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?
Simulblast! Week 010 of Fall 2014

Simulblast! Week 010 of Fall 2014

We can contain the feels no longer! It's time for an emotionally-oriented Simulblast!
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!
Take You And Your Friend To London Anime Con!

Take You And Your Friend To London

London Anime Con wants you to attend their convention. Find out how!
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 ...
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Review: Reception

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Revi

Square Enix announced four months ago that they would be holding a Fan Festival in several locations for their two million users. Among the locations was Las Vegas, NV with ...
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Gallery

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Gall

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.
Siege Spots – Anime Weekend Atlanta (Or “Content Is Important”)

Siege Spots – Anime Weekend A

There was something about walking into the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel, AWA's host hotel, and seeing the hotel staff wearing anime wigs and huge smiles. They've been hosting this event ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Todd Haberkorn

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We recently got a chance to catch up with Todd Haberkorn! Is he singing high-notes in Ever After High or being dastardly in the new dub of Sailor Moon? ...

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!

Kayarath’s Adventures In Ethnography

Posted on Mar 13 2014
Kayarath’s Adventures In Ethnography
How much do we know about anime? I'm not talking about being able to rattle off a dozen different titles or explaining what minovsky particles are. I'm talking about comprehending the underlining trends and processes in which it's created.