21 Apr, 2017 in Brussels

In my last visit to Brussels for the 2017 museum night I took the next morning to do the Brussels comic route and explore around the city looking for comics murals. What a neat project. It started in the early 1990s and by now the city collection offers no less than 50 murals on various […]

10 Sep, 2014 in Kyoto
Kyoto International Manga Museum (20)

To take a break from my Kyoto temple/castle run, I made my way into a small yet promising museum – the Kyoto International Manga Museum. I know very little about Manga, but living in Asia it is a phenomenon that’s very hard to ignore, and I believe it’s now very popular world wide. I remember […]

12 Aug, 2011 in Cosplay, HK Events
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Hong Kong news reported that people were lining up upto 3 days before Ani-Com in order to get their hands on collectable rare figurines. It seemed an even bigger attraction than the Japanese AV pornstars and the Cosplay competition.   What’s the big deal about figurines? I’m not sure… but have a look …

17 Aug, 2009 in HK Events
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Figurines collectables were the center of attraction, some of the fans queuing up a few days in advance to Anicom HK 2009 to be the first in line to buy some of those. Following are some of the figurines at the exhibition.   I don’t know who …

13 Aug, 2009 in HK Events
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The 11th Hong Kong AniCom for 2009 was held at the HKCEC during the beginning of August hosting the best of animation and comics in the region.   Breaking all previous records, this was – by far – the most crowded event I’ve been to in HK. Doing the mistake …

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