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


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

The best Nebula cosplay you’ll see from Guardians of the Galaxy

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It’s hard to believe that this cosplayer isn’t actress Karen Gillan simply posing and chilling at a hotel dressed up as Nebula from Guardians of the Galaxy. This was taken at a Norway geek convention called Torucon just recently. It’s amazing that we get an accurate cosplay just weeks after the … Continue reading

San Diego Comic-Con teen cosplayer had a ‘sexual relationship’ with 29-year-old photographer


The San Diego Harbor Police Department is definitely trying hard to close the case while also giving misinformation. We reported about how a teenage cosplayer was found bloodied near the swimming pool of the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina during San Diego Comic-Con. Many assumed that she was assaulted, … Continue reading

*Update* Cosplayer found covered in blood at San Diego Comic-Con


Update (July 1, 2014): Polygon has an update from the Police saying that the cosplayer wasn’t assaulted. However, that isn’t affecting the charges and no more information will be released because the cosplayer is a minor. The teenage cosplayer found injured and unconscious at a San Diego hotel during Comic-Con … Continue reading

Adrianne Curry beats up guy for sexual harassment at San Diego Comic-Con

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Photo by Tony Forte/WENN Sexual harassment is a serious issue, and when it heads to a nerd haven like San Diego Comic-Con, the issue is amplified 100 times more. The reason is because people expect these conventions to be a fun and happy place, so when something bad happens, it … Continue reading

Top 6 best YouTube music of Legend of Zelda!

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I’m a fan of movie and video game scores, and if your reading Nerd Reactor, chances are, you are too.  Perhaps the most iconic music in video game history comes from the Legend of Zelda series. For many of us, the “Overworld Theme” from the first game will remain forever a part … Continue reading

Videogame BANG! Episode 40: Birthday Sex…EDUCATION

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Videogame BANG! is turning 1 year old this week and in podcast years that means we are hitting puberty so what better way to celebrate than a little bit of Birthday Sex..EDUCATION!! Aaron and Cory are surrounding themselves with some of the most beautiful woman in the world of geek … Continue reading

AX 2014: ‘Learning About Cosplay In Italy’ from Giada Robin (panel coverage)

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For the second year, Anime Expo has brought in international cosplay guests to talk about cosplay and their works around the world. Giada Robin came from Italy to talk about cosplay in her home country and the differences and similarities between cosplay in Italy and the US. Check out the full … Continue reading

Labyrinth of Jareth 2014: A first time experience!


We sent two of our writers to document their experience at Labyrinth of Jareth. Anastasia and Holly had never experienced Labyrinth until now. Anastasia attended Friday’s events while Holly went to Saturday’s festivities. Check out their experiences below. Anastasia Washington: On Friday, I stepped into a magical dreamland for the … Continue reading

A simple guide to preparing yourself for convention season

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When it comes to conventions, whether you’re cosplaying or not, we all struggle last minute to get everything organized and ready to go. Not only that, at conventions we tend to forget to do a lot of things that can affect our health in drastic ways. Since San Diego Comic-Con … Continue reading