Bragging Rights! A Rare Memorabilia from Voltes V Run Manila

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“Let’s volt in!” would be the first thing that would come to mind whenever we see the title name or even a photo of Voltes V.  Who can ever forget this classic anime? this was indeed became part of our good childhood memories.

Voltes V is a super robot anime series which first aired in the Philippines from May 1978 until April 1979. We, the Collectors Hive celebrated the 40th Anniversary of Voltes V last February 10, 2018 at McKinley West, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. This was a rare and a marvelous event.

Courtesy of Voltes V Facebook Page

So how long Voltes V was aired? It has gained a massive patronage before that it re-aired several times in 1986, 1999, 2005, and the year 2017. In fact, Voltes V is more popular in the Philippines.

Courtesy of Voltes V Facebook Page

The registered runners received an exclusive and limited edition Voltes V-themed race shirt, race bib, drawstring bag and a finisher medal at the end of the 5-km special themed route. We began at Mc West Boulevard then Le Grand Avenue at 2km, follow through in Chateau Road 1km, next at Bayani Road then Abernida Lawton back to the Mc West Blvd. The runners and collectors were impressed as they saw the gold-plated finisher medal.

Collectors Hive Team
The winners of the Voltes V raffle giveaways.
The winners of the Voltes V opening song karaoke challenge.
From left to right: Elmer Padilla ( A.K.A. Boy Tsinelas ) , Jonathan Robillus ( Collectors Hive’s Colony Leader ) , Frederick Puno ( Collectors Hive’s CEO ), Mariane Torres ( Collectors Hive’s Member & Blogger ) and Jerry Santos ( Owner of Jerry’s Life-size Statues & Collectibles )

We enjoyed the run and the awe-inspiring moments such as watching Ms. Horie Mitsuko (the original singer of the Voltes V opening song) . Her performance gave us goosebumps. Taking into account that the original song was recorded in the late 70’s, her performance more than 40 years later is still impressive. Got a chance to chat with the viral artist Elmer Padilla ( Boy Tsinelas ). That’s not all! we’ve got a chance to own a Voltes V pilot helmet from the man behind life-size Voltes V statues, Mr. Jerry Santos. Lastly, we completed the 5KM run and achieved the finisher medal and added it on our collection portal.

The Limited Edition Finisher Medal!

For those who participated at the run, did you know that you got a memorabilia item? Yes, the finisher medal is a rare and licensed item from the Voltes V event. Store it on Collectors Hive today. Check out our website: www.collectorshive.com. There’s easier way to store it, download Collectors Hive Mobile App today.

Stay tuned for more exciting activities, news and events, promotions and features from the Collectors Hive.

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