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.
Kayarath’s Adventures in Heralding Manga

Kayarath’s Adventures in Hera

I originally planned to call this “Kayarath's Adventures in Ambush Interviewing” but I'm trying to cut back on click bait sounding titles. While it was arranged at the last ...
The Wandering Witch–Offers a Short Review

The Wandering Witch–Offers a

Welcome, all, again--I wish you the happiest of whatever holidays you might be celebrating this time of year. With this viewing season winding down, I will in this column ...
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 ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Youmacon’s Tabletop Division

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Are you going to Youmacon this year? Don't forget to check out table top gaming section! We got the people who run it to stop on by and ...
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 ...
Siege Spots – Angel Express Review (PC)

Siege Spots – Angel Express R

I really didn't want to like this game.
The Wandering Witch – Gets Scientific?

The Wandering Witch – Gets Sc

Welcome, all, again. We will in this column discuss one of those series acknowledged here last time for their beautiful artwork and strong stories--Alderamin on the Sky. Admittedly, ...

The Wandering Witch – Gnawing on God Eater

Posted on Oct 21 2015
The Wandering Witch – Gnawing on God Eater
Welcome, all, again. This time our topic is God Eater, set in 2071 as humanity fights creatures born of research gone awry. God Eater originated as a game for Playstation Portable(R) and has had several incarnations as such.

Kayarath’s Adventures in Bronycon

Posted on Oct 08 2015
Kayarath’s Adventures in Bronycon
“This is gonna be the best con ever!” I sang to myself as I drove down I-95. With all that I imagined, the reality of Bronycon is sure to make this the best con ever!

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 Wandering Witch – Through the GATE!

Posted on Sep 17 2015
The Wandering Witch – Through the GATE!
Welcome, all, again. This season has provided many stellar series, but GATE demands special recognition for its attention to detail and story development. Perhaps my own prior military service colors my admiration for this show, but it is more my interest in history that fuels my appreciation for the writers' delicate exploration of social and political considerations exhibited by individuals and nations.

The Wandering Witch – Has New Shorts!

Posted on Aug 20 2015
The Wandering Witch – Has New Shorts!
Welcome, all, again. This time, I'll be shining a spotlight upon three entertaining new short programs: Danchigai; Wakaba*Girl; and Wakakozake. Admittedly, this is not the column I intended to submit this month.

The Wandering Witch – Anniversary Edition!

Posted on Jul 14 2015
The Wandering Witch – Anniversary Edition!
Welcome, all, again. This is a very special column for me, marking my first anniversary as a content contributor to the Fan! I've had great fun sharing my opinions and recommendations with you, and deeply appreciate the support I've received from both readers and staff.

The Wandering Witch – Deja View, All Over Again…

Posted on Jun 16 2015
The Wandering Witch – Deja View, All Over Again…
Welcome all, again. As I watch another viewing season wind down, I am very grateful for the quality and diversity of the programming that was offered this time around.

The Wandering Witch – Sounding Euphonium!

Posted on May 20 2015
The Wandering Witch – Sounding Euphonium!
Welcome, all, again. It's proving to be a fun viewing season, with great offerings in many different genres. But I am especially grateful for Sound! Euphonium, a really strong slice-of-life entry.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Dungeon Fighting

Posted on Apr 23 2015
Kayarath’s Adventures In Dungeon Fighting
Dungeon Fighter Online is back, people! Get the hype train rollin' and prepare for the beatdown! You're just a download away from the best beat'em up since Final Fight!

The Wandering Witch – Making Plastic Memories

Posted on Apr 15 2015
The Wandering Witch – Making Plastic Memories
Welcome, all, again. Today I break one of my own long-standing rules as I prepare to discuss the anime Plastic Memories with just two episodes broadcast so far. And please notice that I am not calling this a review--such is quite implausible with my having watched so few episodes.