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Meeting SCANDAL at C3 Anime Festival Asia (C3AFASG) 2019

C3AFASG I Love Anisong SCANDAL Concert

In town as part of the C3AFASG19 I Love Anisong line up, Japanese girl band SCANDAL is no stranger to Singapore having performed here before. Meeting members of the media for an intimate chat session, Kenneth and Nicholas finds out from them why they have decided to go independent with their own record label and the changes since they first …

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Fly with AFA Airways to C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore (C3AFASG) 2019

C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2019 Gundam

The region’s largest Japanese popular culture event, C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore (C3AFASG) 2019, returns to bring 3 days of experiential content to event goers. Kenneth & Nicholas braved the rain and the crowd to fly with AFA Airways to check out the 12th edition of the event. Spreading across level 4 of Suntec City Convention Centre, C3AFASG19 continues its …

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New Surprises Announced for C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2019 (C3AFASG19)

C3AFASG 2019 Media Conference Enako Celebrity Cosplayer Japan

SOZO, the organisers of South East Asia’s biggest and most prestigious Japanese Pop Culture event, C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2019 (C3AFASG19), shared extensive updates on festival and concert elements as well as a line-up of the anime industry’s behind-the-scenes talent who will grace the festival as guests, during a press conference held at Jewel Changi Airport. With premiere screenings, …

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Take Off with AFA Airways the November for C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2019 (C3AFASG19)

C3AFASG19 I Love Anisong SCANDAL

South East Asia’s biggest and most prestigious Japanese Pop Culture event, C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2019 (C3AFASG19), returns with even more content for fans. Slated from 29th November to 1st December 2019 at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, C3AFASG19 returns to bring the best and latest anime, cosplay, gaming, and anisong content to fans in Singapore and …

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C3AFASG18: The Tenth Year

C3AFASG18 Red Carpet VIP Mayn Shawn Chin

I remember attending the first AFA where it occupied a smaller hall size over two days and the concert was just two artiste performing on each night separately on the event stage. Today we have 3 days, almost double the hall space and a whole hall just for the concert with many artiste per night. Yup the event which started …

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AFA11: I Love Anisong Day 3 Coverage

The third and final day of the I Love Anisong – Rock Your Soul concert series saw some of the biggest names in the Anisong industry grace our sunny island of Singapore. From Anisong regular performer May’n to fan favorite angela and the highly anticipated Kalafina, Day 3 looked to build upon the energy level that Day 2 created. In …

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AFA11: I Love Anisong Day 2 Coverage

In 2008, the first Anime Festival Asia (AFA) started with only two artistes performing on separate days of the festival in a cordoned off area of the event hall in Suntec City Convention center. The first I Love Anisong concert back then marked a segment of the region’s largest anime festival that fans would always look forward to, year after …

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Regional Cosplay Championship 2011

If there is one segment of the Anime Festival Asia that draws huge amount of crowd, it would be the annual Regional Cosplay Championship. This year, 5 teams from around the region compete for the title with a trip for 2 to Tokyo and a Canon Powershot G12. Kenneth Wong and Ken Koh from the POP Crew get in the …

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Anime Festival Asia 2011

Now in its fourth year running, the event known as Anime Festival Asia has definitely come a long way since its humble beginnings in 2008. With an ever growing number of visitors each year, it is no surprise to see it ranked as one of the best anime related event in this side of the planet. Kenneth Wong fills us …

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KANAME☆

Celebrity cosplayer KANAME☆ is a hit with his fans with his amazing cosplays. From Cloud of Final Fantasy VII Advent Children to Ichigo of Bleach and Portgas D.Ace of One Piece, KANAME☆ continues to wow audiences with his high level of quality and realism in his cosplays. POPCulture Online speaks to this passionate cosplayer while he was in town for …

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Kalafina: Harmony From Heaven

The brainchild of composer Yuki Kajiura who is responsible for many anisongs from popular series such as Pandora Hearts, both Gundam Seed & Seed Destiny, Tsubasa Chronicle, Noir and the latest Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Kalafina has gone on from their Kara no Kyokai days to having 3 studio albums, 9 singles and 1 DVD to their name. POPCulture Online’s …

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angela: The Evolution of Style

Japanese pop band angela is best known for theme songs of anime television shows. Their signature upbeat tunes and rich arrangements is a dazzling mix of electronica, dance, rock, swing jazz and ska. angela’s energetic stage presence and stunning performance brings together atsuko’s versatile vocals and KATSU’s multi-instrumental skills, instantly winning the hearts of audiences in big scale international events …

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USAGI

Making her maiden appearance at AFA11, USAGI wowed fans in Singapore with her unique style and she also graced the regional cosplay championship as a guest judge. POPCulture Online’s dynamic duo – Elliott Danker and Kenneth Wong managed to sneak a chat with her to find out more about her workout regime and what she does to unwind. POPCulture Online: …

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