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Bangkok Comic Con 2016 is back!!! The biggest pop culture festival in Southeast Asia, featuring highlights from Hollywood movies and series and Japanese animations April 29-May 1 at Bitec Bang Na

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บรรยากาศงาน Bangkok Comic Con 2015 ที่ผ่านมา(2)True Visions Group Company Limited presents Bangkok Comic Con 2016: The biggest pop culture and entertainment festival in Southeast Asia. This much-anticipated festival is back again to delight Thai fans. This year’s highlights include the first 4D virtual Oculus Rift in Thailand, as well as other highlight contents from major movie studios, including Walt Disney. In addition to the exhibitions, Thai fans can also meet and greet Hollywood stars and Hollywood cosplayers straight from San Diego, as well as Japanese anime characters. This will be the biggest Western cosplay contest in Thailand ever and will offer prizes worth more than 140,000 baht in total, including a special children’s cosplay contest. Entertainment and shows will be offered on stage every hour throughout the three days. Get ready and experience the Bangkok Comic Con from April 29 to May 1 at Bitec Bang Na.

Mr Ong-ard Prapakamol, Director of the Board, True Visions Group Company Limited, said, “Bangkok Comic Con 2015 was very well-received and successful and attended by many people. We received support from the private and public sectors in Bangkok Entertainment Week, as well as from our exhibitors, and comic con, series and anime fans from around the country. Thanks to the success last year, this year’s edition is bigger than ever. It’s a comic con festival that will go down in Thailand’s comic history. We bring together producers and other relevant parties in the film and animation industry from around the world: Hollywood, Asia and Thailand. Fans of actors and superheroes will have a chance to meet, exchange knowledge and ideas. The aim is to make Thailand the center of the international film industry. The highlights of Bangkok Comic Con 2016 will include special shows from blockbuster movies such as:

  • Walt Disney Thailand: For the first time ever at an Asian comic festival, fans of superheroes will have to choose whether to side with Captain America or Iron Man in Captain America: Civil War.
  • Warner Bros.: Get ready to meet the Suicide Squad from DC Comics. It’s a story about death-row prisoners who have been called to do a special mission in an exchange for being exonerated. Storks: Baby delivery will take you inside the stork factory where babies are delivered by storks using modern technology.
  • 20th Century Fox: Top movies include X-Men: Apocalypse and Ice Age: Collision Course are ready to entertain fans.
  • United international pictures Thailand: Enjoy major films such as Warcraft and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.
  • HBO: For the first time in Thailand, Game of Throne’s 4D virtual Oculus Rift will introduce an exciting 4D experience to fans in Thailand.
  • FOX: The top TV series production house in the US is bringing top TV series such as Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., NCIS andThe Walking Dead for fans to enjoy.
  • Leading cartoon characters from around the world: Meet Pokemon from TrueVisions, Bloody Bunny from 2 Spot Studio,One Piece, Ultraman and Ginga from DEX, and Bananas in Pajamas from Australia Plus.

“Additionally, Bangkok Comic Con 2016 is where some of the biggest names in the movie, animation and special effect industries will get together; as well as actors, sculptors, comic writers and collectors. There will be rare items and collectibles made just for this festival and art-lovers will be able to meet artists from Hollywood and Asia, and hear from top artists in Portfolio Review in which they will talk about their experiences. There will also be numerous other meet and greet activities where the fans can meet their favorite superheroes.”


Must-see highlights of Bangkok Comic Con 2016

  • Meet and greet artists and actors from Hollywood who’ve come to meet Thai fans, including Caity Lotz from Arrow andLegends of Tomorrow.
  • Meet talent seekers from Marvel Comics such as C.B. Cebulski and also successful Thai artists who have already achieved success in Hollywood such as “Pop Mhan” Kochakorn Manochayakorn, who works with DC Comics and Marvel Comics.
  • Bangkok Comic Con Cosplay Contest 2016 in both individual and team categories. Meet international cosplayers such asNicole Marie Jean from San Diego who has two million followers on social media and has attended comic con festivals around the world, and Luffy and Olivie from V-Project, Hong Kong.
  • Discussions with Hollywood stars and those who work behind the scenes, exhibition of rare items, and live performancesthroughout the 3-day event.

Bangkok Comic Con 2016 will be held at Bitec Bang Na Hall 101-120 from April 29 to May 1. Tickets are 200 baht. For more information, contact Suparat at 02-779-7232.

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