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Hot Stuff: Calling All Geeks! TOYCON Is Coming Back To Manila With A Bang!

Hot Stuff: Calling All Geeks! TOYCON Is Coming Back To Manila With A Bang!

What started as a small event for toy collectors and toy enthusiasts in 2002 has since evolved into Asia’s biggest and longest-running convention for collectibles, toys, anime, comics, cosplay, gaming, and everything in between. 

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Organized by the Asian Comics Toys and Hobbies Collective Inc. (ACTHCI), the three-day event will bring together beloved pop culture franchises like DC, Marvel, Transformers, G.I. Joe, Gundam, Lego, and Star Wars. It’s an entertainment phenomenon, to say the least.  And with this year’s venue being in SMX, TOYCON is bound to be bigger and better than ever before. Think two whole floors of exhibits, selling, meet-and-greets, and more!

Last year, TOYCON collaborated with Pop Life! Entertainment for special appearances of famous names in the world of film, TV, music, comics, games, and anime—both local and abroad. Fans and attendees will be happy to know that the ‘FanXperience’ will be coming back.

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Cosplayers are also in for a treat. There will be a cosplay tournament wherein top cosplay artists get to mentor budding ones. Exciting prizes are up for grabs, and lucky particpants can score a chance to compete in the upcoming CosFanX championship over at Thailand! 

Lots of fun and excitement await you from June 30-July 2, 2017.  Visit the TOYCON Facebook page and website to learn more.

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