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Con & Events News

COSPLAY IN AMERICA To Exhibit at Kean University in January 2013

Posted January 4, 2013 by E. Ortiz

First time photo series will be exhibited on the East Coast. Los Angeles, CA Jan 2, 2013 – Photographer Ejen Chuang announces his series “Cosplay in America” will be exhibited at the Nancy Dryfoos Gallery located on campus of Kean University in Union, New Jersey from January 22 to February 15, 2013. Fourteen images of […]

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Cosplay & Style

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.

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Articles

The Art Of Nerdity

Posted October 2, 2012 by Steven Savage

Recently, I took a trip to an art exhibit that was both in Silicon Valley and for Silicon Valley.  It was called the Zero1 Biennal , part of the Zero1 art/technology group.  Imagine an exhibit about Silicon Valley, art, and technology, in Silicon Valley. Yeah, pretty much it was a giant nerdgasm.  I mean you […]

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Cosplay & Style

Giant Robots! Gojira! Tokusatsu: Japanese Science Fiction Art Show!

Posted September 27, 2012 by Ashphord Jacoway

Ashphord of Chocolate Covered Cosplay interview the owners of QPOP about “Tokusatsu” their Japanese Science Fiction Art Show in Los Angeles, CA. If you love giant robots and giant monsters thrashing cities, check out C3’s amazing coverage to this event, and where you can go to check this out! Filmed by Timothy Hayes.  

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Anime-Manga

Valkyria Chronicles 3: Complete Artworks

Posted September 24, 2012 by E. Ortiz

UDON Entertainment Proudly Presents The third and final entry in the stunning Valkyria Chronicles  series of artbooks! Coming December 2012 www.UdonEntertainment.com Fans of the Valkyria Chronicles series of artbooks—we’ve been listening! For months you’ve been begging, pleading, and demanding the release of the third and final artworks collection based on SEGA’s critically acclaimed Valkyria Chronicles tactical RPG series… well the wait […]

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Tokusatsu: Japanese Science-Fiction Art Exhibition

Posted September 7, 2012 by Mr. Press Release

Q Pop Shop is proud to host a new group art exhibition entitled, “Tokusatsu: Japanese Science-Fiction.” Over 100 talented artists from all over the world will be participating in the show. Here is a short list of some the participating artists: APAK, Chikuwaemil, Sean D’Anconia, Becky Dreistadt, Brian Flynn (Super 7), Josh Herbolsheimer (Super 7), […]

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Literature

Street Fighter X Tekken: Artworks

Posted August 28, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Are you ready for the most titanic tussle in fighting game history? Welcome to Street Fighter® X Tekken®, where the stalwarts of theStreet Fighter® and Tekken® video game series — including Ryu, Chun-Li, Kazuya Mishima, and Nina Williams — headline a memorable cast of fan-favorite fighters in a tag team dream match for fighting game supremacy! Street Fighter X Tekken: Artworks collects […]

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Gaming Reviews & Culture

Combo Attack! Celebrating 25 Years of Street Fighter!

Posted August 9, 2012 by Ashphord Jacoway

Round One, FIGHT! On the night of August 3rd, hundreds of people flooded the 4,500 square foot iam8bit art space in Los Angeles that presented over 100 talented artists from around the world that featured art from the classic game Street Fighter. This art show was like no other! Featuring live music from DJ R Rated, […]

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REVIEW – Persona 3: Official Design Works

Posted July 5, 2012 by David Palmacci

I’ve never played Persona or any of the sequels, so why the heck am I reviewing an artbook about Persona 3? Because I speak the language of art and pretty pictures (tosses some glitter) that is why. See a lot of artbooks have this problem where they think making a small 36-page paperback that has […]

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Anime-Manga

Street Fighter® X Tekken®: Artworks – Amazing art and behind the scenes revealed!

