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6th Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention 2007

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The Ultimate Toy Gathering Transforms Manila

Giant robots, hi-tech gear, armies of soldiers and warriors, heroes, villains and a truly mind-boggling spectacle of exciting sights and sounds. Sounds like a big-budget Hollywood movie? Well, it actually is…something much better!

Thrill to the biggest gathering of all collectors, gamers, and hobbyists on this side of the planet as the Collectibles Unlimited Association Inc. brings you, the “6th Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention 2007”. Better known as the Toycon, this annual event boasts one of the most highly attended conventions ever put up in a single venue.

This event has garnered unparalleled success in the past, with almost thirty thousand people participating in it since it began in 2002. It has been a groundbreaking event which celebrates the diversity of toy collecting and the enthusiasm of the comics, collectibles, hobbies and gaming communities in the country.

Now on its sixth year, TOYCON 2007 continues its proud tradition of bringing you the biggest and the most awe-inspiring exhibits, as it celebrates this year’s theme: TOYCON TRANSFORM! This year Toycon is geared up to celebrate the biggest toy property to hit the big screen: TRANSFORMERS, with the release of the live-action, big-budget movie in July produced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Michael Bay.

In line with this, Toycon this year will feature the Transformers exhibit featuring the finest and rarest Transformers toys, memorabilia and collectible merchandise presented by the Transformers fan group, Cybertron Philippines. And in addition Solar-UIP, local distributors of the Transformers Movie will set up an exhibit that highlights the exciting photos, merchandise and sneak peek trailers of the upcoming blockbuster.

A Transformers art gallery will be put up on display featuring the art and works of comic artist and illustrator, Floro Dery. He is the concept artist and character designer of some characters of Generation 1 series and the animated classic movie. The exhibit will be here for the 1st time in our country and will be curate by Transformers Philippines.

Another exciting feature of this year’s Toycon is the launch of an international toyline, Kodai Jinns, created by Dig Deep Entertainment based in Hong Kong. This will be the world-wide release of this new exciting line of action figures designed by international comic book artist Walter McDaniel who will grace the convention, along with Dig Deep artists and creators, Digger, Yuri Timg and Mike ****.

Of course the main draw of the convention is the sheer volume and variety of all things collectible and fantastic! It is participated in by the top toy distributors, online gaming companies, hobbies, sports and collectibles merchants in the country with over a hundred different booths featuring collectible merchandise, exhibits of the hottest toys and game properties, role-playing game tournaments and online gaming competitions, various artwork from the country's best anime and comic book artists and various attractions in the sci-fi and fantasy genre.

Of course not to miss out on the other event highlights of Toycon like customized toy making contests, comic art contests, auctions, anime dance competitions, TransFormers fan art contest, character creation contest, comics creation contest, kiddie contests, stage games and rides, fan film contest, animated film contest, exclusive items for prizes and giveaways and the country’s biggest COSPLAY Competition!

The 6th Philippine Toycon will once again transform the landscape of Philippine conventions and make a toy fan out of each of the thousands lucky enough to roll into the SM Megatrade Hall 2 &3 on June 16 and 17, from 10:00 Am to 9:00 Pm. Toycon fans, get ready to unite and Transform!

The 6th Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention is presented by Globelines Broadband, Alaska Yamoo, Psicom Publishing, HERO TV, ABS-CBN, and the Megatrade Hall.

Sponsored by MaxiCollector, E-Games, Fudge Magazine, Fully Booked, Solar-UIP, Cybertron Philippines, Toy Kingdom, SM Storyland, AsianTech, Bankee, 2-Rats, Comic Odyssey, ABS-CBN Interactive, Mcdonalds, Ecko, Sculpeyman Trading, Hobby Master 2000 Studio, LG, Discovery Suites and Dig Deep Entertainment.

Official Media Partners are the Manila Bulletin, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Magic 89.9, NU 107, UNTV 37, Yehey.com, ClicktheCity.com, PinoyExchange.com, Stickcam.com, Creative Voices and Otakuzine.

For details and info about the 6th Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention, please visit http://www.toyconph.tk or http://toycon.blogspot.com | email : [email protected] |or call 0917 9802643


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