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Sailor Moon Tortilla Chips Are the Perfect Snack for Fighting Evil by Moonlight

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Your favorite Sailor Scouts just got snackified.

Japanese snack company, Koikeya, has teamed up with the Sailor Moon franchise to create Sailor Senshi-themed tortilla chips. Japan is known for its unique palate when it comes to snacks, so it’s not too surprising that this inner senshi-licious lineup features flavors such as Avocado Cream Cheese, Bagna Cauda (an Italian hot dip made of butter, garlic and anchovies) and Balsamico Grilled Pork.

The tortilla chip packaging will feature the latest reboot of the 20-year-old anime, Sailor Moon Crystal, and features each of the five scouts and Tuxedo Mask. Collectors, this means there’s a total of 18 bags that you can try to get your hands on.

With over 200 episodes, 18 volumes of manga and new Sailor Moon Crystal episodes premiering every other week, we’re sure these themed snacks are the perfect way to watch your Sailor Moon and eat it too.

H/T RocketNews 24 + PicThx Eater

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The Essential Food Guide to Surviving Comic Con

Comic Con kicks off this week which means over 100,000 nerds will converge on San Diego to celebrate all things geek. If you haven’t attended the convention before just know that it’s definitely not a vacation. It’s basically a mission for us nerds: spending hours in line waiting to get into a panel with your favorite television show, pushing through an ocean of people to get through the Gaslamp Quarter, and basically just being at the mercy of the destroyer of dreams better known as Hall H. In order to avoid potentially starving in line or mistakenly taking a bite of that Puppycat cosplayer who’s starting to look like a delectable fluffy marshmallow (nom nom nom), Chixelate, a blog dedicated to all things nerdy, has created the Ultimate Food Guide to Surviving Comic Con.

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Pack Sandwiches

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Super simple to make and even easier to pack, sandwiches will be your best friend at the con. The possibilities are endless, PB&J, Club, etc, you can make all your sandwiches ahead of time or just grab all your fixins and make them fresh daily.

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Instant Coffee Crack

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Caffeine is a non-negotiable for Comic Con. If you want to survive those 4am alarms to make to the infamous Hall H line by 6am (real talk even that early might be too late) you’re gonna need some of that liquid crack. The coffee locations (aka Starbucks)  in and around the convention center charge a grip more than their downtown counterparts, my advice is to skip the line and just BYOC. It’s just easier to buy a box of instant coffee packets which mix with water to make instant coffee. The humidity in San Diego is wicked so you might want to opt for instant ice coffee versus regular.

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Candy

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Regardless of how much caffeine you consume you’re probably going to crash at some point. Whether it’s in the middle of a panel or outside in line, the lack of sleep will come creeping up on you. In order to combat a case of the drowsies pack some of your favorite candy for a sugar rush. Personally, I’m a fan of sour gummy worms since they’re tart enough to shake you back into consciousness but gummy bears are my second go-to choice.

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Instant Noodles

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Not the greatest thing for you but it’ll do the job. Chances are your hotel room has a coffee maker which you can also use to heat up some water. If you’re looking to save some cash to splurge on some sweet SDCC exclusives but don’t want to completely sacrifice a warm meal, instant noodles are the way to go. Around a quarter a piece, you can get a flat of enough maruchan to last you the entire four-day con for probably $5-$6. If you really want to get fancy why not bring some hardboiled eggs, Sriracha, and some spam to get that college ramen feel.

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Uncrustables, Just Like Ma Used to Pack

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Sure, these things are marketed towards kids but you’re lying to yourself if you don’t love these things. PB&J’s just like mom used to make, but even better because it’s crustless. There’s even a peanut butter and honey one if you’re one of those weird kids who didn’t like jelly. These portable sandwiches are already individually packaged making them easy to throw into your backpack to munch on while you’re trolling the exhibition hall.

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Trail Mix AKA M&M’s Mixed with Some Other Stuff

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Salty, sweet, and ultimately makes you feel better about eating candy since it’s mixed with healthy-ish stuff, trail mix is a great snack to have on hand. Sure, there’s legitimately healthy mixes with dried fruits, seeds, and nuts but ain’t no body got time for that. Gimme that Monster Mix chock full of M&M’s, almonds, and peanuts any day. Notice I skipped over the raisins because they’re gross and don’t belong in there.

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Lunchables

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Lunchables aren’t super filling on their own so you might need to pack a few to fill yourself up throughout the day but with so many different options, that shouldn’t be hard. Bonus, they usually come with a drink and candy of some sort. Side note: the lunch meat ones are WAY easier to eat in the panels than the pizza ones. Don’t be that geek trying to build your three little pizzas in the confines of your seat. Do that shiz outside in line.

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Brotein Bars

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Nah bro, we don’t even lift. Just in case you can’t grab a meal between panels, or just don’t want to drop $10 on a mediocre hot dog, protein bars are a perfect way to fill that hunger since chances are you’ll be stuck at the convention center for over 12 hours a day. I told you this wasn’t a vacation.

