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 ...

Siege Spots – Anime Weekend Atlanta (Or “Content Is Important”)

Posted on Oct 16 2014
Siege Spots – Anime Weekend Atlanta (Or “Content Is Important”)
There was something about walking into the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel, AWA's host hotel, and seeing the hotel staff wearing anime wigs and huge smiles. They've been hosting this event for years, and it was clear that they were welcoming to the event itself. That's always a good sign when heading in to the con.

iStalk 10/16/14 – Yona of the Dawn, Durarara, and Mighty No. 9

Posted on Oct 16 2014
iStalk 10/16/14 – Yona of the Dawn, Durarara, and Mighty No. 9
Today, Funimation acquires Yona of the Dawn, Durarara 2 has more visuals, and Mighty No. 9 news.

The Wandering Witch – A Quieter Life

Posted on Oct 15 2014
The Wandering Witch – A Quieter Life
Welcome, all, again. I find myself at something of an awkward time for writing this column: the shows which I've been watching have mostly ended, while the new season's shows have aired only one or two episodes--too few for a legitimate review. And so I've decided to review a fairly recent title which has a second season in production, Non Non Biyori.

iStalk 10/15/14 – Wonder Full, Final Fantasy XIV Artbook, and Resident Evil TV Series

Posted on Oct 15 2014
iStalk 10/15/14 – Wonder Full, Final Fantasy XIV Artbook, and Resident Evil TV Series
Today, Wonder Full to screen at the Roxie Theater, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn art book to be released , and Resident Evil TV series to debut soon.

iStalk 10/14/14 – Valvrave, Trip to Japan, and Kodansha

Posted on Oct 14 2014
iStalk 10/14/14 – Valvrave, Trip to Japan, and Kodansha
Today, Aniplex announces Valvrave, Aniplex to host Win a Trip to Japan, and Kodansha adds some titles.

Simulblast! Week 001 of Fall 2014

Posted on Oct 14 2014
Simulblast! Week 001 of Fall 2014
Another season, another Simulblast! Who is new to the game? Who will fall flat on their face? Well, it's week one... so probably no one.

iStalk 10/13/14 – Sunrise, Sentai Filmworks, and Viz Media

Posted on Oct 13 2014
iStalk 10/13/14 – Sunrise, Sentai Filmworks, and Viz Media
Today, Sunrise and Rightstuf team up, Sentai Filmworks acquires anime, and Viz announces acquisitions at New York Comic Con.

iStalk 10/10/14 – Your Lie in April, Cross Ange, and Perfume

Posted on Oct 10 2014
iStalk 10/10/14 – Your Lie in April, Cross Ange, and Perfume
Today, Crunchyroll acquires Your Lie in April, Sentai Filmworks licenses Cross Ange Rondo of Angel, and Perfume's New York concert will be screened in Japanese theaters.

Kayarath’s Adventures in Z

Posted on Oct 09 2014
Kayarath’s Adventures in Z
Let me tell you about a man named Zed.

iStalk 10/9/14 – Dragon Ball Z, Miku Expo and Chaika sequel

Posted on Oct 09 2014
iStalk 10/9/14 – Dragon Ball Z, Miku Expo and Chaika sequel
Today, Dragon Ball Z Battle of the Gods, Miku Expo guests, and Crunchyroll adds Chaika sequel.