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!
Simulblast! Week 012 Fall 2014

Simulblast! Week 012 Fall 2014

The final week is upon us... Who is the champion, who will reign supreme?!
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 – 523

Posted on Feb 25 2011
iStalk – 523
Today, Negima movie release date gets narrowed down a bit, Flow gets animated, and Thursday is apparently the hip new night to watch anime.

Gosick – Episode 7 – A Divine Revelation Is Given At The Summer Solstice Festival

Posted on Feb 24 2011
Gosick – Episode 7 – A Divine Revelation Is Given At The Summer Solstice Festival
Alright, here we go. Second half of the series, if all the places that tell me Gosick is only 12 episodes long are correct. With any luck, this is just the middle of this arc and not the end, because I still have a lot of unanswered questions.

Bargain Gaming – Marvel vs. Capcom 3 – New Release Special Review

Posted on Feb 24 2011
Bargain Gaming – Marvel vs. Capcom 3 – New Release Special Review
Marvel vs. Capcom 2 was one of my favorite fighting games as a kid.  It and the Soul Calibur made up the bulk of my fighting game experience back then, and I loved them for it.  Sure, games like Mortal Kombat and Tekken would be played on occasion as well, but it was these two games that first taught me the joy of fighting games and, sadly, the painful realization that I wasn’t any good at them.

iStalk – 522

Posted on Feb 24 2011
iStalk – 522
Today, pirates on a train, bust out the book of friends again, and K-ON sets more records.

EagleEyes’ Top 50 Anime Characters – Finale

Posted on Feb 23 2011
EagleEyes’ Top 50 Anime Characters – Finale
Who has made the grade? Who has been left out? Who is that girl in the swimsuit? The real question is who takes #1 Ringo or Shizune? Let’s join EagleEyes as he presents part 2 of his Top 50 anime characters and find out!

iStalk – 521

Posted on Feb 23 2011
iStalk – 521
Today, the end is announced, K-On! Is finally scheduled, and Squid Girl returns for round 2!

Kana’s Korner – Interview with Justin Cook

Posted on Feb 22 2011
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Justin Cook
We got the chance to sit down with Justin Cook. Justin has been around since Funimation's early days, and can be heard in Yu Yu Hakusho and Dragonball Z. As seems to be tradition with Funimation, he also does some directing nowadays, so tune in to hear what he's been working on!

iStalk – 520

Posted on Feb 22 2011
iStalk – 520
Today, Card Games for a Good Cause, Fairy Tail gets a bonus, and animation of the year is announced!

Kana’s Korner – Interview with Pam Dougherty

Posted on Feb 21 2011
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Pam Dougherty
We got the chance to talk with the great Pam Dougherty. Pam has been in the critically acclaimed movie Summer Wars, and well as many other shows. Make sure to listen in to find out more!

Toppin’ The Charts – February (Week Six)

Posted on Feb 21 2011
Toppin’ The Charts – February (Week Six)
It's Monday which means a new episode of Anime Bites... oh wait, Kana this isn't Anime Bites! That's right, since Kibs was away at Kami-Con we decided to have Toppin' The Chart goodness back to back. Enjoy your double dose of music overload.