If you are into movies, anime, comics, toys, cosplay, and anything pop-culture related: well you are in luck! One of the biggest comic conventions in Asia is happening this month, and we give you a few reasons on why you should attend Asia Pop Comic Con:
1) It is the Philippines’ first time to host the event
Asia Pop Comic Con is among one of the major pop culture convention events in Asia, and for this year, the Philippines has been selected to host this major event. Being the Philippines’ first major comic con event, we are sure that pop culture aficionados are looking forward to the events happening during the convention.
2) Major artists are coming to the Philippines
Are you an avid follower of the TV series Arrow and The Flash? Then you are in luck, as Colton Haynes (who plays the role of Roy Harper/Arsenal in both Arrow and The Flash) is coming to the convention as a guest. Aside from regular appearances to the two DC Comics TV series, Haynes also starred in movies such as San Andreas.
Also, Paul Bettany, best known for playing the role of Vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron, will be at the convention as well.
3) Our local artists are also well-represented
Filipinos are talented in the arts, and it is simply just right for them to represent the country at Asia Pop Comic Con.
You got our local comic book stars Carlo Pagulayan, Stephen Segovia, Leinil Yu, and Mico Suayan present at Asia Pop Comic Con. Also, cosplay goddess Alodia Gosiengfiao and star cosplay photographer Jay Tablante will be there too.
4) The big brands of pop culture will be there
Yes, stores and representatives from Marvel, DC Comics, Disney, Lego, and Sanrio will be there at the convention to showcase their latest projects and products, and to answer a few questions from their loyal fans.
5) You get to know what is trending with the youth and fellow collectors
We got to admit this: pop culture trends have really changed and evolved these days, it is sometimes hard to track these trends.
Ever wondered why Funko Pop toys are very collectible and popular nowadays? Or why there is a resurgence in popularity with Lego toys? Attending this convention will help you answer these questions!
Asia Pop Comic Con 2015 will be happening from September 17-20 at World Trade Center, Pasay City. You can purchase tickets here.