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Anime Mid-Atlantic 12 (Sunday) Pictorial!

Posted June 18, 2012 by E. Ortiz

We wrap our coverage of Adam Howell’s amazing work at Anime Mid-Atlantic 12 (2012) by showing you his Sunday shots of cosplayers and convention attendees. You can see Friday’s pictures here and Saturday’s here! [nggallery id=95]

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The “Help! What Should I Cosplay!?” Thread & 10 Reasons Why We Can’t Answer That Question.

Posted June 18, 2012 by Shauna Leva

This is a question I see on the internet a lot: “What should I cosplay!?” But this is also a question that hardly ever gets an adequate response. Whether they are newbies looking for a popular costume that will jettison them into convention fame, or seasoned cosplayers who have simply run out of challenges, it seems like […]

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Anime Mid-Atlantic 12 (Saturday 2012) Pictorial!

Posted June 17, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Check out cosplay photographer Adam Howell’s awesome photo gallery of the attendees of Saturday’s Anime Mid-Atlantic 12! [nggallery id=94]

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Anime Mid-Atlantic 12 (Friday) Pictorial!

Posted June 17, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Cosplay photographer Adam Howell does his magic on Friday, June 15, at Anime Mid-Atlantic 12, a convention in Chesapeake, Virginia. [nggallery id=93]

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Granite Comic Con 2012 – Cosplay Contest

Posted June 13, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Nerd Caliber went to the Granite State Comic Con 2012 and we had a blast meeting old friends and seeing some great costumes! Here are some videos we took of the costume contest, who won and some of the costumed attendees.

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FanimeCon 2012: The Photography of Bill Hinsee

Posted June 8, 2012 by BillHinsee

Check out Photographer Bill Hinsee’s amazing photographs of cosplayers that attended FanimeCon 2012, Northern California’s largest anime convention. [nggallery id=91]

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Cosplayer Nation Covers Puerto Rico Comic Con 2012

Posted June 7, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Puerto Rico Comic Con just had an amazing show on Memorial Day Weekend and Cosplayer Nation was there to record the best parts! Check it out! Subscribe to their Youtube page!

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Anime Is The Glue

Posted May 31, 2012 by Steven Savage

I just got back from Anime North, a huge, diverse convention in the greater Toronto Area. Pretty much I can say if you like anime, you can join what appears to be about 20,000 people once a year and have a blast. Also, be sure to go to Sushi-Ya, it’s right next door. What stood […]

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Animazement 2012 (Saturday Part Two): The Photography of Adam Howell

Posted May 28, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Check out part two of these amazing pictures taken Saturday at Animazement 2012. [nggallery id=88]

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Animazement 2012 (Saturday Part One): The Photography of Adam Howell

Posted May 28, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Check out part one of these amazing pictures taken Saturday at Animazement 2012. [nggallery id=87]

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Animazement 2012 (Friday Part One): The Photography of Adam Howell

Posted May 27, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Check out Adam Howell’s amazing collection of cosplay photographs on Friday (Part One) at Animazement 2012! [nggallery id=85]

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UDON presents Omar Dogan’s Girl Seven Original Art Collection!

Posted May 24, 2012 by E. Ortiz

SEVEN GIRLS FOR EVERY SEASON! UDON presents Omar Dogan’s Girl Seven Original Art Collection! In Stores Now! Artbook fans are in for a treat, as acclaimed UDON artist Omar Dogan brings his brand-new artbook Girl Seven to life! Featuring over a hundred new drawings by Dogan, Girl Seven is a collection of all new pinup illustrations created just for this project! Through rough […]

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Hoshicon Spring Picnic 2012: The Photography of Adam Howell

Posted April 29, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Check out Adam Howell’s photography of his adventures at Hoshicon Spring Picnic 2012! Hoshicon is an anime convention that takes place in the end of June in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. [nggallery id=79]

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Anime Boston 2012: Princess Bubblegum and Marceline The Vampire Queen Cosplay

Posted April 11, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Check out Cosplay Reporter Shauna Leva at Anime Boston 2012 interviewing two cosplayers about their Adventure Time cosplay of  Princess Bubblegum and Marceline The Vampire Queen!  

