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 ...

Simulblast! Week 002 of Summer 2014

Posted on Jul 21 2014
Simulblast! Week 002 of Summer 2014
There were bikinis! There were buns! There were weenies! It's summertime on this week's Simulblast, and our contestants are getting us in the summer mood with fake (and real!) beach episodes!

iStalk 7/21/14 – DBZ: Battle of the Gods, Yoshiki Returns, and Sailor Moon for Sale

Posted on Jul 21 2014
iStalk 7/21/14 – DBZ: Battle of the Gods, Yoshiki Returns, and Sailor Moon for Sale
Today, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods adds more theaters, Yoshiki to return to Otakon, and Sailor Moon is available for digital download.

The Uzi Convention Report: Anime Expo 2014

Posted on Jul 21 2014
The Uzi Convention Report: Anime Expo 2014
Anime Expo is the largest and the fastest growing con in North America. Last year, Anime Expo had about 60,000 attendees, but this year was reported to have over 80,000! Luckily I was able to attend again this year, but this time I went as a representative for 91.8 the Fan. How was my time there? Great!

Game Sho — Quest for Infamy

Posted on Jul 20 2014
Game Sho — Quest for Infamy
I had never really played an adventure game before. I'm fairly young, so that genre had fallen out of the mainstream before I ever got the chance to play them. So, with no prior experience, I dove into Quest for Infamy.

iStalk 7/18/14 – Otakon Guests, Ghibli Soundtracks, When Marnie Was There

Posted on Jul 18 2014
iStalk 7/18/14 – Otakon Guests, Ghibli Soundtracks, When Marnie Was There
Today, Otakon announces some more guests, iTunes adds Ghibli soundtracks, When Marnie Was There gets extended trailer.

iStalk 7/17/14 – Princess Kaguya Dub, Sailor Moon Dub, and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu tops Oricon

Posted on Jul 17 2014
iStalk 7/17/14 – Princess Kaguya Dub, Sailor Moon Dub, and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu tops Oricon
Today, English dub of Princess Kaguya streamed, Viz streams new Sailor Moon dub, and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu tops Oricon.

The Wandering Witch – The Climb Resumes

Posted on Jul 16 2014
The Wandering Witch – The Climb Resumes
Hi, all, I'm Moonhawk81 (The Wandering Witch). I've been around The Fan for a long while now and am finally attempting to contribute directly to the site in my own little way.

iStalk 7/16/14 – Man With a Mission, Fire Emblem Awakening in Smash, and Tekken 7

Posted on Jul 16 2014
iStalk 7/16/14 – Man With a Mission, Fire Emblem Awakening in Smash, and Tekken 7
Today, Man With a Mission to play at KnotFest, Fire Emblem Awakening characters are coming to Smash Brothers, and Tekken 7 confirmed.

Simulblast! Week 001 Of Summer 2014

Posted on Jul 15 2014
Simulblast! Week 001 Of Summer 2014
Simulblast returns! It's a fresh new season with a fresh new set of changes to shake things up! Brand new Tokens, same great taste!

iStalk 7/15/14 – Yui Ogura’s new single, Raiden returns, and news about Gargantia’s themes

Posted on Jul 15 2014
iStalk 7/15/14 – Yui Ogura’s new single, Raiden returns, and news about Gargantia’s themes
Today, Yui Ogura plays baseball, Raiden returns, and Gargantia news.