Toy Convention 2017 is also known as The Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention. This is the largest toy , pop culture and collectible event in the country and even in Southeast Asian region.
SMX Convention Center
Toy Convention is held at the iconic SMX Convention Center Hall 1 to 4 from June 30 to July 2, 2017
10 Interesting to Do at the Toy Convention 2017 :
10.) Register with Collectors Hive – Collectors Hive is a site where collectors can register, trade and meet with fellow collectors. I have featured this online collecting site in my previous article post.
9.) Meet and Greet Celebrities – There are many pop icon , local celebrities and personalities which one can meet at the convention.
Ms. Carla Perez who portrayed Rita Repulsa together with Mr.Marcelle Fabie
Ms. Carla Perez portrayed Rita Repulsa is a villain of a popular show in 1990’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers . She is a Filipino-American and portrayed the second Rita Repulsa. The first one was also portrayed by a Filipino-Japanese actress.
Ms. Liza Soberano is the next actress to portray the role of Darna , a fictional character created by Mars Ravelo.
8. ) Life -Sized statues – There are dozens and life- sized statues from THOR , Groot, Iron Man among others.
7.) FREEBIES- There are several freebies that are given during the convention.
6.) M.A.C Studios create model building , custom paint, dioramas, scale models.
Mr. Israel Resurrection
5.) Comics Sale – There are hundreds of comics , anime and manga items for sale. Some are limited condition.
4.) Toys and Action figures for Sale – A tour of the convention is incomplete without a visit to the commercial booth section. There are hundreds or even thousands of toys to choose from.
3.) Collectors Gallery – There is not shortage of collectible stuffs at the convention – There were over 50 glass stands with thousands of toys collection owned by hundreds of collectors representing different kinds of themes.
Voltron collection by Ms. Anna Gajudo
2.) Popular merchandise items like Darna t-shirts, bags , mugs and pillow bags are on sale.
1.) Meeting with people having same passion and collection. – I have met several collectors from Coca-Cola Collectors Club members and other collectors.
Note : Photos are in collaboration with Mr. J.P. Perena