Culture Japan Stuff
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They made their first performance in Singapore during 2010 Anime Festival Asia’s “I Love Anisong” Concert. After the successful performance in 2010, they came back again during 2011 for their 2-day concert “BABY ACTION” Tour which was held at the LASALLE College of the Arts, The Singapore Airlines Theatre. This year, they are back again!! (more…)
EOY’s cosplay event segment will take off in a new direction this year. Not your typical cosplay convention, Cosplay Festival will be presented in the form of a real life MMORPG which boasts themed booths where ‘players’ can partake in various quests, boost your energy levels at food and beverage booths, interact with NPCs in the form of cute meido ambassadors, drain your ‘gold’ at the merchandise booths, and more. Unlike the past years, EOY Cosplay 2012 will end at 8pm, with special activities planned for everyone under the starry night sky. Be assured that you will bring home lots of unique memories that will be a talking point for weeks. (more…)
EOY JPop Live! is an exciting full-scale J-pop concert, featuring a multi-talented line-up of several up and rising Japanese artistes famous for their work in Japan’s inexhaustible anime industry. For many of them, this concert will be their maiden performance in Singapore, and they’re really excited to meet their fans in Singapore!
Apart from their performances, fans can expect to interact with them in Q & A sessions, and even talk to them in person at their autograph session after the concert! Fans of J-pop must not miss this! (more…)
Japanese pop culture fans have more reasons to look forward to the Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) 2012 as Reed Exhibitions announces three new pop culture personalities joining this year’s highly-anticipated line-up. Here’s a sneak peek on who will be in Singapore at this year’s STGCC to meet fans in Asia.
Touya Hibiki, Japanese cosplayer
Touya Hibiki is a famous cosplayer in Japan, (more…)
The annual Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) announces its first wave of pop culture personalities for 2012. Fans in Southeast Asia can look forward to meeting Marvel Comics illustrator Mark Brooks, well-known for his stunning illustrations for Marvel, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic illustrator Mark Torres and recognised kaiju (Japanese monsters) illustrator and toy designer, Mark Nagata.
Fans can also expect more exclusive STGCC collectibles at this year’s event. Cult toy designers Tristan Eaton and The Beast Brothers, well-known for their distinct (more…)
Thanks to the EOY Organizer and Committees for letting me be one of their official photographer for the wonderful events held at Republic Polytechnic, The Republic Cultural Centre (TRCC) on 17 December 2011.
More photos can be view here:
Date: 17 Dec 2011
Time: 10am to 7pm
Venue: The Republic Cultural Centre (Theatre), Republic Polytechnic
Tickets now on sale: http://www.theeoy.com/
Regular: $15 (Pre-sale), $17 Door
VIP: $39 (Limited to 190 tickets only)
Event Highlights / Additions for 2011
Solo Cosplay Runway (more…)
Mirai Millennium OP adapted for season 2 of Culture Japan that starts in Japan on Tokyo MX TV October 1st 2011.
Will also be broadcast across America on Mnet.
More details soon at http://mirai.fm
カルチャージャパン用のミライミレニアムOPです！カルチャージャパン2期は国内のTokyo MX TV 10月1日〜スタート。
::: Youtube = Culture Japan Season 1 Digest / カルチャージャパン第一期総集編
::: Youtube = Culture Japan Season 2 Episode 1 – Tohoku and the Tsunami
Once again, AFA is back for the 4th year in Singapore. Anime fanatics, cosplayers, photographers and Jpop fans. Are you ready for 11/11/11?
Venue: Suntec Convention & Exhibition Hall
Date: 11 – 13 November 2011
Time: 9am to 9pm
Admission fee (See below):
Cool Japan Forum area (11 Nov) – S$85
Single Day (12 & 13 Nov)
I LOVE ANISONG Concert Ticketing Details
For more details of the ticketing, visit their website at www.animefestival.asia/ticketing.html
Regional Cosplay Championship 2011
I ♥ Anisong : Rock Your Soul!
— For over 3 days, feast yourself with one of the largest showcase of Anisong artists ever!
>> First Day:
first full 3D Hatsune Miku
>> Second Day:
FLOW, Ichirou Mizuki, LiSA, Sea☆A
>> Third Day:
angela, Kalafina, Kanako Itou, May’n, Milky Holmes
— A dedicated movie screening area featuring 2011′s top Anime movies.
Merchandise Galore at Akiba Town
Moe Moe Kyun Café
Chiwa Saitou 斎藤 千和 – Voice Actress (Seiyuu)
Go Nakanishi 中西 豪 – Acclaimed Producer
KANAME☆ – Celebrity Cosplayer
USAGI 兎娑妓 – Celebrity Cosplayer
Danny Choo – AFA11 Main Stage Host
There is much more stuff to do or watch there. Do catch up with them on their Official Website for latest update of events/stuff. @ http://www.animefestival.asia
Year 2009 is a new start for EOY as it is organized by a fresh team of committee from Black Alice and some volunteers. New Location. New feel. But the atmosphere of EOY is still lurking around in our heart. EOY is built solely for Fan-base community in Singapore or nearby country. Held at Singapore National Library ( Drama Centre ) on 26 December 2009 one day after the Christmas. (more…)
credit to EOY committee
Also known as “Event of the Year”.
This year EOY is organized by a fresh new team of committee from Black Alice. This year title is “An Extraordinary Journey”. EOY is an annual Japanese cross-cultural event that showcases the talents of individuals in the community in singapore.
This year, Anime1 Festival Asia 2009 held in Singapore again for the second year. It is getting even bigger with better stuff and more seiy? (seiyuu2). This year event had generate a huge fan base around asia to come and gather. Below is the quote which i get from a friend’s blog as i am not involved nor part of the staff in the Press Conference. I am just a regular photographer cum web/app developer who like to do coverage events and doing freelancing work. (more…)