KCON 2019 the Biggest Yet, with NY Leg at Madison Square Garden

KCON, an annual event for K-pop fans across the world, will take place on the biggest scale ever, with its New York City leg set for the global landmark that is Madison Square Garden. The two-day KCON 2019 NY convention will take place at the Javits Convention Center and feature influencers in music, beauty and fashion from both countries.  View Article

KCON 2019 the Biggest Yet, with NY Leg at Madison Square Garden

KCON, an annual event for K-pop fans across the world, will take place on the biggest scale ever, with its New York City leg set for the global landmark that is Madison Square Garden. The two-day KCON 2019 NY convention will take place at the Javits Convention Center and feature influencers in music, beauty and fashion from both countries.  View Article

ScreenX Shatters Worldwide Box Office Record Increasing Last Year’s Box Office Performance by 85 Percent

ScreenX, the next-generation panoramic technology format, grossed $22 million in the worldwide box office in five months, surpassing its own box office record from the same time last year, experiencing a 85 percent surge in box office gross. This marks the fastest record-breaking milestone in the history of the innovative technology format. The top ScreenX markets include: US, Japan, Vietnam, Korea, China, Indonesia and Turkey, which all surpassed last year's box office gross. In comparison to last year's record, the box office gross increased fourfold in the US and doubled in Japan.

4DX and Anime Expo Present the First Annual “4DX Anime Film Fest”

CJ 4DPLEX and Anime Expo announced today the first annual “4DX Anime Film Fest” will take place at Regal LA Live, July 3 & 4. Anime Expo convention goers will be treated to exclusive screenings of Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer, Mobile Suit Gundam NT (Narrative), and Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the MOVIE – A Wakening of the Trailblazer enhanced with 4DX motion and environmental effects. In addition, there will be a 30-minute Q&A panel with screenwriter and cast following the Mobile Suit Gundam NT (Narrative) screening to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the series.

Korean Mega Chain Opens Second Chicago Bakery in Wicker Park

Korean-French bakery chain Tous Les Jours has opened its second Chicago location, debuting chocolate croissants, cloud cream cakes, and macaroons along Division Street just in time for last weekend’s Do Division street festival. Since opening its first U.S. store in 2004, Tous Les Jours has expanded to about 50 in America. The chain debuted in Korea in 1988 and has more than 1,600 stores in American, Korea, China, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Mongolia.

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ To Be Sony’s First Conversion To ScreenX 270-Degree Format

For moviegoers interested in a new way to experience Spider-Man, Sony has set its first partnership with CJ 4DPlex to convert this summer’s Spider-Man: Far from Home into the 270-degree, panoramic ScreenX format. The July 2 release will be the studio’s first in the new format. Sony and CJ had previously teamed on a 4DX release of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Screenings in 4DX offer moving seats and other sensory and environmental effects to augment viewing. Far From Home will also be made available in 4DX.