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Hot Stuff: 'The Best Of Anime' Hits Its 10th Year With A Bang!

Hot Stuff: 'The Best Of Anime' Hits Its 10th Year With A Bang!

The Best of Anime, one of the country's biggest anime conventions, is set to stage it's grandest yet fitting for its 10th year.

On August 31-September 1, 2019 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, the Best of Anime 2019 fronts Japanese cosplayer Monya and some of Taiwan's most famous cosplayers King, Chihiro, and Momo. It also welcomes Japanese Orthodox Royal Road Idol group Yumeoi Syoujyo and Back-On, the creator of the opening theme songs of Air Gear (“Chain”), Murder Princess OVA ("Hikari Sasuhou"), Eyeshield 21 ("Blaze Line") Fairy Tail ("Strike Back"), and Gundam Build Fighters ("Nibun no Ichi”).

The Best of Anime 2019 marks the return of The Best of Anime favorites: Japapese fantasy idol group Starmarie STARMARIE and Japanese visual kei rock band Uchusentai: Noiz.

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The event is back with the staple competitions (All-Star Cosplay Competition, Anime Idol Dance Battle, Anime Sing-off, and Battle of the bands), exhibits, and prizes.

The Best of Anime started as a co-located event of the Manila International Book Fair in 2009, aiming to promote Japanese pop culture through education, exhibition, and entertainment. It has since become one of the biggest anime conventions in the Philippines over time, with cosplayers Reika (Japan), Yuegene Fay (Thailand), Mon (Taiwan), and Misa Chiang (Taiwan), plus Japanese performers Starmarie, Spyair, An Café, INKT, Eir Aoi, and Haruna Luna. 

For more details, please contact us at telephone nos. (632) 845-3533 | 896-0682, e-mail address, or visit

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