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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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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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GameStart 2019: The Moon Castle

GameStart 2019 The Castle Escape Room

The fated battle is upon us. Those damned fools from the Sun Clan, with their self-righteous speeches and hypocritical acts are about to attack. With just the meek light from my lantern and the comforting guidance of the moon overhead, I make my way to the Castle, where the ancient powers of my Clan remain asleep. For many years, the …

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GameStart 2019: Thanks for the Memories

GameStart Asia 2019 Event Hall

Back for the 6th iteration, GameStart 2019 returns to the Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre to bringing all things gaming as it continues its journey to be South-East Asia’s Premier gaming event. The POPCulture Online team wakes up earlier than usual on a weekend to check out the event. On Board the Esports Hype Train Esports continues its upwards hype …

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