TOYCON 2013: What To Expect and “Predictions”


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.


  • 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.


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





  • 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.


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.


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

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