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flumpool Tour 2016 「WHAT ABOUT EGGS?」 ~Singapore Special~ Concert

flumpool Tour 2016 WHAT ABOUT EGGS Singapore Special Concert MILLIAN Singapore

In town for their last stop for their 「WHAT ABOUT EGGS?」tour, Japanese four-man pop-rock band flumpool (Ryuta Yamamura, Kazuki Sakai, Genki Amakawa, Seiji Ogura) didn’t disappoint on a Saturday night in front of a full house of screaming (mostly female) fans at MILLIAN SINGAPORE. Opening their set with songs such as Kaihoku, Kakusei Identity and Natsu yo Tomenaide ~You’re Romantic~, …

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C3 CharaExpo 2016 Report

C3 CharaExpo 2016 New Japan Pro-Wrestling NJPW 02

Fans of Japanese popular culture had more to cheer about this year thanks to the various manga, anime, games and cosplay content over the July 9 and 10 weekend. Leading Entertainment Company, Bushiroad Inc, in partnership with ASATSU-DK INC., SOTSU CO., LTD. and Amuse Entertainment Singapore Pte Ltd, hosted the re-positioned C3 CharaExpo2016 at the Singapore Expo Hall 7. From …

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YUZU (ゆず‬) ASIA TOUR 2016 Summer NATSUIRO Singapore Concert

YUZU ASIA TOUR 2016 Summer NATSUIRO Singapore Yujin Kitagawa Koji Iwasawa

From humble beginnings to performing at the sold out stadiums in Japans, Japanese duo Yujin Kitagawa and Koji Iwasawa of YUZU (ゆず‬) has done it all. Kicking off their YUZU ASIA TOUR 2016 Summer NATSUIRO here in Singapore, the duo brought the house down over at *SCAPE The Ground Theatre with their infectiously positive high stage energy and their catchy …

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3 Things that were awesome at DBS Regatta 2016 and 1 thing that was not

DBS Regatta 2016 Dragon Boat

The annual DBS Regatta this year took place over two rainy weekends, but that did not douse the enthusiasm of those who attended the lifestyle and sporting event. So what was so awesome about the event this year? 1. Dragonboaters Well, they are the main event every year, but that doesn’t make the races any less exciting. If you are …

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Sing Jazz 2016 wrap up

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Over the weekend the third edition of Sing Jazz took place at Marina Bay Sands. And thanks to Marina Bay Sands, here’s a look back at some of the best moments from the Singapore Jazz Festival 2016! Day 1 Always looking for a way to give back, Joss Stone took time out of her schedule to meet youth from arts …

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Comes to Town at CapitaLand malls

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Comes to Town at CapitaLand malls

Fans of DC Comics will be pleased to know that CapitaLand malls in Singapore are exclusively rolling out an extensive line-up of hero-themed activities to delight shoppers both young and old as they await the most anticipated action-adventure feature film of the year, DC Comics’ Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, coming to cinemas 24 March 2016 from Warner Bros. …

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A Trip to the Chinese New Year Street Bazaar at Chinatown

A Trip to Chinese New Year Street Bazaar at Chinatown Singapore 2016 Photo 07

One of the most important Chinese festivals is the Chinese Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year for short. While this means a time to visit and catch up with family and relatives, it also means a nice early 2 day public holiday early in the year for most here in Singapore. For some it also means the yearly pilgrimage …

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AFASG 2015: A Weekend of Japanese Popular Culture

Anime Festival Asia Singapore AFASG 2015 Nijicon Niji no Conquistador

It has been many years since I stepped back into the halls of Suntec that houses the biggest Japanese Popular Culture event both in Singapore and the Region, Anime Festival Asia Singapore (AFASG) 2015. This is the biggest event when it comes to Japanese Popular Culture that ranges from anime to manga to even cosplay. With more and more teens …

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GameStart 2015 Returns Bigger And Better!

GameStart 2015 Stage 01

When I first visited GameStart Asia last year in 2014, part of me leap for joy that yes the “Chosen One” for gaming convention is here to save us poor gamers from subpar gaming conventions wannabe. Fast forward a year later and here I am at GameStart 2015 thanking the gaming gods that GameStart Asia is not just back, but …

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A Trip to Halloween Horror Nights 5

Halloween Horror Nights 5 Universal Studios Singapore Resorts World Sentosa (183)

Forest burnt, ashes blew and the heavens wept… but the show must go on. Our fearless Creative Director braved through the haze (in the very Unhealthy Range) this year with special guest Ms Jojo Lai, to this year’s Halloween Horror Nights 5 where EVIL will be seeking revenge once again at Universal Studios Singapore. So expect a lighthearted “walkthrough” guide …

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The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2015

STGCC 2015 Hot Toys Action City life-size statues of Hulkbuster VS Hulk

From 50 exhibitors in 2010 to 240 exhibitors from 16 countries this year, the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) has definitely grown. In its eighth edition, STGCC 2015 promises even more east meets west popular culture content to fans both in Singapore and visitors around the region. Kenneth Wong heads down to STGCC 2015, held at the Sands …

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MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL 2015 in Singapore

MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL 2015 in Singapore - WORLD ORDER

With a mission to spread the Japanese Popular Culture to the world, MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON comes to town with the MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL 2015 in Singapore over the first weekend of September at the *SCAPE The Ground Theatre and *SCAPE Playspace. Comprising of 4 components, the Exhibition booths, a Mini Outdoor Stage, the Day Stage as well as ticketed …

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Against The Current Gravity World Tour Singapore 2015 Concert

Against The Current Gravity World Tour Singapore 2015 Concert Chrissy Costanza

On the last day of August, the band Against The Current graced our shores to perform the 3rd leg of their world tour. Their last visit to Singapore was a partner act with fellow Youtube artist, Alex Goot in 2014. This year, ATC is promoting their latest EP, Gravity. At *SCAPE The Ground Theatre, Felix Chew and Nicholas Kwan reports. …

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Singapore’s 5th Annual Cosplay Chess: It’s All About The Dwagon!

ICDS 2015 Singapore Annual Cosplay Chess Performance Angelic Buster Kaiser

It is no secret among the team that my favourite part about the International Cosplay Day Singapore (ICDS) event is the Singapore’s Annual Cosplay Chess stage performance and it is no different for ICDS 2015. Every year the team behind the performance continue to build upon the previous year’s experience and surprise everyone in the audience (and the photogs who …

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International Cosplay Day Singapore (ICDS) 2015: The Report

ICDS 2015 Cosplay Runway

Suspend belief for a day (or two) as *SCAPE was transformed into a two-day pop-culture playground with International Cosplay Day Singapore (ICDS 2015) returns for its 4th edition. Covering 3 levels of the youth recreation and retail hub, organisers Neo Tokyo Project continued to build upon their experiences from last year to bring to visitors activities that aimed to entertain …

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