Kana’s Korner – Interview with Stephanie Sheh

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Stephanie Sheh returns! She has tons of new things to talk about, including being cast as Sailor Moon. Wow! She's so famous, even her dog is riding ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Kevin M. Connolly

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Say hello to Kevin M. Connolly! Hear him talk about being Vladimir in League of Legends, reprising his role of Kain Fuery in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, and how to ...
The Wandering Witch – Has New Shorts!

The Wandering Witch – Has New

Welcome, all, again. This time, I'll be shining a spotlight upon three entertaining new short programs: Danchigai; Wakaba*Girl; and Wakakozake. Admittedly, this is not the column I intended ...
Kana’s Korner- Interview with Elias Toufexis (2015)

Kana’s Korner- Interview with

Jack in with Elias Toufexis, the man behind Adam Jensen of Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Federico Auditore da Firenze of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. He'll even talk about roles ...
Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival Overview

Hello Kitty’s Supercute Frien

There are many characters we recognize from our childhood, but in a day and age where they’re constantly being “reinvented” it’s nice to see a certain little girl with overalls ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with John Patrick Lowrie and Ellen Mclain

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

John Patrick Lowrie is Team Fortress 2's Sniper. Ellen Mclain is GLADos. Together they are the (Fairy) God (Mother and Father) of Wish Inc. Two titanic ...
The Oxymoron of American J-Rock: A Closer Look at What Makes J-Pop and J-Rock Japanese

The Oxymoron of American J-Rock: A

What the heck is American J-Rock? Better question: Do you know what J-Rock, or J-Pop for that matter, really means? While you probably think you have an answer, pinning down ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Cards Against Humanity’s Community Manager

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Lots of people enjoy Cards Against Humanity. But who are the people who make this unique game? Well wonder no more because we got Jenn Bane, Cards Against ...
The Wandering Witch – Anniversary Edition!

The Wandering Witch – Anniver

Welcome, all, again. This is a very special column for me, marking my first anniversary as a content contributor to the Fan! I've ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Tanoshiicon

Kayarath’s Adventures in Tano

”Sorry, we're sold out.” the registration guy told me. “What do you mean you sold out? How many people showed up for this thing?” I asked in shocked response. ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Crystal Lonnquist

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Crystal Lonnquist is here in the Korner. She voices every female character in Rack N Ruin, plus Latha/Mandala from Technobabylon. Will she survive the Korner intact? ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Baschfire

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

DJ Baschfire is ready to jam! He's not the newest staff member, he's a mixer and raver. You've seen him at Youmacon, you've subscribed to him on Bandcamp ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Falconshield

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Are you ready to rock? I hope you are because Falconshield is here! They make video game lore inspired music and now they're here to rock out with ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Rich Alvarez

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Do you like Let's Plays? Smashing stuff? Live action parodies of Italian plumbers? Then let me introduce you to Rick Alvarez, a video game themed Youtuber with ...

The Wandering Witch – Has New Shorts!

Posted on Aug 20 2015
The Wandering Witch – Has New Shorts!
Welcome, all, again. This time, I'll be shining a spotlight upon three entertaining new short programs: Danchigai; Wakaba*Girl; and Wakakozake. Admittedly, this is not the column I intended to submit this month.

The Wandering Witch – Anniversary Edition!

Posted on Jul 14 2015
The Wandering Witch – Anniversary Edition!
Welcome, all, again. This is a very special column for me, marking my first anniversary as a content contributor to the Fan! I've had great fun sharing my opinions and recommendations with you, and deeply appreciate the support I've received from both readers and staff.

The Wandering Witch – Deja View, All Over Again…

Posted on Jun 16 2015
The Wandering Witch – Deja View, All Over Again…
Welcome all, again. As I watch another viewing season wind down, I am very grateful for the quality and diversity of the programming that was offered this time around.

The Wandering Witch – Sounding Euphonium!

Posted on May 20 2015
The Wandering Witch – Sounding Euphonium!
Welcome, all, again. It's proving to be a fun viewing season, with great offerings in many different genres. But I am especially grateful for Sound! Euphonium, a really strong slice-of-life entry.

The Wandering Witch – Making Plastic Memories

Posted on Apr 15 2015
The Wandering Witch – Making Plastic Memories
Welcome, all, again. Today I break one of my own long-standing rules as I prepare to discuss the anime Plastic Memories with just two episodes broadcast so far. And please notice that I am not calling this a review--such is quite implausible with my having watched so few episodes.

The Wandering Witch – Setting Sail with KanColle

Posted on Mar 18 2015
The Wandering Witch – Setting Sail with KanColle
Welcome, all, again. Today's discussion will be about KanColle, which is set in an alternate timeline in which young women are presented as the [spiritual] personifications of World War II warships.

Kayarath Adventures in Simulblasting!

Posted on Mar 12 2015
Kayarath Adventures in Simulblasting!
If you've been paying attention to the site, you'll notice the lack of simulblast. I can explain that.

The Wandering Witch – Seeking a Boring Girlfriend?

Posted on Feb 18 2015
The Wandering Witch – Seeking a Boring Girlfriend?
Welcome, all, again. In this installment, we will discuss Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend, a cautionary tale of professional and romantic ambition. Or something like that. Honestly, who'd want a boring girlfriend?

The Wandering Witch – “Just One More Thing…”

Posted on Jan 21 2015
The Wandering Witch – “Just One More Thing…”
Welcome, all, again.  I find myself writing this column just a couple of weeks into a new season of anime, so I must decline attempting a premature evaluation of new shows. Meanwhile, three series (in particular) are continuing this season from last, and all seem to be doing so strongly: Your Lie in April, Yona of the Dawn, and Shirobako.

Simulblast! Week 012 Fall 2014

Posted on Dec 29 2014
Simulblast! Week 012 Fall 2014
The final week is upon us... Who is the champion, who will reign supreme?!