Fans to descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dust off your Captain Marvel cosplay, San Diego Comic-Con is here. The four day convention kicks off Wednesday when the show room floor opens to thousands vying fo...

Cosplayer's delight: Marvel TV show props to be auctioned

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Here's a chance to bring cosplay to a new level. Costumes and props from Marvel comics-based TV shows including "Daredevil" and "Luke Cage" are going on the auctio...

Madame Tussauds celebrates a bit of Broadway on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — On the ninth floor of the Madame Tussauds building in New York, they've built a little piece of Broadway. A new permanent immersive attraction opened Tuesday that off...

Filipina streamer Charess to greet fans at Computex Taipei today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Popular Filipina streamer and cosplayer Charess Kurogane will be meeting with her fans this afternoon (May 31) at Computex Taipei. Charess will be holding a meet and greet w...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, May 17-26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Summer is well on its way, and there are plenty of activities across Taipei this month for you to enjoy. Here are some recommended events happening between May 17 and May ...

In France, the Force is strong with lightsaber dueling

BEAUMONT-SUR-OISE, France (AP) — Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must. It's now easier than ever in France to act out "Star Wars" fantasies, because its fencing federation has b...

Got $7.1 M? Neiman Marcus tops 2018 fantasy gifts with yacht

NEW YORK (AP) — Need a $7.1 million yacht? How about jumping out of a plane on a top secret spy mission with a $315,000 price tag? Perhaps a backyard luxury clubhouse sounds better, or a million piece...

Photo of the Day: Chinese cosplayer mocks Xi with 'Winnie-the-Pooh dragon robe' outfit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Images have surfaced on Weibo (the Chinese equivalent to Twitter) showing a person at a cosplay convention in China dressed as Winnie-the-Pooh in a dragon robe, in an apparent ...

IMDb Returns to San Diego Comic-Con with Host Kevin Smith aboard the #IMDboat

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 16, 2018--IMDb ( www.imdb,com), the world's most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content, today announced that for the third year in a row,...

Taiwan fans impressed Ant-Man and the Wasp at red carpet event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Marvel’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp” stars Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly spent more than an hour signing autographs, taking pictures and interacting with fans...

Cosplay artist dons Taiwan military garb, upsets Ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the Momo cat Facebook fan page posted provocative photos of the Cosplay artist wearing a Taiwan military uniform, representatives from the Ministry of National Defen...

Meet Taiwan's newest super heroine: the masked mystery lady 'Xiaoyang'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Recent photos and videos of a mysterious masked super heroine have been circulating around Taiwanese internet forums, with the young masked lady attracting the curiosity o...

New Taipei City plans mass cosplay wedding

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –- In New Taipei City on May 20, a massive joint wedding ceremony will take place at the New Taipei City Plaza (市民廣場) in Banqiao, however in addition to the large amount of ...

Photo of the Day: Monkey King seen riding YouBike in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A netizen on Monday post a photo on Breaking News Commune (爆料公社) of a person dressed like the Monkey King riding a YouBike in Taipei, while other sightings of the colorful char...

Taiwanese YouTuber apologizes for blackface and Nazi uniform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese YouTuber, publicly apologized on Monday (Jan. 8) on Facebook after being criticized by a British vlogger based in Taiwan for videos of him in blackface and in Nazi ...