Sunday, June 27, 2010

Toycon, Toy Story 3 and being sick

I was supposed to write an article about The 9th Philippine Toycon and a movie review of Toy Story 3, but due to my officemates always wondering why am I the only one who doesn't get sick finally got answered by two days of fever and a day of headache. Anyway, I'll just cram all those supposed to be posts into this one entry instead. Read on baby!


The 9th Philippine Toycon
What can I say? It was a damn success! First time in my entire life that I took part in not just one exhibit, but two! Otakai Figure Society and GameOPS was the two booths I was talking about. Otakai once again proved that Anime figs never loses their charm especially to the girls. GameOPS made you relived your childhood memories by playing Duck Hunt or Super Mario 1. Anyway, Toycon itself makes you feel like a kid once more with all those toys and lolis all over the place. Congratulations to the Toycon staff and see you all next year!



Toy Story 3
Finally, the much awaited conclusion to the Toy Story franchise. It was not long ago (actually 1995) when we first saw Toy Story. The first full 3D animated cartoon by Disney and Pixar. The sequel, Toy Story 2 was shown last 1999, the end of the millennium. It took almost a century for the third installment but it was really worth the wait. Some may think that ten years was way too long, the fans who loved it back in 1999 outgrew it already! Wrong! In fact, when I was lining up to buy a ticket and accidentally it's Father's Day, Those young dads introduced Toy Story to their children as if passing down a torch to the next generation. Isn't that cool? Also, the movie has shown the younger generation what do our toys look like back then. Come on, you felt nostalgia when you see those toys in the movie. I'm definetly buying the whole set on DVD! And on a final note: Spanish Buzz rocks!

So that's it folks! See you all around sometime soon on my website (hope you still reading)

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

InuYasha on Animax


Many on my age group knows who is InuYasha. Many were captivated by the story of a school girl named Kagome who discovered InuYasha's world. The love that materialized between the two of the and the friends they met along the way was truly a wonderful experience. Animax likes you to relive those fond memories and also watch the conclusion to this classic anime.

Read the full story on GameOPS

Monday, June 14, 2010

E3 2010 Live Streaming


It's the Super Bowl of Games and Gadgets! Electronic Entertainment Expo or E3 will start on June 14, 2010 10:00 am Pacific Time. You can watch it live thanks to Gamespot. Visit the press conference of your choice by clicking the links below:

June 14
Microsoft Press Conference - 10:00AM
EA Press Conference - 2:00PM
Ubisoft Press Conference - 5:00PM

June 15
Nintendo Press Conference - 9:00AM
Sony Press Conference - 12:00NN

You can also check Gamespot's Live Show for on-the-floor camera view of the said event

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Aquino-Binay as New Leaders of Our Country


Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III and Jejomar Binay were officially proclaimed as the new president and vice president respectively. After the first national automated election last month, the results were finalized and the people have spoken. Will the two hold to their promise? Will they finally stop the crisis that plague our nation? Noynoy has a reputation to protect, the reputation his parents patriotically built. Jejomar bragged that he changed Makati, can he change the whole country? They will officially start office on June 30 and there's a big challenge awaits them.

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Sunday, June 06, 2010

Signs of Getting Addicted to Dota Again


1. Playing Dota is now included in the Saturday night plans.
2. Reading hero guides again.
3. Installed Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne and downloading the latest map preferably with AI.
4. Downloaded and installed hamachi.
5. Creating this effing list.

Yes guys, the Phantom Assassin user is back...

Saturday, June 05, 2010

Join in the J-Pop Anime Singing Contest


Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan in the Philippines is having a singing contest for all those anime enthusiasts who loves singing their favorite anime songs. All jpop/jrock fanatics can finally show off their love to their idols in front of a live audience.

The Grand Finals is on July 24, 2010 and the contestants will get the chance to win scholarships from Nihongo Center Foundation and Center for Pop Music Philippines and be awarded with exciting prizes from event partners namely: Ajinomoto, Canon, Heritage Hotel, Panasonic, Sony, Toshiba and Yakult. Participants can also enjoy special courtesy treats of Yoshinoya.

Groups can personally deliver or send via courier their application forms to the Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, 2627 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City . Groups can also send their application form at jicc-mnl@ma.mofa.go.jp.

You can also download the application here