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Cosplay Mania ’19 to feature Japanese voice actresses Motoko Kumai, Rumi...

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.

Fugitive wanted in Japan for copyright infringement arrested in Philippines

A suspected manager of an illegal manga hosting website wanted by Japanese authorities for violating the country's copyright law was apprehended by the Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Sunday.

Movie premieres to move to Fridays, PHL film body announces

The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), the Philippine government's film body, has announced that a memorandum has been released which moves the theatrical premiere of local and foreign films from Wednesday to Friday.

Japanese band MYTH & ROID, singer Asaka to perform at Cosplay...

Event organizer Cosplay.ph has announced during their Anime & Cosplay Expo event on Sunday the first two musical guests for their flagship event Cosplay Mania '19 happening this September.

Lupin the Third creator Monkey Punch passes away

Monkey Punch, whose real name is Kazuhiko Kato, has passed away last April 11 due to Pneumonia. He was 81 years old.

‘Love Live!’ voice actress Suzuko Mimori, IWGP Heavyweight Champion Okada announces...

Japanese voice actress and media personality Suzuko Mimori has announced on her blog on Friday that she had married the current IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada.

Japanese pop culture scene Celebrates April Fool’s Day 2019!

The Japanese have some of the best imports, including the anime and the pop-culture scene, but when the clock strikes midnight on the 1st of April, all hell will surely break loose!

Japanese animation studio ufotable under investigation for suspected tax evasion

Japanese animation studio ufotable, best known for their anime adaptions of the popular Fate anime franchise, is under investigation by the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau for alleged tax evasion.

‘Barangay 143’ voice actor Migo Adecer arrested for alleged hit-and-run incident

GMA Network actor Migo Adecer was arrested by Makati City Police on Tuesday evening for reportedly hitting two Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) employees and trying to evade the authorities.

Crunchyroll to increase premium membership rates for the first time

Japanese entertainment content provider Crunchyroll has announced in an email to its subscribers on Saturday that they will be increasing its premium membership rates.