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 ...
The Wandering Witch Lives Vicariously!

The Wandering Witch Lives Vicarious

Welcome, all, again. Today we will discuss Seiren, a slice-of-life series which follows protagonist Shoichi Kamita and his interactions with three very different girls. Now, the purpose and ...
The Wandering Witch Ponders Lucky Number 13

The Wandering Witch Ponders Lucky N

Welcome, all, again. Please let me apologize for there being no January column--a death in the family compelled my travel overseas and otherwise consumed my attention. I am ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in J1-Con

Kayarath’s Adventures in J1-C

I made it my mission to cover every convention in my area. While I have a ways to go, I did mange to knock one more off the list. ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in More Indie Games

Kayarath’s Adventures in More

Too Many Games, too little time. Between the cosplay, the guests, the marketplace, and everything else, it's quite easy to miss the games of Too Many Games.
The Wandering Witch – Learns the Drop Rule

The Wandering Witch – Learns

Welcome, all, again. I'm very excited about this month's review(!), having chosen to finally discuss March Comes in Like a Lion. In truth, I've been saving this one, ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Street Festivals

Kayarath’s Adventures in Stre

Every April the sakuras fall and the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia hosts the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival. I've been covering that for years but this year I'm ...
The Wandering Witch — Gets Left for Last

The Wandering Witch — Gets Le

Welcome, all, again. We've begun a viewing season chock-full of magical girls and witches, and so--especially with October bringing Halloween--I just had to pick one such series for review. ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Fal-Con

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Today Kana talks with the people behind Fal-Con, an anime convention taking place October in Alabama.
The Wandering Witch – Joins the Family

The Wandering Witch – Joins t

Welcome, all, again. I've decided to make good on my threat, so I'll be reviewing 91 Days, one of those often-referenced-but-seldom-seen "instant classics." That's right, they really do ...

The Wandering Witch – Purest Blue

Posted on Aug 20 2014
The Wandering Witch – Purest Blue
Welcome, all, again. Having last month reviewed a premiering anime series, I shall this month return us to a series from the recent past and follow its latest metamorphoses.

Beats by BossaNova – From Adam On Down: Forbidden Fruit

Posted on Jul 27 2014
Beats by BossaNova – From Adam On Down: Forbidden Fruit
Hello, hello! BossaNova here again with another music review. This time around, we've got From Adam On Down's latest record Forbidden Fruit!

Beats by BossaNova – Budo Grape: Amsterdam

Posted on Jul 14 2014
Beats by BossaNova – Budo Grape: Amsterdam
Hey there! BossaNova back again with another album review! This time around we've got Budo Grape's latest record, Amsterdam!

Beats by BossaNova – Me First & the Gimme Gimmes: Sing In Japanese

Posted on Jun 30 2014
Beats by BossaNova – Me First & the Gimme Gimmes: Sing In Japanese
Hey guys! It’s BossaNova here. This week we’re going to look at the Sing in Japanese EP from one of my personal favorite bands, Me First & the Gimme Gimmes.

Beats by BossaNova – T-ara: Gossip Girls

Posted on Jun 01 2014
Beats by BossaNova – T-ara: Gossip Girls
Hey there, I’m the new guy. You know, the one here to review music? ... Not ringing a bell? Well then, I guess some introductions are in order.

Yoshiki Classical World Tour

Posted on May 16 2014
Yoshiki Classical World Tour
The Yoshiki Classical World Tour concert at the San Francisco Symphony brought one of Japan’s premier musicians, Yoshiki Hayashi, to the Bay Area. With SFS and guest support, he brought the Davies Symphony Hall to life with classical adaptations of X-Japan hits and original compositions.

Musikal Makinations – miwa’s Faith Single Review

Posted on Mar 06 2014
Musikal Makinations – miwa’s Faith Single Review
Musikal Makinations' endless search for music to review continues!

Musikal Makinations – 7!! Seven Oops’ Kono Hiroi Sora No Shita De Album Review

Posted on Feb 06 2014
Musikal Makinations – 7!! Seven Oops’ Kono Hiroi Sora No Shita De Album Review
Greetings denizens of The Fan! Musikal Makinations is back from a nice long holiday break!

Musikal Makinations – Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza 2013!

Posted on Dec 05 2013
Musikal Makinations – Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza 2013!
Happy holiday greetings denizens of The Fan! This month, I thought I would change things up a bit on Musikal Makinations as we all prepare for the holidays in our own ways.

Merry Melodies – Dog Days OP – Scarlet Knight

Posted on Nov 09 2013
Merry Melodies – Dog Days OP – Scarlet Knight
When an alternate world needs a hero to summon, Merry Melodies will be that hero!