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ToyCon 2008

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7th Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention

We managed to survive without buying anything this year, though it was touch and go for a while with the Revoltech action figures and I was really tempted by the Soundwave MP3 player. The cosplay parade was a lot of fun as usual, with some really creative over-the-top costumes. That’s Ryan’s friend Cookie in the enormous Modok costume, which took him 6 weeks and a whole lot of styrofoam to make.

(It was kind of hard taking pictures with the crowd jostling you the whole time and kids threatening to step on your pedicure so some of these are kind of blurry. Click to enlarge.)

Modok and Ryan

Spartan Day Job
When he isn’t killing Persians, he’s busy running his toy store.

Gundam Girls


Hard Gay touching his nipples for the camera
I have to hand it to this guy. If anyone’s got the right to wear leather hotpants, it’s him. He’s got really hot tennis player legs. In the words of Glenda Ollero, “sarsa na lang, ulam na.”

Manny Pacquiao


Philippine flag creature thing

And another

Little Yoda



Anime cross-dresser with scary fake boobs

View the full album on Flickr and/or read Bim’s coverage of the event on Comicology.


Written by Aissa

June 19, 2008 at 7:08 pm

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  1. […] a Revoltech Rodimus Prime for him. It seems like there was less cool merch this year compared to last year, but it was still interesting to poke […]

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