Best of Anime 2015: What to expect


It’s one day to go as one of the biggest and most anticipated Japanese pop-culture convention, The Best of Anime 2015 is going to happen at SMX Convention Center, Pasay City this coming weekend.


This year’s Best of Anime is definitely special as Primetrade Asia, Inc., the organizers of the Best of Anime series and the Manila International Book Fair, has invited Japanese pop singer Eir Aoi to perform on stage. Eir Aoi is very known for her songs associated to anime series such “fate/Zero,” “Sword Art Online,” “Aldnoah Zero” and the recent “Arslan Senki” series.


She will be performing live on September 20 at Function Room 1 and 2. Official Eir Aoi merchandise are also available onsite. You can reserve one by filling up the reservation form.

Performance from JAPANESE ARTISTS and International Cosplayers

Apart from Eir Aoi, the organizers have also invited former guests – Japanese-American rock singer Joe Inoue, visual kei band Uchusentai NOIZ and; all-girl fantasy idol group and anisong singers STARMARIE to once again grace the Best of Anime stage.

International cosplayers from Singapore Sara Tousa Bao and Taiwan’s Hane*Ann and Hyko are also coming to the event.

Attendees can have an opportunity to meet and greet each guest for a fee.

Be the next World Cosplay Champion

The Best of Anime 2015 will also host the 2016 NCR Qualifier of the World Cosplay Summit Philippines.


The winner of this qualifier will fly to Davao for the WCS PH National Qualifier to determine who will represent the Philippines to the world-renowned cosplay competition, the World Cosplay Summit in Nagoya, Japan.

The event will also feature its home-stay activities such as the Quick Draw Contest, Battle of the Bands, BOA Superstar Karaoke Competition, All Star Cosplay Competition and Inter-School Cosplay Competition Championships.

Otaku Merchandise available has listed down 26 stores who will be providing the otaku goods at the event. The merchandise varies from costumes, anime accessories, anime cards, stuff toys, and many more.

Entrance and Meet & Greet tickets are currently available online through their ticket service provider TAG77. Tickets will also be available the event itself.

For more information and inquiries, you can send them a private message at their official Facebook page.

The Best of Anime 2015 will take place at Function Rm 1, 2, 3, 4 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. animeph project is one of the online media partners of the Best of Anime 2015.