Kana’s Korner – Interview With John Patrick Lowrie and Ellen Mclain

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

John Patrick Lowrie is Team Fortress 2's Sniper. Ellen Mclain is GLADos. Together they are the (Fairy) God (Mother and Father) of Wish Inc. Two titanic ...
The Oxymoron of American J-Rock: A Closer Look at What Makes J-Pop and J-Rock Japanese

The Oxymoron of American J-Rock: A

What the heck is American J-Rock? Better question: Do you know what J-Rock, or J-Pop for that matter, really means? While you probably think you have an answer, pinning down ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview With Cards Against Humanity’s Community Manager

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Lots of people enjoy Cards Against Humanity. But who are the people who make this unique game? Well wonder no more because we got Jenn Bane, Cards Against ...
The Wandering Witch – Anniversary Edition!

The Wandering Witch – Anniver

Welcome, all, again. This is a very special column for me, marking my first anniversary as a content contributor to the Fan! I've ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Tanoshiicon

Kayarath’s Adventures in Tano

”Sorry, we're sold out.” the registration guy told me. “What do you mean you sold out? How many people showed up for this thing?” I asked in shocked response. ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview With Crystal Lonnquist

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Crystal Lonnquist is here in the korner. She voices every female character in Rack N Ruin, plus Latha/Mandala from Technobabylon. Will she survive the korner intact? ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview With Baschfire

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

DJ Baschfire is ready to jam! He's not the newest staff member, he's a mixer and raver. You've seen him at Youmacon, you've subscribed to him on Bandcamp, ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview With Falconshield

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Are you ready to rock? I hope you are because Falconshield is here! They make video game lore inspired music and now they're here to rock out with ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview With Rich Alvarez

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Do you like Let's Plays? Smashing stuff? Live action parodies of Italian plumbers? Then let me introduce you to Rick Alvarez, a video game themed Youtuber with ...
The Wandering Witch – Deja View, All Over Again…

The Wandering Witch – Deja Vi

Welcome all, again. As I watch another viewing season wind down, I am very grateful for the quality and diversity of the programming that ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview With Ross Brierley

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Ross Brierley is the Community Manager of Ghostlight Ltd, a U.K. based gaming company that brings over Japanese games to the West. He is the man responsible for bringing ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview With Xanthe Huynh

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Kana got to interview Xanthe Huynh. She played Ui Hirasawa in K-On!, Sachi in Sword Art Online, and even worked as a production assistant in The Melancholy of Haruhi ...
The Wandering Witch – Sounding Euphonium!

The Wandering Witch – Soundin

Welcome, all, again. It's proving to be a fun viewing season, with great offerings in many different genres. But I am especially grateful ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview With Wally Wingert

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Kana got Wally Wingert back into the Korner, and you will enjoy his stories greatly. While he can credited to many things, this time he's telling us about when ...

Simulblast Fall 2014 Announcements

Posted on Oct 07 2014
Simulblast Fall 2014 Announcements
We've got some big changes for Simulblast this season! It's been a fun few seasons, but it's time to ramp up the chaos!

iStalk 10/7/14 – Seven Seas, Scandal, and Cool Japan

Posted on Oct 07 2014
iStalk 10/7/14 – Seven Seas, Scandal, and Cool Japan
Today, Seven Seas licenses Bodacious Space Pirates manga, Scandal tours five countries, and Cool Japan funds Otaku Mode.

iStalk 10/6/14 – Log Horizon 2, Gargantia, and Crunchyroll Acquisitions

Posted on Oct 06 2014
iStalk 10/6/14 – Log Horizon 2, Gargantia, and Crunchyroll Acquisitions
Today, Sentai Filmworks acquires Log Horizon 2, Viz announces Gargantia release news, and Crunchyroll streams some anime.

Anime Central 2014 Gallery

Posted on Oct 04 2014
Anime Central 2014 Gallery
Power Surge invaded Anime Central this year and brought back some of his favorite pictures! Which are you favorite?

iStalk 10/3/14 – Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix, Log Horizon 2 and Pony Canyon

Posted on Oct 03 2014
iStalk 10/3/14 – Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix, Log Horizon 2 and Pony Canyon
Today, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix gets Japanese TV spot, Crunchyroll adds Log Horizon 2, and Pony Canyon looks to North America for distribution.

Musikal Makinations – Marina’s Hug Single Review

Posted on Oct 02 2014
Musikal Makinations – Marina’s Hug Single Review
Musikal Makinations returns from a long hiatus, or, as I would like to call it: A long strange road-trip filled with music, knee and ankle sprains, etc! But enough about that!

iStalk 10/2/14 – Viz Media, Takeshi Obata, and Princess Kaguya

Posted on Oct 02 2014
iStalk 10/2/14 – Viz Media, Takeshi Obata, and Princess Kaguya
Today, Viz Media at New York Comic Con, Takeshi Obata in America, and IFC to screen Princess Kaguya.

iStalk 10/1/14 – Buddy Complex, Scandal, ZAQ

Posted on Oct 01 2014
iStalk 10/1/14 – Buddy Complex, Scandal, ZAQ
Today, Funimation streams Buddy Complex conclusion, Scandal announces new single, and ZAQ to do the opening of Trinity Seven.

Simulblast! Week 012 of Summer 2014

Posted on Sep 30 2014
Simulblast! Week 012 of Summer 2014
This is it! The finale of Simulblast! Who will win? Who will lose? Which contestant lost 265 points in one week? Find out!

iStalk 9/30/14 – Toonami, SoftBank, and Fate/Stay Night

Posted on Sep 30 2014
iStalk 9/30/14 – Toonami, SoftBank, and Fate/Stay Night
Today, Toonami updates schedule, Softbank in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation, and preview for Fate/Stay Night premiers on Japanese TV.