MALAYSIA’S OWN COMIC CON DEBUTS IN SUNWAY

Published by Areef Aiman @ 19/07/2018

ASIA COMIC CON 2018 proved a success, which attracted many extreme otaku’s (comic pop culturists) over three days to the Asia Comic Con 2018 at Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur on 13th – 15th of July 2018.

The recently released 2018 movie, Ready Player One sparked a whole conversation, having compiled various 90s pop culture easter eggs that included Ryuken from the famous Street Fighter arcade game, the DeLorean car slash time machine from the movie Back to the Future and 300 other pop culture icons, comics, games and celebrated animated movies worldwide.

Resonating to the infamous Comic-Con International: San Diego, ASIA COMIC CON (ACC) 2018 is undeniably the pop culture event of the year, gathering fans from around the world. The Chairman and Company Director of Asia Comic Con, Mr Tan Mong Chon expressed his awe for the rapid spread of the popularity of the event that started in Thailand last year and expressed his hopes that it will continue to expand further in the coming years. “Pop culture has a special place in my heart and I’m pleased to present an event where fans can gather to share their common interest, from super hero franchises and gaming to anime and collectibles.”

Jean Grey wearing a cosplay of Mera, Queen of Atlantis from the famous DC Comics

The recently released 2018 movie, Ready Player One sparked a whole conversation, having compiled various 90s pop culture easter eggs that included Ryuken from the famous Street Fighter arcade game, the DeLorean car slash time machine from the movie Back to the Future and 300 other pop culture icons, comics, games and celebrated animated movies worldwide.

Lineup of events of the ASIA COMIC CON 2018

Resonating to the infamous Comic-Con International: San Diego, ASIA COMIC CON (ACC) 2018 is undeniably the pop culture event of the year, gathering fans from around the world. The Chairman and Company Director of Asia Comic Con, Mr Tan Mong Chon expressed his awe for the rapid spread of the popularity of the event that started in Thailand last year and expressed his hopes that it will continue to expand further in the coming years. “Pop culture has a special place in my heart and I’m pleased to present an event where fans can gather to share their common interest, from super hero franchises and gaming to anime and collectibles.”

Asia Comic Con (ACC) 2018 launched by Regional Foudner Krit Vitayasamrit with Malaysia Partners and Organisers Tan Mong Chon, Michael Zchang, Vincent Low of I Hub Advertising.

The event were curated through six unique zones to cater to the different branches of pop culture, which were comics, movies, series, manga, anime, toys & gaming, and cosplay. Hundreds of visitors from all ranges were seen waited to step into the fascinating world of collectibles, memorabilia and rare displays ranging from Marvel and DC to Star Wars and more. The convention even hosted the MOH SKOR E-Sports Tournament to celebrate the heating moment of the football fever. Not to forget the appearance of the face behind Doraemon, the legendary artist Chie Nakamaru aka mao.

Fans enjoying themselves to the groove of Higashi Kitty Band.