Kana’s Korner – Interview with Jan Scott-Frazier

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We got the chance to sit down with Jan Scott-Frazier who is known for her work in Japanese animation and business! Find out what we learned about the culture and ...
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!
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 ...

iStalk – 481

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

iStalk – 480

Posted on Dec 28 2010
iStalk – 480
Today, DD Fist of the North Star on TV, Big Windup down for a year, and a dojinshi that educates readers on the Tokyo youth ordinance amendment.

iStalk – 479

Posted on Dec 27 2010
iStalk – 479
Today, loads of new manga for your iPhone, next Haruhi novel dated for "the world", and Cyborg 009 gets a new manga for the first time in 18 years.

Shiki – Ep 20 – Twentieth Mourning

Posted on Dec 26 2010
Shiki – Ep 20 – Twentieth Mourning
This week we get a lot of blood and guts and sadness, so I'm forcing a little levity into the recap. Who can focus on presents with all this gore? Leave it to Shiki to try to ruin Christmas!

Shiki – Ep 19 – Nineteenth Coffin

Posted on Dec 26 2010
Shiki – Ep 19 – Nineteenth Coffin
We're getting down to the wire and Shiki is done messing around. THERE WILL BE BLOOD.

iStalk – 478

Posted on Dec 24 2010
iStalk – 478
Today, more Pokeymanz on the Cartoon Network, Crunchyroll throws up some new stuff, and Japan plans to QUADRUPLE anime exports.

iStalk – 477

Posted on Dec 23 2010
iStalk – 477
Today, China's 'not-Gundam' vanishes, Fate/Zero animated, and the Tokyo Anime Fair could possibly be done for.

iStalk – 476

Posted on Dec 22 2010
iStalk – 476
Today, One Piece does pirate-y things, Sakura-Con draws in some idols, and the Chinese Gundam statue is most definitely NOT a Gundam statue.

iStalk – 475

Posted on Dec 21 2010
iStalk – 475
Today, Japanese politicians sneer at opposition to the youth ordinance bill, Square Enix admits their fail, and you could be watching anime with the added bonus of a trip to Japan.

iStalk – 474

Posted on Dec 20 2010
iStalk – 474
Today, Square Enix commences peddling manga to other countries, Adult Swim to run more Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood after the new year begins, and you might just have 'warped DNA'.