Kana’s Korner – Interview with Comfort and Adam

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We got a chance to talk to Comfort Love and Adam Withers about the state of working in the comic industry. We also touch upon their series The Uniques ...
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!
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 ...

Live Blog – AM² Hiroshi Nagahama Panel

Posted on Jun 16 2012
Live Blog – AM² Hiroshi Nagahama Panel
It's time for our last event as we report live from AM². Hiroshi Nagahama will be talking about his time directing Mushi-Shi or his work on Fruits Basket, Kimi Ni Todoke, and more. Don't miss this event happening live at 4:00 PM PST.

Live Blog – AM² Toshihiro Kawamoto Panel

Posted on Jun 16 2012
Live Blog – AM² Toshihiro Kawamoto Panel
We continue our adventures through the vast halls of AM². We've encountered a wild Studio BONES member! Toshihiro Kawamoto who is known for his work as the character designer of Cowboy Bebop is taking the stage. Don't miss this event happening live at 2:30 PM PST.

Live Blog – AM² Putumayo Panel

Posted on Jun 16 2012
Live Blog – AM² Putumayo Panel
Another fashion-filled event at AM²! This time we're reporting live from the convention about the design team Putumayo who is famous for many of their punk and lolita style clothes. Keep your eyes peeled at 11:30 AM PST because that's when this event starts.

Live Blog – AM² Sixh Panel

Posted on Jun 15 2012
Live Blog – AM² Sixh Panel
Join us as Kana gives you the latest news on fashion designer Sixh during AM². Make sure to be here at 4:00 PM PST for our live coverage!

Live Blog – Anime Boston’s Kanako Ito Guest Panel

Posted on Apr 07 2012
Live Blog – Anime Boston’s Kanako Ito Guest Panel
Want to know exactly what's going on with the starlet Kanako Ito? Well, it just so happens Christmas will be giving you the information live. It starts here at 2:00 PM PST.

Live Blog – Anime Boston’s Funimation Industry Panel

Posted on Apr 07 2012
Live Blog – Anime Boston’s Funimation Industry Panel
Christmas is up to his antics again over at Funimation's Industry Panel. If you're ready for the big announcements that will launch your socks off then be here at 1:00 PM PST!

Live Blog – Anime Boston’s Sentai Filmworks Panel

Posted on Apr 07 2012
Live Blog – Anime Boston’s Sentai Filmworks Panel
Christmas takes the stage as he let's us know all the latest with Sentai Filmworks. Be here at 11:30 AM PST or miss out on all the biggest news!

Live Blog – Anime Boston’s Funimation Sneak Peek

Posted on Apr 07 2012
Live Blog – Anime Boston’s Funimation Sneak Peek
Join Eternal as he let's us know what Funimation has hiding up their sleeve. Obviously if you're looking for new anime you've come to the right place, so make sure to be here at 10:00 AM PST!

Live Blog – Anime Boston’s Kaizuka, Narita, & Suzuki Guest Panel

Posted on Apr 07 2012
Live Blog – Anime Boston’s Kaizuka, Narita, & Suzuki Guest Panel
This time it's Eternal's turn to let you know the scoop from Anime Boston! We're stalking those wonderful composers again bright and early at 8:45 AM PST.

Live Blog – Anime Boston’s Shotaro Kaizuka, Tsutomu Narita, And Yoshitaka Suzuki Q&A

Posted on Apr 06 2012
Live Blog – Anime Boston’s Shotaro Kaizuka, Tsutomu Narita, And Yoshitaka Suzuki Q&A
Join Christmas straight from Anime Boston as we ask a group of famed composers what makes them tick! These men have worked on games from Metal Gear Solid 4 to Bayonetta to the newly released Theatrhythm Final Fantasy. Make sure to be here at 11:30 AM PST to catch this event live!