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Close to 6,000 took part in the Pokémon Run Singapore 2017

Pokémon Run Singapore 2017 Kids Wave with Masuda

A hot Saturday morning wasn’t going to stop close to 6,000 Pokémon Trainers on a Journey of Fun and Discovery at Southeast Asia’s first official Pokémon themed fun run, Pokémon Run Singapore 2017 (Pokémon Run SG). Aged between ages of 4 and 76 years old, participants included families, couples, and friends who took on the roles of “Pokémon Trainers” and …

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Counting Down to Pokémon Run SG

Race Pack for Pokemon Run Singapore 2017

With less than 2 weeks before Southeast Asia’s first official Pokémon themed fun run in Singapore kicks off, the organisers have shared on details and updates on the run route, programme highlights and Pokémon line-up for the race on 14 January 2017 at the Promontory @ Marina Bay. Prepare for Safety, and Make it Nifty: Pikachu Warm-up Pokémon is a …

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Ushering in 2017 at the Siloso Beach Party

Siloso Beach Party (SBP) 2016 - Foam pool

Over 12,000 (as at 1am) party goers ushered in the New Year at the Siloso Beach Party (SBP) 2016, Singapore’s biggest beach countdown party held at the scenic Siloso Beach in Sentosa. The beach party saw both local and overseas paid guest ring in 2017 with fun activities, exhilarating music and fireworks. One of the region’s more definitive beach countdown …

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It’s That Time Of The Year

POPCulture Online December Editor Note Christmas Time

It’s that time of the year again where we start to plan our leave, take stock of the year gone by and start the pilgrimage trip down to Orchard Road to check out the Christmas decorations by the various shopping malls, listen to the Christmas carols and taking photos with Christmas Ornaments. It is also the time of gifts as …

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Top 10 Video Games Of 2016

2016 has seen its fair share of highs and lows in the video game industry on both the Consoles and the PC. From over hyped games that fail to delivery to new IPs from big companies that catch on. Even Sequels and ReMakes have their own set of “drama”. Yet overall it has been a good year for gamers everywhere. …

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Save Christmas at *SCAPE this weekend!

Transform into a detective from the Black Cat Detective Agency and save Christmas this weekend! In conjunction with *SCAPE’s Naughty Or Nice fair, @THEGUILD (you may know them more fondly as Neo Tokyo Project) brings us The Christmas Coup, a massive multiplayer escape experience with daily sessions at 12pm, 3pm and 6pm from 9-11 December. In teams of 4, players …

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Christmas Comes to The Big Picture at Suntec

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The next time you happen to walk by the huge video wall at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, do spend a moment to look up and you will be in for a Christmas treat! Dancing gingerbread men, twirling candy canes and pine trees, and drumming nutcrackers and many more will come to life on the world’s largest high definition …

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Celebrate Christmas at Gardens by the Bay with Christmas Wonderland 2016

Christmas Wonderland 2016 Gardens by the Bay Spalliera Castel del Monte Blizzard Snow

With Guest-of-Honour Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for National Development & Second Minister for Finance officiating the opening, Singapore’s biggest yuletide fair Christmas Wonderland 2016 at Gardens by the Bay officially opens its doors to visitors. With an area expanded to 57,000 sqm from last year’s 35,000sqm, Kenneth Wong squeezes in with the rest of the crowd to share what event …

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Anime Festival Asia Singapore (AFASG) 2016: The Experience

Anime Festival Asia AFASG 2016 Cosplayer Kagamine Rin Melt Down

With each successful event comes support for the next and Anime Festival Asia Singapore (AFASG) 2016 is no different. Back again for another run of the biggest Japanese Popular Culture event here in Singapore and the Region, AFASG 2016 returns to the level 4 halls of the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. As expected, the crowd was out in …

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Do the PPAP with Pikotaro

AFASG 2016 WAKUWAKU JAPAN PPAP Pikotaro

You heard the Song, you saw the video, yes that one that even got Justin Bieber tweeting about has come to Singapore! Yes that viral earworm PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen) and its creator Pikotaro or rather Japanese comedian Daimaou Kosaka (his real name), was in town over the Anime Festival Asia Singapore weekend as a guest of WAKUWAKU JAPAN. Sharing with members …

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Making Revolution With Takanori Nishikawa

AFASG 2016 I Love Anisong TM Revolution

Entering the interview room in a neatly pressed suit and a cup of starbucks with “Taka” written on it, one can’t help but admire in awe even if you don’t recognize him. Takanori Nishikawa or better known as TM Revolution (or T.M.Revolution which stands for Takanori Makes Revolution) is no stranger to the anisong industry having shot to fame with …

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Wrestling Comes to Town with WRESTLING WORLD 2016 IN SINGAPORE

WRESTLING WORLD 2016 IN SINGAPORE Yujiro Takahashi and Kenny Omega vs YOSHI-HASHI and Kazuchika Okada

“This Is Awesome” chants fills Hall B, Sands Expo and Convention Centre as the stars from New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) battle it out in the square circle at WRESTLING WORLD 2016 IN SINGAPORE. Loud Slaps to Chests, Clothesline and Body Slams plus an incredible Drop Kick were on the menu as Singaporean fans finally got to see a full wrestling …

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Gam3.Asia: A Place for Gamers to call Home

Gam3.Asia Launch

Nested at the back of Marina Square is a place when a bold new idea is about to change the way Gamers hang out, frag and shop in a country where eSports is a growing trend.  Called Gam3.Asia, this is Singapore’s first integrated eSports, gaming and retail hub. The brainchild of Mr. Jeffrey Phua, Director of Pro Concepts Technology Pte …

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5 Things Caught at Food Japan 2016 (that are technically not food)

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The joy of attending Food Japan (previously known as Oishii Japan) every year is to find products that have yet to be launched in the market, and talk to the simple and gentle folks who travelled all the way to our tiny island to talk about their food, their farms, and their beautiful land. This year is no different. Instead …

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Food for the Soul – Healthy Food at Food Japan 2016

Considering that the 3 key areas of Food Japan 2016 are Health, Innovation and Productivity, it is no surprising that this year’s event is filled with good food – food that are good for you! Guest writer Arvin checks out some of the good food found at this year’s Food Japan. (The following article is going to get a bit …

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