With not one but two major cosplay competitions held on this day, the very last day of AFA11 is shaping up to be one helluva ride for Philippine cosplay fans.
AFA — one of the largest SEA cons centered on Japanese pop culture, was held from the 11th to the 13th of November in Singapore’s Sunctec City Convention Center.
L’ Arc~en~ciel is — for the uninitiated, one of the most popular and influential bands to ever come out of Japan.
The Japan: Kingdom of Characters Exhibit will be holding a series of lectures on Japanese pop culture.
That fantastic bargain you spotted at a Japanese toy site or an American eBay shop may not be so great after you factor in taxes.
Statues of world-famous Japanese characters such as Hello Kitty, Ultraman, and Gundam RX78, will be on display.
It is not unusual to see Hong Li “Gundams” being sold online at rock bottom prices, as well offline by less scrupulous retailers at our very own Divisoria.
Nissin Cup Noodles will be releasing a limited run of its Chili Tomato variant packed with miniature Gunpla kits.
Fill out the AFA 2010 survey to win one of three fabulous prizes from SOZO and Genesis Frontier!
A good chunk of these photos were taken at the Tokyo Figure Show booth, organized by Danny Choo and the wonderful folks at Kotobukiya, Max Factory and Good Smile Company, while the rest are from the giant BANDAI display.
The construction of a giant 1:1 scale model of Amuro Ray’s RX-78-2 reached its apex with the statue’s completion on 9th June 2009.