Come and experience the journey to this year’s Cosplay Mania 2016, the country’s biggest anime and cosplay convention, as Anime and Cosplay eXpo (ACX) opens starting today to Sunday (September 2-4) at SM Megamall 5th floor Megatrade Hall 3.

Trivia Throne Throwdown is a trivia contest with a twist

The first of many events in store for the crowd is a Trivia challenge where contestants battle their stocked knowledge of anime trvia for the top spot and keep it from future challengers from starting from September 2 all the way to September 4.

A wide variety of auction items like these Pokemon GO large-sized plushies will be on auction starting at only 1 peso!

Storage Wars is an auction event where costumes and toys of all varieties are sold from veterans to new comers in the fandom. Catch stalk the catalog and you might just find a rare plush toy up for grabs.

The Manila TORCH Team will be determined at ACX

Catch the Manila Qualifiers for the Cosplay Tournament of Champions as Manila teams display craftsmanship and showmanship to move on and compete in the nationals.

Lots of fun prizes up for grabs at the Solo Cosplay Catwalk

While the Regionals is a great way to catch high level cosplay quality, let’s not forget where most of them started, in the solo scene. Catch veteran and fresh cosplay talents as they showcase their mastery in costume making as they strut the stage and wow the crowd.

Win this and you could be going to Japan!

Want to perform in Japan? Missed the first Cosplay Karaoke contest? ACX has you covered, sign up on for the event get through the 2 qualifying rounds on September 2 and 3 to win in the finals on the third day. Grab your chance to go to Japan and perform in a music festival!

Perform at I 3 Anisong Philippines by winning this contest!

Whatever number of people, no matter what talent, if you got it, show it! Showcase that talent in ACX and get a chance to be the opening act for Cosplay Mania’s I <3 ANISONG concert featuring top Japanese bands and singers live in Manila.