The Wandering Witch – Welcoming the Invaders?

The Wandering Witch – Welcomi

Welcome, all, again. This summer has provided many fun and interesting anime series, while also hitting me with some bitter disappointments. Not to ...
Simulblast! Week 010 of Summer 2014

Simulblast! Week 010 of Summer 2014

What a KROZEtastic week of Simulblast! This post is not for the faint of KROZE! In fact, contestants this week used the word "KROZE" in their summaries a whopping 171 ...
The Uzi Import Report: Hamatora

The Uzi Import Report: Hamatora

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 ...
Name Not Final – September 13th (Smashing Apples)

Name Not Final – September 13

Are the trio at another convention? No? Maybe? Where in the world are the guy's from Name Not Final?!
Kayarath’s Adventures in F.L.U.R!

Kayarath’s Adventures in F.L.

Sometimes you find destiny and sometimes destiny finds you.
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Erik Kimerer

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We talked with up and coming voice actor Erik Kimerer! Erik has been nailing big roles in hot new shows like Accel World, Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic and the ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Ralph Lister

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We sat down for a nice cup of tea and a chat with Ralph Lister, the voice of Walter in Hellsing and Hellsing Ultimate! Listen in to hear all about ...
Siege Spots – Dragon Con (Or “How I Learned To Love Cons Again”)

Siege Spots – Dragon Con (Or

"Are you here for ComicCon?" the hotel clerk asked. I answered yes for the sake of smalltalk, but Dragon Con is so much more than that. Dragon Con is a ...
Why The Chicago Con Circuit is Amazing: Anime Central 2014

Why The Chicago Con Circuit is Amaz

In this special series of articles, I aim to highlight some of the best that Chicago has to offer to fans of anime, manga, and Japanese culture. As a native ...
The Current Reviews the Suguri Collection!

The Current Reviews the Suguri Coll

The Current is back after its brief hiatus to bring you some high flying, anime girl fighting, bullet hell action! Just recently released back in July, the Suguri Collection consists ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Kira Buckland

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We talked with the amazing Kira Buckland again! Since we last talked to Kira, she's been busy working on cool shows like Accel World and Magi: the Labyrinth of Magic! ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with The Megas

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

From the year 200X and live via Kinect, we talked to The Megas about their latest release, History Repeating: Red! Listen to hear all about the writing process for the ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Raj Ramayya

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We talked to the amazing composer Raj Ramayya! Listen in to hear all about his work on shows like Cowboy Bebop and Wolfs Rain with amazing people like Yoko Kanno!
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Chantal Strand

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We talked to the fabulous Chantal Strand! Chantal is known for her work in Gundam Seed as Lacus Clyne and Gundam 00 as Feldt Grace! Check it out to hear ...

Siege Spots – Dragon Con (Or “How I Learned To Love Cons Again”)

Posted on Sep 08 2014
Siege Spots – Dragon Con (Or “How I Learned To Love Cons Again”)
"Are you here for ComicCon?" the hotel clerk asked. I answered yes for the sake of smalltalk, but Dragon Con is so much more than that. Dragon Con is a massive event spanning many different aspects of nerd culture, but what did I think of it?

Why The Chicago Con Circuit is Amazing: Anime Central 2014

Posted on Sep 04 2014
Why The Chicago Con Circuit is Amazing: Anime Central 2014
In this special series of articles, I aim to highlight some of the best that Chicago has to offer to fans of anime, manga, and Japanese culture. As a native of the Chicago suburbs, I’ve attended numerous conventions, large and small, and have always come away with great times and greater memories. No convention has given me as many memories, opportunities, friends, and great times as Anime Central, and this year was no exception at all.

Kayarath’s Adventures in New NES Games!

Posted on Jul 24 2014
Kayarath’s Adventures in New NES Games!
I am proud to present my interview with the greatest NES game maker

The Uzi Convention Report: Anime Expo 2014

Posted on Jul 21 2014
The Uzi Convention Report: Anime Expo 2014
Anime Expo is the largest and the fastest growing con in North America. Last year, Anime Expo had about 60,000 attendees, but this year was reported to have over 80,000! Luckily I was able to attend again this year, but this time I went as a representative for 91.8 the Fan. How was my time there? Great!

Bobby Henshin’s Time At Anime North 2014

Posted on Jul 12 2014
Bobby Henshin’s Time At Anime North 2014
Anime North is said to be one of the biggest cons in the great white north. I'm quoting actual Canadians on this one. Chock full of guests from both America, Canada, and even Japan. With video games (and even pro wrestling?!), these Canadians know how to party. But now that I've got your attention, let me tell you how my experience went.

Zenkaikon 2014 Gallery

Posted on Jun 26 2014
Zenkaikon 2014 Gallery
Missed Zenkaikon? What a shame! We didn't and as such here's a batch of pictures from the event. Which cosplay was your favorite?

Tempest’s Review of AnimeNEXT 2014

Posted on Jun 15 2014
Tempest’s Review of AnimeNEXT 2014
This was my first convention where I ever had down-time. Typically, the minute I receive the schedule, I cover it in highlighter marks for all the panels I intend to attend — often multiple during the same block of time. Then, it’s a race to see how I can possibly be in three places at once, or a competition to see which panel is the most important for me to attend.

Kayarath’s Adventures In More Railguns

Posted on Jun 12 2014
Kayarath’s Adventures In More Railguns
Hmm, what to cover for AnimeNEXT? Voice acting? Fashion show? Industry activity? Hey, the dub of A Certain Scientific Railgun S is being premiered at AnimeNEXT! I'll totally cover that!

AnimeNEXT 2014 — Tempest’s Interview with Rookiez is Punk’d

Posted on Jun 11 2014
AnimeNEXT 2014 — Tempest’s Interview with Rookiez is Punk’d
At AnimeNEXT we conducted a round-table style interview which included Dani from all-fiction.net, Melissa from jrockrevolution.com, and me (Tempest) asking questions of three of the members of Rookiez is Punk’d: 2Rash, Shinnosuke and U. Takumi chose to stay out of the limelight and took pictures instead.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Kimono

Posted on May 22 2014
Kayarath’s Adventures In Kimono
The kimono is one of the most distinctive items of Japanese culture. It's something we all know about yet don't really know at the same time. The opportunity to study this subject is rare at best.