Wednesdays aren’t usually particularly eventful days at the HarbourFront area in Singapore, with most people occupied with work, school or other activities. Most people would know that this is home to Singapore‘s largest mall, VivoCity, the gateway to Sentosa Island. Fewer may know that linked to it by an overhead bridge and a covered walkway lies the neighbouring St James Power Station, hardly a place one would expect to see much buzz in the daytime – the unassuming-looking former coal plant now houses a whopping eleven entertainment venues and nightclubs, making it a popular spot for clubbers and concertgoers to unwind and have a good time after a hectic week.
Just a few weeks back, however, our reporters at J-Network would soon find that this was certainly not the case on the 27th of July, 2016.
The occasion? The Singapore stop for MAN WITH A MISSION‘s ASIA TOUR 2016.
Queen of Anisong and famous seiyuu-singer Nana Mizuki has just concluded her concert, NANA MIZUKI LIVE PARK 2016 at the famous Koshien Stadium, home to the Hanshin Tigers baseball team. During the concert, she announced two pieces of news that would definitely get the fans hyped up for the coming winter!
This month has been a particularly busy period for many artistes, with a flurry of announcements and updates on new single releases from all across the industry. Fans can expect Mamoru Miyano‘s double single release next month, and new singles “Shounen no Hate” by prolific rock duo GRANRODEO and “Orion no Yoru” by popular seiyuu-singer Daisuke Ono in November. Continue reading
With the upcoming release of the newest installation of the Pokemon game series, Sun and Moon, a movie entitled “Great Detective Pikachu” and the staggering success of mobile game Pokemon GO, 2016 seems to be a great year for the 2 decades old Pokemon franchise.
To end off a successful year, 2 more new Pokemon projects have been revealed to the great delight of many Pokemon fans from around the world. These 2 new projects are the TV anime for Pokemon Sun and Moon starring series protagonist Satoshi (Ash Ketchum for Western viewers) and a Pokemon Generations YouTube webseries, which is the project this article will be focusing on!
At 10.30pm on 17 September 2016, Anime Festival Asia live-streamed a video announcement on their YouTube channel that revealed the first batch of artistes that will perform for the Singapore leg of the massive anime convention! Expect a mix of previous guests and first-timers to I Love Anisong in this line-up!
If there’s any seiyuu-singer whose music career has seen some of the most changes over time, it’s Daisuke Ono. Continue reading