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Kickass Cosplay Alert: Disney Princesses in Armor

by Ethel Navales
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  Back in the 1980’s, Japan needed a name for the ongoing trend of people dressing up as their favorite cartoon, anime and comic book characters. They came up with the term “cospla

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Arden Cho Looked Stunning At The VMAs

by Ethel Navales
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  The beloved Arden Cho, who was featured in our Spring 2014 issue, turned heads on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, August 24, 2014. Cho wore a sparkly Sherri Hill dres

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Bear Hug Cookies, Yet Another Asian Racist Joke, Why Ferguson Matters to AA’s and Other MUST READS OF THE WEEK

by Ethel Navales
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1) Japanese cook creates bear hug cookies that are too cute to eat. (READ HERE)   2) Liar liar, pants on fire. Cheating in Asia at an all-time high. (READ HERE)   3) Senate Majority Leader

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Listen Up! Asian American Singer Z. Woods Talks Music And Identity

by Ruth Kim
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  Take a cruise down an open street with your windows down, and turn up Z. Woods on your stereo. You’ll be slowly head-rocking to his smooth, silky vocals that float effortlessly over soulf

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2006 vs. 2014: Which is Your Favorite Vanessa Hudgens Look?

by Ethel Navales
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  When you think of Vanessa Hudgens, the bright-eyed Gabriella Montez from Disney’s High School Musical probably comes to mind. After all, this is when Hudgens skyrocketed into her success.

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Adorable Japanese Children Share Thoughts on Love, War and Happiness

by Ethel Navales
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  If I were to ask seasoned, middle-aged individuals about their thoughts on war and love, my guess is that a handful would give me a response sprinkled with political opinions and even more w

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The Ultimate Cat Nap, Even More Yellowface and Other MUST READS OF THE WEEK

by Ethel Navales
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1) Get the ultimate cat nap with Japan’s new privacy hoods. (READ HERE) 2) Butter on a stick? A fan attached to chopsticks? Would you purchase these bizarre Japanese inventions? (READ HERE) 3) S

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#TBT: Men Do Makeup With Michelle Phan … and Fail Miserably

by Ethel Navales
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With over 4 million YouTube subscribers, Michelle Phan is easily one of the most known YouTube makeup artists to date. For years, she has taught us all about contouring, the perfect way to put on liqu

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Justin Chon, Harry Shum Jr. & Kev Jumba in Martin Scorsese’s ‘Revenge of the Green Dragons’ (OFFICIAL TRAILER)

by Ethel Navales
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  It’s finally here! We heard news of Revenge of the Green Dragons early in 2013 and now, finally, we get a glimpse into the highly-anticipated gangster action thriller set in New York in

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‘Yokohama Ratchet Pop': Crystal Kay Debuts New Sound

by Ruth Kim
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  “Yokohama Ratchet Pop”? Sign me up. That’s what Crystal Kay calls her new sound debuted in her latest single, “Dum Ditty Dumb,” and it’s the perfect jam to e

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