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 ...

91.8 The Fan’s Birthday Bash — Advertisement

Posted on Jan 04 2011
91.8 The Fan’s Birthday Bash — Advertisement
It's day two of the birthday bash, and while this isn't the biggest update we have of the week it definitely is a much needed one. We as a business have never expanded much out of our simplistic roots, and this year we've decided to change that to better benefit the site. For anyone with fan-sites, blogs, or other websites this is the post you've been waiting for.

iStalk – 485

Posted on Jan 04 2011
iStalk – 485
Today, Sengoku Basara movie dated, BONES gets underway with Iida's final project, and Shoji Gatoh has a lovely handful of plans.

Kana’s Korner – Interview with LittleKuriboh

Posted on Jan 04 2011
Kana’s Korner – Interview with LittleKuriboh
For our birthday, we interviewed the one and only: LittleKuriboh. LittleKuriboh is the creator of Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series, so we had a lot to talk about. Not only that, but the interview was also crashed by Kirbopher. Make sure to tune in to this hour of insanity.

91.8 The Fan’s Birthday Bash — Contest Results

Posted on Jan 03 2011
91.8 The Fan’s Birthday Bash — Contest Results
The staff has deceived we have enough energy to celebrate our birthday all week! For the next five days we'll be announcing new surprises, goodies, and what the future holds for 2011 with the grand finale happening on Friday. For day one we're going to reveal those talent winners of our contest.

iStalk – 484

Posted on Jan 03 2011
iStalk – 484
Today, Crunchyroll adds more titles to its library, Funimation stalls some stuff, and Crunchy to bring Mitsudomoe back during the next winter.

Tempest’s Downpour – Anime In-Jokes 8: Onmyouji, Oni and Yokai – Oh, my!

Posted on Jan 02 2011
Tempest’s Downpour – Anime In-Jokes 8: Onmyouji, Oni and Yokai – Oh, my!
The following article may contain spoilers for Tokyo Babylon. So you’re watching your favorite anime and your beloved heroes stumble upon a new puzzle: in order to defeat the latest yokai threat, that is actually an oni if you want to get technical, our heroes have to consult an Onmyouji and convince this person to join the party.

Shiki – Ep 21 – Twenty-First Slaughter

Posted on Jan 01 2011
Shiki – Ep 21 – Twenty-First Slaughter
Welcome to the second-to-last episode of Shiki and the latest installment of the human-on-vampire bloodbath. They're dropping like flies!

iStalk – 483

Posted on Dec 31 2010
iStalk – 483
Today, English cast for Hero Tales announced, Gonzo picks itself up off the ground, and Comiket remains in Tokyo.

iStalk – 482

Posted on Dec 30 2010
iStalk – 482
Today, a manga creator refuses an award, anime characters helping orphanages, and Sunrise's next big project.

iStalk – 481

Posted on Dec 29 2010
iStalk – 481
Today, Dengeki in English, music converted to picture, and the Japanese anime industry strikes back.