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Interview with The Gospellers

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One of Japan’s pioneer vocal groups, The Gospellers are a five-man vocal group formed in 1991 where the members were part of Waseda University’s a cappella club, Street Corner Symphony. Debuting with the single “Promise” in 1994, they have been performing live on concert tours every year since. With hit albums such as “Soul Serenade”, “Love Notes” as well as …

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Do As Infinity’s 1st LIVE in Singapore

Japanese pop-rock band Do As Infinity (vocalist Tomiko Van & guitarist Ryo Owatari) is finally hitting Singapore’s stage with their long awaited first live concert on the 23rd of September 2017. Take a walk down memory lane with nostalgic songs in the 2000s from various hit anime such as InuYasha’s ending theme song “Fukai Mori” (深い森) and Fairy Tail’s opening …

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Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) Returns for its 10th Anniversary

STGCC 2016 Championshops of Cosplay Winners

Happening on the 9th & 10th of September at the Marina Bay Sands, event goers to STGCC 2017 can expect an entertaining weekend of pop culture and comic wonderland for both fun-loving families and passionate gamers, featuring the best of local and international toys, games, comics, anime and collectibles. On top of the usual line-up of activities, STGCC will also …

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STGCC 2017 x POPCulture Online Ticket Giveaway

The Coolest East meets West event, the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention, is back for its 10th Anniversary with exciting popular culture content for everyone. As we at POPCulture Online always believe in sharing is caring, we are pleased to announce that we have 5 pairs of STGCC 2017 Tickets (1 Day) to give away! All you have to …

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Thermos® X The Art Faculty by Pathlight Limited Edition Singapore Exclusive Local Design Series 2017

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Young Artists from Pathlight School’s Artist Development Programme Share What they Love through Premium Products In its 3rd year running, the Thermos® Singapore Exclusive series returns with not one but two products that are designed and available only in Singapore. Transforming top selling products into “Singaporean” collectibles, the series started off with the SG50 tumbler in 2015 and the Peranakan-inspired …

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Top 15 Games of E3 2017

An E3 filled with redemptions and high expectations… Ah… The yearly razzle dazzle of E3 is finally upon us and this year’s line-up was for the lack of a better word: safe. The majority of titles in this year’s line were either highly anticipated sequels or re-treads of existing formula; although with games costing in the millions to develop, I’m …

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Hands-On with the Sony A9

Sony Singapore A9 Hands On Media Preview

Everyone knew Sony had something up their sleeves with multiple rumors going out on the internet that Sony had a camera that will sit one tier higher than the current A7 series and with the recent launches of the GM Lens series, the rumor seemed even more possible. It was then with great fanfare that Sony announced the launched that …

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Things to do at Doujin Market 2017

Doujin Market is back again this year bigger and better. If you are lost on what to do there, here are some tips to help you enjoy the event: Walk the event grounds which stretches almost the entire level 3 concourse. You never know what goodies you can find at each corner. Just remember to be nice and not block …

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5 reasons to visit Doujin Market 2017 this weekend!

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Doujin Market returns for its fifth iteration this weekend on the 6th & 7th May 2017 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre (L3), The Concourse from 11am to 8pm. With a wide range of booths to check out and activities such as seminars and portfolio reviews, there is something for everyone there. But if you are still on the …

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ArmaGallant Hands-On

If the name ArmaGallant sound vaguely familiar to you, it’s because this RTS-Deck Building hybrid was recently won an ST Digital Award for “Best Local Game, Reader’s choice” and developers Rock Nano Global managed to secure publishing deals to distribute the game globally. I personally covered the game as part of a Made In Singapore showcase all the way back …

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Distant Worlds Celebrates 30 Years of FINAL FANTASY and its Music in Singapore

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2017 marks the 30th anniversary of FINAL FANTASY and its music. Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY symphony concert world tour has announced its latest stop in Singapore for a new series of orchestral concerts: FINAL FANTASY 30th Anniversary – JIRITSU.  Nobuo Uematsu, composer of the famous video game series FINAL FANTASY, will make a guest appearance at the Singapore …

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5 Reasons To Visit Sentosa’s Siloso GrillFest

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Held over two weekends, on 13 – 16 April 2017 and 21 – 23 April 2017, Sentosa’s Siloso Grillfest is home to almost 1km of pop-up food stalls which is sure to delight food lovers looking for quality BBQ food. But with Singaporeans spoilt for choice with food events, is the trip down to Sentosa for this BBQ festival worth …

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Interview with Rika Lee

No stranger to both eastern and western popular culture events (such as GameStart and Anime Festival Asia) here in Singapore, Rika has been singing on stage since 2002 and has gone on to even represent Singapore in the Nodojiman The World, a worldwide Japanese singing competition. We chat with the 28 year old on what got her started into singing, …

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Ghost In The Shell Fun Facts

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Set in the near future, Scarlett Johansson plays Major who is the first of her kind – a cyber-enhanced human – devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people’s minds and control them, Major is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a …

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