STGCC celebrates the best of pop culture with international guests from America, Japan, Taiwan and more!
STGCC took place on 9 and 10 September 2017 at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, featuring an entertaining weekend of pop culture and comic wonderland for both fun-loving families and passionate gamers, the best of local and international toys, games, comics, anime and collectibles, topped with an exciting line-up of guests and personalities. On top of the usual line-up of activities, STGCC also introduced a host of new zones specially catered to the ever-growing community of pop culture lovers.
Attendees got to try their hands on new and unreleased games on-site, from Japanese card games such as Pokémon Trading Card Game, Final Fantasy Trading Card Game Yu-Gi-Oh!, to immersive VR games, and take part in casual competitions happening through the day.
There is also an Akiba Zone, a zone inspired by Tokyo’s famous Electric Town, giving Japanese subculture and cosplay fans the chance to indulge in their hobby, get up close with their favourite idols and cosplay guests, catch exciting stage performances and win attractive prizes. Experiencing a cosplay wardrobe malfunction? Costume repair service is also available in this zone.
The convention was headlined by renowned illustrator and animator Hiro Kanzaki (JP), making STGCC his first ever convention outside Japan.
Other international star attendees include beloved cosplay stars Iori Moe (JP) and Siu Tao (HK), returning fan favourites such as Marvel comic book artist, Adi Granov (US), rising star and DC Comics artist, Mirka Andolfo (IT), and American comic book writer and artist David Mack (US).
The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention is an eclectic mix of pop culture from the East and the West. Into its tenth year, latest pop culture releases and non-stop stage entertainment. Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention is within the ReedPOP portfolio which includes New York Comic Con, Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, OZ Comic Con, PAX and Star Wars Celebration.