Tag Archives: Popular Culture

Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2018

Singapore Toy Game Comic Convention STGCC 2018 Web Banner

The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) is back again this year for an eclectic mix of pop culture from the East and the West. Offering a kaleidoscope of comics, toys, games, manga, anime, cosplay and collectibles with a line-up of industry heavyweights, latest pop culture releases and non-stop stage entertainment, this will be one event popular fans will …

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ICDS 2015 Returns with 2 Days of Popular Culture Excitement!

ICDS 2015 AniDance Party

Suspend disbelief, and get set to dive into an epic pop-culture weekend as International Cosplay Day Singapore (ICDS) returns this August! Into its fourth year, ICDS 2015 will once again feature internationally acclaimed guests, a gamut of pop-culture content and Singapore’s Annual Cosplay Chess stage show. Following the success of last year’s ICDS, which saw some 5,000 visitors attending the …

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In Conversation with Alex Solis

STGCC 2014 Interview Alex Solis

Alex Solis is an artist currently residing in Chicago, IL, working at Threadless, married to an awesome wife Cathy, has two kids: Alexis and Levi, and a huge pit-bull named Chato. Whenever he’s not working on his illustration work and spending time with the family, he still finds time to participate in shows and competitions around the world as a …

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Cosplay @ STGCC 2014

STGCC 2014 Cosplay Saito Hajime from Rurouni Kenshin

One can say that the cosplay scene in Singapore is perhaps the fastest growing one in the region. Just by walking around the various halls at the Marina Bay Sands this year for STGCC 2014, it will be hard to disagree. Cosplay has become a mainstay for popular culture events in Singapore and STGCC 2014 is no different with cosplayers …

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STGCC 2014 Announces First Line Up

STGCC 2014 - Simone Legno - Tokidoki

Returning to make a splash in the local pop culture scene, the annual Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) is back with its first announcement of six top-notch pop culture personalities to kick-start the wave of excitement leading up to the seventh edition. From the East, STGCC has invited three renowned DJs from Japan, each highly-regarded for their work …

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STGCC 2013 Continues To Add To Its Impressive Line Up

It is less than a month away to the coolest “East meets West” popular culture event of the year, the Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) 2013 and the good people behind this year’s STGCC have been very hard at work as they continue to add big names to their impressive line up. The Toy Story Having seen much from …

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STGCC 2013 Returns with Vampy Bit Me, Adi Granov, Redjuice & More

STGCC 2013 Adi Granov Iron Man

It seems like forever as many fans waited for news on the upcoming Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) to appear after the announcement of the date and venue for this year’s STGCC. Last year’s STGCC saw the event move to the posh Sands Expo and Convention Center in Marina Bay Sands and saw many high profile guest including …

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Singapore Toy, Games & Comic Convention 2013

The Coolest Event Of The Year Is Back! The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) is back again this year for another round of the best in popular culture from both the East and West. Uniting the worlds of comics, anime, manga, toys, collectibles, games and movies, STGCC continues showcase the heartbeat of what’s new and cool. Attracting close …

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Cosplay at STGCC 2012

If there is one big reason to bring your camera to a popular culture related event these days here in Singapore, it is to capture the many colourful sights of the many cosplayers that turn up. Cosplay has now moved on from being a niche hobby for a small group of people to one that is mainstream enough to be …

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The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2012

The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2012 was held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands (MBS), over the first weekend of September. And as early as two hours before opening time, popular culture fans have already started queuing up to be among the first to enter the event halls of the coolest event in …

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STGCC Strikes With Competitive Gaming Content

The Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) 2012 steps up the game with just two weeks away from the real action as Reed Exhibitions announced more big names on board, ranging from famous game developers to top Japanese pop culture personalities. Some of the most well-known names in the gaming industry such as Namco Bandai, Electronic Arts and Cherry …

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STGCC Announces New Heavyweight Comic & Toy Personalities

With the Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) 2012 around the corner, Reed Exhibitions has announced more top-notch personalities joining this year’s line-up that will delight pop culture fans in Singapore and the region. Coming to Singapore for the first time are leading British comic book writer, Andy Diggle, rising Japanese singer Piko and HuskyKevin, creator of the popular …

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London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

The lights, the fireworks and the grandeur of the said 27 million pounds opening of the world’s most celebrated sports event, the Olympics, is one of those things that would make the world stop for that few hours to watch either on TV or via YouTube. But yet while many past opening ceremonies have always been about the arts and …

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STGCC 2012 Announces Fifth Wave of Guests

Come September, the Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) 2012 will spring into action with a highly-anticipated line-up of pop culture personalities from the East and West, STGCC-exclusive collectibles and a bevy of programmes. From STGCC’s Walk of Fame to panel sessions featuring this year’s pop culture personalities, from a cosplay runway featuring top cosplayers from the region to …

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The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2012

The Coolest Event Of The Year! The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) is back again this year for another round of the best in popular culture from both the East and West. Uniting the worlds of comics, anime, manga, toys, collectibles, games and movies, STGCC showcases the heartbeat of what’s new and cool. Attracting 30,000 unique visitors with …

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