June 19, 2017


June, is always a big thing for me because it's that month where I see my husband and kids are happy hunting and  buying their respective toys and books collection at Toycon. Last Sunday at Uptwon Mall, the #Mendiolables were wide eyes as we had a preview of what to expect (and buy) at TOYCON POP LIFE FANXPERIENCE 2017.

The Philippine TOYCON, now on its 16th year, in partnership with Pop Life is bringing bigger, more fun and exciting event happening from June 30 to July 2, 2017 at SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.

What’s instore this year?
  • SEVEN big international celebrities for the Filipino fans to enjoy an up close and personal encounter! These include: Carla Perez – Rita Repulsa in the Power Rangers 90s TV Series, Charlie Bewley – The Vampire Dmitri, from the Twilight movie franchise, Lindsay Mckeon – Tessa the Reaper from the hit TV series, Supernatural, Karen Fukuhara – Katana of the Suicide Squad, Stefan Capicic – Colossus in the Deadpool Movie, Cas Anvar – the voice of Altair in Assassins Creed:Revelations, Kevin McNally – Joshamee Gibbs in all 5 Pirate of the Caribbean movies
  • The TOYCON also boasts of some of the biggest exhibits in the world of popular culture and this year’s highlights include:  Japan’s top toy brand, Kotobukiya, displays its latest line of Marvel, Star Wars and DC figurines along with the launch of the Frame Arms Girl Anime and merchandise.  Warner Brothers features its movie exhibit of its upcoming line of hit movies, IT, Ninjago, Justice League and the original movie prop doll of the horror cult classic, Annabelle.  Mars Ravelo’s Superheroes are featured in their classic art and comic form courtesy of the Mars Ravelo Estate and ABS CBN Licensing.  The TOYCON Toy Club Gallery – The biggest toy collectors’ exhibit ever assembled under one roof featuring top toy brands, Kotobukiya, Enesco, Bandai, Hero Cross, Hasbro, Mattel, Hot Toys and Lego. This exhibit makes ToyCon one of the most photographed events in the country.
  •  Artists Alley and custom artwork - fans meet their favorite local and international guest artists for custom sketches, signing and art critiquing
  •  The biggest dealer floor of around 240 merchants of various pop-culturemerchandise, comics, accessories, cosplay merchandise, toys and collectibles.
  •  The grand finals of the World Cosplay Summit Philippine Championship and our very own TOYCON Cosplay Competition
  •  The awarding of the very first Pinoy Pop Culture Awards
  •  Musical performances by British electronic duo, Addictive TV and top local bands
  •  ToyClicks toy photography competition and the Toy Customization contest


Pop Life Entertainment brings your ideas to life in the Creator Stage! All digital content creators and online celebrity aspirants can make their mark on the digital stage by creating their own content right at the Pop Life Creator Stage at the 2nd level of the SMX Convention Center. Share your genius and get a chance to be part of a global leader in multi-channel networks, Pro Am Studio!

The event is organized by the Asian Comics, Toys & Hobbies Collective Inc. and Pop Life Entertainment and co-presented by GLOBE. With sponsors MaxiCollector, Arigatoys, the Gaming Library, Warner Brothers Pictures, Bankee, Toy Empire, Ano Toys, Great Toys Online, Hygienix, Bully Boys Collectibles, Big Boys Toystore, Hubbyte, Kramer Toy Warden, Devant, Mogu-Mogu, and Bruder Toys. With media partners, ABS-CBN, History Channel, Psicom, Manilascape, PBNet and Retro 105.9 DCG FM.

For event details go to: www.toyconph.com and www.facebook.com/ToyConPh

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