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Kami-Con 2017 Cosplay Gallery by Bentpic5

Posted January 30, 2017 by Bentpic5

This past Saturday, I was able to attend Kami-Con. For those who might not know, Kami-Con is a 3-day convention that celebrates Japanese culture, geek culture, anime and manga, cosplay, tabletop and video gaming, and much more. It was their 9th year running, with it being the 5th year held at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex located in […]

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‘Kizumonogatari’ Is A Good Vampire Film, Odd Even For Anime

Posted March 17, 2016 by Lauren Grant

  Who doesn’t like a good ‘ol vampire story? I’m not talking about the sparkly kind either. Well, pair vampire tales with anime that is so stereotypically anime that it puts itself in a totally different category and you have the movie Kizumonogatari Part 1: Tekketsu. I knew going into this film that I was […]

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Action, Effects Aside, ‘Attack On Titan’ Film Not For Hardcore Fans

Posted September 3, 2015 by Lauren Grant

One of the most anticipated anime-to-film adaptations is finally here … in Japan at least. Shingeki No Kyojin or more popularly known as Attack on Titan is set to premiere in the U.S.A on Sept. 30, 2015. But here at Nerd Caliber we were able to get the inside scoop and hopefully prepare all you […]

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Five Animes You Should Binge Watch This Summer

Posted August 7, 2014 by Ashley Rogers

At this point in the summer we are in the thick of Summer Anime Season. As a general note pilots can be rough. While they give an idea of what the series will become the show can radically change once the show gets its bearings. With that in mind and since most anime are currently […]

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Is a Nazi-Themed Card Game With Anime Girls Too Much?

Posted March 31, 2014 by Rodney Brown

A sea of pitchforks is just beginning to form over a Kickstarter campaign to bring an out of print card game from Japan to the U.S. — one that features you playing as Nazi Germany storming the Soviet Union, but with all the avatars being cute anime girls in Nazi-like uniforms. Here is the description […]

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REVIEW- The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia

Posted April 4, 2013 by Erin DeBorba

From 1986 to now, The Legend of Zelda has captured the hearts of many. From the original Gameboy and Nintendo 64 consoles, to the DS collection and Wii, we’ve all had at least one chance of playing a Zelda game. Every new adaptation, every new sequel, brought us better graphics, gameplay and more to the […]

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REVIEW – Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Promise (Parts 1-3)

Posted April 2, 2013 by Erin DeBorba

In a world of bending, where nations were separated by their affinities for earth, fire, water, or air, we fell in love with Aang, the Avatar, and his group of friends, as they made their journey to put the world at peace. Set immediately after the downfall of Fire Lord Ozai, and the coronation of […]

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Kirito Cosplay – Sword Art Online – Holiday Matsuri 2012

Posted December 30, 2012 by Kenneth Davis

At the Holiday Matsuri 2012,  Ken AD Photography put together this great shoot of a Kirito cosplayer from the novels Sword Art Online. [nggallery id=156]

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Demon Love Spell – New Shojo Manga Series

Posted December 6, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Catch The New Supernatural Romance Series From The Celebrated Creator of AI ORE! And SENSUAL PHRASE San Francisco, CA, December 5, 2012 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, brings new shojo manga (graphic novel) fun to fans everywhere with the debut of […]

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07-GHOST – Warrior Ghosts and Warrior Gods Collide in Gothic Adventure Series

Posted November 25, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Emotionally Complex Characters And An Action-Filled Story Will Appeal Equally To Shojo And Shonen Manga Fans San Francisco, CA, November 12, 2012 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, has announced the launch on November 13th of its latest manga (graphic novel) series […]

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Strobe Edge: New Shojo Manga from Viz Media

Posted November 7, 2012 by E. Ortiz

  Captivating New Manga Series Captures The Thrill And Drama Of A Girl’s First Love San Francisco, CA, November 6, 2012 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, gives shojo manga (graphic novel) fans a brand new series with the release of Io Sakisaka’s STROBE EDGE. The […]

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Space Battle Fantasy Manga Series BARRAGE On VIZ Manga App And Vizmanga.com

Posted October 8, 2012 by E. Ortiz

VIZ Media brings the new hit WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP ALPHA manga series – BARRAGE – to VIZManga.com and the VIZ Manga App on October 4th. Volume 1 of the action series, created by Kouhei Horikoshi, is rated ‘T’ for Teens and debuts today, the same day the graphic novel launches in Japan. Digital MSRP will […]

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Hit Manga Series LOVELESS returns!

Posted September 14, 2012 by Mr. Press Release

After four years, VIZ Media releases a  new volume of the poetic saga of spell battles and secret names! Intense Psychological Masterpiece Resumes In Volume 9 Release; VIZ Media Also To Publish Earlier LOVELESS Volumes In New 2-In-1 Manga Omnibus Editions VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in […]

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Cooking Tips: Rice Balls!

