ReedPOP through Reed Panorama Exhibitions (RPE) announces that it will be organizing Indonesia Comic Con (ICC), where it is the place to be for all sorts of fandom. Find anime, video games, movies, TV, toys, manga, and more to keep you geeking out over a weekend. ReedPOP is the creator of New York Comic Con (NYCC), one of the largest pop culture events in the US with 151,000 attendees in 2014. ICC will be the world-class celebration of pop culture; whether you’re an avid collector, a die-hard AniManga fans, a movie geek, a popular art enthusiast, or even a bystander who are curious about the immense pop culture trends in Indonesia, ICC has something special for you during this full-package celebration at Jakarta Convention Center this 14-15 November.
“We are excited to be able to unite pop culture fans in Southeast Asia, especially here in Indonesia through Indonesia Comic Con. New York Comic Con is known as the East Coast’s biggest and most exciting popular culture convention; we can’t wait to bring this memorable experience to Indonesia. Come and join us at Jakarta Convention Center during 14-15 November, as we aimed to bring pop culture celebration to a whole new level at ICC.” said James Boey, General Manager, Reed Panorama Exhibitions.
First Edition of ICC Championships of Cosplay!
For the first time ever in Indonesia, Championships of Cosplay will take place as one of the highlighted activities in the event. The winner of the Championships of Cosplay will represent Indonesia in the 2016 Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) Crown Championships of Cosplay in Chicago and compete with cosplayers from all over the world. C2E2 is a comic book and pop culture convention encompassing the latest and greatest from the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games, wrapped perfectly in order to deliver a weekend of pop culture in downtown Chicago. Winner will join the “Quest of the Crown,” where hundred thousands of people will watch you via C2E2’s live-streaming. Win amazing prizes plus bragging rights!
ICC 2016 Guest Stars
The legendary Fujioka made his film debut from SHOCHIKU Co., Ltd in 1965. He won fame as the TV superhero, ‘Kamen Rider’ (Masked Rider) in 1971. He was selected for the leading actor in the Hollywood film, ‘Sword Kill’ (Ghost Warrior) in 1984, and became the first Japanese member of Screen Actors Guild. He is also well known as a martial artist who plays ‘ZAN’ and is well versed in a lot of martial arts.
An International Hollywood artist who acted as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, an X-Men trainee who has the power of mega explosion ability in the movie ‘Deadpool’. The Marvel movie has been an international hit due to the brave decision by the studio to make the movie witty, irreverent, funny and different. Hildebrand’s part on Deadpool brought her successfully into Hollywood film industry.
Japanese actor who is known for his role as Den Iga (Space Sheriff Sharivan) in Uchuu Keiji Sharivan. He was also involved in episode 42 and 44 for Uchuu Keiji Gavan, Retsu! Hurry! Dad! He also played in a number of TV Drama Series. He reprise the role in The Space Sheriff Spirits video game, adn in several anime series. Again in 2014, starred in the movie Space Sheriff Sharivan Next Generation
Two Days Pop Culture Party at Indonesia Comic Con 2016
The party of all Pop Culture fans in Indonesia was held for 2 days [1 and 2 of October 2016] and attended by some International legendary guests. Total 36 guests were coming to meet the fans and show their unstoppable energy to rock the party with performance, art and culture in the culture pop industry. With total of 170 participants from around the world and more than 70 artists for artist alley zone, Indonesia Comic Con 2016 was succeed in entertaining 28.841 fans in Indonesia. The queue of those hunger fans has been lined up since the first day the door was open for public. The curiosity attracted not only those who lived in Jakarta but all around Indonesia and abroad. The urge to meet the same passionate group and interact with their idol, become the firsthand group who got the experience with the new toys or action figure, meet toy designer, and get in the game this event has offered, has gathered all these fans together. Surprisingly, most of the fans spent hours from morning and night to experience all what happening inside the exhibition.