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Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea reopens

Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea have officially resumed operations after four months of closure. The theme parks at Tokyo Disney Resort reopened yesterday, 1 July, with protective measures to contain further spread of the virus. According to Disney Parks Blog, Tokyo Disney Resort is implementing enhanced health...

Disney announces the delay of reopening of California theme park

Disney announced on 24 June that the company will delay the reopening of its theme parks in California due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in the US. The House of Mouse planned to reopen Disneyland and Disney California Adventure on 17 July 2020, the 65th anniversary...

Disney World to open gates for Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom

Disney World will reopen its gates, ending a long closure of the park that left the Walt Disney Company reeling. The Disney theme park, which employs around 70,000 people, plans to begin a phased reopening on 11 July for its Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom parks. Disney...

Siggraph 2020 announces 163 selected research papers for Technical Papers Program

SIGGRAPH 2020 announces 163 selected research projects from 24 countries as part of its world-renowned Technical Papers program. Throughout its now 47-year history, the conference has continuously delivered innovative, cutting-edge research across the many subfields of computer graphics. With its recent move to virtual, SIGGRAPH 2020 is...

9th Annual Asian Animation Summit to be held in Indonesia this year

Kidscreen announced that the ninth-annual Asian Animation Summit is moving forward as a live event scheduled to take place in Bali, Indonesia from 18 to 20 November. Throughout the three-day event, up to 30 projects from Indonesia, Korea, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, Japan and elsewhere in Asia-Pacific that...

Comic artist Abhijeet Kini to conduct a Comic Workshop at Kala Ghoda Art Festival 2020

With the comic industry booming in India and many aspiring comic artists showcasing their art through various social media platforms, Abhijeet Kini Studios is having a comic workshop at Kala Ghoda Art Festival 2020, this coming weekend. The workshop will be focusing on making comics and will...

Esports Federation of India announces its national team for the first AESF Tournament

Indian National Qualifiers were organised by Esports Federation of India (ESFI) for first AESF e-Masters Chengdu 2020 on 26 to 27 Dec 2019 for Arena of Valor, e-football PES 2020, Warcraft III and League of Legends. e-Masters has an overall prize pool of Rs 42 Mn. “We...

India’s first IP based play zone to open in Delhi NCR

Tinga Dojo, a green superhero dog has arrived to make the planet green and tackle climate change. The completely new IP will be represented by Animation International India, a renowned name in content licensing and syndication industry across Asia. This global firm has been successfully creating and...

Lego showcases its Creator Expert Modular Bookshop at SGCC 2019

LEGO Singapore revealed for the first time to the worldwide public at the Singapore Comic Con (SGCC) 2019. The announcement was revealed together by Kevin Ahn (the Asia Pacific Market Integration & Community Engagement Manager) and Rohan Mathur (Marketing Director for Emerging Asia). Rohan commented, “The LEGO...

Dc Comics Illustrators Part Of Stellar Guest Line Up At Singapore’s Largest Comic, Games And Toys Convention, This December

Pop culture fans of comics, games, toys, cosplay and everything else in between can rejoice as the annual Singapore Comic Convention (SGCC) 2019 returns from 7 to 8 December at Marina Bay Sands with tickets going on sale from 1 July 2019. SGCC will join other constituent...