The Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention or TOYCON is a highly-anticipated annual event which celebrates the diversity of collecting as a hobby

which is highlighted by the launch of upcoming blockbuster movies, the latest games and gadgets, awesome advances in animation, comics, anime and manga

and the sensation of the latest releases in toys and collectibles. It is a gathering of collectors, cosplay enthusiasts, gamers, artists and musicians

all bonded by a common passion. It is simply put the biggest pop culture event in the country.

See you this June 30-July 2, 2017 at the SMX CONVENTION CENTER HALLS 1-4, SM MALL OF ASIA, Manila, Philippines

Thursday, June 30, 2005

thanks to our marshals

We like give thanks to our marshals and convention volunteers
for helping us making the event organized.

thanks for contributing for Toycon PH

thanks to:

1) Patrick Henry de Dios
2) Patrick Ryan de Dios
3) Aaron Chua
4) Bernalyn Cuevas
5) Raisa de Guzman
6) Josele May Ong
7) Cheska De Leon
8) BJ Malapitan
9) Gni Zamora
10) JC Sampedro
11) Jay-ar Robis
12) Gilbert Perez
13) Ron Ace Perez
14) Bryan Garcia
15) Allen de Guzman
16) Zaerone Guzman
17) JC Bautista
18) Louanne Alvir
19) Danison Jay Antazo
20) Micheal Angelo Maglaque

Wednesday, June 29, 2005

photos coming up

we are still managing our photo files and press release coverage of the event.
we will post it as soon as we finish updating it.

here are some photos from www.toyrepublic.net


photos from the Customize Action Figure contest
photos by: eric9


photos by: pepito14

Tuesday, June 28, 2005

more photos

we got some photos available now for viewing

photos from Toy Republic
http://www.toyrepublic.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=687


and for cosplay photos
http://public.fotki.com/siopaomaster2/toycon_2005/

http://photobucket.com/albums/b99/Huzafan2/Toy-Con-June26-2005/

thanks to our contributors for sharing their photos.

we will buzz you out for the schedule of TV coverage and published featured articles in newspaper and magazines.

thanks again for making Toycon PH the best convention in the Philippines.

Monday, June 27, 2005

some photos of the Toycon PH 2005

Mark Cerbo our P.A. of Toycon PH and founder of TransFormers Philippines posted some photos in their website of some scenes from the Toycon PH 2005.

you can visit the link here
http://transfansph.proboards24.com/index.cgi?board=announcement&action=display&thread=1119890834&page=1

we are still updating and managing our photo files.
will post the contest winners and their entries soon.
just continue to visit this site.

and oh btw. Neil Gaiman is coming in Manila.
will post some details here later.

Sunday, June 26, 2005

Toycon 2005 thanks!!!

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thanks to everyone for making the 4th Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention a big hit this year.

and also we like to thanks our sponsors for trusting us in this event and making it a dream come true.

thanks to all fans, convention goers, toycon buyers and sellers for making the event alive !

We promised that next year will be having a bigger space, and next event will be on the last sunday of June 2006.

photos and video coverage will be uploaded here as soon as we get updates from our contributors

share your photos and video.
send us a photos or link of your album, share and contribute your toycon experience.

email us at toyconph-owner@yahoogroups.com

thanks. and see you again at the next event.

Saturday, June 25, 2005

Program

TOYCON 2005 Programme

10:00am
TOYCON Gate opens
registration for cosplay starts
customized action figure submission of entry
Diorama contest submission of entry
Dressed Up Diecast cars submission entry
Original Superhero Character Creation Contest submission
Gundam Caravan
Introductions of PTP Players

11:00am
opening remarks and ribbon cutting
program starts
AUCTION
raffle
Gundam Caravan
Introductions of PTP Players

12:00pm
Product Launching
mini games
AUCTION
raffle
Gundam Caravan
Introductions of PTP Players

1:00pm
Product Launching
mini games
AUCTION
raffle
Gundam Caravan
Inter-Clan Socials and Introductions (on stage)
Heroclix National Championships

2:00pm
TransFormation Contest
Product Launching
mini games
AUCTION
raffle
Diecast, Custom figures, diorama contest submission ends
Gundam Caravan
Inter-Clan Socials and Introductions (on stage)
PTP Acquaintance Gimiks

3:00pm
HALO tournament
Cosplay registration ends
Mini Moni Philippines live stage performance
mini games
AUCTION
raffle
mini games
Original Superhero Character Creation Contest submission ends
Gundam Caravan


3:40pm
Star Wars Philippines Fan Film Premiere "Twilight Jedi"
Star Wars Philippines Trivia Contest



4:00pm Sponsors Hour
Gundam Caravan


5:00pm
Customized Action Figure Contest submission ends (judging begins)
TransFormation Speed contest
mini games
AUCTION
raffle
Agent Smith Live Performance
Gundam Caravan

6:00pm
Cosplay catwalk (judging begins)
Pristontale Cosplay catwalk (judging begins)
mini games
AUCTION
raffle
Gundam Caravan

7:00pm
mini games
AUCTION
raffle
Gundam Caravan

8:00pm
Awarding of Winners Cosplay and other competition
mini games
AUCTION
mini games
Gundam Caravan

9:00pm
Convention ends

Wednesday, June 8, 2005

UPDATE

Netplay and Pristontale Philippines is now one of the co-presentor for this year Toy Con PH together with GMA 7 Kapuso, Globe Lines Broadband Internet and Neutral Grounds.

thanks to our co-presentors, sponsors and partners for joining us this year mega event for toys!

for the contest update:
Our section for the SCALE Modelling contest category has been removed and we like to inform everyone that the there will be no SCALE modelling category for this year,check out our contest list for more info on other toy contest.

cosplay update:
Netplay might be hosting a Pristontale Philippines cosplay contest, this contest is for Pristontale game characters only. And now we have 2 cosplay contest, the Live Action Figure Cosplay Contest and the Pristontale Cosplay contest. Rules and Info about the Pristontale cosplay contest will be uploaded soon.

EXHIBITORS BRIEFING:
There will be an exhibitors briefing and meeting on June 16, 2005 at the Megamall Conference Room A, 6:30pm. all registered Booth Exhibitors are invited to attend the briefing. ID's and ingress forms will be distributed at the meeting. Also some ground rules of Megamall and Toycon will be discussed to all.

so see you all at the event!

-Vic Yap
Collectibles Unlimited

Wednesday, June 1, 2005

Batman Collectors Exhibit and Toycon update

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GMA 7 will be joining this year Toy convention, DARNA and ENGKANTADIA booth for costumes and props exhibit.


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Collectibles Unlimited joins Bankee and Batman Collectors in one event.
check out the Batman action figure displays and History of Bat Mobile set up.

Also have a free photo op with the lifesize Bat Mobile if you have your own Digital Camera. This event is in Gateway Mall, Araneta Center, Cubao.

event is until June 5, 2005.

If you can't visit the bat-event, watch out for the MTV Get Spotted coverage on June 9.