Is One Punch Man Saitama’s fitness regime actually legit?

Let’s be frank. Most things in anime aren’t meant to be taken seriously. That said, there is no concrete rule that says you can’t either. The popular One Punch Man series, famed for its severely exaggerated but hilarious concepts, focuses on a superhero called Saitama. He’s a regular dude ...

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Sakura Matsuri returns for a second spectacular year!

If you missed 2018’s Sakura Matsuri, or Cherry Blossom Festival, then make sure not to miss it this round! Gardens by the Bay has brought back the popular Japanese-themed event, and like many of the plants and flowers blooming in Singapore, it has already begun! Yesterday (12 Mar), Minister ...

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Netflix’s Ultraman anime is one to keep an eye on

First, a confession: I still cannot, for the life of me, remember the names of more than five different variations of Ultraman. Really? Yes, really. Anyway, various generations of the skyscraper-sized hero have graced TV screens for decades, and it remains popular in Japan till this day. That being said, we’re ...

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Pokemon Center Singapore is set to open on April 17!

Well, it looks like my budget plans for April are going straight to the bin. According to NintendoSoup (thanks fellas), Pokémon Center Singapore is set to open its doors on April 17 at Jewel Changi Airport. Yay! As this is the first Pokémon Center outside Japan, I’d say that’s a pretty important ...

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Japan is getting 18 Monster Hunter: World neckties in March

First came the Pokémon shirts, now come the Monster Hunter ties. Capcom and Japanese business apparel brand Hybrid-Work have crafted 18 neckties themed after Monster Hunter: World (thanks, Siliconera). Made of 100% polyester, they measure about 144cm long and 8cm wide along the front blade. Hybrid-Work employs mostly corporate-safe ...

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Kingdom Hearts Orchestra 2019

Kingdom Hearts Orchestra returns with a new -World of Tres- World Tour!

Have you ever played Kingdom Hearts? Those who have know that the series has a gorgeous soundtrack, one that only gets better when performed by a live orchestra. As luck would have it, now’s your chance to experience just that. Yup, an all-new Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World of Tres- suite has been ...

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Review: Hi Score Girl scores pretty average

You may not see it among the flood of automated recommendations but Netflix has been steadily increasing their anime catalogue with newer titles. Hi Score Girl is one such example, its TV run ending as recently as September last year. The full season is now already available on the streaming platform, and with ...

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Jump Force shows off Boa Hancock, Renji Abarai, and Deku among others

Arguably the most anticipated anime fighting game of 2019, Bandai Namco’s Jump Force is dead serious about capitalizing on the hype. They’ve released more in-game screenshots just ahead of this weekend’s Jump Festa event, as well as a lead-in to the game’s plot. The cutscene features Trunks from the ...

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Cowboy Bebop gets its well-deserved Netflix adaptation

A live adaptation of Cowboy Bebop? Yes please! Thanks to Netflix and Tomorrow Studios, we will have a 10-episode live adaptation of the beloved anime to look forward to. Although the series doesn’t have an estimated release date yet, what we do know is that the crew holding the ...

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Don’t miss C3 AFA SG 2018 this weekend for anime, games, and cosplay

Put on your costumes and ita-bags, it’s time for the annual otaku pilgrimage to Suntec Convention Center. C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2018 opens its doors from 30 Nov to 2 Dec for a weekend of shopping, lightstick waving, and all-out weebery as fans and invited guests soak up Japanese ...

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