Interview with Karen Sakai, the cosplayer who’s crowdfunding her breasts

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Photo by Riamux Creations We posted about cosplayer Karen Sakai and her GoFundMe campaign where she is asking her fans to help support her breast augmentation to aid in her cosplay and modeling. Many in the cosplay community weren’t too pleased with that. We recently interviewed Karen so that she can tell her side of … Continue reading

Cosplayer Miss Sinister graces the cover of Geek Fantasy Magazine

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We’re pretty excited about this news. For one thing, seeing a cosplayer on the cover of a magazine is always cool. Second? Our very own Mike Rivera was the photographer. During Dragon Con, Rivera did a photoshoot with Miss Sinister Cosplay in her female Kratos outfit, which looks killer. A photo … Continue reading

Dragon Con 2014: Cardboard Stories (cosplay music video)

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Dragon Con 2014 came and went, and we are proud to present our Cardboard Stories Cosplay Music Video. They are teachers, chefs, engineers, rocket scientists, video game programmer, therapists, lawyers, music conductor, lovers, horseback riders and just all-around badasses. These are real cosplayers. Film and edited by David Hoang

Cosplay Boom web series digs deeper into the world of cosplay

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Cosplay Boom is a Kickstarter-funded cosplay series that follows the culture of cosplay. Todd Kenreck, the man behind the project who has worked as a reporter on NBC, has released premiered the cosplay web series. This series features many cosplayers as they talk about their history, why they cosplay, and the cosplay … Continue reading

Snow White vs. Elsa princess rap battle

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Frozen is one of the most parodied and imitated on the Internet, and now we finally get a rap battle featuring Frozen’s Elsa that’s inspired from Epic Rap Battles of History. Elsa will be going up against Snow White, and in this version, one will lose. These aren’t your Disney-friendly … Continue reading

Elsa cosplayer transforms to Snow Queen in epic Frozen skit

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Anime Expo is the biggest anime convention in the nation that takes place during Fourth of July weekend. However, Europeans also have their own big anime convention during Fourth of July weekend with Japan Expo in France. One of the events held there in 2014 was the ECG Season 4 … Continue reading

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers White Ranger Legacy Saba coming in February

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Fans of the Mighty Morphin Power Ranger series have another collectible to add to their want list early next year. Entertainment Earth already has pre-orders up for the White Ranger Legacy Saba Die-Cast Sword Replica which it set to release in February 2015. The Die-Cast Saba will let you feel as if … Continue reading

YaoiCon 2014: My experience

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I had the pleasure of attending YaoiCon 2014, which takes place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco. YaoiCon goes on every year and has been around for a really long time now. For those who don’t know, yaoi is about fictional stories with boy-on-boy love. You’re probably thinking that the … Continue reading

Yes, this cosplay music video is set on an aircraft carrier

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The Beat Down Boogie team has done it again with capturing cosplay in unique and beautiful locations. KantaiCon 2014 was held on the USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier located at Patriot’s Point in South Carolina. This would be a perfect place for a Robotech and Macross cosplayer. Sometimes living in the … Continue reading

San Francisco celebrates superheroes at Fifth Annual SuperHero Street Fair

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Ready to dress up as your favorite super hero? Or just dress up like your very own superhero? Maybe a villain? Now you can! Come and celebrate being a super hero at the Fifth Annual SuperHero Street Fair in San Francisco. The event celebrates individuals and  organizations throughout San Francisco for their … Continue reading

SacAnime 2014 creates nerd hype for the city of Sacramento

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Despite popular belief, neither Los Angeles, San Diego, or San Francisco are the capital of the great state of California. To find the true capital you actually have to look a little further north to find the humble little city of Sacramento. Easily one of the most overlooked locations in … Continue reading

Epic female and male God of War Kratos cosplay is epic

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One of the biggest nerd conventions, Dragon Con, is happening this weekend. If you have never been there, then you should know that it’s one of the craziest conventions ever filled with many amazing cosplay. (You will feel left out if you’re not cosplaying.) Our very own Mike Rivera has captured … Continue reading

Nerd Reactor beams into Power Morphicon 2014!

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The Nerd Reactor crew popped into Power Morphicon 2014 this past weekend to check out the celebrities, cosplayers, and all the fun that is Power Rangers! We got to chat with several rangers, Alpha 5, Zordon, and pink ranger actress Catherine Sutherland. For more information on Power Morphicon, visit here. … Continue reading

Power Morphicon 2014 – The perfect place for the Ranger in you

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Power Rangers fans from all over the world gathered at the Pasadena Convention Center in California to attend the fourth Power Morphicon. The three-day event was filled with cosplaying, special guests from the different Power Ranger and Super Sentai series, Power Rangers card game, autograph sessions and panels. The main attraction of Power Morphicon … Continue reading