June 29, 2017

Boldly goes to where no CON has gone before! TOYCON Ph + Pop Life FanXperience : A winning combination


Get ready for the biggest TOYCON in the Asia! 

It used to be when TOYCON was just all about toys and collecting geeky stuff, and being under one roof with pop-culture fanboys, cosplayers, gamers and comic book nerds. But this year, TOYCON heads off for uncharted waters and borrowing from a certain famous space TV show, “Boldly goes to where no CON has gone before.”

The Philippine TOYCON, now on its 16th year, began an exciting partnership with Pop Life Entertainment, a leading international creative house and brand development company, last year to create the ultimate Fan experience for the Filipino pop-culture fans.

The Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention (TOYCON), Asia’s biggest and longest-running convention for collectibles, toys, anime, comics, cosplay, and gaming

ToyCon Pop Life FanXperience 2016 was the biggest celebration of all things associated with pop-culture such as toys, games, movies, cosplay, anime and collectibles.

FanXperience made ToyCon the staging-ground of the "ultimate fan experience” for the local fan base who got to get up close and personal for the first time with international celebrities like Kristian Nairn from Game of Thrones and Dean Cain from the Adventures of Superman. This year the TOYCON POP LIFE FANXPERIENCE 2017 takes it up a notch higher and promises bigger entertainment and a whole new playground for the digital generation.


TOYCON POP LIFE FANXPERIENCE launches to the stratosphere with not just one, two or three but SEVEN big international celebrities for the Filipino fans to enjoy an up close and personal encounter! 

These include: 
Carla Perez Rita Repulsa in the Power Rangers 90s TV Series 
Charlie BewleyThe Vampire Dmitri, from the Twilight movie franchise 
Lindsay MckeonTessa the Reaper from the hit TV series, Supernatural 
Karen FukuharaKatana of the Suicide Squad 
Stefan Capicic Colossus in the Deadpool Movie 
Cas Anvar the voice of Altair in Assassins Creed:Revelations 
Kevin McNally Joshamee Gibbs in all 5 Pirate of the Caribbean movies

The FanXperience will certainly give lucky fans a chance to interact one-on-one with these
big celebrities through the live panels and Meet & Greet sessions.

The TOYCON also boasts of some of the biggest exhibits in the world of popular culture and
this year’s highlights include:

Japan’s top toy brand, Kotobukiya, displays its latest line of Marvel, Star Wars andDC figurines along with the launch of the Frame Arms Girl Anime and merchandise. 
Warner Brothers features its movie exhibit of its upcoming line of hit movies, IT,Ninjago, Justice League and the original movie prop doll of the horror cult classic,Annabelle. 
Mars Ravelo’s Superheroes are featured in their classic art and comic form courtesyof the Mars Ravelo Estate and ABS CBN Licensing. 
The TOYCON Toy Club Gallery – The biggest toy collectors’ exhibit ever assembledunder one roof featuring top toy brands, Kotobukiya, Enesco, Bandai, Hero Cross,Hasbro, Mattel, Hot Toys and Lego. This exhibit makes ToyCon one of the mostphotographed events in the country. 
Artists Alley and custom artwork - fans meet their favorite local and internationalguest artists for custom sketches, signing and art critiquing 
The biggest dealer floor of around 240 merchants of various pop-culturemerchandise, comics, accessories, cosplay merchandise, toys and collectibles 
Other event highlights include: 
The grand finals of the World Cosplay Summit Philippine Championship and our veryown TOYCON Cosplay Competition 
The awarding of the very first Pinoy Pop Culture Awards 
Musical performances by British electronic duo, Addictive TV and top local bands 
ToyClicks toy photography competition and the Toy Customization contest


Pop Life Entertainment brings your ideas to life in the Creator Stage! All digital content creators and online celebrity aspirants can make their mark on the digital stage by creating their own content right at the Pop Life Creator Stage at the 2nd level of the SMX Convention Center. Share your genius and get a chance to be part of a global leader in multi-channel networks, Pro Am Studio!

Enjoy a brand new set of toys in a whole new playground as the TOYCON POP LIFE FANXPERIENCE happens on June 30 to July 2, 2017, SMX Convention Center Manila Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City

The event is organized by the Asian Comics, Toys & Hobbies Collective Inc. and Pop Life Entertainment and co-presented by GLOBE. With sponsors MaxiCollector, Arigatoys, the Gaming Library, Warner Brothers Pictures, Bankee, Toy Empire, Ano Toys, Great Toys Online, Hygienix, Bully Boys Collectibles, Big Boys Toystore, Hubbyte, Kramer Toy Warden, Devant, Mogu- Mogu, and Bruder Toys.

With media partners, ABS-CBN, History Channel, Psicom, Manilascape, PBNet and Retro 105.9 DCG FM.

For more event details visit www.toyconph.com and www.facebook.com/ToyConPh

Tickets are available online at SMTickets.com

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