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The Hans + The Kenny – A conversation with Stephanie Hans

TGCC 2016 Interview Stephanie Hans

Stephanie Hans is an illustrator from France whose artistic style seamlessly blends classical painting styles with modern comic sensibilities; soft color shades accompanied by thin hard lines, her work can only be described as… Ethereal. Hans is most well-known for her work on the cover of Marvel’s Angela Queen of Hel and the Storm solo series. Despite the popularity of …

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Talking Gundam with Kengo Kawanishi, Yuka Terasaki & TRUE

Gunpla Expo 2016 Stage Segment Kengo Kawanishi Yuka Terasaki

At Gunpla Expo 2016, Seiyuus (voice actor/actress) Kengo Kawanishi who plays Mikazuki Augus and Yuka Terasaki who plays Kudelia Aina Bernstein from hit series Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans made a special appearance for the stage segment. Joining them is singer TRUE (Miho Karasawa) who gave a powerful performance of the ending theme “STEEL -Tekketsu no Kizuna-” (STEEL -Iron Blooded …

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Talking Tech with Bruce Wilkie

Bruce Wilkie Blizzard Overwatch Interview

The Overwatch Launch weekend attracted thousands of eager fans from all over the island. The queues snaked from the entrance of Capitol Theatre all the way to entrance of the plaza; spirits were high and new friendships were forged in the hour long wait in the blistering heat – props to the event crew for handing out water to fans …

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A Trip to Doujin Market (Doujima) 2016

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Returning this year with a new location and new content is the Doujin Market 2016 event which saw 90 Doujin groups and more than a 100 exhibiting artists producing both Eastern and Western pop-culture inspired and original content. Always one to support local artists, we head down to check out Doujin Market 2016 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre …

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Into Dan’s Comic Realm

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On a quest to go where no interview has gone before, Ken Koh finds a very unique composition of interviewees, featuring a local cartoonist, a monkey and a guy in a unicorn suit with a mole. They are from Dan’s Comic Realm 柯建立漫画空间 and with everything comics, what better way than to “panelise” everything. Many thanks to local talent Mr …

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Talking Geekdom with Jim Cheung

STGCC 2015 Jim Cheung Walk of Fame

Jim Cheung is a comic book artist hailing from Britain, he is most well known for his work on the Young Avengers while Jim’s more recent work includes the New Avengers: Illuminati and AXIS. In August of 2005, he was named one of Marvel’s “Young Guns” which is a group of artist selected by Marvel for their exceptional talent and …

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Meeting Jin (behindinfinity) At ICDS 2015

Meeting Jin (behindinfinity) ICDS 2015 02

Fans of Cosplay were in for a treat as renown cosplayer Jin (behindinfinity) was in town for International Cosplay Day Singapore 2015 held at *SCAPE over the 22nd 23rd August weekend. Over the two days, Jin not only shared with cosplay fans the various thought processes that goes into her cosplay shoots but offered tips on getting photos with the …

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In Conversation with Jin (behindinfinity)

Jin (behindinfinity) Cosplay Hiro Hamada Big Hero 6 ICDS 2015

No stranger to the cosplay community, Jin (behindinfinity) is an internationally acclaimed cosplayer who has been featured on publications and online media worldwide. We talk to the cosplayer who has been making waves recently on social media for the portrayal of Hiro from Disney’s Big Hero 6 together with cosplay group Tux Team. Every cosplay journey has a beginning and …

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Meeting The “Queen of Live” Koda Kumi

Koda Kumi Asia Live 2015 Singapore Press Conference Featured Image

In town for her first solo concert, Japanese singer Koda Kumi took time off her busy schedule to talk with members of the media during the press conference. Kenneth Wong reports from the press conference where the Queen of Live (as she is known thanks to her powerful vocals) shared about her time in Singapore 4 years ago, her costumes …

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A ride with Adrian Vanq Wong

Adrian Vanq Wong lambo yellow lines

Being known in Singapore’s automotive scene as Vanqphotorque, Adrian Wong is the photographer you seek for your automotive photography needs. Fueled by his passion for cars and his educational background in NTU ADM Photography & Digital Imaging, Adrian infuses both aspects to orchestrate visually aesthetic photographs based on his tagline “What I See Is What You Get”. With his humble …

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

CharaExpo 2015 Cos☆Stage Monster Hunter 4 Guidmarm

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 …

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Talking CharaExpo 2015 with Takaaki Kidani

CharaExpo 2015 Logo

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 …

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Singapura: Not Quite Truly Singapore-lah!

Scenes from Singapura The Musical 02

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 …

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Meeting Rainie Yang (杨丞琳)

Rainie Yang 杨丞琳 Singapore Press Conference 01

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 …

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