Can You Handle All This Collectible Nerd Plastic?

The real question isn't how many figures and toys are at the bi-annual Wonder Festival, but rather, can you process all the stunning plastic chaos? Well, can you?

Dubbed "Wonfes", the Wonder Festival is a Japanese model figurine event that brings together professional model makers, figure companies, and collectors in… » 7/31/12 4:00am 7/31/12 4:00am

The Wonder and the Horror of Japanese Cosplay

The Wonder Festival roared through Japan over the weekend. The biannual event is a gathering of figure collectors and makers—as well as cosplayers.

Sister site Kotaku Japan was on hand to capture the cosplay festivities, which range from fantastic to frightening. Japanese websites Asagawo Blog and Gigazine were also… » 2/13/12 5:00am 2/13/12 5:00am