Things you should know about CCG Expo 2017
Updated: 2017-07-10

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Big crowds are flocking to the 13th annual China International Cartoon & Game Expo which runs from July 6 to 10 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center. [Photo from WeChat account shanghaitourism]

The 13th annual China International Cartoon & Game Expo (CCG Expo 2017), a feast of games, comics, animation and cosplay, is attracting big crowds at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center. The expo runs from July 6 to 10.

Covering 530,000 square meters, the expo has attracted more than 350 exhibitors from all over the world, including the entertainment giant Disney and the famous toy brand Bandai Namco.

Here are some expo highlights for you to explore!

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The garage kit of Sakata Gintoki, the leading character of the popular comic Gintama, is making its Chinese debut at CCG Expo 2017. [Photo from WeChat account shanghaitourism]

Debut shows

Garage kit cartoon characters from Gundam, Gintama, Wonder Woman, as well as a cluster of rough sketches by DC and Marvel Comics, are making their public debuts, indicating the high-level and quality of this unique art show.

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Visitors can enjoy a discount of up to 60 yuan for CCG Expo 2017 and Shanghai Comic Convention, which will be held at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center from Oct 5 to 7. [Photo from WeChat account shanghaitourism]

Coupon tickets

The Shanghai Comic Convention (SHCC), to be held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center from Oct 5 to 7, will be a cultural feast for fans interested in comics, films and TV plays with distinctive US features.

CCG Expo 2017 has partnered with SHCC to offer visitors with economic coupon tickets discounts of up to 60 yuan ($8.82) for these two amazing events.

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A talk event starring three voice actresses from a famous cartoon held at CCG Expo 2017 on July 9. [Photo from WeChat account shanghaitourism]

Talk events

Comic fans can enjoy close contact with various renowned figures, such as Tony, designer of CCG Expo mascot Rin, Hondo Kaede, the famous voice actress, and Kiyose Akame, the illustrator of the smash hit animation Lovelive! School idol project.

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