One of Cebu’s annual hobby events return for another edition – this time, it’s open to a wider audience!
Otakufest 2021, the annual event usually held at SM Seaside City Cebu, will be holding its event online. This year’s program covers 6 Days of live streams and online workshops with local talents.
Online Workshops on Zoom
There are open workshops for everyone to witness! Catch SFX Make-up Artist Chey Adamson as she conducts an SFX Make-up Workshop on Day 3.
Also catch Seigfred Enero of Team Class S, World Cosplay Summit Team Philippines 2019 for his Cosplay Skit Making workshop on Day 4.
Artist Alley – online, on Discord!
In addition, this year’s Artist Alley will be conducted online through Discord! Sixteen (16) artists will be open for their artworks as well as your requests!
Tournaments and Competitions
What’s Otakufest without tournaments and competitions? For Gamers, the finals of Valorant and Mobile Legends tournaments will be streamed.
Artists who signed up for Original Character Design and One-shot Manga competitions will have their entries showcased online as well.
Cosplayers and propsmakers are also in the spotlight as this year’s Props Making Competition and Cosplay Competition will also be streamed online.
Asian Pop Dance and Japanese Singing Competitions will still be held, featuring local singing and dancing talents.
Otakufest 2021 Online Schedule
Here’s the schedule of activities for Otakufest 2021:
Day 1 / April 05, 2021
|12:30pm||Opening Ceremony (Livestreamed on Facebook)|
“How to Secure Your Future Through Study in Japan”
Workshop by Jellyfish Education Philippines (Zoom)
Day 2 / April 06, 2021
|3:00pm||SFX Make-Up Workshop by Chey Adamson (Zoom)|
Day 3 / April 07, 2021
|12:30pm||Original Character Design Showcase (Livestreamed on Facebook)|
|6:00pm||One-shot Manga Entries Showcase (Livestreamed on Facebook)|
Day 4 / April 08, 2021
|1:00pm||Cosplay Skit Making Workshop by Seigfred Enero (Zoom)|
|6:00pm||Props Making Competition Entry Showcase (Livestreamed on Facebook)|
Day 5 / April 09, 2021
|12:30pm||Japanese Singing Competition (Livestreamed on Facebook)|
|6:00pm||Asian Pop Dance Competition (Livestreamed on Facebook)|
|7:30pm||Valorant Elimination Highlights (Livestreamed on Facebook)|
Day 6 / April 10, 2021
|12:00pm||Valorant Tournament Finals (Livestreamed on Facebook)|
|6:00pm||Cosplay Competition Entry Showcase (Livestreamed on Facebook)|
|7:30pm||Awarding Ceremony (Livestreamed on Facebook)|
How to enjoy Otakufest 2021
Six days of Otakufest 2021 activities can be enjoyed on the event’s official Facebook as well as its newly-launched Discord server.
Otakufest 2021 is supported by Halo Halo Radio Cebu, Jellyfish Education, HighGrnds Clothing, and Workplace Cafe. keepsakes. is a media partner for Otakufest 2021.
To know more about Otakufest 2021 online, watch this interview with this year’s co-chief director Ethan Job Bascug on the podcast:
You may also check the Otakufest archives on the site.