AFA09 Quick Report
Nov23

AFA09 Quick Report

The Anime Festival Asia as it happened this recent weekend, November 21 and 22 held at Suntec Convention Center, Singapore. I don’t have much time, and doing a full-on report when I couldn’t get around everywhere in the event wouldn’t do much justice. So here’s a quick rundown of what happened at the event. Highlights Crowd The crowd is definitely bigger this year. The line to the ticket booth didn’t let...

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Second Wind Running Store
Sep04

Second Wind Running Store

Been focusing on international geek entertainment bits for the past posts so here’s something to break the street – local and non-geeky. While we here at Sugoi Stuff aren’t necessarily all down with the whole fitness craze, we’ve acknowledged that slaving over our 8-5s has made us soft and pudgy – far from the physical specimen that we were back in our college days. And that’s just plain tragic....

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Ghost Hunting with your DS
Sep03

Ghost Hunting with your DS

The Nintendo DSi has been released a few months back, but I haven’t had the urge to buy one since I already have a DS Lite, and there are no new games in the market that utilize the new features. Until now. Ghostwire is an augmented-reality game that let’s you hunt ghosts using your Nintendo DSi. According to developer A Different Game, Your portable device is used as a portal to the astral plane, and helps you find and...

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Anime Festival Asia 2009 – Grand Website Launch
Sep01

Anime Festival Asia 2009 – Grand Website Launch

Anime Festival Asia 2009 launched their full and new website today, showcasing guests and new experience zones for this year. Their main attraction this year is the I LOVE ANISONG concert which boasts of Shoko Nakagawa and Yoshiki Fukuyama, with returning talents Ichirou Mizuki and May’n. They will also host a Maid Cafe, Moe Moe Kyun. And also the Regional Cosplay Championship. They may as well have booths that will be selling...

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Gigantor monument to rise in Kobe
Aug04

Gigantor monument to rise in Kobe

Remember Gigantor (Tetsujin 28-go in Japan)? Well most of us might not remember its first black and white run but this was big in the late 60s and 70s. If there’s a granddaddy of giant robots, Gigantor’s one of them. It was one of the heralds of Japanese animation that broke ground in the US. Younger generations might better remember the colorized version shown in the 90s. Anyway, the Japanese sure know how to pay tribute...

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Iron Man Anime
Jul27

Iron Man Anime

During the Comic Con, Marvel Entertainment in partnership with Madhouse released teasers for anime series for the Japanese market. One of which is for Iron Man and it looks like it came out of the comic panels. There will also be one for Wolverine. The Anime Iron Man DVD will be released on 2010. Watch the teasers...

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