Pop-culture events organizer Cosplay.ph has revealed on Friday the schedule for the much-awaited I Love Anisong concert during Cosplay Mania this October.

The first day on Saturday, October 1, will be headlined by the popular singer & voice actress Riho Iida and fantasy idol group Starmarie.

The second day on Sunday, October 2, will be headlined by the alternative rock band BACK-ON, anisong singer Shiena Nishizawa and the idol group Starmarie.

Both days will also feature performances from three members of the popular Tokyo Perfomance Doll group and the “Cosplay’s Got Talent” runner-up & winner respectively, which will be awarded this Sunday on Anime & Cosplay Expo at the SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City.

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The local event organizer has also announced that two more ticket tiers can now be purchased which will have access to both exhibition area (Hall EX) and the main stage area (Hall SP) including the I Love Anisong concert.

VIP SEATED (PHP2,499 per day) tickets will be reserved seating and closest to the stage, which will include a lanyard, badge and a light stick. Tickets limited to 622 seats.

PREMIUM STANDING (PHP1,499 per day)  tickets will be in the middle area of the venue, near to the stage. Limited to 1,000 slots.

You may purchase your tickets at SM Tickets outlets nationwide and online at smtickets.com.


Attendees who purchased the Gold tickets (PHP599 per day) will be behind the Premium Standing area, but can upgrade their tickets to VIP Standing or Premium Standing by paying the difference of the two tickets. Early bird Gold ticket holders can upgrade their tickets by paying the difference based on the current Gold ticket price.

For those who bought their tickets personally and are going to upgrade, they can do so at the SM Tickets branches where they bought their tickets. But for those who bought their tickets online, they must go to the SM Mall of Asia Arena Box Office in Pasay City to process their upgrade.


Cosplay Mania ’16 is happening on October 1-2, 2016 at the SMX Convention Center – Manila, inside the Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City.

You may buy your tickets at SM Ticket branches and online at smtickets.com.

For more details regarding the event, please visit their website at cosplaymania.com or visit their social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Google PlusSubject to change without prior notice.