Posted June 29, 2012 by Mr. Press Release

THE BATTLE FOR FIGHTING GAME SUPREMACY! www.UDONentertaiment.com Are you ready for the most titanic tussle in fighting game history?Welcome to Street Fighter® X Tekken®, where the stalwarts of theStreet Fighter® and Tekken® video game series — including Ryu, Chun-Li, Kazuya Mishima, and Nina Williams — headline a memorable cast of fan-favorite fighters in a tag team dream match for fighting […]

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Cosplay & Style

The Art of Gijinka Cosplay

Posted June 26, 2012 by Kiera Vallone

A few weeks ago at AnimeNEXT in Somerset, New Jersey, I was asked by someone, “So I get that you are wearing Ho-Oh’s wings, but what is the rest of your costume?”  I had to explain to him that my entire costume was a “gijinka” version of Ho-Oh. What is gijinka, you ask?  Gijinka  (萌人え) […]

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Articles

THE EVANGELION POP-UP MUSEUM: The U.S. Premiere at the J-Pop Summit Festival

Posted June 20, 2012 by Mr. Press Release

Two-Day Only Special Exhibit At NEW PEOPLE Will Display Original Production Art, Concept Drawings, And More From The Popular Anime Sci-Fi Film Series As Part Of Annual Weekend-Long Festival Celebrating Japanese Pop Culture San Francisco, CA, June 20, 2012 – NEW PEOPLE, a dynamic entertainment destination bringing the latest examples of Japanese popular culture to […]

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Anime-Manga

Persona 3: Official Design Works

Posted June 12, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Dive Back In… To The Dark Hour! A fantastic collection of Shigenori Soejima artwork awaits you in Persona 3: Official Design Works In stores June 20th from UDON and Diamond Distribution! www.udonentertainment.com The wait is over! Ever since UDON’s December release of the fan-favouriteShigenori Soejima Artworks, fans have been clamouring for more art, more character designs, and […]

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Anime-Manga

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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The Power of Art and Inspiration: Interview with Tofusquirrel

Posted May 4, 2012 by E. Ortiz

Artists can sometimes be a lot like car batteries, when one artist is feeling low on energy another artist can give them a great jump start to get going again. That’s how I felt when I discovered the work of Tofusquirrel. Not to peel open my fruit of personal privacy, but it’s important to write […]

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Cosplay & Style

PAX EAST 2012 Cosplay and Convention Pictures: Part Three

Posted April 13, 2012 by David Palmacci

Our final collection of PAX EAST 2012 pictures that includes some of the events that took place as well as some great cosplay! Click here to see Part One and Part Two of our PAX EAST 2012 gallery! Footage of PAX EAST will also be up soon. Pictures by David Palmacci (with a bit at the […]

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PAX EAST 2012 Cosplay and Convention Pictures: Part Two

Posted April 13, 2012 by nerdly

This is part two of three sets of pictures that feature some of the wonderful parts of PAX EAST 2012 and the amazing cosplays that were displayed there. You can view part one here! Pictures by Nerdly

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The Photography of Adam Howell: Nekocon 2011

Posted December 13, 2011 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. Nerd Caliber was fortunate enough to talk to Mr. Howell about how he handles being both a cosplayer and […]

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Lady of Graves’ Steampunk Bizarre 2011 Report

Posted October 12, 2011 by E. Ortiz

The following report was written by Jessica Lilley, The Lady of Graves, and slightly helped and edited by E. Ortiz. ***** The current Steampunk Bizarre is an exhibit featuring the works of 21 International Artists that explores the unknown alternative world of Steampunk and Mark Twain. A complete Steampunk experience like no other, featuring special […]

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Cosplay & Style

The Great New England Steampunk Exhibition Footage!

Posted October 10, 2011 by E. Ortiz

Welcome all to our collection of videos  filmed at The Great New England Steampunk Exhibition! We have three videos. The first two videos deal mainly with performers, vendors, a maker and attendees. The last one are excerpts from Tempest’s production of Curio: The Brass Menagerie at The Great New England Steampunk Exhibition. Interviews were conducted […]

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Don Higgins: Steampunk Illustrator

Posted October 10, 2011 by E. Ortiz

Recorded at The Great New England Steampunk Exhibition, Illustrator Don Higgins spoke to us about drawing, zombies and steampunk at The Great New England Steampunk Exhibition 2011.

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The Comic Con Design Challenge: Your Art All Over NYCC!

Posted September 20, 2011 by E. Ortiz

Fancy having your own design featured at New York Comic Con? Of course you do, so you need to get your concentration hat on and read these words: Your task is to create your very own, highly original, comic book character. Superhero or villain. Splendidly powerful, embarrassingly weak, or just quite good at chess. Give […]

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Interviews

The Steampunk Bible with Co-Writer S.J. Chambers

Posted July 18, 2011 by E. Ortiz

One of the best things I’ve discovered during my time with Nerd Caliber is the culture of Steampunk. The energy of the Steampunk movement hasn’t reached its peak, as attendance at conventions continue to grow and new conventions pop up across the world. I picked up the Steampunk Bible at the Steampunk World’s Fair to […]

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