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 ...

The Uzi Import Report: Hamatora

Posted on Sep 15 2014
The Uzi Import Report: Hamatora
It's that time again for another addition to the Uzi Import Report! Always had an interests in mutants? Does Spiderman pique your interest, or does X-Men fit more of your fancy? This week we'll be looking into the Japanese super-powered mutant equivalent of both those series, and it's called Hamatora!

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.

The Uzi Import Report: The Irregular at Magic High School

Posted on Jun 23 2014
The Uzi Import Report: The Irregular at Magic High School
Welcome to the return of the Uzi Import Report! Some of you may be on summer break for school, but prepare yourselves to get right back into it with this magical little series, The Irregular at Magic High School!

The Uzi Import Report: Hunter x Hunter

Posted on Jun 09 2014
The Uzi Import Report: Hunter x Hunter
Welcome to the return of the Uzi Import Report! I've been on break for quite a bit, so I thought I'd come back with a series that also returned from a long break of it's own. This week we'll be looking into one of Shonen's most legendary series, Hunter x Hunter (the 2011 anime to be more specific).

The Uzi Import Report: Nisekoi

Posted on May 12 2014
The Uzi Import Report: Nisekoi
Here we are with another week into the Uzi Import Report! This week we'll be delving into the realm of lighthearted romance and gut-splitting comedy. Our focus for this week will be the hit romantic-comedy anime from this season, Nisekoi!

The Uzi Import Report: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

Posted on Apr 14 2014
The Uzi Import Report: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure
In this week's Import Report, we'll be taking a look at a series that is literally a legend among the anime community. I'll give you a few hints. It has vampires, ghosts with super powers, and super fabulous men. If the last one didn't tip you off, then I'm pretty disappointed. Anyways, this week's series is Jojo's Bizarre Adventure!

The Uzi Import Report: Kuroko’s Basketball

Posted on Mar 17 2014
The Uzi Import Report: Kuroko’s Basketball
Here we are with another week of the Import Report. This week we'll be looking into the miracle sports series of this generation, Kuroko's Basketball!

The Uzi Import Report: J-Stars Victory VS

Posted on Mar 03 2014
The Uzi Import Report: J-Stars Victory VS
Welcome to another week with the Import Report. This week we'll be looking into a video game that is the amalgamation of the biggest heroes in anime lore. J-Stars Victory VS!

The Uzi Import Report: Beelzebub

Posted on Feb 03 2014
The Uzi Import Report: Beelzebub
Welcome to another edition of the Import Report! This week we'll be going over one of Weekly Shonen Jump's top series: Beelzebub.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Going Vertigo

Posted on Jun 13 2013
Kayarath’s Adventures In Going Vertigo
What part of your job was to literally read manga? Wouldn't that be a dream job?