The Wandering Witch – Shirobako’s Beautiful Storm

The Wandering Witch – Shiroba

Welcome, all, again. Our subject this time is Shirobako, an anime about making anime. And while that might sound like an invitation to kid-glove treatment of subject matter ...
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?
Simulblast! Week 010 of Fall 2014

Simulblast! Week 010 of Fall 2014

We can contain the feels no longer! It's time for an emotionally-oriented Simulblast!
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!
Take You And Your Friend To London Anime Con!

Take You And Your Friend To London

London Anime Con wants you to attend their convention. Find out how!
Musikal Makinations – Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza 2014!

Musikal Makinations – Holiday Fun

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 ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Beautiful Days

Kayarath’s Adventures in Beau

When I first tried to write a review of this movie, I simply couldn't. The words just wouldn't come out. Something inside me was just off.
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 ...
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival: Main Events & Concert

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival: Mai

After a day of prep at Square Enix's first Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival, Kanashimi was ready to tackle Saturday & Sunday head-on. If you're curious about the autograph signing ...
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Review: Reception

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Revi

Square Enix announced four months ago that they would be holding a Fan Festival in several locations for their two million users. Among the locations was Las Vegas, NV with ...
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Gallery

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Gall

Warriors of Light unite! Kanashimi completed the quest of attending Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2014! Not only was the experience amazing, but the cosplay was killer.
Siege Spots – Anime Weekend Atlanta (Or “Content Is Important”)

Siege Spots – Anime Weekend A

There was something about walking into the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel, AWA's host hotel, and seeing the hotel staff wearing anime wigs and huge smiles. They've been hosting this event ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Todd Haberkorn

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We recently got a chance to catch up with Todd Haberkorn! Is he singing high-notes in Ever After High or being dastardly in the new dub of Sailor Moon? ...

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!

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.

Musikal Makinations – Akai Sky’s Heart, Attack! Album Review

Posted on Nov 07 2013
Musikal Makinations – Akai Sky’s Heart, Attack! Album Review
Greetings, denizens of The Fan! This month, Musikal Makinations returns home from Youmacon 2013 just in time to hand in this months review! You say I should hire a personal assistant to stay better organized!? You're probably right!

Musikal Makinations – The Sketchbook’s Ashita E & Exit Single Review

Posted on Oct 03 2013
Musikal Makinations – The Sketchbook’s Ashita E & Exit Single Review
Greetings denizens of The Fan! This month Musikal Makinations is getting this review to you just before it heads out on the road again! What is this with being the road all this time you might ask? Well, it is just incredible coincidence! But, never let it be said that anything stopped this reviewer from bringing you the latest from the world of Asian music!

Musikal Makinations – Chii Sakurabi’s Kaguya Single Review

Posted on Sep 05 2013
Musikal Makinations – Chii Sakurabi’s Kaguya Single Review
Greetings denizens of The Fan! This month Musikal Makinations is on the road (well, technically a vacation for yours truly!). But no vacation will stop this freshly minted reviewer from bringing you the latest from the world of Asian music!

Musikal Makinations – ReniReni’s Hybrid Girl Album Review

Posted on Aug 01 2013
Musikal Makinations – ReniReni’s Hybrid Girl Album Review
Greetings denizens of The Fan, MakiMaki reporting in! “What are you doing here MakiMaki?” you ask? Well let me start by welcoming you to the first entry of a new monthly series of articles that will feature reviews of a variety of singers and bands, as well as other random thoughts revolving around the realm of the Asian music scene!