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 ...

Tempest’s Con Survival Guide – Food to Pack

Posted on Mar 18 2012
Tempest’s Con Survival Guide – Food to Pack
10 years of anime con-going experience has taught me a lot: how to survive on little sleep with noisy roommates, how to get from one panel on the bottom floor to the next on the fourth floor in under a minute, how important packing your own food is, etc.

Tempest’s Downpour – Interview With Chris Bevins

Posted on Mar 04 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Interview With Chris Bevins
Tempy had the chance to sit down with Chris Bevins, who is most known for his work directing at Funimation.

Tempest’s Downpour — Review of Katsucon’s FUNimation Preview

Posted on Feb 21 2012
Tempest’s Downpour — Review of Katsucon’s FUNimation Preview
FUNimation is the company that changed the face of anime in a positive direction. It was the first company that I noticed to bring out consistently good dubs with excellent scripts and directors who really knew what they were doing. Special care was put into its shows as it progressed from Dragonball Z to Fruits Basket to Fullmetal Alchemist.

Tempest’s Downpour – Clover Review

Posted on Feb 05 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Clover Review
Clover is the tale of a psychic girl and a former black ops soldier who embark on a journey together through a Steampunk setting. They both carry heavy burdens of love and loss that bisect in an unexpected way as they outrun armed forces that want them stopped by any means necessary.

Tempest’s Downpour – Spice & Wolf Review

Posted on Jan 15 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Spice & Wolf Review
Spice & Wolf is the story of an unlikely duo, a merchant and a goddess, who travel across a European-esque land on a personal journey. They fight for survival, and mostly to turn a profit.

Tempests’s Downpour – Anime In-Jokes 12: Christmas and New Year’s

Posted on Jan 01 2012
Tempests’s Downpour – Anime In-Jokes 12: Christmas and New Year’s
What better way to start the new year than with another edition of Anime In-Jokes? As we struggle to take in that extra hour of sleep and some of us fight hangovers, we think back to the holidays that left us feeling like zombies: Christmas and New Year’s.

Tempest’s Downpour – Anime USA: Adventures in Voice Acting by Tony Oliver

Posted on Dec 18 2011
Tempest’s Downpour – Anime USA: Adventures in Voice Acting by Tony Oliver
Finishing off Anime USA con coverage is the Adventures in Voice Acting panel I attended Saturday. Tony Oliver hosted the panel and gave us some tips offered at the full-day workshops held at Bang Zoom! Entertainment.

Tempest’s Downpour – Anime USA: Interview with J. Michael Tatum

Posted on Dec 04 2011
Tempest’s Downpour – Anime USA: Interview with J. Michael Tatum
At Anime USA this year, I had the pleasure of interviewing J. Michael Tatum in person. The last three questions were offered by fans.

Tempest’s Downpour – Anime USA and the Best Birthday Present

Posted on Nov 27 2011
Tempest’s Downpour – Anime USA and the Best Birthday Present
Anime USA fell on the weekend of my birthday and so my goal was to treat myself to the best birthday gift ever: courage. Nah, that’s corny – I really just wanted to have lunch with J. Michael Tatum and wear a cosplay I was pretty proud of. It went on to be so much more.

Tempest’s Downpour – Auditioning for a Role in Voice-Acting Panel by MECHA Software, LLC

Posted on Nov 27 2011
Tempest’s Downpour – Auditioning for a Role in Voice-Acting Panel by MECHA Software, LLC
At Anime USA the con was barely an hour old and suddenly fans were thrust into auditions for roles in MECHA Software, a company that specializes in video games based on popular anime. Auditioning at conventions is a new trend started by MECHA Software, LLC., and the representatives did not leave hopefuls without a paddle.