Friday, September 19, 2014

Indonesia Toy Game and Comic Convention (ITGCC) 2014

Indonesia Toy, Game & Comic Convention in November 2014

Jakarta, 18 September 2014 - Following the success of Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC), which in its 7th edition drew more than 40,000 fans, Reed Panorama Exhibitions (RPE) announces that it will be launching Indonesia Toy, Game & Comic Convention (ITGCC) at Hall C, JIExpo on 22-23 November 2014. ITGCC aims to bring the best of East and West to Indonesia, uniting the worlds of toys, comics, games, anime, manga and collectibles. Five top-notch pop culture personalities are also scheduled to make their first appearance in Indonesia to kick-start the wave of excitement leading up to ITGCC 2014. 

ITGCC is expected to be the biggest convention for toys, comic, games, anime, manga, and collectibles lovers in Indonesia, where visitors will have an opportunity to explore and enjoy creative works from artists all around the region. Fans in Indonesia will be able to meet their favorite pop culture personalities and be the first to own limited edition and exclusive items by leading brands. Apart from showcasing the latest products from exhibitors and artist alley participants, ITGCC will also be the platform for creative people in Indonesia, such as illustrators, mangakas, toy designers and graphic novelists to introduce their work to the public. 

ITGCC will also provide a wide palette of pop culture offerings, which includes Panels with pop culture personalities from East and West, Walk of Fame to obtain rare autographs. Indonesian cosplayers will get a chance to meet and gather with the fellow cosplay communities where they can express their style and share expertise in costume making and makeup. 

The ITGCC DJ Night will be the first in Indonesia to spin the latest hits from popular Japanese games and anime. From the East, ITGCC has invited three renowned DJs from Japan, baker, Highdriver, and Yuyoyuppe, each highly-regarded for their work in the different realms of Japanese music – Anisong and Vocaloid, to play all-time favourite tunes that will bring the house down. 

Two pop culture personalities from the West complete the first release of star-studded line-up to meet and greet their fans in Indonesia. In his continuous search for talents who want to work in Marvel, C. B. Cebulski, Marvel Comics’ International Talent Scout will be conducting portfolio reviews to scout for aspiring artists during ITGCC 2014. Pop Culture illustrator Simone Legno, creator of tokidoki who has collaborated with Sanrio, Sephora and Karl Lagerfeld, will bring a portion of tokidoki-land to delight his fans at ITGCC 2014. 

“The launch of ITGCC is our next step to unite pop culture fans in Southeast Asia. After seven amazing editions in Singapore, we are glad to be able to bring the same excitement to Indonesia where all of loyal fans will have an opportunity to unite and enjoy the vibrant international content from the East and West,” said Ms Rita Magnus, Senior Manager, Project and Content, Pop Culture Cluster.

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