We are a community of Asian Ball Jointed Doll owners and enthusiasts based in the Philippines.  This website was created to serve as an information pool for those who are in the hobby or are thinking of getting into it.

Here you will find guides and tips for the various aspects of the hobby like face-ups, maintenance, cleaning and others. This website is also home to the ManikaManila Census, a list of all known Ball Jointed Dolls in the Philippines. If there’s anything you want to see on here that we haven’t covered yet, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

Enjoy! :)

The ManikaManila Development Authority (MMDA)

ManikaManila Tiangge 2014




Join us for ManikaManila Tiangge 2014 and MM Tagaytay Getaway!


Thursday, 10-04-2014 | 09:56 | No Comments

Don’t miss these two events ManikaManila has got in store for you! Come with us on an overnight roadtrip to breezy Tagaytay! Log-in to the forum to see all details on MM Tagaytay Getaway: http://manikamanila.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=771 Join us in the biggest Filipino BJD event of the year! Become an exhibitor and either sell BJD items or […]

ManikaManila Tiangge 2013 is on!


Wednesday, 21-08-2013 | 14:51 | No Comments

It’s that time of the year again, all! Following the success of the first ever Tiangge in 2012, the ManikaManila Tiangge is back and will be bigger and better this year! Don’t miss it! It’ll be held on October 26, 2013 at Alphaland Southgate Tower. Want to become a seller/exhibitor? Interested to display your dolls? […]

ManikaManila Themes: Flores de Mayo


Monday, 17-06-2013 | 23:25 | No Comments

It’s time for Themes, and it’s already round eight! Themes is ManikaManila’s way of encouraging more creativity within the community. Every month, a new theme is posted. Members will take this theme and apply it to a photograph. At the end of the month, everything is compiled into one post on ManikaManila.com :) The theme […]

ManikaManila Themes: April Fools


Friday, 10-05-2013 | 11:01 | No Comments

Here’s Themes rooound seven! Themes is ManikaManila’s way of encouraging more creativity within the community. Every month, a new theme is posted. Members will take this theme and apply it to a photograph. At the end of the month, everything is compiled into one post on ManikaManila.com :) The theme for April was April Fools. […]

We’re on Tumblr!


Tuesday, 02-04-2013 | 02:19 | No Comments

ManikaManila is now on Tumblr! :) There we’ll be sharing news and goings-on in the community, as well as posts by our fellow MM members. Feel free to submit as well! For us to find you easier, use #manikamanila in your posts! Follow us now! Click to visit the ManikaManila Tumblr.