Musikal Makinations – 4TE’s MORE Single Review

Musikal Makinations – 4TER

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 ...
The Wandering Witch – “Just One More Thing…”

The Wandering Witch – “

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 ...
Musikal Makinations – Rick Rack’s First Mini Album Review

Musikal Makinations – Rick Ra

Happy New Year greetings, denizens of The Fan! Hope all of you had fun and safe holiday celebrations!
Kayarath’s Adventures In Nijicon

Kayarath’s Adventures In Niji

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.
Happy Birthday 91.8 The Fan!

Happy Birthday 91.8 The Fan!

It's another year where we get to see Brie, our lovely mascot, and the radio grow older. We asked some of the staff to share their memories of some of ...
Simulblast! Week 012 Fall 2014

Simulblast! Week 012 Fall 2014

The final week is upon us... Who is the champion, who will reign supreme?!
The Wandering Witch – Shirobako’s Beautiful Storm

The Wandering Witch – Shiroba

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 ...
Anime Midwest Gallery

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

AnimeNext Gallery

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

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!
Musikal Makinations – Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza 2014!

Musikal Makinations – Holiday Fun

Happy holiday greetings denizens of The Fan! Musikal Makinations presents it's 2nd annual Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza, also known as Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza 2014! Too wordy? I don't care! 'Tis ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Beautiful Days

Kayarath’s Adventures in Beau

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.
The Alpha Gamer #5: Hunting and Being Hunted in the Evolve Big Alpha

The Alpha Gamer #5: Hunting and Bei

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 ...
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival: Main Events & Concert

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival: Mai

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 ...

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.

Kayarath’s Adventures in Beautiful Days

Posted on Nov 13 2014
Kayarath’s Adventures in Beautiful Days
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.

Kayarath’s Adventures in Z

Posted on Oct 09 2014
Kayarath’s Adventures in Z
Let me tell you about a man named Zed.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Sailor Moon

Posted on Sep 25 2014
Kayarath’s Adventures In Sailor Moon
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.

Kayarath’s Adventures in F.L.U.R!

Posted on Sep 11 2014
Kayarath’s Adventures in F.L.U.R!
Sometimes you find destiny and sometimes destiny finds you.

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

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!

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.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Mario

Posted on Apr 24 2014
Kayarath’s Adventures In Mario
Reviewing a book about Mario is a lot like reviewing a game about Mario. On many levels the product explains itself.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Horror!

Posted on Apr 10 2014
Kayarath’s Adventures In Horror!
Hey everyone, it's sakura season! Time to enjoy some Japanese themed events hosted by the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia!