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Embrace the Vampire with Magic: The Gathering: Crimson Vow

Magic The Gathering Crimson Vow

Innistrad’s second set this year hosts darker mechanics, the return of Vampires and a party to die for After my previous heroic defeat against the minions of undead where even my holy light of judgement proved to be inadequate. I was tempted myself to abandon the coven for the darker side of combat. Yet the plane of Innistrad presented another …

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Returning to Magic The Gathering with Innistrad: Midnight Hunt

Magic The Gathering Innistrad Midnight Hunt

Becoming a Planeswalker Once Again The last time I felt the rush of excitement as I played a powerful card that would affect the entire tabletop was back in my school days. The days where the “Black Lotus” was sight to behold and the “Power Nine” was the talk of the entire community. Yes, it has been that long since …

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In Conversation with Jayf “Babael” Soh

No stranger to the gaming scene since his commentary days, Jayf “Babael” Soh has since moved on to start his own esports team Resurgence to give back to the community that enabled him live his dream. With the rebranding of Resurgence to RSG, we talk to Jayf about his journey and how RSG plans to engage the community and is …

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In Conversation with Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson

Demetrious Mighty Mouse Johnson Interview

With 12 Flyweight World titles under his belt, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson is widely considered one of the greatest pound-for-pound mixed martial artists of all time! In Singapore recently for the filming of The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition, we had a quick e-interview with the celebrity athlete to talk about his MMA journey and Esports. Qn: It has been about …

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Three Excuses You Give For Not Watching Cats the Musical

Cats the Musical

I can just watch cat videos on Youtube. Oh, you plebeian. It’s different! Besides, cat videos on Youtube, entertaining as they are, do not give you 20 cats dancing in perfect synchronicity. (If they do, please send me the link, thanks!) And although the musical is called Cats, and it is indeed mostly about cats, you also get other things. …

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker review

What’s in fan service? Is it just to make fans happy with a sense of nostalgia or simply giving them what they want? Some would argue that making the plot of a movie unexpected is what makes a movie great while others would say you want people to leave the cinema happy. To be honest, I’ve always thought that movies …

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Interview with Jin (behindinfinity)

We met with Jin (behindinfinity) at the Singapore Comic Con (SGCC) 2019 last weekend to catch up with her, about how cosplay has influenced her life, and what she feels about the way the community is going these days. Q: This is your second time in Singapore as a cosplay guest. The last time was at International Cosplay Day Singapore …

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Singapore Comic Con (SGCC) 2019: A New Beginning

Singapore Comic Con SGCC 2019 Panel Andy Kubert

Ever since the name change to the Singapore Comic Con, many eyebrows were raised as to what organisers ReedPOP were trying to do with this. After all, the Comic Con moniker comes with higher expectations as with what is found overseas such as the New York Comic Con. The POPCulture Online team takes a trip down to the Sands Expo …

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5 Reasons to Attend the Singapore Comic Con (SGCC) 2019

The Singapore Comic Convention (SGCC) will take place this weekend and it looks like the organisers Reed Exhibitions 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 Alex checks out the media preview and shares their five reasons why you should attend SGCC …

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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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5 Reasons to Attend C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore (C3AFASG) 2019

C3AFASG18 Akiba Stage Cosplayers

In less than a week’s time, otakus in Singapore will unite in Suntec Convention Centre for their annual pilgrimage of all things J-Culture. After all, C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore, or C3AFASG19 for short, is the reigning Japanese Pop Culture event in Southeast Asia, with close to 30 festivals in the past decade in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong …

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12 of the World’s Best Teams will compete at ONE Esports Dota 2 Singapore World Pro Invitational

ONE Esports Dota 2 Singapore World Pro Invitational

ONE Esports, a subsidiary of ONE Championship™ (ONE), the largest global sports media property in Asian history, has just announced all 12 teams competing in the ONE Esports Dota 2 Singapore World Pro Invitational. In partnership with AirAsia, KFC, JBL, and Secretlab, ONE Esports is set to host the inaugural ONE Esports Dota 2 Singapore World Pro Invitational, happening this 20-22 December at …

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Arashi Jet Storming in Singapore

Arashi Jet Storm Singapore Fan Meet Press Conference

Debuting in November 1999 with their hit single “A・RA・SHI”, Japanese boy band Arashi has risen to be one of Japan’s top idols for the past 20 years. Popular both in Japan and worldwide, ARASHI recently celebrated their 20th anniversary with a world’s first digital single “Turning Up”, which has begun streaming worldwide on music services such as Spotify and Apple …

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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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