For the first time, I Love AniSong is coming to the Philippines for this year’s Cosplay Mania, the country’s largest cosplay event. Two big names in the AniSong industry have been confirmed to be coming to Manila, and they will surely be ready to rock out the event in style!


The first Japanese artiste revealed to perform in Cosplay Mania’s I Love AniSong event is none other than Back-On. The four-member J-Rock band is known to have performed the theme songs for various anime, including Air Gear, EyeShield 21, Initial D Legend 2: Racer, Gundam Build Fighters and Fairy Tail!


The second group coming to Manila for Cosplay Mania is none other than Starmarie, who are definitely no strangers to the country. Comprised of Nozomi ‘Nonchan” Kishita, Shino “Shinohamu” Takanori, Monya “Monya” Takane, Hiroka “Hiichan” Matsuzaki, and Kaede “Kaechan” Watanabe, the 5-member Japanese fantasy idol unit performed the theme songs for CardFight! Vanguard G! and Onigiri.


So Philippines, are you all pumped up for the event? More performers will be announced in the days ahead, so be sure to stay tuned!

Aside from these artistes who will be performing for I Love AniSong, several special guests have been revealed, and they include Yukari Shimotsuki, DD-Tenka, Kirisaki, Rumi, Tomia, and Hana and Baozi.


Cosplay Mania 2016 will be held from 1 – 2 October 2016, at the SMX Convention Center, Manila, Pasay City. Bronze tickets will cost 249 pesos while Silver tickets cost 349 pesos. Finally, Gold tickets will cost 599 pesos. You can buy your tickets here: