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CharaExpo 2015 Cos☆Stage: A Ticket to Cosplay Collection Night

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New kid on the block, Chara Expo 2015, took place last weekend at Singapore Expo Hall 7. As the brains and brawn behind this event was Bushiroad Inc, the entertainment company who brought us card games such as Cardfight!! Vanguard, Future Card Buddyfight, Detective Milky Holmes, and Weiss Schwarz, most cosplayers have made plans to turn up as characters featured ... Read More »

Talking CharaExpo 2015 with Takaaki Kidani

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No stranger to the world of popular culture with the successful company Bushiroad Inc, President and CEO Mr Takaaki Kidani difintely knows what it takes to succed in this industry. Bringing the first ever CharaExpo to Singapore this weekend, Kenneth Wong talks to Mr Takaaki Kidani about the origins of CharaExpo 2015, one area visitors to CharaExpo 2015 shouldn’t miss ... Read More »

Singapura: Not Quite Truly Singapore-lah!

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Singapura: The Musical tells the story of an average private citizen in Singapore living through her most tumultuous years in the 60s. The biggest strength of this production is ironically, its greatest weakness. The plot is the bildungsroman of Lee May, a young girl studying to be a lawyer, as she struggles with the unrest in her country, generational conflicts ... Read More »

Meeting Rainie Yang (杨丞琳)

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Since her début in 2000 with quartet girl group 4 in Love, one wonders how many hearts the Taiwanese Singer, Host, Actress has stolen even with her head turning “jellyfish” haircut in 2007. Having come a long way since then, the ever smiling and quick witted Rainie Yang showed her straightforward side which fans have loved, explaining to everyone at ... Read More »

Printing With The Epson Stylus Pro 3885

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Part of an upcoming photo exhibition called Picturing Singapore, 33 students from River Valley High School, Victoria Junior College, National Junior College and Anderson Junior College will be showcasing their photography work from 3 sub themes of City of possibilities, Our Way of Life and Heartland. Coming in to help with this exhibition by SCAPE, Epson Singapore is sponsoring not ... Read More »

The Order 1886 Premium Edition Figurine Review

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In light of our “The Order 1886″ review that was published last week, We were also very fortunate to receive the 13 inch figurine packaged in the premium edition of The Order 1886. While there’re are 2 editions available for purchase, the collector’s edition (With the 7 Inch model of Sir Galahad) and the premium edition (The reviewed Model). The ... Read More »

Ushering in the Year of the Goat this Chinese New Year at Chinatown

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Chinatown ushers in an “Abundance of Joy & Prosperity” With SG50 and the Year of the Goat! The Chinese New Year Celebrations at Chinatown are always one to look out for and this year will see a strong SG50 theme interwoven with the iconic traditional event ushering the new lunar year. With the theme “Abundance of Joy & prosperity”, the ... Read More »

Interview with Bloodborne Producer Masaaki Yamagiwa

Interview with Bloodborne Producer Masaaki Yamagiwa

Masaaki Yamagiwa, the producer for Bloodborne, was recently in town for GameStart 2014. Speaking to Masaaki Yamagiwa in an interview, Kenneth Choong and Chen KangYi spent some time talking to Yamagiwa-san about the setting, the difficulty level and inspirations for the game. POPCulture Online: Bloodborne is similar to dark souls, so why did you decide to do a new IP ... Read More »

Meeting Alex Soh

Meeting Nikon ambassador in Singapore Alex Soh

A name that needs no introduction in the world of photography, Alex Soh is a firm believer in the power of photography to communicate ideas and emotions. With a desire to capture the wonders of nature that will compel people to worship its wonderful creator, Alex has captured some of the most incredible landscape photos which have been used in ... Read More »

In Conversation with Alex Solis

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Alex Solis is an artist currently residing in Chicago, IL, working at Threadless, married to an awesome wife Cathy, has two kids: Alexis and Levi, and a huge pit-bull named Chato. Whenever he’s not working on his illustration work and spending time with the family, he still finds time to participate in shows and competitions around the world as a ... Read More »

Interview with Cosplayer Dat-Baka

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Having won a prize for his portrayal of Date Masamune from Sengoku Basara at SMASH! 2012 as part of Team Sexy Beast, Dat-Baka has amassed a sizable following in the short four years since his debut. No qualms about showing off his toned abs and muscles that make fangirls go crazy, Dat-Baka is also one really fun guy to hang ... Read More »

Interview with Alex Goot

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No stranger to the YouTube music Community, Alexander George Gut or Alex Goot (as he is known to fans all over the world) has risen up the popularity ladder over the short years that he has been making music. From covers of smash hits to producing his own including “Wake Up Call” this year, this is one name to look ... Read More »

Cosplay Rock Star – Yuegene Fay

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I lost half my interview notes from the last time I actually had time to sit down with Yuegene Fay to ask her some questions, which was a bit of a pain, really. But the good thing about being friends with your interviewee is that I could always text/Skype her the questions again (this time with promises of bribes in ... Read More »

Lucy First Look

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Lucy is set in a world that is run by the mob, street gangs, drug addicts, and corrupt cops. Lucy (Scarlett Johansson), a woman living in Taipei, Taiwan, is forced to work as a drug mule for the mob. The drug implanted in her body inadvertently leaks into her system, changing her into a superhuman, due to accessing much more ... Read More »

In Conversation with Peter Dinklage

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Even before the interview began you could see this man who is so famous for his role on Game of Thrones just sitting there waiting and looking very passionate about talking about his work and it certainly showed throughout chat. Peter Dinklage is an actor who believes in putting his best foot forward, ignoring criticisms and doing his best to ... Read More »