Kayarath’s Adventures in Nijicon 2

Kayarath’s Adventures in Niji

When we last left Nijicon, it grew from a hopeful dream to full blown reality. The East Coast finally had a yaoi con to call its own! Two ...
The Wandering Witch Visits Elegant Yokai Apartments

The Wandering Witch Visits Elegant

Welcome, all, again. I am very happy to report that we have entered into a new viewing season, one that seems to offer a wider variety and much greater ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Tom Bauer

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We have Tom Bauer here folks. Hear him talk about voicing Hush Middy in Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, Feitan in Hunter x Hunter, and even Shu in Dragon ...
The Wandering Witch – Revisiting the Fairy Musketeers!

The Wandering Witch – Revisit

Welcome, all, again. Facing a somewhat slow viewing season, I'd like revisit a past favorite of mine that I've always felt was underappreciated: Fairy Musketeers. This 39-episode series ...
Siege Spots – Valkyria Revolution

Siege Spots – Valkyria Revolu

Valkyria Revolution, with its new action-based battle system, is definitely a bold new direction for the Valkyria series. But does this new battle system work in this spin-off's favor, or ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Mick Wingert

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Mick Wingert has so many legends of awesomeness to share!
Kana’s Korner – Interview With Roy Samuelson

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Greetings listeners! Join us as Roy Samuelson takes us on a journey to understand what it means to be a voice actor. It is sure to be enlightening.
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Robbie Daymond

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

If you have a Nintendo Switch or a vendetta against writing essays, then you have at least two things in common with Robbie Daymond. If you like Final Fantasy ...
The Wandering Witch at WorldEnd: What are you doing?

The Wandering Witch at WorldEnd: Wh

Welcome, all, again. I want to discuss in this column a gem that I only recently found, WorldEnd: What are you doing at the end of the world? Are ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Landon McDonald

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Do you like Dragon Ball Super, Hunter X Hunter, or One Punch Man? Then you don't want to miss this!
Alice & Zouroku (& the Wandering Witch)

Alice & Zouroku (& the Wand

Welcome, all, again. A new viewing season has begun and, to be honest, I'm not quite sold on it. Not yet, anyway. There are a number of ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Eliza Jane Schneider

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Today's guest is Eliza Jane Schneider! Hear many stories including how she put the South into Mafia 3, how she intertied a ton of roles from South Park, the ...
Siege Spots – Persona 5 Review (PS4)

Siege Spots – Persona 5 Revie

After 20 years of Persona, and 8 years after Persona 4, Persona 5 is finally here. This very Japanese RPG series has grown tremendously since its beginnings, and Persona 5 ...
Nerd’s Weebviews – We Are X Review

Nerd’s Weebviews – We A

X Japan, the biggest band you have never heard of, or at least that is the tagline from the documentary film, We Are X. The film follows the life of ...

Nerd’s Weebviews – We Are X Review

Posted on Mar 29 2017
Nerd’s Weebviews – We Are X Review
X Japan, the biggest band you have never heard of, or at least that is the tagline from the documentary film, We Are X. The film follows the life of the band's mastermind, Yoshiki discussing the trials and tribulations that befall the drummer/pianist/composer and his thirty year career.

Kayarath’s Adventures in Very Good Days

Posted on Jun 23 2016
Kayarath’s Adventures in Very Good Days
Some people may say that Draft King is on the decline. That Draft King's days are numbered. Well I strongly disagree! This all girl J-Rock band has nowhere to go but up! What, did you think I was talking about something else?

Musikal Makinations – Akai Sky’s Chasing Lights EP Review

Posted on Oct 01 2015
Musikal Makinations – Akai Sky’s Chasing Lights EP Review
Greetings denizens of The Fan! Musikal Makinations makes a quick return from hiatus and a trip to Las Vegas to bring you a review of a new EP from a band whose previous release, Heart Attack, was also reviewed by yours truly!

The Oxymoron of American J-Rock: A Closer Look at What Makes J-Pop and J-Rock Japanese

Posted on Jul 20 2015
The Oxymoron of American J-Rock: A Closer Look at What Makes J-Pop and J-Rock Japanese
What the heck is American J-Rock? Better question: Do you know what J-Rock, or J-Pop for that matter, really means? While you probably think you have an answer, pinning down a definition can get a little messy. However, it’s key to understanding the popularity of J-Rock and J-Pop outside of Japan, and the growing movement in the West for a home-brewed version of this music.

Kana’s Korner – Interview with Falconshield

Posted on Jul 02 2015
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Falconshield
Are you ready to rock? I hope you are because Falconshield is here! They make video game lore inspired music and now they're here to rock out with us! If you ever wondered what League of Legends heavy metal sounds like, then you're at the right place!

Musikal Makinations – 4TE’s MORE Single Review

Posted on Jan 23 2015
Musikal Makinations – 4TE’s MORE Single Review
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 present desire to find more and more new music, I'm making an exception!!

Musikal Makinations – Rick Rack’s First Mini Album Review

Posted on Jan 11 2015
Musikal Makinations – Rick Rack’s First Mini Album Review
Happy New Year greetings, denizens of The Fan! Hope all of you had fun and safe holiday celebrations!

Musikal Makinations – Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza 2014!

Posted on Dec 02 2014
Musikal Makinations – Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza 2014!
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 the season of giving and that doesn't exclude words!

Musikal Makinations – Anna Tsuchiya’s Lucifer EP Review

Posted on Nov 06 2014
Musikal Makinations – Anna Tsuchiya’s Lucifer EP Review
Model, actress, singer, mother; All words that capture the multifaceted career and life of Anna Tsuchiya. Non-conformist, devoted, daring, sexy; A few more words that come to mind when looking at the body of work that Anna Tsuchiya has achieved throughout her career.

Musikal Makinations – Marina’s Hug Single Review

Posted on Oct 02 2014
Musikal Makinations – Marina’s Hug Single Review
Musikal Makinations returns from a long hiatus, or, as I would like to call it: A long strange road-trip filled with music, knee and ankle sprains, etc! But enough about that!