Toei Animation is one of the popular animation company in Japan where it produced some of the popular anime series to date, some such as Dragonball Z, Sailormoon, Fist of The Northstar, Saint Seiya and even the Japanese Transformers series.
Toei also established a Philippine office where they create in-between animations from cels created by animators in Japan, some examples include: One Pieve, Dragonball Z and one episode of Halos Legends. And to celebrate the subsidiary company, Toei Animation Philippines held an event once every 5 years, and last Novermber 26, 2011 marked its 25th year, thus the event was dubbed as TOEInty Five!
The event was held at Eastwood City, Libis, Quezon City. Unlike the other conventions, this was held outside, and this was a great opportunity for photographers to get great shots. There were exhibits of figures from some of Toei’s Popular animes such as One Piece and Dragonball Z, and some activity booths from their sponsors. The cosplyers even outfitted themselves as some of the popular characters from Toei’s animes.
There were contests that were presented during the event, some of these were the Karaoke Singing Contest and the Group Cosplay Competition, all of the contestants gave all of their best, here are the winners of the following contests:
1st Place: Rose Ann Sandig -Sailorstars Song, Sailormoon
2nd Place: Patricia Yambao -Anata Dake Mitsumeteiru, Slam Dunk
3rd Place: Ivory dela Cruz -Memories, One Piece
1st Place: Mach 20 (Voltes V)
2nd Place: Tranzor Go! (Daimos)
3rd Place: Wildcards (Bioman)
It was one great event, we will be looking forward in the next five years for another great Toei Anniversary event, you can check the gallery below as well as our Aftermath Video: