So we are less then a week away from the Event itself, if you have been following my blogs you would have a rough idea of what is it to be for this year's
STGCC The guest list is certaintly a exciting line-up. Here is a roundup of what to expect with timely updates with the merchandise that the booths are selling as well, So do check back for updates.
- Tomokazu Sugita
Tomokazu Sugita. Photo provided by STGCC.
-This edition of STGCC will see the debut appearance of Tomokazu Sugita, a famous seiyuu (voice actor) best known for voicing many memorable roles in
various Japanese anime and game titles – from Gintoki of the popular Gintama, to Kyon from Haruhi Suzumiya and Joseph Joestar from Jojo’s Bizzare
Adventure. He also brought to life Ragna the Bloodedge from fighting game BlazBlue, which spawned an anime series. In fact, not only is this his debut at STGCC, the trip also marks his very first visit to meet fans in Southeast Asia!
|Aliga as Kuroneko during one of our photoshoot session with her|
-Aliga should be no stranger to most. She has been invited to several conventions in asia as VIP guest and judge. Her kawaii-ness and moe-ness has won her many fans across Asia and beyond.
Do check out Cotton Candy Cosplay as well its a webstore where you can find cosplay related items.
- Lenneth XVII
|Lenneth XVIII as Ragyo. (Photo by Muze's photography and cosplay source from Lenneth's FB page).|
-Lenneth XVII is a local cosplayer whom coses a wide variety of characters base on the philosophy of not being picky about who she cosplay as but why she cosplay the character. Its great to see a local cosplayer being featured here.
Stayxxxx. Photo Provided by STGCC
-Stayxxxx may look like a suave and stylish guy when donning various
anime/manga/game outfits, but she is in fact a female cosplayer well-known for
cosplaying male characters. Her depictions of anime characters such as Captain
Levi from Attack on Titan, Houka Inumata from Kill la Kill, and Gilgamesh from FATE series have won her fans from across the region.
2.5- SPECIAL BONUS !! Aza Miyuko,Miyo Lee & Calix Freeman are dropping by as regular Con-going Cosers!
GPGT. Screen cap From Miyo lee's Status update
-Erm GPGT above is the Screen cap from Miyo lee status update.
3-Guest DJs & VJ
-haLRu (MONOMIND) is a prominent independent engineer of SOUND VOLTEX BOOTH and his responsibility is to drop beats on the dance floor daily.
He was the sound engineer for the recording of the underground Doujin hits such as Himawari Remix, RayRain and even albums like Anime House Project
and enigmatic LIA4.
- estha (GEOGRAPHIC)
Picture provided by STGCC
-estha (GEOGRAPHIC)’s music mostly encompasses styles of house music, but he has multiple releases in the Touhou and Game music genres as well, most notably his works with Key Sounds Label. He is also the founder of two paramount Doujin groups within the Touhou scene – “GEOGRAPHIC” and “XL PROJECT”, both comprising experienced talents from Music, Design, Programming and Storytelling.
DJ Inu. Picture sourced from nihongogo
D.Watt from IOSYS. Picture sourced from Touhou Wiki.
P.S: Touhou fans you read right...IOSYS IS COMING TO SINGAPORE
sasakure.UK. Picture sourced from Famitsu
-“Do Vocaloids Dream of Doomsday Bird?” is sasakure.UK’s major debut in 2010, blasting his name to fame in the Vocaloid world. His music outlook is characterised by a distinct pop flavour with a deep atmosphere, interjected with blip-bloppy chiptune sounds as well as changing key and rhythm. Some of his famous songs are frequently used in Hatsune Miku: Project Diva rhythm games as well!
- VJ katsumaki
VJ katsumaki. Picture from STGCC website
-Watch VJ katsumaki as she spices up DJ Night with her video mixes and visuals! Master at mixing live videos, katsumaki is a prominent figure in the Anisong and Trance club scene, performing at famous Tokyo clubs mogra, ageha, liquid room and womb.
- Humberto Ramos
Humberto Ramos. Picture sourced from Wikipeida
Humberto Ramos’ affinity with everyone’s favourite web-head dates back in 2003 when he started working on both Peter Parker and Spectacular Spiderman for Marvel Comics. With his distinct manga style artwork, Ramos has made a name for himself and is currently working on the newly re-launched Amazing Spider-Man series, drawing some of the best characters to date featuring Electro, Black Cat and Silk.
- Alex Solis
Artwork of Alex Solis. Picture provided by STGCC.
Creative artist Alex Solis (or alexmdc in the T-shirt world) is one of the most successful artists on Threadless, an online platform where the top voted designs make its way onto T-shirts and other apparels. In an attempt to address the relationship between fast food and obesity, he came up with a series of humorous depictions of what would happen to superheroes if fast food becomes part of their daily diet. Check out his oversized Batman and Superman at STGCC!
- Simone Legno
Artwork of Simone Legno. Picture provided by STGCC.
The popular tokidoki brand is a classic staple of STGCC, with fans lining around the block to meet Simone Legno, the charismatic creator behind the hugely successful pop culture phenomenon. An Italian with an undying passion for Japanese culture, Legno has worked on many high profile design projects for big brands such as Volkswagen and Microsoft.
- Harvey Tolibao
Artwork of Harvey Tolibao . Picture provided by STGCC.
Harvey Tolibao returning to STGCC after two years, Tolibao will be launching a brand new HMT (Home of Multi-Talent) Studios artbook at the show to inspire other artists. Get ready to be impressed with the amazing collection of artwork in the book!
|If you have been active on Facebook, you should have seen her works on your newsfeed.|
Evacomics iconic comic comparing life in Japan and life in Singapore/US are a regular feature on facebook news feed. The comics are a fun way to compare the diffrent countries culture and traditions.
|Panda King 2 "UNCRWND" Original Colorway Picture from Artist's FB page|
"Everyone uses the panda of an icon of something cute and harmless, but I love painting them disgruntled and angry; it takes people by surprise.” -Aaron Martin, AngryWoebots.
- Phillip Tan
Some of Philip's works. Picture from STGCC website
"Philip started his career with Wildstorm's Taleweaver and Marvel's Uncanny Xmen. He went on to draw a wide variety of books across publishers. Among the few better known works are Todd McFarlane's Spawn and his DC projects like Green Lantern, Barman and Robin, and Savage Hawkman.
In recent times, Philip spends most of his days working on his creator owned book, while occasionally contributing to misc covers and stories for major publishers."
Pictures From GSC website.
Picture From GSC website.
Nendoroid Irine (Shanda Games & Eyedentity ver.). Do note that this is limited to only 100 sold at the event out of the 2000 being sold worldwide.
Pictures from iosys Webstore
-Grimoire of IOSYS - 東方BEST ALBUM Vol.1 -(50 Copies Only!) @ SGD$30
-Grimoire of IOSYS - 東方BEST ALBUM Vol.2 -(40 Copies Only!) @ SGD$30
-Grimoire of IOSYS - 東方BEST ALBUM Vol.3 -(40 Copies Only!) @ SGD$30
T- Shirt Picture from STGCC website; Album art from iosys webstore
-PUNK IT! SUWAKO! T-Shirt : Worldwide launch at STGCC at SGD $50.
Picture from Daiyaku Facebook Page
-Kancolle Event: Sneak peek at one of the prizes! A Shimakaze A1 Wall-Scroll!
There's 10 of them to be won!!
- Cotton Candy(Booth B27 )
Picture From Cotton Candy FB Page.
-Love Live CheerLeader Costumes. 100% Similarity.
Retail price: $169 with full accessories. Get it during STGCC at our booth to enjoy $20 OFF immediately.
Mark down your timings to avoid disappointment! Plan ahead so that you wont made that last min. rush!
The VIP Package will only be available online and it consists of the following sweet deals:
- VIP Badge for 2 day access
- Priority entry into the hall*
- 3 x Fast Pass to access the priority queue at Walk Of Fame
- Front seating at stage
- STGCC lanyard
- Exclusive Psylocke Print by Harvey Tolibao
- 10% discount voucher valid at XM Studios’ booth
- 5% discount voucher for XM Studios’ pre-order products
- 1 bag drop coupon per day
- Lingua Comica: Graphic Novels from Asia and Europe
- Lingua Comica Reloaded
- Lingua Comica Fuse
- VIP package holders will be welcomed into STGCC on 6 Sep at 9am by Star Wars 501st troopers to be the first to buy exclusives and new products.
- Save moolah on parking! One daily casino valet parking coupon will be allocated to each VIP package holder.
- This just in! Olivier Coipel has just produced an exclusive STGCC print just for the VIP package holders.
- To top it off, VIP package holders are entered into a lucky draw to win an original artwork from Stanley (Artgerm) Lau. The lucky draw winner will be announced on 5 Sep, Friday.
* Priority entry into the hall DOES NOT include priority queue and purchase of the Hot Toys exclusives.
1 Day Ticket-$19
Allows admission for 6 OR 7 Sep 2014. Advance ticket sale at authorised retail outlets.
2 Day Ticket-$25
Allows admission for 6 & 7 Sep 2014. Advance ticket sale at authorised retail outlets.
1 Day and 2 Day tickets will be available for purchase at Authorised Retail Outlets,Tickets will be available for sale at authorised retail outlets from 12 June 2014 onwards:
Action City Outlets
- 313@Somerset-313 Orchard Road, #04-04A
- Bugis Junction-200 Victoria Street #03-23
- Jurong Point-63 Jurong West Central 3 #B1-86
- Marina Square-6 Raffles Boulevard #03-213/214
- VivoCity-1 HarbourFront Walk #02-38
- 109 N Bridge Rd, Funan DigitaLife Mall #05-18
The Falcon Hangar
- Blk 261, Waterloo Street #01-27, Waterloo Centre
- 8 Cross Street, #02-19 China Square Central
At the convention
- 1 Day and 2 Day tickets will be available for purchase at the Marina Bay Sands, 6 & 7 September 2014, 8am to 7.30pm*