Biggest Fan Meet at Toy ConPOPLIFE Fanx 2019

 TOYCON POPLIFE FANX 2019, the biggest and longest-running pop culture event in Asia and the entire country is set from June 28 to 30, 2019.  The Convention will be held at the iconic SMX Convention Center , Pasay City within Metro Manila.

This year Toy Convention PH is taking on a global stage with bigger attractions, more local and international guests, and the best Fan experience ever! With the biggest collections of comics, toys, designer toys and collectibles all under one roof. With more than 300 sellers and exhibitors in retail section.

There will be a lot of activities, meet and greet, cosplay, games, toy auction, comic artists and toy exhibitors at the convention.

Between 50,000 to 100,000 participants are expected to visit the convention .

The biggest names in art and toy design converge in this year’s TOYCON 2019, headlined by the godfather of street art and art toy legend, Ron English!

Come see how we play!
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Fun Camp at Jollibee Kiddie Meal

Jollibee which is the leading fast food chain in the country issue a 5 piece kiddie meal toys were issued by the company for the month of June, 2019 . This includes Jollibee that can swing under a tree, Twirlie which is seated on a camp fire which can be lighted, Yum which had a detachable paddle, Hetty had a fishing rod which can move, Popo is seated playing his guitar. All of these can be inter-connected to form one large camping site.

These toys are available in all Jollibee outlets nationwide.

Note: These toys are suitable for children over 3 years-old and must be accompanied by adults when they are playing the toys.

Amazing Array Collection in Quezon City ( Part 2)

The amazing husband and wife tandem had several types of collection. They were neatly arrange per category, like religious collection, kokeshi dolls, chess, elephant figurines among others.

paintings

enamel wares

I featured the collection few months ago

kokeshi dolls

sea shells

frog

potteries

elephant figurines

elephant figurines

Jolly Water Play Kiddie Meal Toys

Jollibee the country’s leading fastfood giant had released 5 new toys. The toys are come upon purchasing kiddie meals.

One can use these toys while playing on makeshift water  and these toys floats on water.

Twirlie is separate and one can attached the mainsail on the boat. Place on top of the water and blow to see Twirlie sail away. Twirlie rides her blue sailboat.

Hetty looks chill in her flotation ring. You can shoot rings into the floating Hetty.

Popo is in a life raft. Pull out the ripcord and see Popo spin around.

Yum is a free standing character then one can push the button and watch Yum dive into the water.

Jollibee is a free standing character and one can place Jollibee on top of the jetski. Remove the cover. One can put water inside and it will squirt water.

The new set of Jollibee kiddie meal- water play toys are available starting May 1 in all outlets until the supply lasts.

Note: Some of the toys contains small parts and the author is no connected with the company

Second Wave of RETRO Convention 2019 at Ali Mall

Retro Convention (RetroCon)2019 second wave had another successful trade fair, exhibit and show held at the iconic Ali Mall from March 30 and 31, 2019. This was organized by the same team behind the popular HistoryCon and supported by management of Ali Mall and Araneta Center in Cubao, Quezon City.

RetroCon crowdcrowds and booths

First Wave

The first wave was held last March 22 to 24 with Binibining Pilipinas 2019 candidates and Araneta Center management were on site to meet and greet their well wishers and collectors. The first wave also pave way for the reopening of ALI X, Ali Mall’s new wing that is home to all things vintage that are for sale.

vintage celebrity photos(old vinyl magazines, posters, photos etc…)

Nostalgia

We would remember that some of the old time serious collectors would have stalls, hosted swap- meets and hang-out area (tambayan) within Ali Mall.

stickerscollectors/dealers

Elmer Padilla
Mr. Elmer Padilla (Boy Tsinelas)

Mr. Elmer Padilla is more popularly known as “Boy Tsinelas“. He originally hailed from Catbalogan City in Samar province and decided to relocate to Imus, Cavite province in order to seek better pasture. He started to craft some well loved action figures by using old flip-flops as a medium to makes both ends meet.

He caught a netizen’s attention and posted his photos on Facebook, and was reposted in several pages around September 2017.

His crafts were presented to Mr. Mark Ruffalo (Hulk) an action figure from Filipino artist Elmer Padilla – Thor star Chris Hemsworth got one as well.

Table Bourse

There were at least 50 table bourse dealers with different kinds of unique items ranging from old magazines, photos, banknotes, coins, wood carvings, stamps, first day covers, antiques, tin robots, kewpie dolls, tektite, car plate numbers, soft drink bottles, stuff toys, game consoles, comics, books, rosaries, emphameras among other stuffs.

metal toysretro metal/diecast toys

Atty escanoAtty. Jose M. Escaño

There were other interesting actives like on the spot raffles, traditional games that were played on streets like tatsing, teks game cards among others.

tatsingtatsing game

Saw some familiar faces, friends and co-pickers within the group. There were live performances and on the spot auction for those looking for vintage items.

Retrocon 2019live performers 

Another highlight are the different comic artists and on the spot sketching activities. Unlike other events, It is open to the general public and there were no entrance fees!

Kawang KomiksKawangis Komiks and a Komikero /Comic book Artist

plastic toy carsretro plastic toys

Kewpie dolls
Kewpie dolls

There will be another event slated on April 14, 2019 SUNDAY at Ali X Auction dubbed as ” Grand Antiques and Collectibles Exposition“.