PINOY OTAKU ENCORE 2014: Launch of Otaku Choice Awards and Final Leg of Cosplay Idol S2

PINOY OTAKU ENCORE 2014: Launch of Otaku Choice Awards and Final Leg of Cosplay Idol S2Pinoy Otaku Encore 2014 Starland Starmall Alabang


Naruto Cosplayers PH (NCPH) in cooperation with Red Cloud Events and Productions, Starland Themepark and Starmall Alabang will be hosting this years Pinoy Otaku Encore at Starland Themepark, 4th Level Starmall Alabang.  The event will be highlighted by the final leg of Cosplay Idol Season 2 and the launching of Otaku Choice Awards 2014.

Otaku Encore Cosplay Idol is a unique cosplay plus talent competition started by Naruto Cosplayers PH in October 2012.  It is a cosplay competition which showcases both the cosplay creativity and talent of each contestant.  Last year, Bolen Lareza from Valenzuela won as the Grand Cosplay Idol.  The total competitors this year will be 10, with the 6th finalist being selected during Pinoy Otaku Encore.  The four remaining finalists will be selected during the Wildcard Phase to be held at Cosmic Con 2014 on May 10.

The event will also highlight the opening of nominations for Otaku Choice Award 2014.  Lie Pagtalunan, now President of NCPH is the key person behind the awards concept,  The nominees from for the award are based on nominations sent and gathered from the community, top ten nominees per category are then selected and the general public is asked to vote for the nominee of their choice, the nominee with the most number of votes will then be given the award.  For winners of Otaku Choice Awards 2013 you can read this article.

Pinoy Otaku Encore will give the chance to everyone to fill out a nomination form and select their choice for the awardees this year which includes among others Male Cosplayer, Female Cosplayer, Child Cosplayer, Japanese Band Cover Group, Host, Online Game,  Console Game, Anime, and more.  

Aside from Cosplay Idol Season 2 and Otaku Choice Awards there will also be a Karaoke Competition which will serve as elimination for the Asia Music Festival Karaoke Competition at Pinoy Otaku Festival.  This event is the pre-event to PINOY OTAKU FESTIVAL 2014: FANTASM to be held at the same venue on May 24-25. (For those who want to be a sponsor or an exhibitor contact ncph2010[at]gmail[dot]com)

Event major partners includes includes Ever Billena’s Pink Water and Black Water, Cherry Credits showcasing their games Dragon Nest and Avatar Star.  Some of the exhibitors are Vanilla Eyes, Nibisu Project, CS Central, Big J Burgers and more.  Great Toys Online will also be giving freebies for the winners.  GlueNStitch and Otaku’s Playground will also be participating as event partners.

You can also catch the live performance of ABS-CBN Star Magic Circle member Angelica Feliciano, as well as cool dance performances from V’s Project: Artifis and Raindrop.  Event opens at 10:00am,

Media partners for the event includes: The Philippine Events,, Otaku Asia Anime Magazine, Global Filipino Classifieds, iCozplay Events Management, Dee Jocson Photography, Reimaru Files, Deremoe, Anime Pilipinas, AnimePH,, Otakista, OtakuPlay, Ayaldev Creatives, Hikikomori and Ranneveryday,

Organizational partners for the event includes Anine Corner Group Pilipinas, Anime Cosplay Empire (ACE), Cosplayers United – Philippines, Original Tarlac Cosplayers Unlimited, Otaku Zutto, and PATTS Otaku Alliance.

Pinoy Otaku Encore is an event which you should not miss this February plus the venue is quite unique since it is located right within a theme park.  For more information you can visit  See you there!




PINOY OTAKU ENCORE 2014: Launch of Otaku Choice Awards and Final Leg of Cosplay Idol S2