SOURCE: TinierMe


October 19, 2010 11:00 ET

Alodia Gosiengfiao Makes Her TinierMe Debut

Cosplay Star to Appear and Interact With Fans in Online Virtual World

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - October 19, 2010) -  TinierMe, the virtual world focused on Japanese animation, today announced that Alodia Gosiengfiao, cosplayer and model from the Philippines, has joined TinierMe as an official sponsor. Alodia will have her own uniquely designed avatar to use within TinierMe to chat, hold events and play games with her fans.

With this special sponsorship, the hundreds of thousands of Alodia Gosiengfiao fans will have the chance to:

  • Get to know Alodia better by chatting with her and other fans directly
  • Participate in weekly TinierMe events featuring Alodia
  • Hear about Alodia's off-line TinierMe appearances
  • Compete against Alodia on various TinierMe games

"Adding Alodia to the TinierMe family will give our users access to this popular Cosplay star and give them a chance to interact with her throughout the virtual world on a weekly basis," said Masaru Ohnogi, CEO of TinierMe. "This partnership not only gives Alodia more exposure to her Japanese-anime fan base but it also strengthens TinierMe's presence among international users."

Named one of the most influential women in the Philippines by UNO Magazine, Alodia Gosiengfiao has won multiple cosplay events at anime and video game conventions. She first hit the scene in 2003 when she won the C3 Convention as Gun Mage Rikku of FFX-2. Since then, her popularity has spread across the Philippines and globally, leading to modeling gigs and appearances for a variety of different publications and events.

"Many of my fans are TinierMe users and it'll be a fun way to interact and get to know them better," said Alodia Gosiengfiao. "I'm excited to hear from the TinierMe community and can't wait to see what everyone thinks of my personal TinierMe Selfy."

TinierMe has more than one million users worldwide and is growing in popularity with teens and young adults across the U.S., Asia and Europe. Anyone can create their own "Selfy" avatar which can be used anywhere in TinierMe to interact with others through online events, chat, games and community forums.

About TinierMe:
TinierMe is a fun virtual world based on Japanese anime and culture. With users around the world, the site lets you build a tinier version of yourself so you can chat, play and create online. TinierMe includes: Selfy Town, a virtual world; Selfy Shop, where you can get everything you need to create and build your character; and Tinier Games, a place to play card games, interactive challenges and brain teasers with other users. TinierMe lets you experience Japanese culture easily and escape from the doldrums of the real world through your imagination and creativity. GCREST America, Inc. is the company behind TinierMe, and is a fully owned subsidiary of GCREST, Inc. in Japan. To create your Selfy and join the fun, come to

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