SMX Convention Center , Hall A, B, C and D , Pasay City -Philippines
Toy Convention 2016
Pop Culture Enthusiasts, Toy Collectors , Cosplay, Comic Book Lovers , Coke bottle collectors , Card Gamers and anything that brings back memories of childhood. The Philippine Toys , Hobbies and Collectible Convention ( Toy Convention ) which is on its 15th anniversary, is proud to announce it’s partnership with Pop! Life Entertainment to create the ultimate FanXperience for the Filipino pop-culture fans!
The ToyCon 2016 + Pop Life FanXperience will be the culmination of 15 years of fan entertainment in the Philippines. It will be the biggest celebration of all things associated with pop-culture such as toys, games, movies, cosplay, anime and collectibles.
Sesame Street and Muppet character toys on display
This is no doubt Southeast Asia’s Bigger, Bolder and Bewitching convention. This is one of the pioneer and longest running event of this kind and magnitude .
Here are the 12 Things to Do During the Toy Convention 2016
a magazine collector with a day’s haul
12.) Try to Scout for Unique and Rare Collectibles – People usually are on the constant search for unique and rare collectible items . Toy Convention can open the gates for finding same collectors with same hobbies and interest. There are also rare and collectors edition funko pop toys, Voltes-V 40th anniversary toys and a whole lot more!
miniature Christmas village
11.) Christmas in June exhibit by Coca-Cola Collectors Club of the Philippines – Christmas season is still 4 months away, BUT collectors of Coca-Cola miniature Christmas village complete with train tracks, vehicle , toys , bottles , cards and toys . The officers and members are there to showcase their collection of different items not only from the Philippines but also all over the world. Some of the hard to find items were issued during Communist USSR and pre-1970’s China ( Mao Tse Tung era) bottles. Have a chance to meet Filipino collectors and traders of these items. Coke Philippines had an interesting and colorful history spanning over 100 years !
10.) Voltes V- 40th Anniversary- June 4, 1977 marks the 40th anniversary or Ruby anniversary In the Philippines, Voltes V has embedded itself in Filipino pop culture and the original opening song in Nippongo was even translated into Tagalog by Mr. Joey de Leon. This is one of the anime series that was banned by the Marcos administration and final 4 episodes were not aired because of excessive violence. Do not forget to pose a souvenir shot at the imposing 22 feet tall statute .
8.) Cosplayers- They play an important role in every Toy Convention whether here or abroad. kids, teenagers and adults .
Superman cos-players Ms. Herbert Manalo Chavez and a kid
7.) Meeting with Celebrities and Pop Culture Icon – Toy Convention is a place to meet local celebrities and people with the same passion for collecting stuffs.