Pop culture fans geek out at the Asia Pop Comicon Manila 2017

Asia Pop Comicon Manila 2017

It’s an exciting weekend for pop culture fans as the Asia Pop Comicon returned in Manila.

Thousands of die-hard Pinoy fans, geeks, and curious visitors didn’t fail to miss this fun and fantasy filled 3-day exhibition in SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. Local and Hollywood celebrities took time to meet their fans at the exciting annual fandom festival. Well-known artists and writers held workshop and fan signing of their art works.

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Netflix, an American online streaming company, brought four of the cast members from the hit TV series “Stranger Things”, namely: Joe Keery, Noah Schnapp, Dacre Montgomery, and Sadie Sink. They also brought the “Stranger” experience at their engaging exhibition booth replica of Byers’ Living Room, the Hawkins Lab, and the Upside Down.

Celebrity headliners, Ray Fisher, the actor who portrays Cyborg in the upcoming Justice League films and Tyler Hoechlin, Superman and Alpha Wolf, had a meet-and-greet and groufie shot with their fans.

Our very owns Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla with the cast of Kapamilya TV series, La Luna Sangre, also graced the stage to meet and take pictures with their fans in this convention. Julia Barretto and Joshua Garcia, lead stars of the upcoming movie Love You to the Stars and Back, also had a photo session with their fans.

This event will not be complete without the creative cosplayers community. Awesome and jaw-dropping cosplays of TV, film, game, and anime characters are present around the convention area. The CAGE: Cosplay Authority Global Challenge, a competition to recognize the best cosplays of the event is held. The winners are judged by the well-known cosplayers in the world – Alodia Gosiengfiao, Haiden Hazard, Pion Kim, Canvas Cosplay, and Jin.

Below are the winners:

Did you go to the Asia Pop Comicon Manila 2017? Share your experience in the comments!

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