Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2019: Asobu to feature Otaku Choice Awards; Partners include CIIT College of Arts and Technology, MC Hotel Fairview, Hotel Fox

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Red Cloud Interactive, Naruto Cosplayers PH and Robinsons Novaliches will bring Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2019: Asobu on May 17-19, 2019 at the Trade Hall of Robinsons Novaliches in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. The title theme of the event “ASOBU,” which means “Let’s Play,” will focus on interactive experience for all attendee and include the traditional cosplay competition, karaoke and Battle of the Bands.

Pinoy Otaku Festival has been known for its event which focuses on the true Pinoy Otaku identity and Filipino’s dedication as manifested by the current trend in popular culture.   It is a celebration of Japanese pop culture and how Filipinos enrich it, by experience our own culture as well through the latest popular culture as the event combine cosplay, music and the Filipino’s heart of gold for helping people.

The focus of Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2019: Asobu is on giving highlights on the much-awaited on-stage games and the much-awaited Otaku Choice Awards to be held on May 17, 2019 with Tom’s Workstation by Tomas Jefferson Hernandez as the official trophy provider. Nominees will gather and will be given awards for their dedication from the different categories as voted by people thru the online nomination and voting.

Other event highlights are POF 2019: Art Attack, Karaoke Battle Royale, Fantasm: Inter-school, POF 2019: Battle of the Bands, Your Cosplay Sounds Familiar, Cosplay Championship League, Otaku Bazaar and booths and panel discussions. For those who are into interactive games, there can win cash and freebies in activities like Otaku Deal or No Deal, Anime Quiz, Otaku Singtunado, Otaku Singing Bee and Name That Tune.

Across the three-day event, Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2019: Asobu is bringing more interactive panel discussions.  Selected by the community from a voting process, the topics include sexual harassment in cosplay, status of esports in the Philippines, piracy and anime fandom, how to win competitions, how to become a successful game streamer and what it takes to be an idol.

Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2019: Asobu is being made possible in cooperation with CIIT College of Arts and TechnologyMC Hotel Fairview, and Hotel Fox with the help of VR Café and Jerry’s Life Size Statues and Collectibles. The event also partnered with various Otaku organizations including Team Oke GakuenEl Chorizo Cosplay GroupThe Otaku PhilippinesZ WarriorsToushin – AteneoUP AMEPNU NAMIJDoramaEiga PH and FurryPinas PH while media partners include Astig.phTechKuyaWazzup PilipinasKeepsakes.The Cosplay and Anime CaféOtakuPlay PHGame SeerReverie WonderlandAyaldevSetsu AniSutil Si IscoZing – Edge ManilaMauvish CrimsonAniRadio PH,PopLife TV and Jherzoned.

You can buy tickets online thru the event’s ticket partner, Ticket2Me. Visit to purchase your tickets.

For more information visit Pinoy Otaku Festival 2019: Asobu official website at Use the official hashtag #POF2019 and #POFAsobu and check the event’s official social media channels for more updates.

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