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 – Valkyria Revolution

Siege Spots – Valkyria Revolu

Valkyria Revolution, with its new action-based battle system, is definitely a bold new direction for the Valkyria series. But does this new battle system work in this spin-off's favor, or ...

Tempest’s Downpour: Anime Fan Fest 2016 Review

Posted on Jun 17 2016
Tempest’s Downpour: Anime Fan Fest 2016 Review
You can’t judge a convention by its size. I had the audacity to believe, even for just a moment, that I was superior to small conventions just because I had more than 10 years of experience attending, and 6 years of experience reporting for, bigger conventions. I was going to be proven very wrong.

Kayarath’s Adventures in Too Many(er) Games

Posted on May 24 2016
Kayarath’s Adventures in Too Many(er) Games
Welcome to the big leagues, Too Many Games. Welcome to the big leagues.

The Current Thought: Can Cons Be Too Big or Too Small? A 2015 Con Recap

Posted on Jan 13 2016
The Current Thought: Can Cons Be Too Big or Too Small? A 2015 Con Recap
Welcome to the New Year everyone! This year we’ve got some great things over the horizon for 91.8 The Fan and The Current. Specifically, this article is going to be the first in a run of occasional op-ed pieces where I’ll voice my thoughts and opinions, and even speak with many of The Fan’s personalities to get their Current Thoughts.

Kayarath’s Adventures in Bronycon

Posted on Oct 08 2015
Kayarath’s Adventures in Bronycon
“This is gonna be the best con ever!” I sang to myself as I drove down I-95. With all that I imagined, the reality of Bronycon is sure to make this the best con ever!

Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival Overview

Posted on Aug 15 2015
Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival Overview
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 has stayed the same since her creation. Obviously, I’m talking about the iconic Hello Kitty herself, who I got the chance to see parade on-stage with her friends during Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival!

Kayarath’s Adventures in Tanoshiicon

Posted on Jul 09 2015
Kayarath’s Adventures in Tanoshiicon
”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. “Dude, we have at least six hundred people this year. Last year; we had two hundred.”

Experiencing the Other Side of the Convention Coin at Chi-Fi 2015

Posted on Apr 22 2015
Experiencing the Other Side of the Convention Coin at Chi-Fi 2015
Those who may have been keeping track of the website’s coming’s and going’s know that I am still one of the newer guys here at 91.8 The Fan. As such, I haven’t had many opportunities to meet, let alone work with, my fellow crazy nutjobs until I volunteered to help our very own Kanashimi at Chi-Fi on my only day off.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Card Games 7: Oh The Humanity!

Posted on Apr 10 2015
Kayarath’s Adventures In Card Games 7: Oh The Humanity!
Cards Against Humanity is the best/worst card game ever invented by man. How can you improve it/destroy more lives with it? Get convention guests to play it!

The Chicago Winter Con Reports Part 1: Kicking off 2015 with a Bang at Kollision Con

Posted on Mar 17 2015
The Chicago Winter Con Reports Part 1: Kicking off 2015 with a Bang at Kollision Con
Chicago is finally getting warmer and the crazy mountains of snow we received are now turning into rivers of water; it’s the perfect time to reflect on a very fun event that took the Chicago winter storms head on! Back in January, I was fortunate enough to attend Kollision Con as it leveled up its stats and moved on up to the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, IL.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Nijicon

Posted on Jan 08 2015
Kayarath’s Adventures In Nijicon
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.