The 2019 J-pop Anime Singing Contest is now accepting entries!


Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) - Press Release No. 62- 2018

The Embassy of Japan is inviting all J-pop-loving amateur Pinoy solo or duo singers to join the 2019 J-pop Anime Singing Contest which will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at the SM Cinema Centerstage, SM Mall of Asia, from 1PM to 5PM.
Interested participants must submit a filled-out application form, a photo, a copy of the song lyrics with the name of the original artist/s, a short write-up about the participant (50-100 words) and a link to an uploaded video performance of one or two songs combined not exceeding three minutes on Youtube.  All entries must be e-mailed to on or before January 11, 2019, Friday.

Chosen finalists will get a chance to win a three-day trip to Japan valid until March 2019 for two (2) and other exciting prizes from our sponsors.

2018 J-pop Anime Singing Contest Grand Prize Winner, Johannie Velasco bested other candidates and won herself a trip to Tokyo, Japan.
The 2019 J-pop Anime Singing Contest is organized by the Embassy of Japan in cooperation with The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM), All Nippon Airways, Ajinomoto Philippines, Bandai Namco Philippines Inc., Canon Marketing Philippines,  Center for Pop Music Philippines, HERO, Lotte Confectionery Pilipinas Corporation, Nihongo Center Foundation, Panasonic Philippines Corporation, Sony Philippines, SM Cinema Centerstage, SM Mall of Asia, SM Supermalls, Toei Animation Philippines, Inc., Universal Holidays, Inc., Yakult Philippines, and Yoshinoya.