• 'We do it for the people': Cosplayers have a ball at Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention
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    Abdul Rahman Azhari

    'We do it for the people': Cosplayers have a ball at Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention

    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”.

  • Gamers, cosplayers and anime fans mingle at Asia Game Festival
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    Abdul Rahman Azhari

    Gamers, cosplayers and anime fans mingle at Asia Game Festival

    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.

  • Three reasons to look out for the Asia Game Festival in Singapore
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    Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore

    Three reasons to look out for the Asia Game Festival in Singapore

    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.

  • These new Star Wars shoes are a dream come true for Rey cosplayers
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    Tom Butler

    These new Star Wars shoes are a dream come true for Rey cosplayers

    Star Wars fans are going crazy for these screen-accurate recreations of Daisy Ridley's footwear from 'The Last Jedi' and 'The Force Awakens'.

  • Watch as This Makeup Artist Turns Herself Into Steve Buscemi Before Your Eyes
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    Gwynne Watkins

    Watch as This Makeup Artist Turns Herself Into Steve Buscemi Before Your Eyes

    Kiki G.'s jaw-dropping video documents her self-transformation into a Buscemi clone, with the help of some very skilled shading and contouring

  • The Best Cosplay Spotted at 2016 'Star Wars' Celebration
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    Kevin Polowy

    The Best Cosplay Spotted at 2016 'Star Wars' Celebration

    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.

  • PHOTOS: C3 CharaExpo 2016 at the Singapore Expo
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    Sharlene Maria Sankaran

    PHOTOS: C3 CharaExpo 2016 at the Singapore Expo

    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.

  • We've Reached Peak Mermaid With These New Scaly Tights
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    Nora Crotty

    We've Reached Peak Mermaid With These New Scaly Tights

    Is this what Ariel looked like mid-transition? (Photo: Tinkercast/Etsy) Women typically do everything they can to avoid having scaly skin — but one Etsy seller is banking on the opposite. Mashable recently made us aware of Germany-based designer Daniel Struzyna, who creates tights covered in shimmery, mermaid-like scales. Each pair of the $70-plus stockings is handmade to order, using flexible, three-dimensional silicone — and every single review of the of the mythical product, which may resemble Ariel’s legs mid-transition, boasts five stars. ...

  • Here's How One 'Mad Max' Cosplayer Made an Amazing Furiosa Arm
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    Gwynne Watkins

    Here's How One 'Mad Max' Cosplayer Made an Amazing Furiosa Arm

    Cosplayer Jack Gabriel crafted this Imperator Furiosa costume, including a prosthetic arm, in just three days. Within a week of Mad Max: Fury Road opening in theaters, Imperator Furiosa (played by Charlize Theron) had already become a cosplayer favorite.

  • Star Wars Celebration: The Cosplay All-Stars
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    Marcus Errico

    Star Wars Celebration: The Cosplay All-Stars

    Star Wars Celebration brought out dozens of Darths, myriad Mandalorians, loads of Leias, a plethora of Padmes... heck, there was even a Jar Jar sighting. Enjoy these highlights