The Embassy of Japan and The Japan Foundation Manila in partnership with the SM Supermalls and SM Cyberzone are proud to bring you the2010 J-pop Anime Singing Competition.
The Grand Finals will be held on 24th July 2010 at Cyberzone, SM City North EDSA (Annex).
The Grand Prize winners will each take home Japanese Language Scholarships from The Nihongo Center Foundation and Panasonic Mini Component Systems worth PhP 17,000.
Second place winners will individually receive Canon P&S Digital Cameras worth PhP 12,000. Third place winners will each take home Sony Playstation Portable Units worth PhP 10,000.
Finally, fourth place winner will individually receive Toshiba DVD Players worth SRP PhP 9,000. All finalists will receive gift bags from Toei Animation Philippines.
The eight finalists in alphabetical order are:
4th Edition Family Band
Project M Band
Saigo no Tsuchi
Seigen no Ihan
Two more finalists from the Visayas and Mindanao legs will be announced on 3rd and 4th July respectively. The winners from these two events will win receive free airline tickets and accommodations courtesy of SM Malls, to take part in the Grand Finals in Metro Manila.
The 2010 J-Pop Anime Singing Contest is brought to us by TOEI Philippines, Nihongo Center Foundation, Center for Pop Music, Yoshinoya, Animation International Licensing Philippines, the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Philippines, Inc., Ajinomoto, Canon, Heritage Hotel, Panasonic, Sony, Toshiba, and Yakult.
HERO TV and MAX FM 103.5 are on board as media partners.
Update on 16th July 2010
The winner of the Cebu leg XOR and the winner of the Davao leg Morning Star will be joining the Metro Manila finalists at the grand finals. Congratulations to XOR and Morning Star!