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10 FAN-tastic Things to love AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2015

It has been a dream to have a big geek culture mainstream event in the Philippines that’s has the same caliber as in the US. That dream will now become a reality as the Philippines plays host to Asia’s biggest pop-culture gathering, AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2015 slated on September 17-20, 2015 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.

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Conquering the Catwalk

By Pablo Bairan

One of the most distinct and difficult aspects of cosplay in the Philippines is the catwalk. For some, this nerve-wracking experience is often intimidating, and the possibility of embarrassment tends to dissuade beginners. There are, however, tips and tricks that a cosplayer can use in order to improve his or her performance on stage, as well as diminish the possibility of an untoward incident.

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Cosplay Etiquette: Stating the Obvious

We’re all part of a small community of people who enjoy a certain hobby that might be considered silly by the rest of the great big world. There are those who look down on us as a faction of humanity that rejects reality and likes to prance around in costumes from fantasy worlds. Words like that don’t matter as long as we manage to have fun, which is the main reason people cosplay and attend conventions. But if this little hobby is going to be a source of drama and conflict then we’re really going to look pathetic – like a gathering of the socially-inept. Let’s show the world that we’re still capable of being respectable human beings!

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