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K-Pop Band Got7 Brings Their Singular Brand of Fun and Talent to New York City

July 12 • by Mochi Magazine

Korean boy band GOT7 recently performed at the PlayStation Theater in New York City for the first time during their Fly in USA Tour. The concert hall was brimming with excitement, and fluorescent green light sticks sparkled in the crowd. When the background music dropped, the room erupted into screams as GOT7 made their entrance….

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Chatting With Comedian Jenny Yang At the APAHM Pacific Bridge Festival

May 31 • by Esther Cho

On May 21, 2016, Asian Americans made history on the steps of City Hall in downtown Los Angeles with the first annual outdoor music festival, called Pacific Bridge. The evening celebrated Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a free public festival of music headlined by Jhene Aiko. Other Asian Pacific American entertainers included in the lineup were Kevin…

Food & Health

Infographic: Reasons Why We Love Napping

April 21 • by Stephanie S Lee

April is known as Stress Awareness Month and now that it’s coming to an end, we’d like to make sure you stay stress-free for the rest of the year, or for life. Napping can be one of the best ways to recharge and energize for the remainder of the day. Just make sure you’re keeping…


The AOMG Crew Stateside for An Exhilarating New York City Concert

April 11 • by Xiaofei Jalette

One year after their successful U.S. tour, Korean record label AOMG returned with Follow the Movement 2016 American Tour, performing this past weekend at PlayStation Theater in New York’s Times Square. Cofounders Jay Park (ex 2pm member/rapper) and Simon Dominic (ex member of hip-hop duo Supreme Team), and labelmates Gray, Loco and DJ Pumpkin shook the…


Review: Korean Rom-Com “Like for Likes” Earns a Thumbs Up

March 1 • by Xiaofei Jalette

In this digital age, connections are simply one click away. With the recent rollout of Facebook’s revamped “like” buttons, people can now express emotions when liking a friend’s post. We’re all too familiar with relying on social media to stay updated with real time feeds of our loved ones—and we’ve all been guilty of secretly…

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A Mochi Exclusive with the Minds Behind “The Good Dinosaur” and “Sanjay’s Super Team”

November 27 • by Esther Cho

With “The Good Dinosaur,” Pixar and Disney have once again created a hit movie that’s guaranteed to pull on your heartstrings. Following the success of “Inside Out,” emotions come into play in a way that Disney fans may find very familiar. Without spoiling the movie, the film follows the journey of Arlo, a dinosaur who…


AMC’s “Into the Badlands” Not For The Faint Of Heart (and a Giveaway!)

November 23 • by Alexa Strabuk

AMC’s new show “Into the Badlands,” which premiered on Nov. 15, is not intended for the squeamish. The opening scenes of its pilot episode set a violent tone, foreshadowing what is sure to be a bloody, intense first season. Featuring beautiful scenes of gothic New Orleans, the show has been praised for its genre-bending, mixing…


A Behind The Scenes Look at New York’s Comic Con

October 13 • by Marietta Leung

New York Comic Con, one of the biggest East Coast events where all things nerdy, geeky, and cool come together, just celebrated its 10th year at the Jacob Javits Center. Thousands of vendors and super fans descended upon the Jacob Javits Center for the four-day event. Many tapped into their creative outlets and exhibited their fandom through their…


Mochi Exclusive: Q&A with Beauty Blogger Irene Kim at KCON 2015

August 11 • by Esther Cho

Fans of all ages gathered at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 31-Aug.2. Korean culture’s fan base has exploded in recent years, particularly with the growing popularity of Korean beauty vloggers, K-dramas and K-pop music online. It’s truly a cultural movement that is rapidly spreading across the globe. We had the chance to sit…


The Next Big Thing In Korean Beauty: The Beauty Wolf and Skin & Tonics Team Up

July 26 • by Tiffany Ayuda

Korean beauty has become a major trendsetter in the world stage of cosmetics and skincare. So much that now, many beauty bloggers have used it as a platform to become experts in these wunderkind BB cushion compacts, sheet masks, cleansing sticks, and essences. Kerry Thompson, creator of Skin & Tonics, and Coco Park, also known…