[2021]The Seoul Comic Con presents: World of Characters, to discover popular characters from all around the world

10 May 2021

(Seoul Comic Con – 2021.05.10) The Seoul Comic Con, international pop culture festival taking place from August, 19-22 2021 at COEX Convention Centre, presents the World of Characters event, offering the visitors to discover at one place popular characters from all around the world.

The Seoul Comic Con Organizing Committee announced the organization for the first time of the World of Characters event, where visitors will be able to discover worldwide national representative characters.

World of Characters is an exhibition introducing in one place various popular characters from all over the world representing their country, including comics, movies, games, etc. 33 characters from 22 countries, including the USA, Finland and Brazil, have already confirmed their participation. The final lineup will be revealed later.

At this event, visitors will have the opportunity to discover popular characters they have never seen before. And also, a variety of characters worldwide appreciated will be showcased, ranging from the American representative doll brand Barbie, the Finnish fairytale Moomin, to the Brazilian cartoon “Monica”.

The World of Characters event will showcase a diversity of characters, including those popular in our childhood, such as the Smurfs (Belgium), the Teletubbies (United Kingdom) and Pingu (Switzerland). Both young people and elders will surely spend a good time.

In addition to the exhibition, a special area, including a photo zone will be set up to provide a unique experience to the Seoul Comic Con fans.

"As it is the first time for the 'World of Characters' event to take place on the Seoul Comic Con, it is a unique opportunity to get to know the various national popular characters around the world”, said a Seoul Comic Con Organizing Committee Official.

The Seoul Comic Con is a global event where visitors can live the full pop culture experience through comics, movies, animation, games, figurines and cosplay. It will take place from August, 19-22 at COEX Convention Centre in Samseong-dong, Seoul.

Further information on the official website of Seoul Comic Con: https://en.seoulcomiccon.org/