The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) is almost upon us and before we go to the event’s festivities, let’s take a look at three of the very special guests attending one of Singapore’s most anticipated events.
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Let’s start off with one of the biggest names in Japanese gaming, Bandai Namco’s Hideo Baba. Have you ever played Tales of Graces, Tales of the Abyss, Tales of Hearts and Tales of Xillia? Well, Hideo Baba is the general producer of the highly acclaimed ‘Tales of” RPG series. Tales of Xillia is one of his most successful games shipping over 600,000 units On PlayStation 3 alone.
A special Bandai Namco booth will be distributing a special D1 edition of Tales of Xillia on STGCC so don’t miss it! The D1 edition will include the game software, a special music selection CD and an artbook featuring the art from the game.
View Hideo Baba’s STGCC guest profile here
Our next guest started his career as a Vocaloid producer after the formation of his band in Ibaraki, holding on to the ambition that his music could be enjoyed by everyone. His works have been viewed more than 10 million times already and is one of Japan’s most recognized sound producers, Yuyoyuppe, also known as DJ’TEKINA//SOMETHING.
He has worked with some of Japan’s top artistes, bands, idols and voice actors. Some of his works include:
- Sound Producer for BABYMETAL on UKIUKI☆MIDNIGHT, BABYMETAL DEATH, MEGITSUNE, etc. He is also the only DJ who is involved with their official song remix.
- Sound Producer of Tsukiuta 6gatsu (ツキウタ6月) for voice actor Aoi Shouta (SHOWTA).
- Participated in TRF’s 20th Anniversary Tribute Album as DJ’TEKINA//SOMETHING.
- Remixed Denden Passion for Denpagumi Inc.
- Arranged BIRTH O BIRTH for Momoiro Clover Z.
- Involvement in the production of songs for various idol groups such as Dream5, Bad Jyanai mon, and many others.
Even with all that work, he also finds time as the vocals/guitarist of Japanese hardcore emo band Lunetia.
View Yuyoyuppe’s STGCC guest profile here
Finally, our nest guest is one of South Korea’s most well known cosplayers, Aza. With eight years of Cosplay experience and cosplaying overseas, the famous cosplayer will make her very first Singapore cosplay appearance in STGCC.
In a message to the people attending the event, the cosplayer previously known as Miyuko wrote
“Hi everyone! I am Aza, a cosplayer from Korea! Everyday I am feeling very excited to be at STGCC this year and I can’t wait to meet everybody in Singapore! See you all at STGCC! >ㅁ< “
View Aza’s STGCC guest profile here