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Aiku Maikawa x Taiwan Festa

Taiwan Festa [Jp] is a Taiwanese culture event which will be held at Yoyogi Park in Tokyo on July 29-30. The festival will feature food stalls, souvenir booths, as well as performances by both Japanese and Taiwanese artists.

Aiku Maikawa

Model and photographer Aiku Maikawa is endorsing the event for consecutive years. She is a second generation Taiwanese-Japanese. Her parents are Taiwanese who settled in Japan, while she’s born in Tokyo and holds a Japanese citizenship.

Japanese model Aiku Maikawa Taiwan Festa 2017

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World Cosplay Summit 2016 official trailer

Trailer video for the 2016 World Cosplay Summit which will be held on July 30 to August 7 in Japan. The video shows some history of the convention, plus clips from the cosplay competition (presumably from 2015), parade and side events.

The WCS is held over a one week period where representatives from different countries visit various parts of Japan, including Akihabara, Kyoto and Sendai, to promote the Japanese youth culture and its ability to connect internationally. The finale is usually held in Nagoya on the first weekend of August.

Chinese New Year celebrations in London

Video of Chinese New Year celebrations in London in 2014, with various events e.g. lion dance, dragon dance, music performance and other traditional shows.

In the “real” Chinese cities most people celebrate Chinese New Year with their family at home, a CNY festival of this scale is actually uncommon. In fact, some places like Kuala Lumpur are usually quite empty during this period as many have travelled back to hometown or vacationing somewhere else. Happy Lunar New Year.

Seoul Fashion Week with Chriselle Lim

Popular Korean-American social media star Chriselle Lim at the recent biannual Seoul Fashion Week. Runway, food, photography and heaps of fun…

Anime Expo (AX) 2015 promotion video

Promotion video for the upcoming Anime Expo (AX), the largest North American anime convention. The 1:40 minute clip showcases the happenings from previous year, i.e. the crowd, cosplayers, forums, exhibitions and Jpop shows.

AX is traditionally held on the first weekend in July. The annual event will again be hosted at Los Angeles Convention Center, their main venue since 2008.