Malaysia’s 1st ever Asia Comic Con (ACC) open its doors today at Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre, and Hype Malaysia were there to witness the grand launch!
Launched by regional founder Krit Vitayasamrit alongside Malaysian partners and organisers, the convention gathers the best fandoms under one roof with 6 unique zones dedicated to comics, movies, series, manga, anime, toys, gaming, and cosplay.
Dubbed as Malaysia’s biggest pop culture event to date, ACC will take place for 3 whole days, starting from today, 13th July until 15th July 2018.
So if you plan on going for the Asia Comic Convention 2018 this weekend, here are some of the event’s highlights that you can expect.
1. Moh Skor eSports Tournament 2018
Gamers, gather up! The football fever lives on in this competition which has a total prize pool worth RM50,000. Local game freaks can register online via mygameon.my/moh-skor to compete in FIFA online 3 and FIFA18, or maybe take up the fantasy challenge in Mobile Legends!
2. Exclusive Showcase of Life-sized Props & Artwork
From the life-sized Magneto’s Chair to Batman’s Tumbler and Batpod, various original artworks and props from the original films and anime are on display for the first time ever.
Check out rare and premium collectibles from XM Studio which features prototype statues from Marvel and DC movie franchises such as “The Avengers”, “X-Men”, “Batman”, “Superman”, and more. Be sure to get your hands on limited edition accessories, arts and crafts from the Japanese Street which sells original products from Bandai, Pokemon Plush, Marvel Apparels, Funko Pop, Hot Wheels, and Transformers.
4. Dragon Quest Diorama
Enter the world of Dragon Quest, one of Square Enix’s famous game series which was created by Yuji Horii with Akira Toriyama (Dragon Ball’s artist) as the character designer. Fans of the games will be able to see various three-dimensional and also miniature model of famous scenes from the iconic game.
5. Cards & Hobbies
Grab yourself a deck of cards and challenge others in a variety of popular card games like “Magic: The Gathering”, “Dungeons & Dragons”, and “Warhammer”.
6. Superstar Attractions
Come and meet international ani-song singers like NoB who was most known for singing the theme for the “Saint Seiya” anime series and the “Super Sentai” (Japanese Power Rangers) series like “GoGo Sentai Boukenger” and “Tensou Sentai Goseiger”, and also Mao, the singer behind the iconic “Doraemon” theme “Yume wo Kanaete”.
There are also performances by Thai-Japanese idol groups Siam Dream and Sweat16, and other performers such as Higashi Kitty Band, Miracle Beats, and Luna Lorrain.
Tickets for ACC 2018 can be purchased HERE.