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AQUAMAN REVIEW

There’s some kind of a restructure in the DCEU. In fact I don’t even think they go by that name anymore. Well Aquaman marks the first DC movie since the much criticized Justice League. Has enough time passed for this revamp to have a significant impact? The Plot The long and short of it is that Arthur Curry learns that …

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C3AFASG 2018: Interview with angela

C3AFASG 2018 I Love Anisong angela

No strangers to Japanese popular culture fans here in Singapore, the duo of Atsuko and Katsu of Japanese band angela were in town during the recent C3 AFA Singapore 2018 to perform at the I LoveAnisong concert. We caught up with the duo before their concert during the event. Entering the interview room in black themed outfits which were meant …

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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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C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2018: Five Reasons to get Excited

C3AFASG 2017 - May'n at I Love Anisong Concert

This November, C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2018 (#C3AFASG18) returns to celebrate ten years of bringing only the best in Japanese popular culture to the region. We take a look at what’s in stored for visitors and share five reasons to get excited about South East Asia’s biggest and most prestigious Japanese Pop Culture event. Showcasing the Latest Anime Anime …

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GameStart 2018: The 5th Year

GameStart 2018 Jesuke Cosplay Alyse

Back for its 5th iteration, GameStart 2018 continues to aim to be South-East Asia’s Premier gaming event. Taking up 3 halls at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, the POPCulture Online team heads down to check out the event. Bring on the Esports E-sports has seen lots of hype in recent years and it is no different at GameStart …

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GameStart 2018: 5 Reasons to Attend

GS 2017 - SEA Major Esports Tournament

With GameStart 2018 happening in less than two weeks’ time, the good people behind Southeast Asia’s Premier Game Convention Eliphant held a media conference to share what’s in store for visitors at the 5th edition of the event. If you are still considering if you should make the trip down, here are 5 reasons (in no particular order) why GameStart …

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GameStart Asia Returns For Its 5th Outing With An Exciting Lineup

GameStart 2017 SEA Major

GameStart 2018 (#GameStart2018), Southeast Asia’s Premier Game Convention, celebrates its 5th year on 13 & 14 October 2018 with the ultimate gaming content at Suntec Convention Centre. Organisers Eliphant announced a series of returning favourites as well as new and exciting content for everyone, including game showcases and previews, tabletop gaming, esports, indie games, retro gaming, and cosplay. Esports fans …

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STGCC 2018: 3 Things About AJO and Shiraga That You May Not Know

STGCC 2018 Cosplay Interview AJO 01

Our PCO writer had the opportunity to interview these two beautiful cosplayers from Taiwan last weekend at Singapore Toys, Games and Comic Convention (STGCC). AJO and Shiraga are both well known for the depiction of cute female characters from popular series such as Kancholle. As expected of their image, both of them were dressed in adorable frills and laces as …

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STGCC 2018: TOYS TOYS TOYS

Every year one of the highlights of The Singapore Toys Games and Comics Convention is the massive display of toys and movie replicas. You’re always greeted by the life size statues from Hot Toys at the door with this year’s theme being Avengers Infinity War. The Hot Toys booth however did not feature as much exclusives as one would normally …

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STGCC 2018: Manga, comics, and the weather. A conversation with Li Yishan.

STGCC 2018 Interview Li Yishan 02

STGCC rolls around again and as with my yearly tradition, I’m here with another interview with another artist. However, instead of interviewing one of the many big names in western comics that came down. I decided to sit down with Yishan Li, a UK/Chinese manga artist based in Shanghai and have worked with notable publishers like Top Cow, DC, and …

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Swinging by the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2018

STGCC 2018 Event XM Studios Spider-Man 2

Long queues, stressed security and anxious event attendees aiming limited edition merchandise. Yup, welcome to another edition of Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention where the Singaporean’s favorite past time of queuing is put to good use, and for good reason. Unlike queuing for your favorite plate of chicken rice, here we queue (including this writer) for limited edition merchandise …

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Five Reasons to Attend Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2018

STGCC 2018 Media Preview David Finch Simone Legno

The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) is back again this weekend and it looks like organisers ReedPOP are ready once again to bring a good mix of Popular Culture to fans here in Singapore and those visiting from around the region. Kenneth and Tessie braved the showery morning to attend the media preview and shares their five reasons …

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Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2018

Singapore Toy Game Comic Convention STGCC 2018 Web Banner

The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) is back again this year for an eclectic mix of pop culture from the East and the West. Offering a kaleidoscope of comics, toys, games, manga, anime, cosplay and collectibles with a line-up of industry heavyweights, latest pop culture releases and non-stop stage entertainment, this will be one event popular fans will …

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Interview with Jushin Thunder Liger

Japan Park Singapore 2018 Omakase Stage Jushin Thunder Liger

A veteran to the squared circle, Jushin Thunder Liger is no stranger to the world of Professional Wrestling having made a name for himself with the New Japan Pro-Wrestling. In town for the recent Japan Park Singapore, we chat with the veteran wrestler how he got started and his favourite memory here in Singapore. How did you first get started …

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