Category: ANIME & MANGA

[AFASG’15][INTERVIEW] AIMER: HER VOCAL CHORD INJURY – A TRAUMA OR BLESSING?

Musically talented and incredibly intellectual, we present to you, the rising star that is Aimer! Aimer (エメ), pronounced eh-meh, first debuted with Sony Music Japan in 2011 with the song “Rokutousei no Yoru”, the ending theme for the anime, No.6. She continued to gain traction as she released more singles for various anime, notably “Re:…
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[AFASG’15] [INTERVIEW] MAAYA UCHIDA: “KERO KERO”, I WANT TO TRY VOICING A FROG!

Having voiced many chuunibyou characters, Maaya Uchida, already in her mid-twenties, wants to graduate from it! Maaya Uchida first made her voice actress debut in 2010. In 2014, she won the Best New Actress Award at the 8th Seiyuu Awards. The talented voice actress is most famous for her role in Chuunibyou demo koi ga…
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[AFASG’15] [INTERVIEW] BLESS4: “TOWARDS THE 2ND DECADE, BACK TO ZERO!”

Moving on from Nano, this week, we present to you the performers that are bless4! Bless4 is a Japanese vocal and dance group consisting for siblings from the Kawamitsu family. Akashi, the oldest brother, is the only one to hail from Okinawa, while Kanasa, Akino and Aiki were born in the United States. They officially…
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[AFASG’15] [INTERVIEW] NANO: “I HOPE TO REACH OUT AND TOUCH EVERY SOUL IN THE WORLD!”

Talented. Passionate. Enigmatic. Of course, we are talking about Nano! Nano is a bilingual singer who started out an illustrious career by posting English covers of Japanese music on video sites such as Youtube and Nico Nico Douga. Having been born in the USA, Nano often westernized the covers without losing the original style. Nano…
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[AFASG’15] [INTERVIEW] SUZUKO MIMORI: “I MIGHT HAVE BEEN AN ENGLISH TEACHER!”

Suzuko Mimori / 三森すずこ, also widely known as “Mimorin”, first started her voice acting career in 2010 as Sherlock Shellinford from the TV Anime “Tantei Opera Milky Holmes”. Mimorin also voiced prominent role as Umi Sonada from the TV Anime “Love Live!”. Mimorin debuted as a solo artist in April 2013. Earlier this year, She…
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[AFASG15] 5 GEMS NOT TO BE MISSED!

Not sure whether to get out of bed on that beautiful weekend morning for Anime Festival Asia?  Here are our top 5 hidden gems for the upcoming festival!  1. Sony: Music Merchandise Store For as long as I’ve attended Anime Festival Asia (AFA), Sony’s Music Merchandise Store has never failed to burn a huge hole…
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[EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW] ANIMENZ @ STGCC’15

You’ve seen his covers. Got inspired by his beautiful renditions of your favorite classics. And most importantly, fell in love with his music.  Introducing, Maik Guo the prodigal, classically trained pianist, known better as Animenz! Animenz started piano at the tender age of 6, and has been playing it ever since! With close to two decades of commitment…
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