What to expect from STGCC 2017 this weekend

Famous artists, exhibitions, events and exclusive toys on offer for pop culture fans of all flavours

Love everything pop culture but have never been to Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) before? Then if you have the weekend off, it's time to head down to Singapore because this year's edition is going to be a blast.


The 10th edition of STGCC returns to Marina Bay Sands on 9-10 September, featuring local and international toys, games, comics, anime and collectibles, in addition to an exciting line-up of guests and personalities from around the world.  

Never been to STGCC before? Check out this video of last year's edition for a taste of what’s to come. 

Headlining STGCC is renowned illustrator and animator Hiro Kanzaki, the character designer behind the popular anime/light novels “My Little Sister Can’t Be This Cute” and “Eromanga Sensei”.

Also making their way to Singapore are cosplay stars Iori Moe from Japan and Siu Tao from Hong Kong, and returning fan favourites making their encore appearance - Adi Granov, American Marvel comic book artist, DC comics artist Mirka Andolfo from Italy and American comic book writer and artist David Mack.

Then there’s 6 Eisner Award Nomineee Sonny Lieu from Singapore, American comic cover artist and writer Arthur Adams, comic book writer and illustrator Frank Cho, comic book illustrator Joyce Chin, and cosplayers Leon Chiro from Italy and Shimo from Taiwan - truly an eclectric mix of pop culture converging into one place. 

And that’s not all - James C Mulligan, Disney’s top selling artist, as well as CB Cebulski, Marvel Comics editor and talent scout will also be at STGCC 2017.

Budding artists will also have the chance to have their portfolios reviewed by CB Cebulski himself, with shortlisted candidates getting a one-on-one review after. It’s your one chance to join the ranks of Marvel’s elite artists, so click here to make sure you’re well-prepared. If that's not reason enough to brave past the causeway, what else is there?

J-Pop fans can expect Japanese dance vocal groups Color Pointe, Tokyo CLEAR, along with composer Yunomi feat. nicamog, producer group REDSHift from Indonesia and DJ MarGenal.