Monday, November 30, 2009
Philippines Traveler/ Byahero Keychain by Team Manila for 60 bucks. Pretty cool design for a cheap price. I'm not really into keychains before, but this one looks good, especially on luggages when traveling abroad. .
Sunday, November 29, 2009
It has been more than a decade now after slam dunk has ended. 5 years after the last epilogue was shown. The series may have ended, dr t may have created more new basketball titles like vagabond and real than continuing the series. But the story remains is in a class of its own. If Boxing has Rocky, Hockey has the Mighty Ducks, Football has the Replacements and Karate has Daniel Larusso and Mr. Miyagi, then Basketball has Slam Dunk. The series has been so Iconic that most of the time the Japan National team plays abroad, the slam dunk's theme. (team pilipinas gets anak and noypi played overseas).
With that, Slamdunk merchandise and collectibles are hard to come by, most of them even bootleg stuff. Collecting memorabillia from this series is tough.
While it is hard to get an authentic slam dunk jersey made by banpresto/bandai. I got to grab a hold of customized jerseys thanks to Jerseyhaven, distributors of jerseys of the most popular amateur and commercial leagues in the Philippines.
I got a shohoku Sakuragi Hanamichi in Iconic Red and Black Away. It really matches the Black/red AJ1 retro From the Jordan defining moments 63 points package, which also played a very important part in the story.
and Kitcho Fukuda jersey, white is a better color for ryonan since they only wore their blue jerseys once in the story (and another in the opening)
Its been 4 years since summit media, re-released the slam dunk manga made by chuang yi. Last year I was lucky enough to get the back issues at 35 php a pop. Too bad I could not find 3 of the 31 issues (the summit version)
The last is a customized mcfarlane sakuragi hanamichi, yes, I'm still new to this customizing an NBA mcfarlane figure so please bear with it, but I figured out that I want a large scale figure of the guy. The base figure is Juwan Howard.
Overall, this goes to show that even when a series has ended a long time now doesnt mean its the end in collecting.
Friday, November 27, 2009
Date: November 30, 2009
Venue: A-Venue, Makati Ave., Makati City
Let’s unite and join forces and enjoy this event!
Featuring these exciting and fun activities!
1. The Way of the Cosplay
2. Hero A.C.T.S. (A cosplay true scene – photo contest)
3. Hero In Tune! (Battle of the Bands)
4. Hero Com (Hero Original Comics Competition)
5. On-the-Spot Draw A Hero Contest
o The Ultimate Hero Category
o The League of Heroes Category
6. Dub It Out: The Director’s Cut (dubbing competition)
7. Street Dance Battle
8. i Animate Showcase (Animation Showcase)
9. Might of the Online Warriors
o Run-Up Online
o ABS Interactive Online Tournament
1. Chess Master Competition
2. Arcade & Console Gaming Area
3. ABS Interactive Online Gaming
4. Wall Climbing
5. Hero’s Creative Wall
….and much much more!
See you there!
TO ALL THOSE WHO ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING THE INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP COSPLAY COMPETITION… THE REGISTRATION IS TO BE ON-SITE. HOWEVER, WE ENTERTAIN PRE-REGISTRATION, BUT THIS DOES NOT ASSURE THE COSPLAYER A SECURE COSPLAY NUMBER/ENTRY.
GUIDELINES FOR PRE-REGISTRATION:
- Pre-registration is only for Individual cosplay category only and must be accomplished accordingly
- Anime Alliance Philippines will be sending a confirmation e-mail if your pre-registration was successful.
- Online Registration does not issue a cosplayer a fixed contestant number for the event.
- This is only a process to give participants a hassle-free entry on the competition
- Please accomplish the following and send to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “HERO 2009-Cosplay” (disregard quotation marks)
o NAME (Last Name, First Name, Middle Initial)
o Screen/Stage Name
o Charactered Cosplayed/Portrayed (preferably character full name)
o Series/Title of Anime
o Age (As of November 26)
o Contact Number (preferably both cellphone and landline)
o E-mail Address (used to send this message)
o Mailing Address
o Cosplay Category
- Rest assured that all information in here will only be used as reference by Anime Alliance Philippines officials and shall not be passed to any third parties or dissiminated to other individuals outside our control.
- FOR ANY INQUIRIES, please e-mail email@example.com with the subject “HERO 2009-Inquiries” (disregard quotation marks)
FULL COPY OF THE GUIDELINES ARE HERE:
http://www.4shared.com/file/146316205/c … raft_.html