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8 July 2014
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2014 Japanese Language Proficiency Test

The 2014 Japanese Language Proficiency Test will be held on 7th December (Sunday) simultaneously in Manila (De La Salle University – College of Saint Benilde), Cebu City (University of San Carlos), and Davao City (Mindanao Kokusai Daigaku).

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The aim of the new JLPT is to create a more accurate standard for measuring Japanese language competency among non-Japanese learners. The test is divided into three sections: Vocabulary and Grammar, Reading Comprehension, and Listening.

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Rurouni Kenshin 2 Manila Release Slated

25 July 2014
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Rurouni Kenshin Director and Leads in Manila for Asian Premiere

Via Facebook: Warner Brothers Philippines has announced that Rurouni Kenshin director Otomo Keishi and actors Satoh Takeru, Takei Emi, and Aoki Munetaka are coming to Manila as part of their Asian tour for the premiere of “Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno”.

Rurouni Kenshin Director and Leads in Manila for Asian Premiere

The invitational red carpet premiere is scheduled on 6 August 2014 at the SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. The four Guests of Honor are also expected to appear in a public press conference on 7 August 2014 at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City.

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23 July 2014
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A Cost Comparison for Top Tier Tickets at International Anime Conventions

The internet shitstorm about the recently unveiled Titanium tickets for Cosplay Mania 2014 has already made the rounds in social media, with reactions ranging from gleeful to disgusted. There have even been calls by some to boycott the con — but what else is new?

A Cost Comparison for Top Tier Tickets at International Anime Conventions

From an economic perspective however, is this too much? Has Cosplay Mania crossed the line from reasonable ticket options to money-grubbing schemes? We did a quick cost comparison between Cosplay Mania’s Titanium ticket versus other events’ top tier options, and this is what we found out.

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23 July 2014
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Learn How to Draw with World Manga Academy

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to draw manga, but thought that going to art school or to specialized classes was a bit too expensive at this point in time (although we do recommend taking formal classes), help is on the way!

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World Manga Academy is an online free learning service where you can take free lectures on creating manga from fellow manga enthusiasts.

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22 July 2014
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Join the Search for Toppo’s Top Girl and Win a Trip to Japan!

Lotte is looking for the next face of Toppo! Toppo’s Top Girl will be the snack food’s newest band ambassador, alongside local artiste Kathryn Bernardo. Toppo’s Top Girl will receive Php 250,000 in cash, a print and multimedia ad contract, and a trip to Japan!

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To join, the contestant must be female and aged 17 to 22 years old (as of 20 September 2014). The contestant must shoot an audition video showcasing their unique talents in the most creative way possible.

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21 July 2014
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Join Toyota’s WakuDoki Dance Contest and Win a Trip to Japan!

Toyota is inviting everyone to shimmy and shake their way to a trip for two to Japan, with their WakuDoki Dance Contest!

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All you have to do is come up with a fun and catchy version of Toyota’s WakuDoki dance, and you and a friend are on your way to a five-day holiday to Tokyo!

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18 July 2014
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Cast Photos Unveiled for New Kuroshitsuji Musical

UGH MORE NICE THINGS WE CAN’T HAVE >.> The official cast photos for the 2014 run of the Kuroshitsuji musical have been released.

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The musical is slated to run from the 5th to the 23rd of September in Tokyo’s Roppongi Blue Theater, and from the 2nd to the 5th of October in Osaka’s Namba Theatre Drama City.

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