Tag Archives: May’n

Anime Fans Rejoice As Anime Festival Asia Is Back With AFASG 2015

AFASG 2014 niconico dj stage Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre

The biggest name in Japanese Popular Culture content in the region, Anime Festival Asia is back again this November with AFASG 2015. Since its birth in 2008, the mega anime contention has seen a total of more than half a million attendees over the years and has expanded into the region with Anime Festival Asia Thailand (AFATH) and Anime Festival …

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AFA 2014 – I Love Anisong Concert

AFA2014 - I Love Anisong Concert - Angela

We are FIGHTING DREAMERS!! I love Anisong! It is hard to believe, but despite attending Anime Festival Asia every year in Singapore since its first, I have never gone for a single Anisong concert. It started out as a financial limitation, back in the days when I was a poor student who would spend most of her money on food …

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AFA11: I Love Anisong Day 3 Coverage

The third and final day of the I Love Anisong – Rock Your Soul concert series saw some of the biggest names in the Anisong industry grace our sunny island of Singapore. From Anisong regular performer May’n to fan favorite angela and the highly anticipated Kalafina, Day 3 looked to build upon the energy level that Day 2 created. In …

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The Top 10 Babes of 2011

In our POP Babe section this month, we decided to do something a little different for our year-end wrap up of babes who have graced this section of the magazine. Instead of listing the Babes of the year according to popularity, we’re listing them according to who we thought stood out best when we met them…..or at least were within …

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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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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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May’n

Our babe of the month is none other than May'n who started her career at the age of 13. Now at 22, she manages to perform at sell out concerts all over the region. She's been a guest of honour at the Anime Expo in Los Angeles, performed in all 3 installments of Anime Festival Asia and she was recently …

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May’n The Movie -Phonic Nation- Reviewed

Recently Justin Bieber had his own docu movie released in cinemas and of course gained the attention and support of his fans. Well we're used to this sort of thing coming from Hollywood but it's very rare that we get one out of Asia. In May'n The Movie -Phonic Nation, this young Japanese singing sensation tells us a story through …

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May’n Asia Tour 2011 Unite!! Singapore Concert Reviewed

The banners had the date 04/06 writen on it and the crowd gathered hours before the doors opened. *SCAPE WAREHOUSE was to play host to Japanese singing sensation May'n in the final leg of her Unite!! Asia tour 2011. That's not all because there was a very special opening performance installed for the crowd. The Opening Act  You first saw them in …

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