HYPER JAPAN 2012 Cosplay

HYPER JAPAN is one of those events which not only has cosplayers, but fans dressed up in Japanese attire. This could be anything from kimonos, to Japanese street-fashion inspired looks. Take a look at a few of our favourite snaps below:             

Hyper Japan 2012: Day 2

Now that I had a mental map of the inner goings on of HYPER JAPAN, I was ready to hit the games. Nintendo Unleashed kept me highly entertained looking at the demo of yesterday’s released game The Last Story, with graphics as beautiful as Final Fantasy and pleasant dubbing – this is a J-rpg lots […]

Hyper Japan Diary: Day 2 *uncut*

Now that I had a mental map of the inner goings on of Hyper Japan, I was ready to hit the games today. Nintendo Unleashed kept me highly entertained looking at the demo of yesterdays released game The Last Story with graphics as beautiful as Final Fantasy and pleasant dubbing; this is a j-rpg lots […]

Hyper Japan 2012: Day 1

HYPER JAPAN is the UK’s biggest J-culture event, held at Earl’s Court in London the huge event runs over three days and this year is their biggest yet! As much as I love the bustle it was a relief to see that the queue wasn’t too long for HYPER JAPAN’s first day – moving around […]

The Lolita Dress Code

There is more to the title of ‘Lolita’ than a gaudy dress, the Lolita style is an adaptation of Rococo and Victorian period garments with street fashion. This fashion movement originated from Japan in the 1980’s and has evolved in a popular fashion trend worldwide. The Lolita outfit is composed of a few elements which […]

The Lolita Dress Code

There is more to the title of ‘Lolita’ that a gaudy dress, the Lolita style is an adaptation of Rococo and Victorian period garments with street fashion. This fashion movement originated from Japan in the 1980’s and has evolved in a popular fashion trend worldwide. There is more to the title of ‘Lolita’ that a […]

Secret Screening: In the Pool

I joined the Third Window Films mailing list a few years ago but never managed to make any of their free film screenings. This year’s resolution for me: ATTEND AS MANY FREE EVENTS AS POSSIBLE! So I pitched the idea to my world cinema partner in crime Ronnie and her sis Chrissy and plans were […]