Bigger and Better! ToyCon 2014

Happy 75th Birthday, Batman!

Another year, another ToyCon! Yay! (Said me and every other nerd in Metro Manila)

For those who don’t know, ToyCon (or Toy Convention) is the single biggest event in the Philippines where comic book, sci fi, anime, video game, and Cosplay geeks are gathered to celebrate all geekishness.

Cute Tokidoki tumblers!

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Life size Hulk is HUGE!

Even though I’m not a toy collector, I still go to see the awesome statues they have on display there every year. Here are some of my favorites. Both commercially sold and custom made. (Be warned, THERE IS A LOT.)

ToyCon celebrating Batman's 75th Anniversary!

Wonder Woman! And then there's the girl on the right.


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Not sure what people do with just the heads, but okay.

...or BOX heads. (But they're cute though.)

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How creepy would it be if he turned to you right now?

What's better than Liam Neeson? A LOT of Liam Neeson!

The King of Comedy immortalized.

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Classic X-Men

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Look at the detail on that face!

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Incredibly detailed Arkham Knight statue...and Arkham Knight isn't even out yet!

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...Why. Seriously, WHY?!

The cosplaying is absolutely fun to see. It’s as close as you’re ever going to get to have your favorite characters come to life! And even though our cosplay in the Philippines is miles from what it is in the US or Japan, every now and then I see a cosplayer and I go “that’s actually pretty good!” Pinoy ingenuity is quickly advancing to a global level! Just look at Alodia! She’s famous all over the world for her costumes (not to mention her doll-esque beauty.)

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Alodia as Mikasa Ackerman from Shingeki No Kyojin

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Guardians Cosplayers are so much better than the Bat-Family.

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Blue Ranger and White Ranger with gut and spandex porn star Spider-Man.

I look forward to going to ToyCon every year. It’s a wonderland for fanatics. And with the rise of all the superhero movie phenomenon, the con grows bigger and better every year! Pretty soon, Megatrade isn’t going to be enough to house us! Maybe the next one’s going to be at an open field or something? Haha, wherever it’s going be, I’m going to be there for sure! I can’t wait!

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With bespren Deathstroke and bespren Jeoffrey.

For more info on ToyCon, (and if you don’t want to miss the next one) like their Facebook Page!

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