Tag Archives: Gundam

Meeting Gunpla Master Builder Katsumi Meijin Kawaguchi

Meijin Kawaguchi, Benjamin Wong and Gregg Tey on stage at the Singapore leg of the Gunpla Builders World Cup 2016.

No stranger to the world of Gunpla and its fans throughout the world, Gunpla Master Builder Katsumi Meijin Kawaguchi has traveled the world promoting Gunpla and also supporting the Gunpla World Builders Cup and and Gunpla Expo. We catch up with the master builder to find out more about how Gunpla has evolved over the years and what is it …

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Gundam comes to Town with Gundam Docks at Singapore!

Gundam Docks at Singapore Nee Ann City (11)

Gundam Docks Comes To Town I still remember my first run in with Japanese animation is with a white and blue robot fighting with a red robot with one eye. Gundam experts will immediately know this as one of mecha’s fiercest rivalry between Amuro Ray and Char Aznable which carries on throughout the entire Universal Century (UC) series of the …

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Gundam Docks at Singapore

Gundam Docks Ngee Ann City Singapore Artist Impression

Bandai Namco Asia, one of the leading toy makers and arcade, mobile and home video game publishers in Japan, and Takashimaya Department Store, presents an iconic exhibition in celebration of the 35th anniversary of GUNDAM model kit and in conjunction with Singapore’s Golden Jubilee – the “Gundam Docks at Singapore”. One of the largest such exhibitions outside Japan, the approximately …

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Pacific Rim Review

A lot of my friends have been really excited about this film. Even some of the guys at the radio station I work at have been talking non-stop about it but we were all kinda scared at the same time. You know, the worry that this film might be a let down. I went it with an open mind, left …

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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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Gundam designer tweets picture to encourage earthquake victims

Mechanical designer Okawa Kunio who is known for designing the mecha for the Gundam franchisee has recently tweeted a picture of the original Gundam to have cheer and encourage the victims of the recent earthquake that hit Japan. The picture show the Gundam holding up a Japanese flag with the words "Ganbare Nippon" which roughly translates into "Do Your Best, …

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JPLEX v1.0 Updates Roundup

  With the JPLEX or Japan Entertainment Platform v1.0 happening this weekend, we at POPCulture Online have decided to do a quick roundup of the updates for this exciting event from the nice people at SOZO who brought to us the massive Anime Festival Asia event. Venue Location Guide The movie screenings will be held in LTW4A, LTW4B and LRE4, …

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Jplex Vol. 1 Announced

If you enjoyed last year's Anime Festival Asia event and are looking for more, it seems that the good people at Sozo has something up their sleeves called Jplex. Jplex or Japan Entertainment Platform is focused to bringing the latest and hottest Japanese entertainment IPs to the Asian audience.   Jplex – Japan Entertainment Platform JPLEX VOL.1 4,5,6 March 2011 …

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