Tag "Conventions"

FanimeCon 2017: Small tips to remember

FanimeCon falls upon the San Jose Convention Center once again this week from May 26-29. For many attending, this will be another year in a familiar place with friends. Others

Fanime 2016 photo gallery

This past weekend was another cosplay-filled weekend at Fanime 2016 in San Jose, California. We saw a lot of fans dress up as their favorite characters and even ones that creatively

Live in the UK? Love the convention scene? Well, it’s time to go Rogue!

From Supernatural to Once Upon a Time to Vampire Diaries/The Originals to even superhero shows like The Flash and Arrow, Rogue Events has got your back. As one of UK’s

TouhouCon 2015 Coverage and Photos

Touhoucon once again comes to sunny Southern California to celebrate all things touhou and Japanese subculture. The second year con moved across the street from the Marriott to the Anaheim

Cosplaying for the first time at SacAnime’s 2015 winter show

Time stood still as the flashing lights surrounded us. Everyone focused their undivided attention upon us while we held a strong pose. Grunting as our childhood dreams came to fruition,

J.J. Abrams buys pizza for fans in line at Star Wars: The Force Awakens panel

Day One of Star Wars Celebration begins tomorrow, and already many fans have descended to the Anaheim Convention Center. Less than 24 hours before the show begins, fans have already

LLAP: A Cosplay music video dedicated to Leonard Nimoy

The guys behind The Sneaky Zebra are back again! This time, the team from London dedicated their cosplay music video to the one and only, Leonard Nimoy. Using Nimoy’s commencement speech from Boston

What’s nerdlesque and why is it everything I ever dreamed of?

When geeks go wild, everybody wins. It turns out that geek and nerd culture wasn’t the only thing to have a sort of mainstream resurgence in the mid-2000s; burlesque performances

BlizzCon 2015 tickets go on sale April 15 and 18

Blizzard Entertainment made the announcement this past week that this year’s big Blizzard convention will be held on November 6th through the 7th. This is a slight change from last year’s

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D stage performance

The other day, I stumbled across an article by Gamer Motion that gave me the absolute chills! I’m particularly fond of watching skits from conventions. You know, the ones that

What cosplay looked like 40 years ago

Today we’re taking a leap back in time. Cosplay was a thing way back when, but it sure wasn’t as big as it is now. These days, you can pretty

Ottawa Pop Expo 2013 Cosplay Gallery

As first year cons go, they are usually not without incident. They usually start out small and they usually suffer in terms of participation and attendance. With exams looming for

NR Interview with Newton Thaiposri, founder of Riot Arms Prop Fabrication and Photography

You’d be hard pressed these days to find a video game character without an iconic, badass weapon. You have Cloud with his Buster sword, Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine with

Star Wars vs. Doctor Who convention spat!

Police were recently called to a sci-fi convention (NOR-CON IV) held at the University of East Anglia to stop an argument between a Star Wars fan and a Doctor Who

Creation Entertainment’s Grand Slam Star Trek & Sci-Fi Summit!

This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to attend Creation Entertainment’s Grand Slam Star Trek & Sci-Fi Summit Convention in Burbank, CA. The entirety of the cast of Star Trek:

ReactorCon 2012 Photo Gallery

Nerds, nerds, nerds! It was a nerdful weekend when we held our very first ReactorCon this past Saturday at the Frank & Son Collectible Show. It was a fun event

Sexual harassment in the convention community: A personal account

Every now and then an article will pop up about sexual harassment in the geek community; we have all seen them. Be it harassment in online gaming or at conventions,

Black Hat & Def Con: Hackers paradise in Las Vegas

Black Hat & Def Con: Hackers paradise in Las Vegas

Blue Fin – Asks which figures do you want released?

At many of the major conventions I’ve been to, I always find myself in a huge line going to buy model kits, statues or action figures. And at the same

Wyrd Con 2012 – LARPING and ARGING for all

Wyrd Con 2012 – LARPING and ARGING for all