Nintendo will give out 3,000 wristbands for the Super Smash Bros. E3 Tournament

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For the second year Nintendo won’t be holding a press conference at E3. Instead it will be holding an invitational 16-man Super Smash Bros. Tournament on June 10th, which is also the first day of E3 at the Nokia Theater in Downtown LA. What is a tournament without fans in attendance? The … Continue reading

Aniplex will have a Sword Art Online II premiere event at Anime Expo 2014

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Anime Expo is less than two months away and already Aniplex has made some big announcements about this year’s guests and special events. Last week Aniplex announced it will be holding a Kill la Kill special event, and now AX 2014 will also be featuring the Sword Art Online II Premiere Event on … Continue reading

Anime Expo 2014, Aniplex, and Sony Music Entertainment Japan present: Kill la Kill special event

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For those going to Anime Expo this year, it’s well expected that you’ll see plenty of Kill la Kill cosplayers, merchandise, and other goodies that you can’t wait to get your grubby mits on. For those who haven’t seen the phenomenon that is Kill la Kill, you’ve been missing out … Continue reading

Ottawa Comiccon 2014: Interview with Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson

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With Ottawa Comiccon set to kickoff this weekend, Canada’s capital is already buzzing with nerdy activities! Daleks and Stormtroopers took over Ottawa’s downtown core this Thursday, gearing up for the third edition of one of Ottawa’s geekiest events. Now, look in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s… … Continue reading

WonderCon 2014: Son of Batman – The voices behind the movie

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2014 is the 75th anniversary of the Batman franchise from DC Comics, and WonderCon was packed full of Batman-related events which consisted of panels, artists and even a special short. WonderCon was also hosting the world premiere of the newest DC animated movie, Son of Batman. Voice director Andrea Romano has been … Continue reading

You can create the official Nerd HQ dance!

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Nerd Machine is on its last day of accepting donations to help support Nerd HQ 2014 and have announced some grand news on this final day. The Nerd Machine have created a So You Think You Can Dance type contest where the fans can submit a dance to become the official Nerd HQ dance. … Continue reading

Anime Expo hosts world premiere of K: Missing Kings

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An action-packed, mystery seinen series, the anime K (also known as K Project) was first released in 2012. The story focuses on Yashiro Isana, a friendly and “ordinary” high schooler in a technologically advanced city. The plot starts when a prominent member of an infamous organization (HOMRA) is murdered by … Continue reading

Want to be a voice actor in an anime? Try out for Magi 2 at Anime Expo 2014

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Have you ever watched an anime and thought, “I would love to be a voice actor in one of my favorite shows?” Maybe you think you can do a better job doing English dub? Well here is your chance. During the Aniplex panel during Sakura-Con, it was announced that Aniplex USA … Continue reading

Kotobukiya Spring Preview panel at WonderCon 2014

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At Wonder Con 2014, Kotobukiya held a special panel showcasing their upcoming figure line for 2014. Room 210A was packed with fans excited to hear more about upcoming releases being moderated by Dan Lujan.  Dan started by announcing that there would be two Kotobukiya exclusives this year for San Diego Comic-Con and one … Continue reading

Bandai Namco Games at WonderCon 2014

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Wonder Con has always had a few gaming companies showcasing their upcoming line up, but this year there were only two big gaming companies on the floor, Nintendo and Bandai Namco Games. Bandai Namco Games had a way more impressive booth between the two companies, letting attendees have a first … Continue reading

Interview with John Barrowman for The Hollywood Show

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John Barrowman. You may recognize him from Doctor Who, Torchwood, Frisky Business/Animals at Work, Anything Goes, and most recently, CW’s Arrow. He is a household name and face in the Geek world. He’s become a fixture at shows, conventions, fan events and anything that is geek. This weekend, he is going … Continue reading

Karl Urban really wants you to sign the Dredd 2 petition

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Yep, the Dredd sequel petition is still a thing. We last reported on it when Dredd’s publisher was officially endorsing it. Now it’s 8 months later, and Karl Urban has brought the subject back into the light again during Emerald City Comic Con. He did a video requesting fans to support the … Continue reading

Crackin’ at Kraken Con

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At first sight Kraken Con looks rather small, and compared to other nerd conventions, it is. When you delve deeper, you’ll find an inviting, friendly and fun atmosphere for cosplayers, exhibitors, and anime enthusiasts alike. Entering the convention I could tell right from the gate that the level of cosplay … Continue reading