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 – Deja View, All Over Again…

The Wandering Witch – Deja Vi

Welcome all, again. As I watch another viewing season wind down, I am very grateful for the quality and diversity of the programming that ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview With Ross Brierley

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Ross Brierley is the Community Manager of Ghostlight Ltd, a U.K. based gaming company that brings over Japanese games to the West. He is the man responsible for bringing ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview With Xanthe Huynh

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Kana got to interview Xanthe Huynh. She played Ui Hirasawa in K-On!, Sachi in Sword Art Online, and even worked as a production assistant in The Melancholy of Haruhi ...
The Wandering Witch – Sounding Euphonium!

The Wandering Witch – Soundin

Welcome, all, again. It's proving to be a fun viewing season, with great offerings in many different genres. But I am especially grateful ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview With Wally Wingert

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Kana got Wally Wingert back into the Korner, and you will enjoy his stories greatly. While he can credited to many things, this time he's telling us about when ...

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.

Anime Midwest Gallery

Posted on Dec 17 2014
Anime Midwest Gallery
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?

AnimeNext Gallery

Posted on Dec 15 2014
AnimeNext Gallery
On the second day of Christmas, The Fan gave to me... two Miku's dancing! Some memories from AnimeNext!

Youmacon Gallery

Posted on Dec 14 2014
Youmacon Gallery
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!

Anime Weekend Atlanta Gallery

Posted on Oct 22 2014
Anime Weekend Atlanta Gallery
Siege rolled through Anime Weekend Atlanta like a katamari and collected some pictures on the way! Granted, it's really hard to take pictures while you're controlling a katamari...

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Gallery

Posted on Oct 21 2014
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Gallery
Warriors of Light unite! Kanashimi completed the quest of attending Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2014! Not only was the experience amazing, but the cosplay was killer.

Anime Central 2014 Gallery

Posted on Oct 04 2014
Anime Central 2014 Gallery
Power Surge invaded Anime Central this year and brought back some of his favorite pictures! Which are you favorite?

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?

KotoriCon 2013 Gallery

Posted on Feb 22 2014
KotoriCon 2013 Gallery
Kayarath found a new convention to attend and wanted to share pictures of the lovely cosplayers he met! Which ones are your favorite from KotoriCon?

Sakura Sunday 2013 Gallery

Posted on Dec 07 2013
Sakura Sunday 2013 Gallery
While you count the days down to Christmas, take a moment to appreciate the beauty of the cherry blossoms. Kayarath took a ton of photos from the last Sakura Sunday! Come experience the taste of spring!