Tag Archives: Anime Festival Asia

angela

Stay tune to POPCulture Online this Anime Festival Asia 2011 as we catch up with vocalist atsuko and guitarist KATSU from Japanese pop band,angela Photo Credits: © Copyright King Record.Co.,Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

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USAGI

Stay tune to POPCulture Online as we chat with the talented USAGI when she makes her maiden appearance at Anime Festival Asia 2011!

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May’n

It has been an exciting year for Japanese singing sensation May’n since she last performed at AFAX the year before with a solo concert and her movie premiere here at the recent ScreenSingapore event. With a new single out soon that will be the used in the upcoming Phi Brain anime and a concert lined up at the Yokohama Arena …

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Kalafina

The brainchild of composer Yuki Kajiura who is responsible for many anisongs from popular series such as Pandora Hearts, both Gundam Seed & Seed Destiny, Tsubasa Chronicle, Noir and the latest Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Kalafina has gone on from their Kara no Kyokai days to have 3 studio albums, 9 singles and 1 DVD to their name. Stay tuned …

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LiSA

From a humble beginnings of a high school punk rock band to being selected as the singing voice of the character Yui in the anime Angel Beats, LiSA is no stranger to the Japanese popular culture. And now with a mini album “Letters to U” to her name plus touring Japan with sell-out crowds, this young lady from the Gifu …

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Growing up with Japanese Anime Culture

It is no secret that I am a huge fan of the Japanese Popular Culture especially everything related to Anime (or to the uninitiated, Japanese Animation). From watching popular Anime like Macross, Samurai X and Slam Dunk in my early years thanks to cable channel AXN to even buying VCDs of my favorite Gundam Series. And of course it doesn’t …

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Anime Festival Asia 2011 Preview

With high anticipation especially after the early sneak preview, many questions have been on Japanese Pop Culture fans around the region as they await news of the event that has captured the hearts and minds of many. And on a Monday afternoon in a cosy cafe, answers to these questions as well as some surprises that will definitely whet the …

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AFA11: I Love Anisong – Rock Your Soul!!!

With what looks like one of the biggest gathering of anisong artist ever to participate in an event outside of Japan, this year’s I Love Anisong looks to build on the momentum from the past 3 years to give fans an experience that they will remember. Featuring old favorites that have continued to trill fans over the years, plus rising …

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Anime Festival Asia 2011 Press Briefing

With many rumors abound since last year and with the fans all wondering what would be installed for the premiere Japanese Pop Culture event to be held here in Singapore, it was with great anticipation that many camped the internet social media mediums like facebook and twitter for live updates as SOZO and Dentsu Singapore held its first of many …

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Walking With Giants

It has been an amazing month of June! Our little island we call Singapore was bustling with activity especially for those in the media and entertainment industry. From award winning director and actor Tom Hanks to Korean actor Lee Byung-hun and not forgetting the beautiful Zhang Ziyi, many big names graced us with their presence. This of course meant that the POPCulture Online …

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ScreenSingapore Japanese Night

Screen Singapore is an international cinema event which debuted on Sunday, the 5th of June. It offers a week long worth of activities which includes press conferences and red carpet gala premieres of various international movies with stars gracing the event. One market not to be miss was the Japanese popular culture which has it's very own red carpet gala …

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May’n Asia Tour 2011 UNITE!! Singapore concert

You seen her at all three installments of the Anime Festival Asia, you heard her as the singing voice on the hit TV Anime series, Macross Frontier as the Galactic Fairy Sheryl Nome. Now hear her live as she comes to Singapore on June 4th 2011 for the May'n Asia Tour 2011 UNITE!! Singapore concert. And if that's not enough …

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SEA☆A debuts with “DREAM SHOOTER”

You first saw them in at the Moe Moe Kyun Maid Cafe at the Anime Festival Asia events. With their cute maid outfits and personalities, they definitely charmed every visitor to the cafe. And out of these talents come 4 girls who are about to take the next step in their love for everything Japanese Pop Culture by coming together …

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Anime Festival Asia 2011 Announced

With 3 successful year which saw thousands of Japanese Pop Culture fans from the region attending the event, the Anime Festival Asia event has always been the event to look out for. And while rumors have been spreading since the end of last year's event if it was the final year in Singapore, the organisers have been rather quiet about …

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AKB48 Singapore Official Shop Opening

With kawaii(cute) smiles, sassy dance moves and a wide range of tunes from heart moving ballets to fast catchy tunes, the popularity of all girl idol group AKB48 has been growing since the idea turned reality happened back in 2005. It is no surprise that in Singapore where the number of people listening to J-Pop is on the rise, there …

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