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?
Simulblast! Week 010 of Fall 2014

Simulblast! Week 010 of Fall 2014

We can contain the feels no longer! It's time for an emotionally-oriented Simulblast!
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!
Take You And Your Friend To London Anime Con!

Take You And Your Friend To London

London Anime Con wants you to attend their convention. Find out how!
Musikal Makinations – Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza 2014!

Musikal Makinations – Holiday Fun

Happy holiday greetings denizens of The Fan! Musikal Makinations presents it's 2nd annual Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza, also known as Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza 2014! Too wordy? I don't care! 'Tis ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Beautiful Days

Kayarath’s Adventures in Beau

When I first tried to write a review of this movie, I simply couldn't. The words just wouldn't come out. Something inside me was just off.
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 ...
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Gallery

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Gall

Warriors of Light unite! Kanashimi completed the quest of attending Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2014! Not only was the experience amazing, but the cosplay was killer.
Siege Spots – Anime Weekend Atlanta (Or “Content Is Important”)

Siege Spots – Anime Weekend A

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 ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Todd Haberkorn

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We recently got a chance to catch up with Todd Haberkorn! Is he singing high-notes in Ever After High or being dastardly in the new dub of Sailor Moon? ...

iStalk 7/1/2014 – SOA II, Lupin III, and SGDQ 201-IV

Posted on Jul 01 2014
iStalk 7/1/2014 – SOA II, Lupin III, and SGDQ 201-IV
Today, Sword Art Online II anime shows trailer, Lupin the III spinoff film gets promo, and Summer Games Done Quick raises over $700,000.

iStalk 6/30/14 – Free Sequel, Aniplex’s Summer Releases, and Terra Formars

Posted on Jun 30 2014
iStalk 6/30/14 – Free Sequel, Aniplex’s Summer Releases, and Terra Formars
Today, Funimation acquires new Free anime, Aniplex announces summer streaming titles, and Viz Media debuts new manga.

Beats by BossaNova – Me First & the Gimme Gimmes: Sing In Japanese

Posted on Jun 30 2014
Beats by BossaNova – Me First & the Gimme Gimmes: Sing In Japanese
Hey guys! It’s BossaNova here. This week we’re going to look at the Sing in Japanese EP from one of my personal favorite bands, Me First & the Gimme Gimmes.

iStalk 6/27/14 – Hunter X Hiatus, Otakon Guests, and Monster Returns

Posted on Jun 27 2014
iStalk 6/27/14 – Hunter X Hiatus, Otakon Guests, and Monster Returns
Today, Hiatus X Hiatus strikes again, Otakon announces Ray Villard, and Naoki Urasawa's Monster manga to return to print.

Zenkaikon 2014 Gallery

Posted on Jun 26 2014
Zenkaikon 2014 Gallery
Missed Zenkaikon? What a shame! We didn't and as such here's a batch of pictures from the event. Which cosplay was your favorite?

iStalk 6/26/2014 – JoJo’s Dub, October Releases, and Patlabor

Posted on Jun 26 2014
iStalk 6/26/2014 – JoJo’s Dub, October Releases, and Patlabor
Today, Crunchyroll to stream JoJo's Bizarre Adventure dub, Section23 Films announces October releases, and 2 Patlabor anime voice actors confirmed for live action version.

iStalk 6/25/14 – Dante Basco, Anime Expo, and Ar no Surge Plus.

Posted on Jun 25 2014
iStalk 6/25/14 – Dante Basco, Anime Expo, and Ar no Surge Plus.
Today, Otakon features Dante Basco, Anime Expo expands its guest list, and Ar no Surge Plus is coming to a PS Vita near you.

Kana’s Korner – Interview with David Eddings

Posted on Jun 25 2014
Kana’s Korner – Interview with David Eddings
We talked to David Eddings, the voice of the lovable Claptrap from Borderlands and the VP of Business Development over at Gearbox Studios! Check it out!

Simulblast! Week 011 Of Spring 2014

Posted on Jun 24 2014
Simulblast! Week 011 Of Spring 2014
It's time for fanart galore in this week's Simulblast! It's time to separate the artists from the art-isn'ts!

iStalk – 1337

Posted on Jun 24 2014
iStalk – 1337
Today, Akame ga Kill gets visual and preview, Mamoru Oshii to receive award, and Romancing Saga gets remastered original soundtrack.