Anime, Nerdery

Like Shinji Doesn’t Have Enough Issues

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?The Devil’s Playground burlesque troupe checked anime off their “nerd subjects we can strip to” list this past weekend. The show was held at Bordello on January 8th, and included characters from Evangelion (obviously), Pok?mon, Sailor Moon, Fullmetal Alchemist, Speed Racer, Tokyo Mew Mew, and more. You can read about the show here, and see a slideshow of all the costumes (coming off) here. But be warned — there was one twisted costume…

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?…that being the terrifying, faux anime eyes of Daisy Meadows as Sailor Moon. I won’t be able to get an erection for weeks after seeing this.

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.