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The world-renowned annual multi-genre entertainment and comic convention, Comic Con is ready to be held for the first time in Jakarta this September 25 – 27, 2015. Taking place at JIExpo Kemayoran – Jakarta, Jakarta Comic Con promises a pop culture phenomenon for Indonesian fans.

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Organisers of the first-ever Jakarta Comic Con are the team behind the phenomenally successful Bangkok events in 2014 and this year, which featured major Hollywood movie studios, TV networks, local Thai comic book producers, toys, collectibles, cosplay competitions and more. After attracting 65,000 fans to the first Bangkok Comic Con last year and growing to 76,000 this year, they are now ready to bring all the fun and excitement to Indonesian fans.

The original comic con was held as the Golden State Comic Book Convention in 1970 by a group of San Diegans, which included Shel Dorf, Richard Alf, Ken Krueger, and Mike Towry; later, it was called the “San Diego Comic Book Convention.” The name, as given on its website, is Comic-Con International: San Diego; but it is commonly known simply as Comic-Con or the San Diego Comic-Con or “SDCC”.

Similar to San Diego’s and Bangkok’s, Jakarta Comic Con will feature various pop culture attractions; from the best in movies and TV series, to animation, comics, cartoons, toys, video games, collectibles, live stage activities, and much, much more.

Jakarta Comic Con will join with AFA Indonesia – the biggest Anime event outside Japan – creating a massive event appealing across all ages and all demographics. The event will be held at the JIExpo Kemayoran – Jakarta, on the same date as AFAID15 – 25, 26 and 27 of September 2015, Jakarta Comic Con will become The Ultimate Pop Culture Experience for all Indonesian fans.

Jakarta Comic Con tickets are priced at IDR 80,000 per day (prices exclude government tax 15% and admin fee IRD 3,000), and fans who want to enjoy all the attractions of both Jakarta Comic Con and AFAID15, a specially discounted Combo Ticket will be available at IRD 150,000 (prices exclude government tax 15% and admin fee IRD 3,000)

For details on ticket sales, the Jakarta Comic Con event schedule and more, visit the official FB : Jakarta Comic Con and website: www.becterotruevisions.com

Information about Jakarta Comic Con (JCC): Will be held for the first time in Jakarta, Indonesia on September 25, 26 and 27, 2015 at JIexpo – Kemayoran Jakarta – Jakarta Comic Con will be The Ultimate Pop Culture Experience for all Indonesian fans.

Information about BEC–Tero TrueVisions
Two of Thailand’s entertainment giants have joined together to build a new phenomenon in the entertainment industry, organising and promoting live sports and family events in Thailand and throughout Southeasat Asia.
With over 30 years of experience, BEC-Tero Entertainment Public Company Limited (Thailand) stand as leaders in Thailand. BEC-TERO is Thailand’s leading promoter of international concerts and events, while TrueVisions is the country’s #1 pay TV provider.
For more information about BEC-TERO TrueVisions, visit: www.becterotruevisions.com

Information about SOZO
SOZO is a cutting-edge entertainment and youth-marketing driven company. (Made up of a diverse talented pool of industry professionals, SOZO is focused towards interactive marketing, developing animation and entertainment content and service platforms geared at engaging young adults at both regional and global levels. SOZO’s main mission is focused on delivering highly entertaining pop culture experiences, contents and products that will constantly engage, thrill and excite this young and restless market.
For more information about SOZO, visit: www.sozo.sg

Information about Megindo
Megindo as a media publishing company, in the world of business and entertainment since 1996, is very proud to be a joint organiser for the inaugural Jakarta Comic Con. Megindo is home to 5 of the top media products in Cinemags, Gamestation, Animonstar, Gadget+ and Kiddo magazines.
Megindo’s vision is to always be at the forefront in everything involved with information and innovation, in line with our company motto, “to provide advanced media resulting in the loyalty of clients & customers through the quality of creation & innovation.”
For more information about Megindo visit : www.cinemags-id.com

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