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Bunch of youths really screamed like Goku from Dragon Ball at Suntec City

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Guan Zhen Tan | September 11, 2017 @ 11:42 am

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A bunch of youths, for some reason, due to irony or otherwise, created an event where they would scream like the characters of Dragon Ball.

Coined “Scream like Goku! Right outside CharaExpo2017!”, the event really eventually took place on Sept. 9 at the Suntec City Convention and Exhibition Centre.

For the uninitiated, the Chara Expo 2017 event was for all things Japanese: Anime, cosplay and the Albirex Niigata football team booth was there too.

For real?

No one knew for sure if this event was going to take place for real.

It was initially scheduled to take place at the Merlion Park opposite Fullerton Hotel, but it got moved, just in case the police intervened and arrested people for illegal gathering.

As previously mentioned, the origin of such strange and weird events are never serious.

They are meant to be somewhere in between a tribute and an elaborate joke, sometimes mocking fans who take their favourite shows way too seriously.

In other words, there’s a good chance the event itself would turn out to be a farce — just to see who showed up.

Actually happened

In this case, however, the organisers were dead serious, riding on the tailwinds of the surprisingly successful Naruto run event.

Here’s the evidence.

As one can see, while this Goku scream event was a comparatively smaller gathering, there were still a bunch of enthusiastic youths who were determined to see it through — with an actual Goku cosplayer showing up, no less.

No one knows for sure if they’ve achieved their supposed Saiyan evolution, but they mastered the power of gathering people.

What’s next, now they’ve got this crossed off the list?

The possibilities are endless — and it won’t be soon before long, perhaps.

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Top image adapted via Jeremy Wee’s Facebook video

About Guan Zhen Tan

Guan Zhen misses a time when the McDonald's at White Sands had two floors. If not listening to visual kei bands and doodling, she's probably thinking about how Ra is rowing his sun boat into the darkness of the night.

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