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 ...

Symphogear – Episode 3 – Passing in the Night

Posted on May 03 2012
Symphogear – Episode 3 – Passing in the Night
Hello and welcome back to another awesome edition of the YuleBlog. Will our heroines have destroyed each other like they were poised to do in the last episode? Let's find out!

Symphogear – Episode 2 – Noise and Disharmony

Posted on Apr 26 2012
Symphogear – Episode 2 – Noise and Disharmony
It's time for another rousing edition of the YuleBlog! This week, we'll dive right back into where we last left off, so let's stop wasting time and get right to it!

The YuleBlog – Symphogear – Episode 1 – Awakening Heartbeat

Posted on Apr 19 2012
The YuleBlog – Symphogear – Episode 1 – Awakening Heartbeat
It's time once again for another rousing addition of the YuleBlog! Following a new mantra, we'll now be taking a look at series that have finished. This way, I don't end up doing a surprise double season, and you guys can see more different series. This season, we'll be taking a look at the musical wonder, Senki Zesshou Symphogear!

YuleBlog Mega Finale – Gosick Episodes 20-24

Posted on Feb 16 2012
YuleBlog Mega Finale – Gosick Episodes 20-24
After months of waiting, it's time for one last hurrah of Gosick, it's time to wrap up this chapter of the YuleBlog!

Christmas Bonus – Merry Melodies – Themes Of Gosick

Posted on Jul 22 2011
Christmas Bonus – Merry Melodies – Themes Of Gosick
Just when you thought you couldn't get enough Gosick, Christmas is here to give you even more. For those of you like Kibs who have been holding off on reading the episode blogs for fear of spoilers, this is simply a review of the themes and will be kept spoiler free!

Gosick – Episode 19 – The Rose-Colored Life Is Buried Under Snow

Posted on Jun 02 2011
Gosick – Episode 19 – The Rose-Colored Life Is Buried Under Snow
Are you guys ready for an episode filled with mostly flashbacks? I know I am. Flashbacks are important to any plot's development. Let's jump right in!

Gosick – Episode 18 – The Jet-Black Train Carries Several Lies

Posted on May 26 2011
Gosick – Episode 18 – The Jet-Black Train Carries Several Lies
In this final part of the YuleBlog three part update, we ride a train. Baccano! happens mostly on a train, and it was great. I have high hopes for this one.

Gosick – Episode 17 – The Box Lies In The Spiral Labyrinth

Posted on May 26 2011
Gosick – Episode 17 – The Box Lies In The Spiral Labyrinth
Welcome back to the three part YuleBlog update! We've got a lot to go over this episode, so let's not waste any time!

Gosick – Episode 16 – The Felling Maria Has A Fly’s Head

Posted on May 26 2011
Gosick – Episode 16 – The Felling Maria Has A Fly’s Head
Due to circumstances that are way too boring to explain and you'll all think are just excuses, we're going to play the triple YuleBlog game again! So now that we're past that whole alchemist plot, I totally forget where we were. Let's all find out together!

Gosick – Episode 15 – Two Monsters See Eye To Eye

Posted on May 06 2011
Gosick – Episode 15 – Two Monsters See Eye To Eye
It's blogging time! This week on Gosick some more stuff will happen with alchemy and magic. Hopefully. If not then I will look really silly. Let's jump right in!