Simulblast! Week 002 of Summer 2014

Simulblast! Week 002 of Summer 2014

There were bikinis! There were buns! There were weenies! It's summertime on this week's Simulblast, and our contestants are getting us in the summer mood with fake (and real!) beach ...
The Uzi Convention Report: Anime Expo 2014

The Uzi Convention Report: Anime Ex

Anime Expo is the largest and the fastest growing con in North America. Last year, Anime Expo had about 60,000 attendees, but this year was reported to have over 80,000! ...
Game Sho — Quest for Infamy

Game Sho — Quest for Infamy

I had never really played an adventure game before. I'm fairly young, so that genre had fallen out of the mainstream before I ever got the chance to play them. ...
The Wandering Witch – The Climb Resumes

The Wandering Witch – The Cli

Hi, all, I'm Moonhawk81 (The Wandering Witch). I've been around The Fan for a long while now and am finally attempting to contribute directly to the site in my own ...
Beats by BossaNova – Budo Grape: Amsterdam

Beats by BossaNova – Budo Gra

Hey there! BossaNova back again with another album review! This time around we've got Budo Grape's latest record, Amsterdam!
Bobby Henshin’s Time At Anime North 2014

Bobby Henshin’s Time At Anime

Anime North is said to be one of the biggest cons in the great white north. I'm quoting actual Canadians on this one. Chock full of guests from both America, ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Natalie Hoover

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We talked to Natalie Hoover about her cool projects like Kick-Heart and Danganronpa 2! Listen in to hear all about these and more!
The Alpha Gamer #4: Running the Distance with Melody’s Escape

The Alpha Gamer #4: Running the Dis

Imagine, if you will, a game that was conceived when Miku Hatsune, Audiosurf, and Dance Dance Revolution got together and made a baby. That’s probably the most accurate way to ...
Zenkaikon 2014 Gallery

Zenkaikon 2014 Gallery

Missed Zenkaikon? What a shame! We didn't and as such here's a batch of pictures from the event. Which cosplay was your favorite?
Kana’s Korner – Interview with David Eddings

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We talked to David Eddings, the voice of the lovable Claptrap from Borderlands and the VP of Business Development over at Gearbox Studios! Check it out!
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Mona Marshall

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We had a nice little chat with Mona Marshall to hear about the things she's been lending her voice to lately like South Park: The Stick of Truth! Have a ...
The Uzi Import Report: The Irregular at Magic High School

The Uzi Import Report: The Irregula

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 ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Matthew Mercer

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We brought Matt Mercer back to talk all about his tons of awesome new roles in stuff like Attack on Titan and Magi, as well as help him plug his ...
Tempest’s Review of AnimeNEXT 2014

Tempest’s Review of AnimeNEXT

This was my first convention where I ever had down-time. Typically, the minute I receive the schedule, I cover it in highlighter marks for all the panels I intend to ...

Molly’s Gone Fishin’- Tsuritama

Posted on Jul 22 2012
Molly’s Gone Fishin’- Tsuritama
What do a quaint fishing town, aliens and ducks have in common? Gather your tackle because you're about to find out in this Fishin' Edition of Molly Rants-a-lot! Let's dive in with Tsuritama!!

Molly Reads Natsume Ono-a-lot

Posted on Jun 24 2012
Molly Reads Natsume Ono-a-lot
One year ago, I gave you a look into the world through the eyes of a child in Yotsuba&!. This June, we will take a look at a series of more mature works by my personal favorite mangaka, Natsume Ono. Settle down with your lemonade, because you are in for a mellow treat!

Molly’s Not A Filmmaker – ACEN Press Edition

Posted on May 27 2012
Molly’s Not A Filmmaker – ACEN Press Edition
Oh, you didn't know we were at Anime Central 2012 this past April? Don't you fret, because if you missed us and the convention, we have got a little something to prove we did our job.

Molly Hams it up-a-lot – Hamtaro

Posted on Mar 25 2012
Molly Hams it up-a-lot – Hamtaro
Ham-ha! Are you ready for some more pintsized adventures? Muster up that ham-ham power and join me on big hamtastic adventure with our favorite rodents! It's Hamtaro Time!

Molly Borrows-a-lot – The Secret World of Arrietty

Posted on Feb 26 2012
Molly Borrows-a-lot – The Secret World of Arrietty
Ever wonder what lives under the floorboards? Take a peek into a world where everything small is could be the greatest danger and every human step is a natural disaster. Explore unique and unlikely bonds as "beans" and "borrowers" peacefully coexist. Welcome to The Secret World of Arrietty

Molly Solves-a-lot – Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva

Posted on Jan 22 2012
Molly Solves-a-lot – Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva
Welcome one and all to an evening of music that haunts the soul, puzzles that challenge the mind and a mystery that will tantalize your innate hunger for excitement. Delve into one of the earliest cases of his career and join me for an evening of puzzles in this New Years edition of Molly Rants-a-lot!

Kabuki 101 With Kent Williams – Anime World Chicago 2011

Posted on Aug 28 2011
Kabuki 101 With Kent Williams – Anime World Chicago 2011
Here we are, the advent of the new school year for us Americans. The con season is slowing down and the sugar rush is beginning to fade. Back to your seats, class, because you're about to get schooled by master puppeteer and Kabuki-Sensei, Kent Williams.

Molly Saves-A-Lot – Eden of the East

Posted on Jul 24 2011
Molly Saves-A-Lot – Eden of the East
Don't tell me you forgot about the rantiest review on The Fan! Well, let me refresh your memory and pray for your continuing service as a savior with a break down of Eden of the East.

Too $@%^ Hot Outside III – Yotsuba And The Review

Posted on Jun 26 2011
Too $@%^ Hot Outside III – Yotsuba And The Review
School is officially out and summer is in full swing. Sit down, relax and escape the heat with Molly's "Because It's $@%^ Hot Outside III". Join me as we explore the world through the eyes of a child in Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&!

Molly Dreams-a-lot – Pokemon Dream World

Posted on May 22 2011
Molly Dreams-a-lot – Pokemon Dream World
Welcome welcome to the first summer edition 2011 of Molly Rants-a-lot. Boot up those computers and practice those DiCaprio impressions, because we're going all Inception up in here. Hold onto your sleeping caps, friends. We're taking a trip into the Pokemon Dream World.