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DISPATCHES: Of Throwbacks and Throwups

IBC's anime return should be given a second thought, while Doraemon moves to Mo. Ignacia in a big way.

DISPATCHES: A New Era with ABS-CBN’s New Leader

After more than 20 years as the man who led ABS-CBN to its most colorful era in its history. Eugenio Gabriel "Gabby" Lopez has decided to become the media giant's Chairman Emeritus and Board Consultant of the media titan.


Picture this: November 2006, you are at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, it was a beautiful Saturday morning, a calm, cool, and warm Saturday morning. You skip your only morning Saturday subject in college to go to the venue.

DISPATCHES: A Courageous Gamble, Kapamilya Issues, and A Decade with the...

What's Next with TV5's Anime Gamble?, Musings from a Kapamilya, and A decade of reminiscing.

DISPATCHES: Retaliation

So, Hero TV came guns a-blazing with their 2016 lineup, and I must say, the fan in me really really went up a notch. Look at...

DISPATCHES: The Pundit’s Hat for 2016

This is going to be a forecast of what to expect in the TV, Online and Events scene this year. And boy, I'm already saying, we're in for a great year this 2016.

DISPATCHES: The Best and Worst for a Kapamilya in 2015

The past year is to say at least, the best for the cable channels and probably the worst for the free-to-air networks.

DISPATCHES: TOYCON PH’s move to SMX is a Long time coming

For 14 years, The Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention has been the benchmark of a truly successful pop-culture event that has its roots ingrained in the community of friends selling toys, hobbies and other collectibles, before evolving into a major event that has spanned different generations of fans.

DISPATCHES: A Knight’s salute to the Philippine Ragnarok Online

So, looks like Level-Up! Games finally announced it. We didn't see it coming, but we should have been ready for it. Ragnarok Online is closing its Philippine servers, and for everyone who are playing or have played the game like myself, it hurts and saddens us to the very core.

DISPATCHES: When Will They Ever Learn?

My first column piece was supposed to be about what would you expect on my return to the commentary scene, but recent events triggered me to write something in which I won't allow myself to keep silent. So here comes another Ozine Fest event, which was touted to be their last event of the year. Naturally, I always go to events because there's always something out there to cover. I do expect, as I always normally do, that some newsworthy thing will happen whenever I go to anime events (sometimes, with unexpected results).