Tuesday, June 18, 2024

TOYCON MNDSTYL FANX The Evolution: Celebrating the Transformation of Toys, Collectibles and Creative Play

TOYCON MNDSTYL FANX The Evolution: Celebrating the Transformation of Toys, Collectibles and Creative Play

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TOYCON PH is a premier event destination in the Philippines, dedicated to the celebration and exploration of the dynamic world of toys and collectibles. Now on its 21st year, TOYCON PH focuses on the evolution of toys and the experience of creative play as it continues to captivate enthusiasts of all ages. This convention still serves as a hub where fans, collectors, creators, and industry professionals come together to celebrate the past, present, and future of playthings. This is where Asia comes to PLAY!

Event Overview

TOYCON PH 2024 is set to transform the SMX Convention Center Manila into a vibrant playground for toy aficionados this upcoming June 14-16, 2024. The convention will feature an extensive range of exhibits and activities, including exclusive toy product reveals, performances from international Pop idols, panel discussions with toy industry experts and celebrity collectors, toy designing workshops, interactive gaming and tabletop tournaments, cosplay, comics and a bustling marketplace for rare and exclusive collectibles.

Event Highlights

  • Be a part of the exciting launch of two new toy brands from MNDSTYL and the creator of Funko Pop
  • Catch the launch of an exciting new Quiccs release of TEQ 63 and Jollibee
  • Take your pick of exciting toy exclusives from Solid Toys, RLux Custom, Armored Komodo, Devil Toys, Omo Collectibles and more than 50 other Designer toy artists
  • Enjoy new finds and releases from big toy brands like Hot Toys, Jada, Bandai, PopMart, Funko, Toy City, and so much more!
  • Catch the celebration of GMA Network’s 74th anniversary with surprise GMA celebrity appearances!

    GMA Store at TOYCON PH 2023
  • View the very first reveal of the 20-foot Voltes V Legacy display of Telesuccess Productions!
  • Funko Funatics Philippines launching the Funko Exclusive Tee and the Freddy Funko exclusive for TOYCON MNDSTYL FANX 2024 at their booth “Freddy’s Sari Sari Store!”
  • Enjoy performances from International Performers – Bugvel, Chicken Blow The Idol, Kuroguro, and Tenohira El, Voice Actress/Idol – Ai Negeshi, local idols, Pastel Mix and Day Night Explorers and many more surprise international guests!
  • MNDSTYL FANX presents JPOP Singer-songwriter krage and KPOP boy group n.SSign for their 1st time live performance here in the Philippines!
  • Special musical performance by P-POP Sensation G22, the Female Alphas, and beloved OPM band I Belong to the Zoo courtesy of CaliCo Toys.
  • Be part of the Mana Underground Table-top Tournaments: Battlegrounds
  • Catch the special displays and special spotlight presentations from upcoming movies, “Alien vs Predator: Romulus,” “A Quiet Place: Day One,” “Deadpool and Wolverine,” “Friendly Fire,” Horizon: An American Saga,” “Inside Out 2,” and “Transformers One.”
  • Enjoy all the spectacle of costume play performances with TOYCON’s Cosplay KO Competition
  • Meet and greet our talented Filipino anime voice actors at the Calico Booth featuring: Nica Rojo, Elle Genovata, Alain Alfred and Blair Arellano.
  • Catch the awarding of the Pinoy Pop Culture Icon for 2024. It will be awesome!
  • Be a part of more than 100 toy collector groups of the Philippine Toy Groups Association with their collections exhibited at the TOYCON Gallery
  • Enjoy the Creators and Artisan Alley and Comic Zone with celebrity graphic artists, authors, crafts people and inventors!
  • Get your first lightsaber from Saber Source with a special collab with TOYCON, launching the exclusive and limited edition “Kawayan” light saber.

One of the main attractions at TOYCON Evolution is the unveiling of new toy lines and limited-edition collectibles. Major toy manufacturers and independent creators alike will showcase their latest innovations, offering attendees the first look at the toys that will shape the market in the coming year. This includes everything from action figures and designer toys to high-tech gadgets and educational toys.

MNDSTYL FANX

This year, it’s all about the creators! Get up close and personal with many of them including renowned toy designers, popular influencers, and iconic figures from the world of toys and collectibles. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet their heroes, get autographs, and participate in Q&A sessions.

Panel Discussions

Industry experts, including toy designers, marketers, and trend analysts, will lead insightful panel discussions on various topics such as:

  • The impact of technology on toy design
  • Trends in the collectible markets
  • Sustainable and eco-friendly toy production
  • The role of nostalgia in modern toy collecting

Interactive Workshops

TOYCON Evolution offers a series of workshops designed to engage and educate attendees. These hands-on sessions will cover a wide range of interests, from DIY toy customization and 3D printing to the basics of starting a toy collection and preserving vintage toys.

Marketplace

The marketplace at TOYCON Evolution is a paradise for collectors. Vendors from around the world will offer a vast array of toys and collectibles, including rare finds, limited editions, and exclusive convention merchandise. This is the perfect place for attendees to discover unique items and complete their collections.

Community and Networking

Beyond the exhibits and panels, TOYCON Evolution fosters a sense of community among attendees. Networking events, meet-and-greets, and social mixers provide ample opportunities for fans and professionals to connect, share their passions, and build lasting relationships within the toy community.

We’re more than just a convention, we are a PLAYGROUND!

TOYCON Evolution is more than just a convention; it’s a celebration of the creativity, innovation, and joy that toys bring to our lives. Whether you’re a seasoned collector, a casual enthusiast, or someone looking to dive into the world of toys for the first time, TOYCON Evolution promises an unforgettable experience that honors the past, celebrates the present, and looks forward to the future of toys and collectibles.

Mark your calendars and get ready to embark on a journey through the ever-evolving world of toys at TOYCON x MNDSTYL FANX 2024!

The sponsors for this year’s TOYCON PH are the following:

Jollibee, Great Toys Online, Talent High, Urdu, XURE, College of St. Benilde, Solid Toys, PUBG Mobile, Filbars, Devil Toys, CO The Collectible Store, CaliCo Toys, Bullyboys, Hubbyte, Grimalkin, JADA, RLux Customs, OMO Toys, Courtside, Toki, Funtastick, Clay Miniatures, Armored Komodo, The GMA Store, Imageworld, Tiktok Shop, Legendary Beast Studios, Oishi, Telesuccess, Paramount Pictures, Walt Disney Studios, Parallax/Saga Studios and Black Cap Pictures.

The event partners are the following:

  • Baguio Country Club, Mana Underground, Ambox National, Telesuccess Productions, United Neon, Devant, Imageworld, Quiccs, The Jakarta Toys and Comics Fair, IPMS, Exlink Events, Anime Alliance, the Philippine Toy Group Association and to the
  • Official Residence Partner, SEDA Manila.

The Media Partners are:

Inquirer.net, POP!, Scout, Cebu Daily News, Esports INQ, and Be An Inquirer

Get your tickets now from SMTickets.com or buy them at the gates.

You can follow TOYCON PH on their official social media pages and their official website:

  • Instagram www.instagram.com/phtoycon
  • X Twitter www.twitter.com/phtoycon
  • Youtube www.youtube.com/toyconph
  • Threads www.threads.net/phtoycon
  • Tiktok www.tiktok.com/@toyconph
  • Facebook www.facebook.com/toyconph
  • Website www.toyconph.com