[PICS] Early 20th century women torturing themselves for beauty

[PICS] Early 20th century women torturing themselves for beauty

In the name of beauty and fashion, women will jump through some extreme hoops, and always have. Throughout history, the quest for beauty and status has taken on many different forms, ranging from corsets, teeth blackening (ohaguro), foot binding and rubbing arsenic on the face to achieve the kind of aristocratic pale complexion which meant … Continue reading

[PICS] Girls wrapped up in sushi?

[PICS] Girls wrapped up in sushi?

Called Mōsō Onēsan no Sushiya-san, or The Daydreaming Girl’s Sushi Restaurant, this is a unique range of gacha capsule toys set to hit the market from 26 January. While the concept may seem a little mind-boggling, the series was actually designed by a well-known manga artist called Toshinao Aoki, whose illustrations have finally come to … Continue reading

[PICS] In the name of the moon, I will marry you! Couple holds awesome Sailor Moon wedding in L.A.

[PICS] In the name of the moon, I will marry you! Couple holds awesome Sailor Moon wedding in L.A.

An American couple that seems to love Sailor Moon almost as much as they love each other took their vows, and not only are the outfits they wore for their ceremony the classiest cosplay we’ve seen in a long time, they’re just the beginning of the wedding’s many elegantly beautiful anime-inspired touches. The bride, Michelle … Continue reading

Sebastiano Serafini – Never Walk Alone

Sebastiano Serafini – Never Walk Alone

10 facts about Sebastiano Serafini’s 2nd single: 1) The title of the song is [NEVER WALK ALONE]. 2) It will be released on Friday, December 19th. 3) The cover photo was taken by Australian photographer Fabian Parkes who regularly works with major fashion magazines in Japan such as Nylon and Vogue. 4) The song will … Continue reading

[PICS] Hiro from Big Hero 6 comes alive!

[PICS] Hiro from Big Hero 6 comes alive!

How is your cosplay so perfect…?” “How did you escape from the movie screen?!” “Are you ACTUALLY Hiro?” For Filipino artist and self-confessed “cosplay dork” Jin, questions like these are a regular occurrence. Already an internationally recognised cosplayer, when promo images for Big Hero 6 were released last year, Jin began to get messages from … Continue reading

[PICS] Cat Selfies from Japan

[PICS] Cat Selfies from Japan

The cats have had it! After years of unsolicited fame, being victims to candid shots and paparazzi invading their space, they want to take some control over the pictures that their owners post on the Internet. And so the “cat selfie” is born. While most cats don’t have smartphones or fingers, without which they can’t … Continue reading