Kana’s Korner – Interview with Asymmetric Publications

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Howdy folks. We got Zack Johnson and Kevin Simmons of Asymmetric Publications to come visit our homestead. You might better know these partners as Jick and Riff from ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Ian James Corlett

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We got Ian James Corlett, a.k.a. Chef Remy Bones of Vampirina. Aren't you amazed we got such a big star?
The Wandering Witch Pays Court to the Ancient Magus’ Bride

The Wandering Witch Pays Court to t

Welcome, all, again. Today's discussion will focus upon The Ancient Magus' Bride, one of those rare offerings which immediately scream "instant classic!"
Kana’s Korner – Interview With Fal-Con

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Katy Johnson is here to represent Fal-Con, the most affordable convention in all of Alabama. Get the lowdown on what's happening at Fal-Con. You'll also learn about the ...
The Wandering Witch Faces Knight’s & Magic

The Wandering Witch Faces Knight

Welcome, all, again. This month's subject anime is Knight's [sic] & Magic, a fast-and-loose genre-hopping fantasy that pits a young prodigy against his world. Because Ernesti "Ernie" Echevalier ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Indigo Ignited

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

What happens when two gaijins recruit some Japanese animators and make some moving pictures? You get a new show called Indigo Ignited.
Siege Spots – A Robot Named Fight

Siege Spots – A Robot Named F

A Robot Named Fight is a game that seeks to capture the Metroid formula, bringing it into the world of Rogue-lites. It certainly delivers on its promise, providing exactly what ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Matt Bitner

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

A Robot Named Fight is a rougelike metroidvania coming out to PC and Mac on September 7. We're here with its creator, Matt Bitner, to talk about it. ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Card Games 8 –  Friendship Is Magic!

Kayarath’s Adventures in Card

It has been said you shouldn't look a gift horse in the mouth. Or a gift pony in this case.
Siege Spots – Yakuza Kiwami

Siege Spots – Yakuza Kiwami

As the game tells you early on, "Kiwami means EXTREME!" Does Yakuza Kiwami live up to its name?
The Wandering Witch Studies Classroom of the Elite

The Wandering Witch Studies Classro

Welcome, all, again. This viewing season just seems to keep getting better, with many shows that are becoming more and more interesting as things progress; Classroom of the Elite ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Nijicon 2

Kayarath’s Adventures in Niji

When we last left Nijicon, it grew from a hopeful dream to full blown reality. The East Coast finally had a yaoi con to call its own! Two ...
The Wandering Witch Visits Elegant Yokai Apartments

The Wandering Witch Visits Elegant

Welcome, all, again. I am very happy to report that we have entered into a new viewing season, one that seems to offer a wider variety and much greater ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Tom Bauer

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We have Tom Bauer here folks. Hear him talk about voicing Hush Middy in Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, Feitan in Hunter x Hunter, and even Shu in Dragon ...

Siege Spots – What Makes A Good Open World Game

Posted on Mar 31 2013
Siege Spots – What Makes A Good Open World Game
It's always a shame when a game company goes out of business. Still, it gives me a good idea for my first article here.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Zenkaikon

Posted on Mar 28 2013
Kayarath’s Adventures In Zenkaikon
I've covered my fair share of conventions, but the hardest one for me to write about was Zenkaikon. There are no major premieres to cover and The Fan's already interviewed practically every voice actor who does the convention circuit. I don't have a set game plan when it comes to Zenkaikon.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Championships

Posted on Mar 14 2013
Kayarath’s Adventures In Championships
Do you want to be the best, the best that ever was? To win competitions as your test? To cosplay characters your cause?

Tempest’s Con Survival Guide — Packing A Cosplay

Posted on Feb 17 2013
Tempest’s Con Survival Guide — Packing A Cosplay
Cosplayers set new goals after each convention, sometimes seven times in a year. The greatest challenge: actually getting the costume to a convention in one piece.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Truth!

Posted on Feb 14 2013
Kayarath’s Adventures In Truth!
In our never ending quest to be the online destination for anime fandom, 91.8 The Fan is developing an anime database. As part of that effort, I've been asked to write anime summaries. Oddly enough, some of my entries were rejected!

Tempest’s Downpour – How Lego Batman 2 Beat Me

Posted on Jan 20 2013
Tempest’s Downpour – How Lego Batman 2 Beat Me
Busting out my new PS3 with its bundled games to ring in the new year, I had certain expectations. I expected that Lego Harry Potter Years 5-7 would be dull compared to the books, that Little Big Planet Karting would make a fantastic new coaster and that Lego Batman 2 would be everything I hate about Batman: the Brave and the Bold, with easy controls and utter mindlessness.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Shirts

Posted on Jan 10 2013
Kayarath’s Adventures In Shirts
Today's anime fan has countless ways to spend their hard earned yen. There are many series on DVDs/Blu-Rays and that's only the beginning. Video games, music, action figures, conventions, and pocky all vie for a spot in your crunched budget. How does one decide what to buy?

Street Smarts — Sony V.S. Nintendo

Posted on Dec 31 2012
Street Smarts — Sony V.S. Nintendo
There is a more-or-less unlimited amount of information on the internet for comparisons between Sony and Nintendo. There is information on their yearly sales and yearly profits, on their histories and backgrounds, and where they started and when. There are countless comparisons between Sony and Nintendo's latest systems and the pros and cons of each.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Forgetting

Posted on Dec 27 2012
Kayarath’s Adventures In Forgetting
Sometimes, one must simply go, “Frak it! Let's party!”

Tempest’s Downpour – Anime In-Jokes 13: Like, Love, And What Love’s Like In Japan

Posted on Dec 16 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Anime In-Jokes 13: Like, Love, And What Love’s Like In Japan
I explained in the last Anime In-Jokes that Christmas is a time for couples to celebrate in Japan. Lovers trade gifts and gather around the traditional bucket of KFC to enjoy this romantic holiday.