12 Things To Do During Toy Convention 2016

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 !

 Coca- Cola Collectors Club of the Philippines members and officers

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 .

larger than life character
9. ) Peanuts – Larger than life characters of well- loved characters . The characters who appear in movies, TV specials and episodes of TV series were illustrated by Charles M. Schulz.  There are a lot of comic stuffs, stuffed toys and items .

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.

Dean Cain

He is known for his role as Superman  in the TV series Lois and Clark : The New Adventures of Superman, host of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! and the soap opera series  Hit the Floor. He is also back as the father of Supergirl’s father Jeremiah Danvers.

Dean Cain

Mr. Dean Cain will also have meet and greet opportunity with his fans during the convention .

Ms. Regine Tolentino

Celebrity mom and host Ms. Regine Tolentino spotted at the Toy Convention

Kristian Nairn- Hodor

6.) Game of Throne Comes Alive – Irish actor Kristian Nairn, Game of Throne is here in the Philippines !

Hodor, the simple-minded servant of House Stark at Winterfell working in the stables was killed by the wights in Season 6 after a heroic effort to help Bran Stark and Meera Reed escape. His death immediately became a trending topic in social media.

Pop Life FanXperience executives together with local organizers

WAy Cool PH booth selling cards and toys ( Mr. Wayne Patrick Hsu )

5.) Meet Card and Board Games Collectors- card collectors would be happy to know that there were NBA and Game card collectors sellers and dealers .  Some schools during the late 1980’s up to the mid-1990’s even banned these cards within the school premises as it promotes gambling  , These items are collectible and are here to remind people of the much simple life and simple ways to acquire them.  We usually swap hard to find items or sell them for a small profit.   Way Cool PH sells these items online at their FB page  . Contact : +63947-323-4959

Mario Mauer

4.) Funko Toys- One of the biggest selling vinly toys  in the world. Try to collect famous characters.

Stan Lee funko toy

3.) Stan Lee Memorabilia items and collectibles – Have a chance to see the items . Almost all the items on display were personal collection of Mr. Stan Lee

2.) Bargain Sale and Discount Promos

PHP Comics Artists

1.) Filipino Pop Culture and Artists Shine- Learn  , interact and share personal experiences of Pinoy Pop Culture at the annual Toy Convention . One can interact and buy works of young comic artists from different parts of the country .

Encantadia 2016

Encantadia 2016 is set to air  on July 2016 on the network’s GMA Telebabad block  . The series garnered both popular and critical recognition at home and abroad, including winning the 2005 Teleserye (Television Series) of the Year at the Los Angeles-based Gawad Amerika Awards.

Heneral Luna booth

The Movie is a historical epic film starring John Arcilla as Heneral Luna.

Website : http://henerallunathemovie.com/

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