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C3 ANIME FESTIVAL ASIA SINGAPORE 2018 – I Love Anisong Concert!

Celebrating 10th anniversary of Anime Festival in Singapore! This year marks an important milestone for C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore. And importantly, C3AFASG is going big!! featuring fresh acts and returning favourites artistes and many more stellar contents! It’s that time of the year again, where we head to C3AFASG2018 for its annual highlight event…
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Interview with fripSide [C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2017]

fripSide marked their 15th anniversary and is currently in the midst of performing their “fripSide concert tour 2017-2018” in Japan. On 4th October, fripSide released their special album, crossroads, to commemorate the duo’s 15th anniversary. The first disc is a culmination of the first-generation fripSide self-cover songs by current vocalist Nanjo Yoshino (2009 – present)…
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[C3 CHARAEXPO’16] INTERVIEW WITH EMI NITTA, JUNYA ENOKI AND MARK ISHII [J-EXPERIENCE]

Following up the Soramaru Interview last year, we bring you now not one, not two but three voice actors – Emi Nitta, Junya Enoki and Mark Ishii! Emi Nitta is a Japanese voice actress and a singer. Her first major role was Ricca Morizono in Da Capo III. Her biggest role to date is undeniably Honoka…
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[INTERVIEW] WAKE UP, GIRLS!― WE CAN OVERCOME ANYTHING TOGETHER!

The up-and-coming idol group – that is Wake Up, Girls! (WUG) – recently graced our shores to perform during the Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2016’s I Love Anisong Concert! The seiyuu unit is made up of seven cute and bubbly members, namely – Mayu Yoshioka, Airi Eino, Minami Tanaka, Yoshino Aoyama, Nanami Yamashita, Kaya Okuno and Miyu Takagi. Having already an Anime series and 3 movies under their belt,…
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[AFASG’16][J-EXPERIENCE][INTERVIEW] AIMER: THE BEGINNING OF A NEW CHAPTER

If there is a year that can be described as Aimer’s year, 2016 would be it. This year, she pulled off one stunning collaboration after the other, culminating in her collaboration album – her fourth – daydream! Having collaborated with the likes of chelly, tk, taka and RADWIMPS, the incredibly powerful and intellectual songstress indeed…
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ANISONG FANTASY LIVE VOL.1: ANISONG’S MUSIC EXTRAVAGANZA!

At the Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2016 event, SOZO had a big surprise installed for us – the upcoming Anisong Fantasy Live Vol. 1 2017! Organised by Sozo, Zepp Live and SME Records, the Anisong Fantasy Live brings together a star-studded line-up for two nights of musical extravaganza! With a line-up consisting of Aimer, Alisa Takigawa, ELISA, GARNiDELiA, Kalafina and Luna Haruna, the acts all definitely fit…
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PILE ASIA TOUR SINGAPORE [LOVE LIVE!][J-EXPERIENCE]

Pile’s first Asia Tour – with earlier stops at Taipei, Beijing and Guangzhou – has finally arrived in Singapore! The pretty singer and voice actress made her fourth stop on our sunny island and wow the crowds with her own original songs, as well as a few numbers from her biggest project to date –…
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ANIME FESTIVAL ASIA SINGAPORE 2016 I LOVE ANISONG CONCERT

AN INTRODUCTION It’s that time of the year again, where we head to AFASG2016 for its annual highlight event – the I Love Anisong Concert! The line-up for the first day of the AFASG 2016 I Love Anisong Concert is sure to incite plenty of excitement and nostalgia! With established names such as Home Made…
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[C3 CHARAEXPO’16] INTERVIEW WITH SORA TOKUI [J-EXPERIENCE]

Sora Tokui, a Japanese voice actress and singer, was recently in Singapore for the C3 Chara Expo 2016! Soramaru – as she is more commonly known – debuted in 2009 as Himemiya in Weiß Survive R. She is also a member of the singing group, Milky Holmes and a part of µ’s, a group of nine school idols…
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[INTERVIEW] CELEBRITY COSPLAYERS: PASSION FOR THE CHARACTERS DRIVES US TO COSPLAY THEM!

Cosplaying is an integral part of any anime conventions, where droves of people turn out in the costumes of their favourite characters. It’s just under 2 months to AFA2016, and we thought we might introduce a few cosplayers who might be attending the event again this year! Last year’s lineup included plenty of amazing celebrity…
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