Detective Pikachu: review

The premise of Detective Pikachu is nothing Pokemon fans haven’t seen before. It borrows story elements from established Pokémon game storylines. However, the movie makes up for this familiarity through the novelty of 3D animated Pokémon and their ‘realistic’ rendering. The movie boasts excellent animation detail, and a fun story, delivering a fairly entertaining and wholesome…

Doujin Market: Singapore’s Pop-Culture Event

Doujin Market, Doujinma for short, came back again this year! The annual event was held on 4 and 5 May, from 12pm to 7pm, at Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre. It featured mostly anime or anime-related merchandise from various artists and creators. Admission was free! Isn’t that great? Photo credit: (top to bottom) ladderbros instagram,…

League of Legends MSI 2019: Teams to look out for

It’s that time of the year again. Thirteen teams hailing from various regions duke it out in the Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) 2019, one of the biggest tournaments League has to offer, second only to Worlds itself. Let’s take a look at the five teams representing the major regions, and what they’re bringing to the table.…

Mob Psycho 100: Season 2 Review

Warning: spoilers ahead! Mob Psycho 100 (MP100) season 2 has recently concluded with a 13 episode run, leaving fans satisfied, and yearning for more of this wacky yet heartwarming series. Filled with amazing fight scenes, insightful lessons, and relatable characters, MP100 has etched its way into my heart, making it one of my favorite anime…

BTS is back, and bigger than ever

BTS is back, this time with a mini album, MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA, and it is no surprise that the boys are making waves both locally in their home country, South Korea, and internationally. In just a week of its release, BTS has been breaking records and they don’t seem to be stopping either.…

どろろ [Dororo]: Half Season Review

Set in feudal Japan, Dororo (どろろ) follows Hyakkimaru, on his journey literally to find himself. Though only half of the slated 24 episodes have been released, the smoothly animated fighting scenes and engaging storyline has left me craving for more. Lets start from the beginning, I like how the anime starts with a complete background…

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice: The Art of Difficulty

The world is set in the 1500s, during the Japanese Sengoku period. As a Shinobi tasked to protect my Master, the Divine Heir Kuro, from any evil, I find myself on a mission to rescue and escort him to safety when the Ashina clan kidnaps him. Here is where Sekiro starts to differ from the…

HTTYD: The Hidden World packs an emotional punch

Here be dragons SPOILERS! After 5 years, the third movie in the Train Your Dragon series has finally been released. As usual, Dreamworks delivers superb animation. This episode relies less on the action sequences that made the previous two the breathtaking adventures that they were. Having previously set the stage with recognizable characters and what…

BLACKPINK marks a first at Coachella

Coachella is one of the most highly anticipated music festivals of the year. It’s a who’s who of artists representing all genres of music, rock, pop, indie, hip hop and electronic dance music (Wikipedia).But what did it not have until 12 April 2019? The blessings of a K-pop girl group in its showcase. But on…