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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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5 Reasons To Attend GameStart 2019

GameStart 2018 SEA Major

With GameStart 2019 happening in less than a weeks’ time, organisers Eliphant has been releasing more and more information on what to expect at the event. But If you are still considering if you should make the trip down, here are 5 reasons (in no particular order) why GameStart 2019 is the event to be at this weekend. Bring on …

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Singapore Comic Con (SGCC) 2019 adds Toy Artisans to its Lineup

Singapore Comic Con SGCC 2019 John Layman Chew Comic

Fans of art toys of all ages and popular culture fans will be pleased to know that they can anticipate a nostalgic weekend with their favourite toy artisans at Singapore Comic Con (SGCC) 2019. MIGHTY JAXX RETURNS TO SGCC 2019 Returning for their seventh year at SGCC 2019, award-winning design studio Mighty Jaxx prides itself in developing original content and …

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GameStart Asia returns this October for its 6th Edition

GameStart 2018 Event Queue

The name which is now an electronic household name for all things Games and Esports, the brainchild of one courageous Lady who went against the norm (that a gaming convention can work), the largest gaming event in Singapore… ok you get my drift but yes, GameStart is returning to Suntec this October for its final Singapore edition. With 5 editions …

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Singapore Comic Convention (SGCC) 2019 returns this December

SGCC 2019 Esports

Pop culture fans of comics, games, toys, cosplay and everything else in between can rejoice as the annual Singapore Comic Convention (SGCC) 2019 returns this year! Held from 7th to 8th December at Marina Bay Sands, SGCC will join other constituent events as part of the Singapore Media Festival this year (SMF), hosted by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA). …

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Kingdom Review

Kingdom Review Featured Image

What happens when you do a live movie (directed by Shinsuke Sato) adaptation of a popular manga series written and illustrated by Yasuhisa Hara which is based on the warring states period in China? You get a movie that grossed 690 million yen (about 8.56 million SGD) during its opening weekend and 4 billion JPY (about 50 million SGD) as …

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Avengers: Endgame Review

I’d like to start with some ground rules for watching Avengers Endgame 1. The film is a little over 3 hours long so please use the loo before going to watch. There’s nothing more annoying to other audiences than a person having to constantly go up and down the aisle to get to the loo. 2. If you intend on …

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Monster Hunter Cosplay with Mao Mao

Monster Hunter Cosplay Mao Mao 01

They roar, they bite, they fly, and they are hunted. Here at POPCulture Online, aside from our usual monster hunting, we never fail to provide you with visual entertainment. Our very own Ken Koh went on an expedition with local veteran cosplayer Mao Mao to hunt some monsters. What got you started in cosplay (and how long have you been …

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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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