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 ...

Musikal Makinations – Rick Rack’s First Mini Album Review

Posted on Jan 11 2015
Musikal Makinations – Rick Rack’s First Mini Album Review
Happy New Year greetings, denizens of The Fan! Hope all of you had fun and safe holiday celebrations!

iStalk 1/9/15 – Unlimited Fafnir, Seven Seas, Amazon Japan

Posted on Jan 09 2015
iStalk 1/9/15 – Unlimited Fafnir, Seven Seas, Amazon Japan
Today, Crunchyroll licenses Unlimited Fafnir, Seven Seas to release some stuff, and Amazon Japan starts free magazine reading service.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Nijicon

Posted on Jan 08 2015
Kayarath’s Adventures In Nijicon
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.

iStalk 1/8/15 – Crunchyroll, Saekano, Maximum the Hormone

Posted on Jan 08 2015
iStalk 1/8/15 – Crunchyroll, Saekano, Maximum the Hormone
Today, Crunchyroll announces Military, Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend gets PS Vita title, and Maximum the Hormone to play the theme song for Dragon Ball Z.

iStalk 1/7/15 – Crunchyroll, Aqua Timez, Ghost in the Shell

Posted on Jan 07 2015
iStalk 1/7/15 – Crunchyroll, Aqua Timez, Ghost in the Shell
Today, Crunchyroll announces a winter title, Aqua Timez celebrates a decade, and Scarlet Johansson in Ghost in the Shell.

iStalk 1/6/15 – Otakon Vegas, Square Enix, Madman Entertainment

Posted on Jan 06 2015
iStalk 1/6/15 – Otakon Vegas, Square Enix, Madman Entertainment
Today, Otakon Vegas announces more guests, Square Enix to release Chaos Rings, and Madman Entertainment acquires tons of goodies.

iStalk 1/5/15 – Urashiman, Absolute Duo, Sekai Project

Posted on Jan 05 2015
iStalk 1/5/15 – Urashiman, Absolute Duo, Sekai Project
Today, Urashiman streams on Hulu, Crunchyroll streams Absolute Duo outside of North America, and Sekai Project plans localization.

Happy Birthday 91.8 The Fan!

Posted on Jan 03 2015
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 the first songs they ever heard on the radio between now and January 3rd, 2010. Some staff members wrote their thoughts, others spoke it, and the brave few even sang it! What 91.8 The Fan memories stand out to you? Let us know in the comments!

iStalk 1/2/15 – Funimation, Otakon Vegas, Big Bang

Posted on Jan 02 2015
iStalk 1/2/15 – Funimation, Otakon Vegas, Big Bang
Today, Funimation acquires Samurai Warriors anime, Otakon Vegas hosts some more guests, and Big Bang celebrates the New Year in Singapore.

iStalk 1/1/15 – Kill La Kill, Kaiju-A-Gogo, Attack on Titan

Posted on Jan 01 2015
iStalk 1/1/15 – Kill La Kill, Kaiju-A-Gogo, Attack on Titan
Today, Kill la Kill manga ends, destroy cities with Kaiju-A-Gogo, and Attack on Titan spoof manga ends.