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Triad Anime Convention (Sunday): The Photography of Adam Howell

Posted April 9, 2012 by E. Ortiz

This is the last of three pictorials by power photographer Adam Howell on his journeys of Triad Anime Convention 2012, a new anime convention in North Carolina. [nggallery id=69]

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Triad Anime Convention (Saturday): The Photography of Adam Howell

Posted April 9, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Triad Anime Convention was held on April 6th – 8th, 2012, its first year, at The Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This is the second of three of Photographer Adam Howell collection of pictures taken that weekend!  [nggallery id=68]

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Triad Anime Convention (Friday): The Photography of Adam Howell

Posted April 9, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Triad Anime Convention was held on April 6th – 8th, 2012, its first year, at The Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Photographer Adam Howell was on hand to chronicle their first day on Friday through his amazing photography! [nggallery id=67]

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The Right Stuf has the Right Stuff

Posted March 30, 2012 by SKrYde

Ok so, this review won’t be long but I wanted to go ahead and do it, so here we go! Have you ever heard of this little website called RightStuf.com? No? Yes? Maybe? Have you ever visited RightStuf.com? You’d know if you had just from the awesomeness that screams at you when you open the site. […]

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Con Safety 102: Navigating the Nerdy Social Scene

Posted March 30, 2012 by Samantha Cella

Conventions are awesome. You get to cosplay, buy stuff, and meet amazing new people. But sometimes, meeting those new people is hard. How do you make friends while waiting in line, or tell that cosplayer that she’s the best Madoka Magica you’ve seen all weekend? Be patient. Some people don’t like to talk a lot, […]

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MangaNEXT 2012: The Photography of Kiera Vallone

Posted March 28, 2012 by Kiera Vallone

MangaNEXT, AnimeNEXT’s sibling, took place on February 24th-26th, 2012 and Kiera Vallone was there! Check out some of her amazing cosplay snapshots below! [nggallery id=66]

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MomoCon 2012: The Photography of Bentpic5

Posted March 23, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Check out this humongous pictorial of Atlanta, Georgia’s anime convention MomoCon 2012! These pictures were taken on March 16th to the 18th, 2012, by Bentpic5! [nggallery id=65]

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Katsucon 2012: The Photography of Kiera Vallone

Posted March 22, 2012 by Kiera Vallone

Check out Kiera Vallone’s awesome pictorial of the events of Katsucon 2012, including pictures of the World Cosplay Summit Preliminaries (and winners)! [nggallery id=64]

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Richie Branson and the GUNDAM Rap Album

Posted March 21, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Okay, I need to tell you three things. First, Richie Branson is a terrific rapper. How terrific? Any X-rays performed on Mr. Branson will reveal that he’s actually a cyborg sent back in time to save hip hop. If you love rap beats but not feeling the generic (hoes, money, rims, hoes) lyrics then meet […]

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First Squad: The Moment Of Truth – Anime Review

Posted March 21, 2012 by Brianne Glover

Let’s get down to business with First Squad. I like this anime. Take caution however, when I say ‘like’ I mean I enjoyed watching it and if there is a sequel I might even give that a go. If I were to LOVE it, I would be gushing all over your screen right now and […]

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Redline: Anime Movie Review

Posted March 18, 2012 by Brianne Glover

Oh anime, how I love you. Sometimes you don’t even have to make sense; and I dig that. So Redline huh? How about that movie? Redline is fast paced and rapid–just like almost all of the characters in this racing anime. The main character, JP, has a monster of a yellow car and a specific, yet […]

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Explore The Supernatural World Of The Hit Manga Series Bleach In BLEACH MASKED: OFFICIAL CHARACTER BOOK 2

Posted March 6, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Informative Character And Story Guide Features Extensive Data, Full Color Poster, Color Art, Creator Interviews And Much More! VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, offers BLEACH fans a treasure trove of information about the smash hit manga (graphic novel) series with the release of Bleach […]

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Demon King Daimao – Anime Review

Posted February 28, 2012 by SKrYde

So I was browsing through Netflix and found a SENTAI FILMWORKS anime by the title of Demon King Daimao (Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaō). I had heard of it, but never seen it. Seeing as it was on Netflix for online viewing I started watching it. Like I do all my animes I gave it my Four-Feeling […]

