FF XIV ONLINE-THEMED SYDNEY GAY & LESBIAN MARDI GRAS PARADE FLOAT REVEALED

Sydney, 5th March 2019 – The first images of the successful collaboration with Sydney Gaymers that saw FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online become the first video game to march as part of a float in Sydney’s Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday 2nd March are now being unveiled.The float, which made its debut during the 2019 Parade Night, saw inflatables of a Moogle, Cactuar and Cherry Bomb … Continue reading FF XIV ONLINE-THEMED SYDNEY GAY & LESBIAN MARDI GRAS PARADE FLOAT REVEALED

Review: VIXX Shangri-la In Sydney

*Reproduced with permission from Asian Pop Radio* Welcome to the first of a series of reviews from the Asian Pop Radio team on VIXX’s Shangri-la tour in Australia! We will be covering both the Sydney and Melbourne legs of the tour; showing you, our APR crew member’s experiences and each sharing our favourite highlights. Our first review comes from crew member Katy, who attended the Sydney concert … Continue reading Review: VIXX Shangri-la In Sydney

Interview – Vera Chimera (Cosplayer)

Following on from naming her as the Japandaman Cosplayer Of The Month, we now have our interview with Vera Chimera which she kindly agreed to. Vera’s done some stunning  cosplays from Tracer (Overwatch), Ada Wong (Resident Evil), Black Cat (Marvel), Katrina (League of Legends), Tifa (Final Fantasy) plus a whole swagload more! Japandaman: When did you first discover cosplay & what inspired you to start … Continue reading Interview – Vera Chimera (Cosplayer)

Smash 2016 Update – Mecha Cosplayer Announced For 4th Guest

And the special guests keep rolling out for SMASH! 2016. This time it’s mecha cosplayer,TAKAHIRO (GOLDY) SAKAI! It’s shaping up to be an amazing looking convention for it’s 10th anniversary. Here’s the press release with all the info below. SMASH! 2016 GUEST PROFILE: COSPLAYER TAKAHIRO (GOLDY) SAKAI Official Website: http://gadgettool.web.fc2.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/Goldy-1549129935365479/ Meet TAKAHIRO (GOLDY) SAKAI also known as ‘The Gundam G u y ’. … Continue reading Smash 2016 Update – Mecha Cosplayer Announced For 4th Guest

SMASH! 2016 Update – Second Confirmed Guest

SMASH! 2016 is getting closer and closer and we’ve just heard the exciting news of a second guest being confirmed. Japanese voice actress AI NONAKA has been confirmed as attending SMASH! this year. I’ve included all the important information below straight from the press release. Sydney, NSW, June 6th, 2016 — Sydney’s #1 Japanese pop-culture convention, SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show, continues to surprise fans … Continue reading SMASH! 2016 Update – Second Confirmed Guest

Interview: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

The J-Pop Harajuku Kawaii Amabassador, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, is performing in Sydney, Australia on the 23rd of March as part of her current world tour. Japandaman HQ was lucky enough to snag a few minutes of her precious time for an interview which she graciously agreed to. Many thanks to Katey Smile for assistance with the questions, Handsome Tours and Angela Henley Publicity. Japandaman: Are … Continue reading Interview: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu