J-POP Summit 2015: Tech and toys

This embarks the 7th consecutive year the Japanese Pop Summit has come to the bay area. Fans of the Japanese pop genre gather every year to check out the latest

Legend of Zelda meets Spaghetti Western in Hang Em Hyrule (fan film)

Beat Down Boogie, the guys that brought us Super Mario Warfare, has finally released its Legend of Zelda Western fan film, Hang Em Hyrule. If you’re a fan of Legend of

Fans create a petition to have Fox sell the Fantastic Four rights back to Marvel Studios

After absolutely abysmal ratings, reviews, scores, and attendance, Fox is still set on creating a Fantastic Four sequel. However if you’re one of the majority of comic book movie fans that didn’t

13-minute Rise of the Tomb Raider gamescom demo has Lara visiting Syria and a tomb

Check out this new 13-minute Gamescom demo of Rise of the Tomb Raider that has Lara Croft seeking danger in Syria. It starts off with an in-game cutscene involving a

Canada’s first World Cosplay Summit team crowned at Otakuthon

It’s difficult to think of an honour bigger in the cosplay world than representing your country at the World Cosplay Summit in Nagoya, Japan. Since 2005, teams from various countries

Giant minion terrorizes city in real life

Although minions are adorable and funny, you can’t trust them. For one thing, they serve villains. These creatures are usually small, but here we have a giant one terrorizing the

Stan Lee vs Jim Henson in Epic Rap Battles of History finale

It is on! Stan Lee, the man who co-created many of our favorite Marvel heroes, is going up against Jim Henson, the man behind the Muppets, in the season 4

Book review: War at the Edge of the World

Author Ian James Ross encapsulates what it was like in later Rome as a Roman soldier in his new book War at the Edge of the World. This historical fiction novel

Vegeta responds to UFC Champ Ronda Rousey’s crush on him

Nerd Reactor had the great pleasure of interviewing the volatile Saiyan Vegeta today. The list of topics ranged from his belief that Goku is not the hero the public thinks he

2nd Annual Big Bite Bacon Fest – It’s all about the bacon!

It’s that time of year again to celebrate all things Bacon! A two-day event, the 2nd Annual Big Bite Bacon Fest was held at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, and it

J-POP Summit 2015 comes to San Francisco this weekend

A fashion show, cosplay masquerade, dance contest, interactive trade show, and even a miso soup dispenser? Yes, I said it, a freakin’ miso soup dispenser. How awesome is that? And

Amazon Dash is real, it’s here, but do we need it?

When I first heard about Amazon Dash, I thought it was an April’s Fools joke. After all it was announced on April 1st. Much to my surprise, and arguably the

‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper passes away

The world of legends has just lost another great one, as we learn that ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper has passed away. Piper was a man who needed no introduction, as one

K: Dream of Green launches on the tail of K: Countdown

While Rei Rairaku and Yui Kuroe’s K: Countdown manga winds down to a close with ARIA‘s September issue, the duo launches a new spin-off of the series: K: Dream of Green.

Tales of series 20th anniversary features Hello Kitty crossover

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Namco Bandai Entertainment’s Tales of series. Starting on August 7th, fans will be able to visit the Tales of 20th Anniversary Museum in Akihabara UDX

Sword Art Online film Indiegogo campaign launched

Hello there, anime fans! For the past year and a half I’ve been working on a live-action film adaptation of the series Sword Art Online, more specifically the first 14

Jared Padalecki wants you to ‘Always Keep Fighting’ with new fundraiser!

Jared Padalecki, best known as Sam Winchester in Supernatural and Dean in Gilmore Girls, has a message he wants to share to the world – Always Keep Fighting. Padalecki joined

Want a new SWAT Katz cartoon series? Help fund SWAT Katz Revolution on Kickstarter

It’s already been 22 years since the SWAT Katz first appeared on television, and to this day you may have heard fans talking about how it is one of their

Voice actor Troy Baker quits Twitter due to harassment

Troy Baker, the voice actor behind many video game and animated characters, has quit Twitter as of yesterday. It all started when he quoted a tweet from writer Brian W.

Drunkenly wander castles with a Princess Peach-inspired Martini

Our friends at Secret of the Booze do nothing but make cocktails with a theme. The latest one will help you find your way through some of the greatest castles