We got the chance to sit down with Jan Scott-Frazier who is known for her work in Japanese animation and business! Find out what we learned about the culture and ...
Have you encountered an army of your clones? Want to set yourself a part from a bunch of pretenders trying to be you? Have we got the shirt ...
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. ...
After exploring the halls of the PlayStation Experience in Las Vegas, we had the honor of meeting David Jaffe! Not only did we get a chance to talk about his ...
I hate to say it, but I've been negligent in my duties. Articles left unwritten; Simublasts missing; statues to Kroze not built. While I wish I could point ...
We had our yearly chat with the con-chair of Kami-Con! Raymond Lenzner sat in the Korner to talk about all the events happening and all the great guests you can ...
We got a chance to talk to Comfort Love and Adam Withers about the state of working in the comic industry. We also touch upon their series The Uniques ...
Greetings denizens of The Fan! You might be thinking, "Wait, didn't Maki just review an album this month?" And the answer would be YES, I did! But, in my ever ...
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 ...
Happy New Year greetings, denizens of The Fan! Hope all of you had fun and safe holiday celebrations!
On the third day of Christmas, The Fan gave to me... three gender-bent Chun-Li's! What happened at Anime Midwest this year, why not click and see?
On the second day of Christmas, The Fan gave to me... two Miku's dancing! Some memories from AnimeNext!
On the first day of Christmas, The Fan gave to me... one Youmacon party! Here's our pictures from Youmacon, make sure to let us know which are your favorite!
Just last weekend, Left 4 Dead creators Turtle Rock Studios opened up the Big Alpha for their next big project: Evolve. I was lucky enough to get a key into ...
Posted on Feb 11 2015
I hate to say it, but I've been negligent in my duties. Articles left unwritten; Simublasts missing; statues to Kroze not built. While I wish I could point to a legitimate reason, like "my whole family got cancer" or "I fell in love with an awesome girlfriend," I cannot.
Posted on Jan 08 2015
I believe the “Yaoi Manga” card from the Whack A Catgirl card game best describes Yaoi by noting that it is an excellent boy repellant.
Posted on Dec 17 2014
Welcome, all, again. Our subject this time is Shirobako, an anime about making anime. And while that might sound like an invitation to kid-glove treatment of subject matter and blatant self-serving promotion, this show deftly repudiates those concerns. It is both funny and engrossing, but makes me wonder how we get to see any anime at all!
Posted on Nov 13 2014
When I first tried to write a review of this movie, I simply couldn't. The words just wouldn't come out. Something inside me was just off.
Posted on Oct 24 2014
After a day of prep at Square Enix's first Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival, Kanashimi was ready to tackle Saturday & Sunday head-on. If you're curious about the autograph signing and interaction with the developer, please make sure to read our previous article detailing the event. Below you'll find clips from the concert, opinions on the events, and footage from the concert preformed by The Primals.
Posted on Oct 22 2014
Square Enix announced four months ago that they would be holding a Fan Festival in several locations for their two million users. Among the locations was Las Vegas, NV with London and Japan following behind, and our very own Kanashimi was able to attend the gathering, which celebrated a game that’s gone through a total rebirth since its original release.
Posted on Oct 16 2014
There was something about walking into the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel, AWA's host hotel, and seeing the hotel staff wearing anime wigs and huge smiles. They've been hosting this event for years, and it was clear that they were welcoming to the event itself. That's always a good sign when heading in to the con.
Posted on Oct 09 2014
Let me tell you about a man named Zed.
Posted on Sep 25 2014
One of the biggest premieres of Otakon was the rebirth of Sailor Moon. The magical girl show that captured the hearts of a generation, Sailor Moon is revered but largely unavailable through legal channels.
Posted on Sep 15 2014
It's that time again for another addition to the Uzi Import Report! Always had an interests in mutants? Does Spiderman pique your interest, or does X-Men fit more of your fancy? This week we'll be looking into the Japanese super-powered mutant equivalent of both those series, and it's called Hamatora!