Japanese voice actresses Motoko Kumai (left) and Rumi Okubo (right). (Agency Photo / 81 Produce)

Event organizer Cosplay.ph has announced on Friday that Japanese voice actresses Motoko Kumai and Rumi Okubo will grace their flagship event Cosplay Mania ’19 this September.



Motoko Kumai has been a voice actress since 1996, where she voiced several roles in Japanese anime and video games, as well as dubbing western television shows in Japanese.

Her notable roles include “Li Siyaoran” in Cardcaptor Sakura, “Kaoru Koganei” in Flame of Recca (also known as “Lorkhan” in the Filipino dubbed version), “Sumomo” in Chobits and “Coffret” of HeartCatch PreCure! among others.

She had also performed music for several anime shows, including Cardcaptor Sakura, Beyblade G Revolution and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders – Battle in Egypt.


Rumi Okubo is a Japanese voice actress from Saitama, Japan who had portrayed several roles in Japanese anime and video games titles.

Her notable roles include “Kaho Hiiragi” in Freezing, “Chinatsu Yoshikawa” in Yuruyuri, “Tsumiki Miniwa” in Place to Place, “Yuzuki Katagiri” in Black Bullet, “Lunalu” in Granblue Fantasy game, and “Elizabeth Bathory” and “Astolfo” in Fate series among others.

She had also performed theme music for several anime shows, including Yuruyuri, Place to Place, Yuyushiki and How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord.


Kumai and Okubo will join previously announced guests for Cosplay Mania ’19, which include Japanese stage actors Allen Kohatsu and Kousuke Asuma.

In addition, the popular Japanese pop-culture event will also feature Japanese music artists MYTH & ROID, Asaka, Yasutaka Nakata and May’n, who will perform at the JAM Concert portion of the event, plus performance by Japanese music producer Hige Driver.

The organizers will also bring Japanese cosplay duo VENaS Japan and Singaporean cosplayers REA KAMI and BoiledCurry to the popular event.


The organizers has also announced on Thursday the full details on Cosplay Mania ’19 VIP Tickets.

The Two-day Ultra Saver ticket is priced at PHP4,999 (about US$98), which will be on-sale to Titanium cardholders from July 15 to July 21 and on-sale to General Public from July 22 to August 14.

The Super Saver ticket is priced at PHP2,749 (about US$54) per day, which will be on-sale from August 17 to September 27.

Regular ticket prices, which will be on-sale during the duration of the event, will cost at PHP2,999 (about US$59).



Cosplay Mania ’19 will happen on September 28-29 at the SMX Convention Center – Manila in Pasay City. For more details, please visit their website at cosplaymania.com and their official Facebook page at facebook.com/cosplayph.

You may buy your tickets at SM Tickets outlet nationwide and through online at smtickets.com.