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Katsucon 2012 (Saturday Part Two): The Photography of Adam Howell

Posted February 21, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Welcome to the second part of Saturday’s collection of cosplay photographs taken at Katsucon 2012. These pictures were taken by the amazing Adam Howell. [nggallery id=57]

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Katsucon 2012 (Saturday Part One): The Photography of Adam Howell

Posted February 20, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Welcome to the first part of Saturday’s collection of cosplay photographs taken at Katsucon 2012. These pictures were taken by the amazing Adam Howell. [nggallery id=56]

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Katsucon 2012 (Friday): The Photography of Adam Howell

Posted February 19, 2012 by E. Ortiz

We promised you more pictures and we did not lie! This is Adam Howell’s cosplay pictorial of his Friday ventures at Katsucon 2012.  And keep checking back with us as there are more pictures coming your way! [nggallery id=55]

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Ohayocon 2012: The Photography of Elizabeth Conforti

Posted February 14, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Check out Lizz Conforti‘s awesome work during her time at Ohio’s highly attended anime convention Ohayocon 2012! [nggallery id=53]

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Heaven’s Lost Property: Anime Review

Posted February 10, 2012 by SKrYde

After being told by numerous people that Heaven’s Lost Property was good, I decided to give it a try. Many of my friends that worked on the show started calling it “Heaven’s Lost Panties” and with good reason. I was skeptical at first. Fan servicey anime generally are not my favorites. However, I have a […]

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The Secret World of Arrietty Coming to Readers in a New Series of Books

Posted January 27, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Releases Based On The New The Film By Hayao Miyazaki’s Famed Animation Studio Include Film Comics, Art And Picture Books VIZ Media, the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, brings the miniaturized adventure of famed Studio Ghibli’s newest animated creation – THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY – to readers everywhere […]

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The Cosplay Photography of Nelson Castro

Posted January 22, 2012 by E. Ortiz

I had the privilege to interview photographer Nelson Castro who has produced a series of phenomenal pictures of cosplayers that reside in the west coast region. Nelson Castro is a passionate artist who is more interested in the wonders of photography than making money. In our interview, we look into Nelson Castro’s background and explore […]

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The Photography of Blake Entrekin: Ichibancon 2012

Posted January 12, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Blake Entrekin has been doing photography as a hobby for almost 8 years now. He went to his first convention about the same time but never put cosplay and photography together until 2009. At the same time, he created a name for himself, Entrekin Photography, and slowly growing every year. He is amazed at how many people […]

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The Photography of Adam Howell: Ichibancon 2012

Posted January 12, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Adam Howell is a photographer from North Carolina who loves the art of cosplay. While he takes photos of his friends around different anime conventions, Adam makes sure he takes the time to cosplay as well. Currently, we have his pictorial of Ichibancon 2012. Ichibancon is a four day anime convention held in Charlotte, North […]

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The Photography of Kenneth Davis: Fan:Dom 2011

Posted January 6, 2012 by Kenneth Davis

If you haven’t read Kenneth Davis’ awesome review of Florida’s Fan:Dom 2011, you really should check it out first. But now we present to you Kenneth Davis’ collection of what he saw at one of the best college-run anime conventions in Florida. If you are in the Florida area and you are interested in getting […]

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FAN:Dom Con Year 2 Review

Posted January 4, 2012 by Kenneth Davis

As I had stated once, it appears new cons are popping up all the time lately. College-based conventions are also no exception. FAN:Dom Con would mark the fourth college based convention I have attended. There was MomoCon which was pretty fun, but felt overly crowded. Kaji-Con had a good start, but was lacking attendance. Then […]

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Should Anime Conventions Evolve?

Posted December 18, 2011 by Even Makara

Anime conventions have always been gatherings celebrated by the nerd counterculture. Anime conventions originated some decades ago as meetings specifically geared toward that which can trace its origins to the island nation of Japan is facing a great expansion in these more recent times. As nerds expand and cross over into different fandoms, the anime […]

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Nerdflix: 3 Geeky Gems You Can Stream RIGHT NOW.

