Interview with Danny Choo of Culture:Japan

Japan-based geek culture blogger Danny Choo is living proof that a niche personal blog can become a thriving multimedia empire. With as his primary platform, he’s branched out into everything from anime production to book publishing to toy manufacturing. His blog’s mascot is one of the top-selling figurines on Amazon Japan.

Danny even hosts a zany documentary series on Japanese pop culture entitled Culture:Japan. With one whole season aired so far on Tokyo MX TV, Culture:Japan is now set to conquer Southeast Asia through Animax.

I recently got to chat with Danny about Culture:Japan’s content direction as it debuts to non-Japanese audiences. From cosplay girls to ninja training, here’s what Japan’s king of geeks has in store for international viewers. Click here to continue reading “Interview with Danny Choo of Culture:Japan”…

Filipina Cosplayer Alodia Gosiengfiao Interviewed on Channel News Asia

Filipina cosplay queen Alodia Gosiengfiao recently performed at the Singapore Mascot Parade, dressed as the pink-haired fashion designer Miwako Sakurada from the romantic Japanese anime series Paradise Kiss. After her performance, Alodia appeared on Channel News Asia’s Primetime Morning – in full costume, of course. Alodia talked about her passion for cosplay, the continuing growth of cosplay, and what it takes to succeed as a cosplayer. Click here to continue reading “Filipina Cosplayer Alodia Gosiengfiao Interviewed on Channel News Asia”…