J-Fest at Nikkei Centre: A Cosplay + Fandom Celebration

J-FEST was at Nikkei Centre was on March 7! It was a celebration of all things J-pop hosted by the Vancouver Anime Convention Society. J-Fest was a culmination of fandom for the love of favourite animes, mangas, games, and the like. I got to watch performers taiko drum, speak with local artists in the Artist Alley/Dealer […]

POP! Japan

NEW TO NIKKEI LIFE: POP! JAPAN Nowhere in the world is pop culture more prevalent, eclectic & unique than in Japan 『ユニークな日本のポップカルチャーをちょっと覗いてみちゃう?』   Entertainment. Anime. Manga. Cosplay. Fashion.. and much more! From the fashion trends of Harajuku and Shibuya, to the kawaii (cute) culture of “deco den”, to the exciting stories of manga and anime, […]