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Jonathan Ofalla works full-time in the video electronics industry. Besides being an Anime/Jpop/Jdrama fan, he is an MMA enthusiast and trains Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. On his time off, he contributes to Nerd Reactor.
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Nerd Reactor was at the 2012 NAMM show and caught the Beat Junkies performing in the RANE booth for their 20 year anniversary. The Beat Junkies is a world famous DJ crew that help put Turntablism on the map. Turntablism for those who don’t know is the art of DJ scratching and manipulating More >
GANTZ is a Japanese live-action movie based on the anime and manga of the same name. Adaptations are always a mixed bag, but one thing’s for sure, GANTZ is one of the better ones. I should have guessed so since it is from the same producers as the Death Note live-action movies, which were also good More >
Here are some of our cosplay photos shot at Anime Expo 2011 on days 1 and 2. Photos were shot between panels and showings. In the dealer room I spotted an Optimus Prime with a glowing matrix of leadership. After the Hatsune Miku concert there were a good amount of vocaloid cosplayers that stayed More >
Summer is the time to go swimming or have a bonfire at the beach. For fans of anime and manga it’s time for the largest anime conventions in Southern California, Anime Expo! This year it’s a 4-day event at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 1-4. Here’s how our Day 1 went.
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Audiophiles looking for superior sound quality often times look straight to ear cup style headphones. However good sound quality is not just confined to the large ear cup style headphones. The Sennheiser pro audio lineup offers a series of smaller in-ear headphones led by the IE 8i.
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Nerd Reactor actually had 3 photographers and 1 videographer on site at FanimeCon 2011. The photos posted the same week as the event were from our editor Narvin. I also took photos with my camera throughout Day 1-4. The following are my selected photos from the entire con. Find the full res More >
This past weekend the Super GT qualifying session GT300 took place at the Fuji Speedway in Japan. Select racing cars featured itasha designs. Itasha is the trend of decorating a car with anime/manga/game characters. The result was some unique looking racing cars causing otaku to go wild over More >
This past weekend on April 16, the newly formed Los Angeles Cosplay Alliance (LACA) held their first cosplay picnic. It took place at Woodley Park in Van Nuys, CA. It was a hot sunny day but it that didn’t stop the cosplayers from showing up in full costume! The attendance was 121 according to More >
Production I.G. announced the BLOOD-C project, a reimagined take on the Blood: The Last Vampire saga. The original movie made a splash on the vampire scene back in 2000. The concept involved huge monsters derived from the bat species Chiroptera hunted down by a school girl wielding a katana More >
Paradise Kiss follows Yukari Hayasaka (Keiko Kitagawa), a high school senior tired of her More >
The Fulton Innovation CES booth demonstrated an array of wireless power applications ranging from low power device charging to intelligent high power home and car control loop scenarios that seemed to come out of a scene from the Back to the Future 2 movie!
Today, Fulton Innovation’s eCoupled More >
ION Audio focuses on music enthusiasts, musicians and DJ’s of all levels looking for an affordable solution to digital music entertainment. They have a history of innovation with music products like the USB turntable that has reconnected millions of people with their vinyl record collections.
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Japan leads the industry in futuristic toilets with seat warmers and water sprays. Now video game company Sega has taken it further and have created a game mounted into men’s public urinals! A pressure sensor in the urinal’s porcelain wall measures the stream of liquid while you do your business. More >
November 18, 2010 – Disney hosted a grand opening party at the Royal/T Cafe for the TRON: Legacy Pop-Up Shop. The entire place was decorated in TRON style with neon blue lighting and a grid pattern wall containing code. I thought to myself, “This is what it would be like to party in the GRID!” More >
In America, the Motorola Droid 2 cell phone was marketed with the image of R2-D2. This special R2-D2 version was bundled with various Rebel Alliance goodies like sound packs and live wallpapers. The Japanese chose a different path to advertise the new Samsung Galaxy S phone, which also runs More >
The New York Comic Con and Anime Festival took place last weekend. East coast cosplayers were poised to roam the streets of New York. Check out these stunning NYCC/NYAF cosplay videos created by Ackson Lee! His camera work just makes the whole event that much more badass.
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Cranking up the audio is key to immerse yourself into a video game. This can be a challenge if you play late at night or share a room with another person. Gaming headsets are your best solution.
Logitech recently announced their new F540 wireless headset designed to work with both the PS3 and More >
Another fan favorite from Comic-Con 2010 was the Hawaii Five-0 panel. Fans of sci-fi series Battle Star Galactica were eager to see Grace Park who joined the cast of the Hawaii Five-O reboot. Most people know her as Lt. Sharon “Boomer” Valerii from the BSG series. In Hawaii Five-0 she will be More >