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Water – This is Not an Option

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In case you didn’t know, water is the most important thing to keep on hand while at SDCC. If you bring a reusable bottle you can refill it as you please within the convention center and inside most panel halls. But if you’ll be outside in line for hours trying to get into Hall H or Ballroom 20 (aka all 100,000+ of us) it’s even more crucial for you to stay hydrated. The humidity is a bitch this time of the year and will make you want to die around 9AM. If you’re sick of water why not spruce it up with some of those concentrated water flavorer things, like MYO, Gatorade, or Crystal Light.

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INTOXICATE! This Sonic Screwdriver Bottle Opener is Perfect for the Boozy Time Lord in Your Life

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In the words of a drunk Dalek: INTOXICATE! The perfect prop for your Comic Con cosplay this year, this Sonic Screwdriver is a pretty impressive replica of the Doctor’s handy-dandy tool. Bonus, it’s practical! Just pop off the bottom to find a bottle opener. Sadly it doesn’t make the signature sonic sound whovian’s know and love but who cares, it opens beers. Basically, this is one of the nerdiest ways you can get plastered.

We’re not responsible if you end up wibbly-wobbly wasted running around your house obnoxiously singing the opening theme. Ooooooweeeeoooohhh!

Sonic Screwdriver Bottle Opener, £13.99/$23.99 @ Forbidden Planet

H/T + PicThx That’s Nerdalicious

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Drift Away to Your Mind Palace With This Sherlock Coffee Mug

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Who needs Starbucks Coffee when you can have Sherlock Coffee? Wrap yourself up in a cozy blanket with your new Sherlock Coffee mug filled with piping hot tea (because British) and drift away to your mind palace.

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If you like your coffee like you like your Sherlock villain: dark, bitter, and a little bit crazy then perhaps you should check off that little Moriarty box right there. It’s okay, the fandom will forgive you…maybe.

Interestingly enough, this reusable porcelain mug isn’t being sold by BBC, it’s available in limited quantities on Ebay. Can you imagine how cool you’d look at Comic Con with this thing…

*Frantically rushes to Ebay to purchase future dreams of Comic Con popularity*

Sherlock Holmes Starbucks Cup, $39.99 @ Ebay

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Nerd up Your Boozy Game With This Legend of Zelda Deku Flask

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From old school NES cartridges turned flasks to Mario “Beerio” Kart, mixing video games and alcohol is always a great decision. The Drunken Moogle, famous for creating signature cocktails, drinking games, and nerdtastic drinkware based on video games, has added this Legend of Zelda Deku Flask to their product line.

The Deku Shield flask is much more durable than its video game counterpart. The design is printed on commercial grade vinyl making it water resistant, scratch resistant, and UV proof so the design won’t fade. Fill your flask with whatever your boozy heart desires, speaking of hearts, might we suggest some Red Potion?

We’re not responsible for any Zelda fans who decide to drunkenly frolic in the forest dancing to Saria’s Song.

Deku Flask, $19.99 @ The Drunken Moogle

H/T + PicThx The Drunken Moogle

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Gotta Flip ‘Em All: Pokemon Pancakes

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We’ve already preached about how Nathan Shields of Saipancakes is literally the coolest dad in the history of ever. From The Hobbit to Star Trek this dad is whipping up pancakes for every fandom. These Pokemon pancakes, or “poke-pancakes” have to be my personal favorite.

Who wouldn’t want to wake up and see Pikachu’s smiling face staring back at them before they douse him in syrup and devour him whole. My 8-year-old self would have geeked out hard at these. Knowing myself though, I probably would have tried to stuff Togepi in one of my pokeballs just so I could throw it and say “pokeball, go!” Chances are mom wouldn’t be too thrilled with that so let’s hope Nathan’s kids didn’t try to do that very thing.

Shields also takes commissions for his pancake art. For $100 he’ll create any image you want in pancake form. Though you won’t get to eat your personalized creation, he will send you the images along with all the rights to it.

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These Lego Dishes are Deliciously Adorkable

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These Lego dishes look good enough to eat, but don’t because you might crack a tooth.

Lego Brick Artist, Sachiko Akinaga, uses your average Lego assortment sets and builds incredible pieces, but her food creations are what has us drooling.

It’s hard enough to build a freaking Lego set that comes with the instructions but Akinaga has managed to recreate dishes such as a waffle dripping in syrup, a hamburger topped with all the fix-ins, an assortment of sushi and even a banana that you can peel open. A Lego banana. That. Peels. Open. Are you kidding me?

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Akinaga competes in Lego building competitions and has been a Lego Artist for over ten years. Check out more of her delicious pieces below:

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H/T + PicThx LivBit, Let’s Brick

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These DIY Totoro Pop-Tarts are so Totally Kawaii

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Your favorite cuddly character Totoro just got even cuter in Pop-Tart form. These portable hand pies were created by YouTuber Kawaii Sweet World using basic ingredients such as pre-made pie crust, canned fruit filling, sugar, milk and food dye. The whole recipe is very easy to follow but depending on your decorating skills you can end up with an adorable Totoro as seen above or a Totor-oh-my-god what happened to his face?!

Check out Kawaii Sweet World’s recipe in the YouTube video below!

H/T + PicThx That’s Nerdalicious