The Week That Was: MyPhone YTC Cosplay Competition


Last Saturday (March 1), animeph project went to cover the last day of the 1st MyPhone Youth Tech Congress at Function Rm 2-3, SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.

This three-day event was organized by MyPhone, a local mobile phone brand, in partnership of Backdoor Venture. It featured series of talks and interactive seminars ‘about guiding the youth in the age of mobile technology’ and the event was free admission.


There were also side activities such as band performances, raffle draws and the cosplay competition.

The cosplay competition was scheduled on the third and last of the event and it was organized by Anime Alliance Philippines. A total of twenty-eight cosplayers registered onsite to participate on catwalk. The contest started at around 4:30pm.

Before the contest, the audience wowed and amazed as the Philippine Outpost of the 501st Legion Brigade went up on stage. The cospgroup were led by no other Darthvader, himself.


Here are the winners of the cosplay competition.


  • Best male: Niko Fressh
  • Best female: Joshel Herrera
  • MyPhone Choice Award: Ashley Misaki


  • Best female: Andrea Francisco
  • Best male: Jay R Dela Cruz

Special Awards: Ashley Misaki and Bolen Lareza

Winners of the contest were given new mobile phones courtesy of MyPhone. The event continues with more raffle draws and band performances by Hidden Nikki and Radioactive Sago.

Here are some photos taken from the event.