UPDATE#3 22:52H 05/04: TICKET PRICE STILL TENTATIVE
Event page for ANIMAX Carnival Philippines 2015 in SM Tickets website already unavailable. We were also informed by a person close to Animax that the earlier announced ticket price is still tentative.
We will update this article once there are official announcements from ANIMAX.
ANIMAX Philippines on their Facebook page teased that they are bringing something “big” this May in Philippines. The teaser features various Japan-related stuff while OO-kun, ANIMAX mascot is holding the Philippine flag.
Furthermore, an updated event list recently posted from the Facebook page of famous cosplayer and artist Alodia Gosiengfiao has revealed that she is going to ANIMAX Carnival Philippines this May 30-31 as a guest. Specific venue has yet to announced.
Gosiengfiao will also make a guest appearance at the 14th Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention this June.
The first ANIMAX Carnival Philippines was held in 2004. The “Carnival” returned last December 9, 2012 at Robinson Place Manila. The event highlighted the ANIMAX Ani-mate search Grand Finals which was won by Rhianna Floresca.
Japanese singer May’n was supposedly to come in the second ANIMAX Carnival in 2013 but the event was cancelled due Typhoon Yolanda.
Correction on information on first ANIMAX Carnival
Update#1 1258H 05/2/2015: VENUE AND TICKET PRICE ANNOUNCED
Details on the venue and ticket price of ANIMAX Carnival Philippines 2015 revealed. According to the official website of SM Tickets, the event will take place on MAY 30-31 at SMX Convention Center, SM Aura Premier in Taguig. Tickets are worth Php200 each, but not yet available online.
UPDATE#2 21:20H 05/04: TECHNICAL ERROR ON THE VENUE
ANIMAX CARNIVAL Philippines 2015 will take place at SMX Mall of Asia HALL 4, not SMX Aura as earlier revealed by SM Tickets. According to a representative of SM Tickets, this was a technical error. SM tickets website was also updated.