Posted September 5, 2012 by Joanne "Tsuki"

Just about a month ago, I was doing my very first food panel at Otakon. As luck would have it, I wasn’t able to do the rice balls I had in mind. Fruits Basket was where I first learned of rice balls and that’s also when I became interested in learning how to make them. […]

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Otakon 2012 Cosplay Gallery: Sunday

Posted August 1, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Check out Adam Howell of Howell’s Visions Photography awesome collection of Sunday’s cosplay pictures at Otakon 2012! [nggallery id=108]

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Otakon 2012 Cosplay Gallery: Saturday

Posted July 31, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Check out Adam Howell of Howell’s Visions Photography awesome collection of Saturday’s cosplay pictures at Otakon 2012! [nggallery id=106]

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Otakon 2012 Cosplay Gallery: Friday

Posted July 31, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Check out Adam Howell of Howell’s Visions Photography awesome collection of Friday’s cosplay pictures at Otakon 2012! [nggallery id=105]

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A Lot Of New BLEACH Manga This Summer!

Posted June 20, 2012 by Mr. Press Release

2 New Volumes Of Hit Action Manga Debut Each Month Thru The End of 2012 To Synchronize Series With Japanese Counterpart VIZ Media kicks the Soul Reaping drama of BLEACH into high gear as it announces a special speed up of the print editions of Tite Kubo’s hit supernatural action manga (graphic novel) series. Beginning […]

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JIU JIU: Fantasy, Romance, Wolf Shape-shifters and Demon Slaying

Posted June 20, 2012 by Mr. Press Release

LEAP INTO THE FANTASY AND ROMANTIC INTRIGUE OF A TEENAGE GIRL’S DEEPENING BOND WITH TWO WOLF SHAPESHIFTERS, IN JIU JIU High School Gets Complicated For A Girl From A Family of Demon Hunters In A New Shojo Series From VIZ Media VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in […]

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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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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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New YU-GI-OH! ZEXAL Manga Series In June

Posted May 22, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Brand New Action Adventure Series Follows A Young Boy’s Quest To Fulfill His Destiny And Become A Dueling Champion; Vol. 1 First Editions Include Limited Edition YU-GI-OH! Trading Card VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, notably expands its bestselling YU-GI-OH! manga (graphic novel) brand […]

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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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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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THE EARL AND THE FAIRY: Fantasy and Intrigue Await Readers In The New Shojo Manga Series

Posted March 7, 2012 by E. Ortiz

A Fairy Doctor Who Sees Magical Creatures Helps An Aristocrat Search For A Legendary Sword And Hunt A Mysterious Killer. VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, launches a fantastic tale of fairies and fantasy set in against the backdrop of Victorian England with the […]

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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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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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MM9: Giant Monsters Invade!

Posted January 24, 2012 by E. Ortiz

VIZ Media’s Haikasoru imprint brings a fantastic new tale of science fiction and giant monsters to North American readers with the release of Hiroshi Yamamoto’s novel MM9, available now. The release will carry an MSRP of $14.99 U.S. / $16.99 CAN. An eBook edition is also available on the Amazon Kindle, Apple’s iBooks Store, the […]

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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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DAWN OF THE ARCANA: New Manga series from VIZ Media

Posted December 9, 2011 by E. Ortiz

A Princess Uses Her Power to Make a Difference in New Fantasy Romance Series VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, has announced the release of the manga (graphic novel) series, DAWN OF THE ARCANA, by Rei Toma. The brand new title, available now, is […]

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Viz Media To release ART FOR HOPE DIGITAL ART ANTHOLOGY in December

Posted November 29, 2011 by E. Ortiz

Innovative Art Book Created In Partnership With Autodesk To Benefit Japanese Disaster Recovery Exhibit Of Artwork Also Takes Place In Las Vegas At Autodesk University VIZ Media has announced the upcoming debut of ART FOR HOPE, a limited edition digital art book anthology created in partnership with Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) to benefit Architecture for […]

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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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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 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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Shauna Leva’s New York Comic Con 2011 Pictorial

Posted October 21, 2011 by E. Ortiz

This a collection of photographs taken of cosplayers by the multi-talented Shauna Leva. These were taken throughout her time at New York Comic Con 2011 (New York Anime Festival 2011). If you see a photo of yourself, and would like Shauna to send it to you, send her an email! ***** All pictures were taken […]

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LeetStreet Boys: Avatars of Otaku Music

Posted September 13, 2011 by E. Ortiz

LeetStreet Boys describe themselves as an “anime otaku band” but they are much more than that. They are avatars of otaku culture. Thrown into the spotlight by their breakthrough hit, “Yuri The Only One,” this band, consisting of elves and dragons, is a mix of fun adventures and entertaining music. In this article we interviewed […]

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Anime Boston 2011 Pictorial

Posted June 2, 2011 by Kiera Vallone

If you are one of the organizers or volunteers for Anime Boston 2011, stand up and receive your applause. This year’s Anime Boston 2011 was an experience filled with great cosplay and panels. Have you ever been to a panel hosted by The Vagabonds or Uncle Yo? You haven’t? FOR SHAME! I’m sure by now […]

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The Women Cosplayers of Connecticon 2010

Posted July 13, 2010 by E. Ortiz

Yesterday, I posted pictures taken of male cosplayers at Connecticon 2010. Today, I’m here to show you the women cosplayers. There are varieties shown; from anime to steampunk influences. Tomorrow, I will post pictures of groups of cosplayers together and other fascinating things at Connecticon. Let us know what you think of these costumes. Enjoy!

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The Male Cosplayers of Connecticon 2010

Posted July 12, 2010 by E. Ortiz

Footage and review of Connecticon 2010 will be up sooner than later, but until then, check out some of the pictures we took of male cosplayers that attended the event. Tomorrow I will post the women cosplayers of Connecticon. Let us know what you think of the costumes. Enjoy!

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