Posted December 13, 2011 by Jake Young

I use MS Paint, because I can’t afford KidPix.   On a recent episode of my podcast Nerd of Mouth we discussed the first-worldiest of problems; making the most of one’s Netflix subscription. Sure, it seems harmless, sitting there on its own Wii channel or iPad app. Yet most of the time I find myself staring […]

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Legend of Korra Opening Sequence Goes Live

Posted December 6, 2011 by ravenhaired

Did you love Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender as much as we did?  Are you itching for the next installment, The Legend of Korra?  Here’s something to further whet your appetite:  The Legend of Korra opening title sequence.  Check it out now, posted here on io9 (and has been taken down pretty much everywhere else). […]

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The 5 Creepers You’ll Meet At A Con

Posted December 2, 2011 by Jake Young

Pre-preface: This is meant to be a joke. It is wrong to judge people outright for a few minor annoying behaviors. Love! AND! Peace! Preface: In my experience, conventions are a wonderful place where the often marginalized are free to be themselves, to engage with the things that interest them the most, and make friends […]

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The Photography of Kiera Vallone: Gobble-con 2011

Posted December 2, 2011 by Kiera Vallone

Gobble-Con 2011 was a nice, low-key event. The staff and volunteers were very friendly, and there was a variety of panels to attend. Since its a small, hotel con – its a great choice for someone’s first convention. Gobble-Con has a lot of potential, and I’m looking forward to it coming back bigger and better […]

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KEN AD Photography: EXP Con IV (2011) Pictorial

Posted November 27, 2011 by Kenneth Davis

I present to you now the incredible photography of KEN AD aka Kenneth Davis of his time at EXP CON 2011. Don’t forget to read his review of the convention here! If you want to contact KEN AD Photography, you can find them here! [nggallery id=18]

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Review of EXP CON IV

Posted November 27, 2011 by Kenneth Davis

I’ve debated whether EXP or AWA would make my favorite con of the year. Not so much in terms of what a con has to offer, but personal enjoyment alone. Having grown tiresome of AWA, my expectations were pretty high. Sure EXP does not have as much to offer in comparison to AWA or Metro, […]

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A Look At SAILOR MOON THE MOVIE

Posted November 24, 2011 by E. Ortiz

In this article, we interview David Paritsky, Director, Producer and Idea Man behind Sailor Moon The Movie (Pretty Guardian). Being a fan of indie films and growing up watching Sailor Moon, I was very interested in interviewing David about his inspirations and motivations as well as how he put this all together. Included in this […]

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The Photography of Angelwing: Oni-Con 2011

Posted November 20, 2011 by E. Ortiz

One of Texas’ popular anime convention, Oni-Con 2011, came and went on the last weekend of October. Photographer Angelwing took some lovely photographs of the cosplayers that attended and some of those that took the stage at the convention. Here is a sample of her amazing work at Oni-Con! [nggallery id=38] ***** If you want […]

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The Photography of Kiera Vallone: New York Comic Con 2011

Posted October 28, 2011 by Kiera Vallone

Here is the latest collection of pictures from our photographer Kiera Vallone. These photographs were taken during her time at the New York Comic Con (New York Anime Festival) 2011. ABOUT THE WRITER/PHOTOGRAPHER: Kiera has been an avid cosplayer for approximately eight years. She did her Senior Thesis on cosplaying and conventions in America, and […]

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New York Comic Con 2011 Cosplay Gallery (Sunday)

Posted October 26, 2011 by E. Ortiz

Here’s another installment of pictures I’ve taken on Sunday, October 16 at New York Comic Con (New York Anime Festival) 2011. More pictures, articles and footage is coming up! [nggallery id=17]

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The Secret Origin of Geek Comedian UNCLE YO!

Posted October 25, 2011 by E. Ortiz

We interviewed popular geek comedian Uncle Yo as we explore his “secret origin” and find out about his experiences as the Master of Ceremonies for the Cosplay Masquerade at the New York Comic Con (New York Anime Festival) 2011. Interview was conducted by Shauna Leva and filmed by Josh Pegg.

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