Marina Bay Sands in Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire. Credit: ©2019 Gosho Aoyama/Detective Conan Committee and Odex

See Singapore in a different light in ‘Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire’

Jun 10th, 2019 Action, Animation, Child-friendly, Crime, Drama, Thriller Marcus Goh 9 min read

The year was 2016. The Singapore Writers’ Festival had a very special guest – the  creator of the Detective Conan series, Gosho Aoyama. Of course, Detective Conan fans were delighted to have the creator of their beloved series visiting our sunny island – but little did they know that he had fallen in love with Singapore as well. So when Aoyama-san returned home, he set…

Gild Tesoro (Kazuhiro Yamaji) in One Piece Film: Gold. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

Not even Iron Man is richer than this anime character – guess who

Aug 22nd, 2016 Action, Adventure, Animation, Child-friendly, Fantasy Marcus Goh 7 min read

Films are the fulfilment of our fantasies, and virtually everyone’s fantasy is to be super rich. After all, how else does Iron Man afford all his suits (and planes and buildings)? But it’s not enough to be rich. You have to be the richest man in that movie’s universe, otherwise every Tom, Dick and Harry would be able to buy a suit of armour that flies and…