Kana’s Korner – Interview with Jan Scott-Frazier

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We got the chance to sit down with Jan Scott-Frazier who is known for her work in Japanese animation and business! Find out what we learned about the culture and ...
I’m an Original T-Shirt!

I’m an Original T-Shirt!

Have you encountered an army of your clones? Want to set yourself a part from a bunch of pretenders trying to be you? Have we got the shirt ...
The Wandering Witch – Seeking a Boring Girlfriend?

The Wandering Witch – Seeking

Welcome, all, again. In this installment, we will discuss Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend, a cautionary tale of professional and romantic ambition. Or something like that. ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with David Jaffe

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

After exploring the halls of the PlayStation Experience in Las Vegas, we had the honor of meeting David Jaffe! Not only did we get a chance to talk about his ...
Kayarath’s Adventures In Eorzea

Kayarath’s Adventures In Eorz

I hate to say it, but I've been negligent in my duties. Articles left unwritten; Simublasts missing; statues to Kroze not built. While I wish I could point ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Raymond Lenzner

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We had our yearly chat with the con-chair of Kami-Con! Raymond Lenzner sat in the Korner to talk about all the events happening and all the great guests you can ...
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!
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 ...

iStalk 11/12/14 – Hayao Miyazaki, Free!, and Clannad

Posted on Nov 12 2014
iStalk 11/12/14 – Hayao Miyazaki, Free!, and Clannad
Today, watch Hayao Miyazaki to receive honorary Oscar, Free dub cast announcement and Clannad English translation goes Kickstarter.

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...

iStalk 11/11/14 – Assassination Classroom, Hanae, and Outbreak Company

Posted on Nov 11 2014
iStalk 11/11/14 – Assassination Classroom, Hanae, and Outbreak Company
Today, Assassination Classroom shows previews, Hanae to sing for Kamisama Hajimemashita, and Outbreak Company manga to end.

iStalk 11/10/14 – Death Note, Funimation, and Toonami

Posted on Nov 10 2014
iStalk 11/10/14 – Death Note, Funimation, and Toonami
Today, Death Note has a new DVD collection coming out, Funimation announces some titles, and Toonami.

iStalk 11/7/14 – Naruto, Expelled From Paradise, and Majora’s Mask

Posted on Nov 07 2014
iStalk 11/7/14 – Naruto, Expelled From Paradise, and Majora’s Mask
Today, Naruto follow-up planned, Expelled From Paradise film gets trailer, and the Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D.

iStalk 11/6/14 – Neon Alley, Sentai Filmworks, and Perfect Square

Posted on Nov 06 2014
iStalk 11/6/14 – Neon Alley, Sentai Filmworks, and Perfect Square
Today, Neon Alley adds titles, Sentai Filmworks announces a plethora of acquisitions, and Perfect Square debuts LBX.

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.

iStalk 11/5/14 – Attack on Titan meets Marvel, Laughing Under the Clouds, and Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Posted on Nov 05 2014
iStalk 11/5/14 – Attack on Titan meets Marvel, Laughing Under the Clouds, and Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
Today, Attack on Titan to cross-over with Spider-Man, Funimation announces Laughing Under the Clouds dub cast, and Final Fantasy XIV: A realm Reborn gets free trail for PS3 and PS4.

The Alpha Gamer #5: Hunting and Being Hunted in the Evolve Big Alpha

Posted on Nov 05 2014
The Alpha Gamer #5: Hunting and Being Hunted in the Evolve Big Alpha
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 the alpha and join the hunt!

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!