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With a day to go on the calendar, we have listed some important notes on what to expect and “predictions” on the upcoming  12th Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention this weekend.

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • Toycon 2013 will occupy SM Megamall’s Megatrade Hall 1, 2, 3 and Function Rooms A and B.
  • Tickets are available online through the SM Ticket website or to any SM Ticket outlets nationwide
  • Tickets are worth P120 per day.
  • Toy bazaar, comics market and Collectibles booth will occupy Hall 1 and 2 while HERO Face off will be using Hall 3.
  • Largest toy gallery will be at Function Rooms A and B.

CONTESTS and COMPETITIONS

Aside from the Toycon individual cosplay competition and Hero Face Off, Toycon 2013 will have the following contests:

TOY CUSTOM CONTEST

PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

ART CONTEST

SPECIAL GUESTS

  • TOYCON regulars, Alodia and Ashley Gosiengfiao will be at the event again.
  • Myrtle Sarrosa to formally open Philippine Toycon 2013 on Saturday. She will also host the HERO Faceoff 2013 on Sunday.
  • Protege finalist Mikoy Morales will also host the HERO Faceoff 2013.
  • Korean model and DJ Jinri Park will also be there to grace the event.
  • Two of the world famous Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will have a meet and greet session.
  • Filipina Cosplayer, Ayumi and her band ROUGE to perform on Sunday at HERO Faceoff 2013.
  • Rhianna Floresca will be at the event on Saturday from 12nn to 1pm.

SCHEDULE

JUNE 14 (Friday)

  • Market day.

JUNE 15 (Saturday)

  • Ribbon cutting and opening ceremonies will be led by Myrtle Gail, guests from ABS-CBN and some featured cosplayers
  • Panel discussions about comics, toy collecting and customizing, cosplay and gaming.
  • There will be live band performances, Man of Steel and Pacific Rim exhibits and the Toycon Individual Cosplay Competition.
  • Alodia Gosiengfiao will have Photo op and signing session at Alodia & Ashley’s Booth on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Our friends from JusticePh will have a panel discussion about the topic “On the Road to the Justice League Movie”

JUNE 16 (Sunday)

  • HERO Faceoff 2013
  • Finals of the World Cosplay Summit Philippines National Qualifiers.
  • Special screening of Gundam UC Vol 1 and Kiba: The Dark Knight Gaiden.
  • Jinri Park meet and greet session. This is sponsored by Big Boys Toy Store.

PREDICTIONS

Team Deremoe in their podcast last Sunday had listed some tips and “predictions” for Toycon 2013.

  • “Famous” chibi cosplayer Ashley Misaki will be there.
  • Alodia and Myrtle to see each other hand on hand
  • Jampack venue
  • Shingeki no Kyojin Recon Corps cosplayers will swarm the event halls
  • Participants of the cosplay competition will use Psy’s Gentlemen on their skit
  • 25-30,000 people will attend Toycon 2013
  • Security guard will be strict again on attendees taking photos outside the hall
  • Pol Medina will not attend Toycon.
  • No “extenders” or sponsored segment during Hero Face off 2013
  • Japanese-inspired band Evening Tea Time will perform.
  • It will be the same thing as last year
  • TIP: Treat Toycon as Toycon

You can check the full podcast of the 36th episode of Roundtable Otakus titled “Subic Chicsers”, here

ToyconPH Official Website
Toycon 2013 Official Event Page
Facebook /toyconph
Twitter @officialtoycon

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