Kana’s Korner – Interview with Comfort and Adam

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We got a chance to talk to Comfort Love and Adam Withers about the state of working in the comic industry. We also touch upon their series The Uniques ...
Musikal Makinations – 4TE’s MORE Single Review

Musikal Makinations – 4TER

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 ...
The Wandering Witch – “Just One More Thing…”

The Wandering Witch – “

Welcome, all, again.  I find myself writing this column just a couple of weeks into a new season of anime, so I must decline attempting a premature evaluation of new ...
Musikal Makinations – Rick Rack’s First Mini Album Review

Musikal Makinations – Rick Ra

Happy New Year greetings, denizens of The Fan! Hope all of you had fun and safe holiday celebrations!
Kayarath’s Adventures In Nijicon

Kayarath’s Adventures In Niji

I believe the “Yaoi Manga” card from the Whack A Catgirl card game best describes Yaoi by noting that it is an excellent boy repellant.
Happy Birthday 91.8 The Fan!

Happy Birthday 91.8 The Fan!

It's another year where we get to see Brie, our lovely mascot, and the radio grow older. We asked some of the staff to share their memories of some of ...
Simulblast! Week 012 Fall 2014

Simulblast! Week 012 Fall 2014

The final week is upon us... Who is the champion, who will reign supreme?!
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?
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!
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 ...

Simulblast! Week 012 Fall 2014

Posted on Dec 29 2014
Simulblast! Week 012 Fall 2014
The final week is upon us... Who is the champion, who will reign supreme?!

Simulblast! Week 011 of Fall 2014

Posted on Dec 23 2014
Simulblast! Week 011 of Fall 2014
With only two weeks left what's left in store for our players?!

Simulblast! Week 010 of Fall 2014

Posted on Dec 16 2014
Simulblast! Week 010 of Fall 2014
We can contain the feels no longer! It's time for an emotionally-oriented Simulblast!

Simulblast! Week 009 of Fall 2014

Posted on Dec 08 2014
Simulblast! Week 009 of Fall 2014
Lunch is a delicious, and someone probably agrees that it's the most important meal of the day! It certainly is to our contestants!

Simulblast! Week 008 of Fall 2014

Posted on Dec 02 2014
Simulblast! Week 008 of Fall 2014
The powers continue to fly! Are you voting to give your favorite the upper-hand?

Simulblast! Week 007 of Fall 2014

Posted on Nov 25 2014
Simulblast! Week 007 of Fall 2014
Who will be voted off the island, and who will be Top Chef, and who is leaving the Big Brother house!? I don't know!

Simulblast! Week 006 of Fall 2014

Posted on Nov 18 2014
Simulblast! Week 006 of Fall 2014
Who will be voted off the island, and who will be Top Chef, and who is leaving the Big Brother house!? I don't know!

Simulblast! Week 005 of Fall 2014

Posted on Nov 11 2014
Simulblast! Week 005 of Fall 2014
A chaotic week of items is here! Items are used, swapped, and stolen! Who has what!? Honestly, it's hard for us to tell at this point...

Simulblast! Week 004 of Fall 2014

Posted on Nov 04 2014
Simulblast! Week 004 of Fall 2014
Some players never learned how to follow directions! How could anyone possibly fail a simple challenge? Find out in this week's Simulblast!

Simulblast! Week 003 of Fall 2014

Posted on Oct 28 2014
Simulblast! Week 003 of Fall 2014
It's a literary smackdown on this week's Simulblast! Who is well-read enough to come out on top!? And when will people start using items around here?