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3 Things that were awesome at DBS Regatta 2016 and 1 thing that was not

DBS Regatta 2016 Dragon Boat

The annual DBS Regatta this year took place over two rainy weekends, but that did not douse the enthusiasm of those who attended the lifestyle and sporting event. So what was so awesome about the event this year? 1. Dragonboaters Well, they are the main event every year, but that doesn’t make the races any less exciting. If you are …

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A Trip to Doujin Market (Doujima) 2016

Doujin Market Doujima 2016 Suntec (32)

Returning this year with a new location and new content is the Doujin Market 2016 event which saw 90 Doujin groups and more than a 100 exhibiting artists producing both Eastern and Western pop-culture inspired and original content. Always one to support local artists, we head down to check out Doujin Market 2016 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre …

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One Piece Run Singapore Giveaway

One Piece Run Singapore Image artwork

After making its global debut in Taipei City last May which saw 12,000 participants, Singapore will be the second country in which the One Piece Run would be held at on the 6th of March 2016 before concluding in Okinawa, Japan. Featuring key episodes, the anime themed run allows fans to enter the world of Luffy, the anime’s main protagonist. …

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AFASG 2015: A Weekend of Japanese Popular Culture

Anime Festival Asia Singapore AFASG 2015 Nijicon Niji no Conquistador

It has been many years since I stepped back into the halls of Suntec that houses the biggest Japanese Popular Culture event both in Singapore and the Region, Anime Festival Asia Singapore (AFASG) 2015. This is the biggest event when it comes to Japanese Popular Culture that ranges from anime to manga to even cosplay. With more and more teens …

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Celebrate Yuletide with Christmas Wonderland @ Gardens by the Bay

Christmas Wonderland Gardens by the Bay Italian Luminaries by Paulicelli Illuminations International Light Structures

The Christmas Wonderland, Singapore’s biggest Yuletide fair, returns to Gardens by the Bay this year end from  28 November 2015 to 3 January 2016. Returning after a successful inaugural year in 2014, this year’s Christmas Wonderland @ Gardens by the Bay will an increase in size to almost double the year before. Jointly organised by Blue Sky Events and Gardens …

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Get Ready For A Power Packed Weekend At GameStart 2015!

GameStart 2014 Street Fighter Cosplay Stage

Asia’s Premier Gaming Convention All Set For A Power Packed Weekend – GameStart 2015 will be twice as big, with more hot new games, and a programme line-up that’s guaranteed to thrill With a successful run last year, Asia’s Premier Gaming Convention is back again this year with GameStart 2015. Taking place across three days from November 13 to 15, …

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300 exhibitors from 42 prefectures will carry F&B products at Oishii Japan 2015

Oishii Japan 2015 Media Preview

Oishii Japan is back for its 4th edition, showcasing the finest Japanese seasonal produce and delicacies and latest innovations in food technology. Representing 42 out of the 47 prefectures of japan, 300 exhibitors will be presenting over 500 new types of seasonal produce, prefecture specialties and food machinery, including the highlight for this year, 36 varieties of Honkaku Shochu and …

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Racing Forward with Epson and the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One™ Team

Epson EB-Z Series Projectors Projection Mapping Display Formula One Car (8)

What happens when a global innovation leader in printing, visual communications and quality of life solutions and a leading Formula One team comes together? Well you get a unique partnership that not only provides practical benefits but also a strong identity for both Epson and the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One™ Team to take them forward. Ahead of the Formula …

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The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2015

STGCC 2015 Hot Toys Action City life-size statues of Hulkbuster VS Hulk

From 50 exhibitors in 2010 to 240 exhibitors from 16 countries this year, the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) has definitely grown. In its eighth edition, STGCC 2015 promises even more east meets west popular culture content to fans both in Singapore and visitors around the region. Kenneth Wong heads down to STGCC 2015, held at the Sands …

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Planeswalking to STGCC 2015

STGCC 2015 Magic the Gathering Booth 02

A significant addition to Singapore Toys, Games and Comics Convention (STGCC) this year would be the Magic the Gathering area that was set up in Hall C. When one enters Hall C of Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, they would not miss the huge door way glowing with the printed images of planeswalkers, the main characters in the lore of …

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MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL 2015 in Singapore

MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL 2015 in Singapore - WORLD ORDER

With a mission to spread the Japanese Popular Culture to the world, MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON comes to town with the MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL 2015 in Singapore over the first weekend of September at the *SCAPE The Ground Theatre and *SCAPE Playspace. Comprising of 4 components, the Exhibition booths, a Mini Outdoor Stage, the Day Stage as well as ticketed …

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Disney Infinity 3.0: Let’s talk about Star Wars!

Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars Luke Skywalker Han Solo

It is no secret that Star Wars Episode 7 is about to hit movie theaters as we edge closer to Q4 2015. Disney’s acquisition of the Star Wars franchise also sees the Disney Infinity team produce not 1 but 3 playsets all slated to launch this year. For those who aren’t too familiar with Disney Infinity, the franchise combines toys …

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ICDS 2015 Returns with 2 Days of Popular Culture Excitement!

ICDS 2015 AniDance Party

Suspend disbelief, and get set to dive into an epic pop-culture weekend as International Cosplay Day Singapore (ICDS) returns this August! Into its fourth year, ICDS 2015 will once again feature internationally acclaimed guests, a gamut of pop-culture content and Singapore’s Annual Cosplay Chess stage show. Following the success of last year’s ICDS, which saw some 5,000 visitors attending the …

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LiSA in Sony Store Always

LiSA in Sony Store Always (19)

From as early as 8am, fans of Japanese singer LiSA queued up for a chance to meet the Japanese Singer at the Sony Store, 313@somerset for the LiSA in Sony Store Always event. Considering it was a Sunday morning where most would be sleeping in, seeing such an enthusiastic group of fans at the Sony Store is a testament to …

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