Kana’s Korner – Interview with Jan Scott-Frazier

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We got the chance to sit down with Jan Scott-Frazier who is known for her work in Japanese animation and business! Find out what we learned about the culture and ...
I’m an Original T-Shirt!

I’m an Original T-Shirt!

Have you encountered an army of your clones? Want to set yourself a part from a bunch of pretenders trying to be you? Have we got the shirt ...
The Wandering Witch – Seeking a Boring Girlfriend?

The Wandering Witch – Seeking

Welcome, all, again. In this installment, we will discuss Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend, a cautionary tale of professional and romantic ambition. Or something like that. ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with David Jaffe

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

After exploring the halls of the PlayStation Experience in Las Vegas, we had the honor of meeting David Jaffe! Not only did we get a chance to talk about his ...
Kayarath’s Adventures In Eorzea

Kayarath’s Adventures In Eorz

I hate to say it, but I've been negligent in my duties. Articles left unwritten; Simublasts missing; statues to Kroze not built. While I wish I could point ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Raymond Lenzner

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We had our yearly chat with the con-chair of Kami-Con! Raymond Lenzner sat in the Korner to talk about all the events happening and all the great guests you can ...
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!
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 ...

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!