Otaku ( お宅 ) – a Japanese slang defined as a person with a fondness and has strong attachment to the Japanese Pop Culture especially to Japanese Anime and Manga; Geirin ( 芸林 ) – taken from the Japanese words “Gei” which means art and “Rin” that partakes to a group; defined specifically as art circle with regards to the whole concept of art whether visual art, literary and music
This organization is created to recognize the existence of students and individuals alike with exceptional skills in the field of Japanese Animation. It sole purpose is the bonding and interaction of Otakus within and outside the University that recognizes its existence. That these students may have an identity of their own, that they could be proud of. To enhance the member’s artistic ability in art works, to develop self confidence, to meet new friends and students with the same likes; such as drawing, writing mangas, and animation, and to help motivate students to develop their social skills.
Activities Undertaken Time/Date/Venue Values Achieved Indications Success Improvements Poster-making Contest July 6, 2010 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Artistry & Cooperation x Cosplay Café September 20-24, 2010 9:00-5:00 PM S13 Social Etiquette, Friendliness, Cooperation x Game Tournament September 20-24, 2010 9:00-5:00 PM Sportsmanship x Film showing September 20-24, 2010 9:00-5:00 PM S12 Cooperation x Anime Sessions January 18 & 20, 2011 4:30 – 5:30 PM S22 Artistry & Cooperation x
Poster-Making Contest ...wherein members helped in colouring and drawing the poster during their vacant times.
Cosplay Café ...the first-ever Café held in Negros with a motif inspired from different animes.
Game Tournaments ...the first tournament the club has catered, featuring Tekken Zaibatsu (Tekken Challenge) an d some Yu-Gi-Oh! Duelers.
Movie Marathon ...filmshowing catering two kinds of movies, the Live-action (AM) and animated (PM) ones.
Anime Sessions ...in which members watched OVA (Original Video Animation) or latest anime series released on the season.
Activities Undertaken Time/Date/Venue Values Achieved Indications Success Improvements General Meetings June 17 & 30, 2010 1:00-5:00 PM Room 10/ NGC Camaraderie, Friendliness & Cooperation X Club Fair June 23-24, 2010 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM USLS Coliseum Cooperation, Teamwork & Artistry X Lasallian Week September 20-24, 2010 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM S12 & S13 Cooperation, Teamwork & Artistry X Christmas Party December 18, 2010 10:30 – 7:00 PM M 13 Cooperation, Teamwork & Artistry X Sportsfest Cosplay January 28, 2011 USLS Grounds 1:00 – 7:00 PM Cooperation, Teamwork & Artistry X
General Meetings ...events where member first met each other – Lasallians and non-Lasallians like.
Club Fair ...the first event the members showed their collections to the public.
Lasallian Week ...the longest activity the club made, in which also made some special children smile as they visited.
Christmas Party ...wherein members played games and shared gifts to everybody.
Sportsfest Cosplay ...in which the members portrayed the zombies and plants in Plants vs. Zombies game.
Activities Undertaken Time/Date/Venue Values Achieved Indications Success Improvements 1 st SM Cyberzone Cosplay Competition August 14, 2010 SM City Bacolod 1:00 – 5:00 PM Artistry, Sportsmanship & Cooperation x Animotion October 16, 2010 4:30 – 5:30 PM 888 Event Centre Artistry, Sportsmanship & Cooperation x
1 st SM Cyberzone Cosplay Competition ...the first Cosplay con organized by SM, and also the first competition the club has entered.
Animotion 2010 ...the second cosplay escapade in which the club’s “Happy” bagged the 1 st Runner-up and the Darling of the Crowd awards.
Activities Undertaken Time/Date/Venue Values Achieved Indications Success Improvements Outreach Programs August 21, 2010 Punta Taytay 12:00 – 3: 00 PM Cooperation, Artistry & Teamwork x Carolings December 3 - 5, 2010 6:30 – 9:30 PM Capitolville Subdivision Cooperation, Artistry & Teamwork x KIDS Outreach December 26 – 28, 2010 Cadiz, Sagay and Bantayan Cooperation, Artistry & Teamwork x
Punta Taytay Outreach ...in which the members used their innovative skills to make the programs enjoyable as possible.
Carolings ...in which members sang Christmas songs on houses who catered the club well.
KIDS Foundation Outreaches ...is the first foundation the club has collaborated with, aiming for kids who wants celebrate Christmas.