Posted on August 7, 2011

UK Kawaii Star of the Year 2011 at Hyper Japan

Hyper Japan ran a competition called the UK Kawaii Star of the Year 2011, and the winner was chosen on Sunday 24th July. There were 57 applicants, from which 5 finalists were chosen. Before the event, the public could vote online for their favourite. On the Hyper Japan website, we could read about the finalists … Continue reading

Cosplay at Hyper Japan

According to Wikipedia, “Cosplay (コスプレ), short for “costume play”, is a type of performance art in which participants don costumes and accessories to represent a specific character or idea.” I have to confess that I don’t know much more about cosplay than that, but I know that I like it. Even though I rarely recognise … Continue reading