KR) on the event.
Danny Choo’s Culture Japan and Kadokawa illustrator Shirahane Nao (DMYO) and renowned Singaporean cosplay photographer Shiro Ang will also be special guests in the event.
Ozine Fest 2015 happens on April 24-26 at the Megatrade Halls 1-3 and Function Rooms A & B of SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City.
Anime Pilipinas is an official media partner of Ozine Fest 2015.