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Get Creative: AsiaPOP Comicon Manila Announces First Batch of International Artists

 

From international artists’ Stanley Lau aka artgerm, Quiccs, Alan Quah, Simone Legno, to Jason Freeny, these creative geniuses are set to share their talents and insights to thousands of pop culture fans from all over the region who will converge at the country’s biggest pop culture convention.  And joining the first roster of guests are Cosplay Authority Global Challenge (CAGE) stalwarts Haiden Hazard, Philip Odango, Pion Kim, and Jin “behindinfinity”, to share their passion for bringing their favorite characters to life. The CAGE is one of the biggest cosplay competitions of its kind in the region.

AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2016 Day 3

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The biggest pop culture event in Asia had landed in Manila and was unstoppable on its third straight day as AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2016 welcomed thousands of attendees from all over the world.   Spanning the entire SMX Convention Center at the Mall of Asia Complex, the scale that APCC 2016  was on was mindblowing, and on its second straight year it had an impressive lineup of guests and unique attractions from around the world for attendees to enjoy, bringing the latest and hottest trends, activities, and attractions pop culture had to offer. For a glimpse of an exciting Day 1, click here, and for our coverage of Day 2, click here.

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AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2016: Day 2

 

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The biggest pop culture event in Asia had landed in Manila and was going strong on its second straight day as AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2016 welcomed thousands of attendees from all over the world.   Spanning the entire SMX Convention Center at the Mall of Asia Complex, the scale that APCC 2016  was on was mindblowing, and on its second straight year it had an impressive lineup of guests and unique attractions from around the world for attendees to enjoy, bringing the latest and hottest trends, activities, and attractions pop culture had to offer. For a glimpse of an exciting Day 1, click here.

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AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2016: Day 1

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The long wait was over but the excitement had just begun as AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2016 finally opened its doors to the public for the first time last Friday.  Spanning the entire SMX Convention Center at the Mall of Asia Complex, APCC 2016 will definitely be the biggest pop culture event the country has seen, with an impressive lineup of guests and unique attractions from around the world for attendees to enjoy.

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AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2016 Press Conference Kicks Off Pop Culture-Filled Weekend

 

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Extraordinary artists gathered from all over the world got to show what exciting things are in store for fans of pop culture this weekend as AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2016 held its press conference at the luxurious 5-star Hilton Conrad Hotel at the Mall of Asia Complex.  Presented to the media were APCC’s special guests, world-renowned cosplayer Alodia Gosiengfiao, comic book veterans Whilce Portacio, Ken Lashley, and Mike Zeck, along with exceptional artists Jason Palmer and Shinichiro Kitai from DEVILROBOTS, all thrilled to meet fans and enthusiasts from all over this weekend.

APCC Red Carpet Giveaway Captain America: Civil War

 

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Great news to all Marvel fans as AsiaPop Comic Con/APCC will be giving one lucky winner a once in a lifetime all expense paid* trip to be at the Captain America: Civil War Red Carpet World Premiere in Hollywood, USA in their APCC Red Carpet Giveaway—Captain America: Civil War.

Upcoming Event: Collecticon 2015

 

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A celebration of the many interesting hobbies people just cant get enough of, Collecticon will be on its eighth straight year of showcasing the best of collectibles, toys and comics, with fun attractions and side events added in this two-day affair.  Brought together by Hobbiworx and PinoyToyKolektor,  Collecticon 2015 will run from September 26-27, 2015 at Megatrade Hall 3 of SM Megamall.  With lots of exhibitors of all manner of hobbies slated to show off their best and latest products and creations, it’s an event worth dropping by for.  arkadymac.com is a media partner for Collecticon 2015, and we will be doing coverage of the event.

Vampy, Jeremy Shada, Make Out Monday, Allison Harvard, J Ryu at APCC Presscon

 

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Excitement for upcoming event AsiaPop Comic Con Manila 2015 reached fever-pitch as amazing international guests made smashing appearances one after another for the media at the press conference Tuesday afternoon.  Held at the plush Salon de Ning of The Peninsula Manila, Vampy, Jeremy Shada, Make Out Monday, Allison Harvard, and J Ryu surprised everyone by already being in Manila to help promote the event. arkadymac.com is an official media partner for APCC Manila 2015, and we are glad to bring you the highlights of the event.

Paul Bettany (Vision of Avengers) and Colton Haynes (Arsenal of Arrow) New Guests at APCC Manila 2015

 

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With only a few weeks to go before the biggest pop culture gathering to hit Asia comes to Manila, more celebrity guests have been announced as AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2015  continues to send fans into a frenzy as they reveal the latest Hollywood actors to headline the convention slated on September 17 to 20 at theWorld Trade Center in Pasay City. Flying to Manila to spice up the Comicon and to meet his fans is English actor Paul Bettany, whose role as Vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron, was a big hit to audiences everywhere.

 

Jason Momoa (Khal Drogo), Vampy Bit Me, Whilce Portacio Coming to Manila for AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2015

 

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Jason Momoa (Khal Drogo from HBO’s Game of Thrones), Whilce Portacio (Filipino comic book artist), Cosplayers  Vampy Bit Me, LeeAnna Vamp, Monika Lee and Riki ‘Riddle’ Lecotey are only some of the amazing international  guests slated to visit Manila as AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2015 shapes up to be the biggest  pop culture gathering in Philippine history to bring together the very best in movies, television, entertainment, comics, toys, collectibles, gaming, cosplay for one mega event in September.