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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

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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.

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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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World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth Pre-launch Party Singapore

World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth Pre-launch Party Singapore John Yang Johnny Cash

The flames of war burned brightly as the Horde has just dealt a huge blow to the Alliance with the burning of Teldrassil, home of the Night Elves. Vowing to end the Banshee Queen’s reign, King Andiun prepares to strike back thus setting the stage for the Battle for Lordaeron. With this ongoing hostility between the Alliance and Horde happening …

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Interview with Kiwako Ashimine

Kiwako Ashimine Interview Japan Park Singapore

Known for her cute sass and healthy image, Kiwako Ashimine was first introduced to western music via the foreign radio channels broadcasted from the American military base. In 2015, she participated in The 8th Music Revolution Japan Final, one of the largest music competition in the country organised by the Yamaha Group, and was presented both the Grand Prix and …

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Japan Park Singapore 2018: The Report

Japan Park Singapore 2018 Omakase Stage

I will admit that when I first heard of this event, it really sounded like a mixture of previous events thrown together in hopes that something good will come out of it. On one end you have what seems to be travel and lifestyle oriented direction and at the other, card games, popular cosplay guests and even a professional wrestler. …

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STGCC 2018 x POPCulture Online Ticket Giveaway

Singapore Toy Game Comic Convention STGCC 2017 XM Studios Optimus Prime

Singapore’s ultimate take on the best of East and West pop culture, the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention, is back 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 2018 Tickets (1 Day) to give away! All you …

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