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The weekend of July 15th -17th sees the Hyper Japan Festival return to Olympia in London's Kensington. Three days of live acts, Music,culture and games for all the family .
Show opens on the Friday at 12pm , visit the site for more info and tickets..
Visit the Hyper Japan site Here!
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This years Hyper Japan Christmas Market at Tobacco Dock is to host ''Try1 ' , This Ninjitsu Dance stage act is set to get your hearts pumping as they bring their unique mix of dance and Ninjitsu to London .
Appearing on the 27th and 28th of November , if you like your martial arts ,your be gutted to miss these guys .
For more on Hyper Japan click the LINK BELOW
|Posted by THE SNAKE on August 5, 2015 at 7:45 PM||comments (0)|
Another sad piece of news in last weekend was the passing of wrestling legend Roddy Piper , Roddy Piper known as Roddy Rowdy Piper and Hot Rod to his fans started his wreslting career in 1969.
Having trained in Boxing and wrestling as well as recieving a Black Blet in Judo from Gene Lebell who also has trained the likes of Chuck Norris ,Bob Wall and more lately Ronda Rousey.
For many who may only watch the occasional wrestling Roddy became known to a bigger fanbase when he appeared in a string of films starting in 1977, but his films roles kicked of big in 1988 with lead roles in ''Hell Comes to Frogtown'' and John Carpenters ,They live. He continued to make films up his death .
A star of all the wrestling federations from WWE,WWF and Wrestlemania Roddy Piper has a huge fanbase worldwide.
In 2006 Roddy Piper was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma and underwent treatment well into 2007.
On July 31st 2015 Roddy Piper was found dead in his sleep ,he had died from a heart attack just hours before he was to appear at dedication service for another passed wrestler .
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J POP idols are big news in Japan but also worldwide, At this years Hyper Japan Festival Rio Hiiragi had the fans in a frenzy as they danced ,jumped and liturally ran round in circles on cue.
.I have seen fans go crazy ,but this was controlled crazy with timing ,they just new each of her songs to a 'T' and in tandem with the little pop idol ,gave onlookers a show..
|Posted by THE SNAKE on June 29, 2015 at 10:55 AM||comments (0)|
London Kung Fu fans can rejoice as Chang Seng is coming to London in August. Villianous star of Shaolin vs Lama,Heroic Fight,Kickboxer,Five Shaolin Fighters and more..
For more info on tickets and where , contact https://www.facebook.com/ricky.baker.50364" target="_blank">Ricky Baker via his facebook page.
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After years of waiting fans of the Shenmue series may have there conclusion to one of the greatest video games of our time.
After Sega releasing the rights to the Shenmue franchise to Yu Suzuki to make a third if he can finance it .
The reality has become real with Sony using Yu Suzuki's vision for Shenmue 3 as a booster to there E3 conferance.
Witha $2m dollar stretch goal for a PC and PS4 (digital only) version of the game already nearly meeting it's target in less then twelve hours of it's start ,the reality is real..
SHENMUE 3 is coming
YU Suzuki is the man....
visit the kickstarter page by clicking the link below.
|Posted by THE SNAKE on April 7, 2015 at 8:00 PM||comments (0)|
Celebrating Jackie Chan's 61st birthday , we are at K.I.T.G. where be adding some new Jackie Content to the site this forthcoming week to say thanks to the Worlds biggest Martial arts action star.
Jackie as Huo An in Dragon Blade
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Yes Jackie latest film Dragon Blade releases in China and Hong Kong on the 19th and 21st February 2015 , The film directed by Daniel Lee also stars Hollywood actors John Cusack and Adrien Brody.
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In our first news article of the year we have the sad news in today that British Martial artist and Action star / Stuntman Darren Shahlavi has passed away in Los Angeles .
The star aged just 42 actually died on the 14th January 2015 ,but his family have only today made it public. Darren who starred in such films Ip Man 2 with Donnie Yen and Sammo Hung ,The Package with Steve Austin ( Picture ) and Bloodmoon with Gary Daniels.
Darren also worked on big features in smaller roles or as a stuntman or choreographer in films like ''300'' , Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol, Watchman,BloodRayne as well as a host of TV series including the recent ARROW series.
Cause of death is unannounced at the moment.
Our thoughts are with his family . R.I.P. DARREN
Darren in Action in The Package with Steve Austin in 2012
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Yes last weekend was the London Film and Comic Con and Karate Kid star Ralph Macchio atended both days to meet and greet the fans . Star of the famous trilogy (which recently got a remake back in 2010 with Jackie Chan and Jadan Smith ) seems not to have aged other then maybe being a little heavier.And by the way he will be 53 on November 4th.
But Ralph Macchio also starred in other classics like ''CrossRoads''My Cousin Vinney'' and Distant Thunder which where all well known at their time of release.
You can not beat the classics and the 1984 classic Karate Kid is a iconic film which has many fans.
Ralph Macchio at London Film and Comic Con on October the 19th 2014 at Earls Court 2 in London.
Where have some more stills of the Karate Kid in our special look at the trilogy ,as soon as i find those video tapes , i might have to transfer them first to DVD to make viewing easier.
Watch this space -