Visitors decked in cosplay attire arrived in resounding force at the Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC), which took place over the weekend (8 and 9 September) at the Marina Bay Sands Expo. Billed as the largest pop culture convention in Singapore, this year’s STGCC featured unique toy figures, comics from past and present, musical performances, and special guests which included Marvel comic artists David Finch and Mark Brooks. Malaysian pair Stefaan Fangman and Jonathan Goon, who were both dressed in the iconic Ghostbusters jumpsuits, said that they engage in cosplay mostly “for the people”.
Fans of e-sports, music and anime came together at the inaugural Asia Game Festival, which took place over the weekend (9 and 10 June) at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre. Celebrity cosplayers such as Aza Miyuko and Onnies graced the festival, taking part in a meet-and-greet session with visitors. The two-day festival also featured anime music concerts from the likes of BACK-ON and bless4, and had several stalls selling anime merchandise and toys.
Come 9 and 10 June, fans of e-sports, anime and music will come together for the first-ever Asia Game Festival (AGF), taking place at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. Organised by Magika in partnership with the Singapore’s Cybersports & Online Gaming Association (SCOGA) and CPL Digital Entertainment, the inaugural AGF aims to give gamers an all-encompassing experience. The inaugural CPL (Cyberathlete Professional League) Championship for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) will be taking place at the AGF.
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The Force Awakens was strong with fans at 2016 Star Wars Celebration Europe in London. While typically at cosplay events like this and Comic-Con, the majority of Star Wars rewind the clock to the original trilogy, there was a noticeable number of tributes to characters from last year’s J.J. Abrams-directed smash hit Episode VII. Among the most popular costumes we spotted: baddie Kylo Ren, heroine Rey, and stormtroopers of all varieties.
Kenji Shinoda, Japan’s Ambassador to Singapore, commenced the event with a speech highlighting the 50 years of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Japan. “I am delighted to be part of this CharaExpo in this special time for both of our nations – the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Japan, better known as SJ50. Last year, we joyfully celebrated SG50 but this year, we celebrate SJ50,” said the ambassador.
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