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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 »

Interview with Cosplayer Naokunn

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After some soul searching and to appeal to our female readers as well, our resident Digital Artist decided to find a balance in his choice of interviewees’ gender and did his homework into male cosplayers. Looking for someone who not only is an established cosplayer but also a fine gentleman, he approaches local cosplayer Naokunn for an interview. Sekai Ichi ... Read More »

Interview With Emi Liaric

Juvia Cosplay from Fairy Tails

So while being a responsible worker, our resident Digital Artist Ken Koh was researching around and stumbled upon a cutie named Emi. Donning his best, he went into interviewer mode WITHOUT APPROVAL… Juvia Cosplay from Fairy Tails, photo by Ken Koh 1. Hey you, for the record just how old are you again? (As of  Jan 2014) 20 (Ken: Ok ... Read More »

Interview with Cosplayer Rainer

Interview with Cosplayer Rainer Lightning from Final Fantasy XIII by Brian Lim

Ever since she debuted her cosplay of Lightning from Final Fantasy XIII-2, local cosplayer Rainer has definitely stolen lots of hearts (especially a certain POPCulture Online’s member’s heart). Renowned for her mesmerizing cosplays from games, transformative makeup and not forgetting her well detailed self made props and costumes, local cosplayer Rainer has had a following of fans far and wide. ... Read More »

Team Lab : Where Tech meets Art at the Singapore Biennale

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What happens when a 300 strong team of information specialist including the likes of programmers (user interface engineers, data base engineers, network engineers, robot engineers, computer vision engineers, software architects), mathematicians, architects, CG animators, web designers, graphic designers, artists, and editors put their minds together for a common purpose? Well the first thing to my was something that would merge ... Read More »

Interview with Local Cosplayer Kitska Hiwatari

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The other half of local cosplay duo Kachang Puteh, Kitska Hiwatari is no stranger to the cosplay community both here in Singapore and abroad having recently participated at HobbyCon 2013 as a special guest. POPCulture Online talks to the versatile cosplayer about how she got started with cosplay, how cosplay has changed her life and about her costumes. POPCulture Online: ... Read More »

An Audience with The Queen Of Blades Acer | Scarlett

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The Intel Extreme Masters Singapore brought some of THE best StarCraft II players from around the globe and one of them was the Queen Of Blades (not Sarah Kerrigan) herself Acer | Scarlett. Known for her aggressive style of play during competitions, our tech writer KangYi was caught up with Scarlett after her intense rematch with StarTale Bomber – which ... Read More »

Interview with Blacklash Jo

Final Fantasy 13 Oerba Yun Fang Cosplay by blacklashjo

No stranger to both the local and regional cosplay community, Blacklash Jo has done many memorable cosplays such as Ada Wong from the Resident Evil series, Sweet Pea from Sucker Punch, Lady Sio from Afro Samurai and Oerba Yun Fang from Final Fantasy 13. Our resident digital artist turned interviewer Ken Koh, catches up with Blacklash Jo to find out ... Read More »