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!
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 ...

Simulblast! Week 012 Fall 2014

Posted on Dec 29 2014
Simulblast! Week 012 Fall 2014
The final week is upon us... Who is the champion, who will reign supreme?!

iStalk 12/29/14 – Fate/Stay Night, Sailor Moon, Dog Days

Posted on Dec 29 2014
iStalk 12/29/14 – Fate/Stay Night, Sailor Moon, Dog Days
Today, Fate/Stay Night gets more previews, Sailor Moon Crystal previews Dark Moon arc, and Dog Days returns.

Simulblast! Week 011 of Fall 2014

Posted on Dec 23 2014
Simulblast! Week 011 of Fall 2014
With only two weeks left what's left in store for our players?!

iStalk Christmas 2014 Hiatus

Posted on Dec 22 2014
iStalk Christmas 2014 Hiatus
Merry ho ho ho, and a happy Christmas holidays to you! Yes, you specifically. This is Elk, Editor of the iStalks.

iStalk 12/19/14 – Aniplex of America, Sentai Filmworks, Viz Media

Posted on Dec 19 2014
iStalk 12/19/14 – Aniplex of America, Sentai Filmworks, Viz Media
Today, Aniplex of America announce Saekano acquisition, Sentai Filmworks gets She, The Ultimate Weapon, and Viz Manga kicks off sale.

iStalk 12/18/14 – Unlimited Psychic Squad, Group 1200 Media, Viz Media

Posted on Dec 18 2014
iStalk 12/18/14 – Unlimited Psychic Squad, Group 1200 Media, Viz Media
Today, Sentai Filmworks licenses Psychic Squad, Group 1200 Media opens up theatrical division, and Viz Media rescues titles.

The Wandering Witch – Shirobako’s Beautiful Storm

Posted on Dec 17 2014
The Wandering Witch – Shirobako’s Beautiful Storm
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 and blatant self-serving promotion, this show deftly repudiates those concerns. It is both funny and engrossing, but makes me wonder how we get to see any anime at all!

Anime Midwest Gallery

Posted on Dec 17 2014
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?

iStalk 12/17/14 – Devil May Cry, Sentai Filmworks, Nana Mizuki

Posted on Dec 17 2014
iStalk 12/17/14 – Devil May Cry, Sentai Filmworks, Nana Mizuki
Today, Devil May Cry heads to next gen consoles, Sentai Filmworks licenses DD Fist of the North Star, and Nana Mizuki to release new single.

Simulblast! Week 010 of Fall 2014

Posted on Dec 16 2014
Simulblast! Week 010 of Fall 2014
We can contain the feels no longer! It's time for an emotionally-oriented Simulblast!