The Wandering Witch Explores Anime — Gataris

The Wandering Witch Explores Anime

Welcome, all, again. I hope you enjoyed Halloween (Samhain, for me) as much as I did! Meanwhile, our subject of discussion today, Anime-Gataris, has already proven a great ...
Siege Spots – Battle Chef Brigade Review

Siege Spots – Battle Chef Bri

Rev up those fryers! Sharpen your daggers! Battle Chef Brigade is here! With a combination of side-scrolling action, match-three puzzles, and Iron Chef cooking, Battle Chef Brigade is a new ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Asymmetric Publications

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Howdy folks. We got Zack Johnson and Kevin Simmons of Asymmetric Publications to come visit our homestead. You might better know these partners as Jick and Riff from ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Ian James Corlett

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We got Ian James Corlett, a.k.a. Chef Remy Bones of Vampirina. Aren't you amazed we got such a big star?
The Wandering Witch Pays Court to the Ancient Magus’ Bride

The Wandering Witch Pays Court to t

Welcome, all, again. Today's discussion will focus upon The Ancient Magus' Bride, one of those rare offerings which immediately scream "instant classic!"
Kana’s Korner – Interview With Fal-Con

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Katy Johnson is here to represent Fal-Con, the most affordable convention in all of Alabama. Get the lowdown on what's happening at Fal-Con. You'll also learn about the ...
The Wandering Witch Faces Knight’s & Magic

The Wandering Witch Faces Knight

Welcome, all, again. This month's subject anime is Knight's [sic] & Magic, a fast-and-loose genre-hopping fantasy that pits a young prodigy against his world. Because Ernesti "Ernie" Echevalier ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Indigo Ignited

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

What happens when two gaijins recruit some Japanese animators and make some moving pictures? You get a new show called Indigo Ignited.
Siege Spots – A Robot Named Fight

Siege Spots – A Robot Named F

A Robot Named Fight is a game that seeks to capture the Metroid formula, bringing it into the world of Rogue-lites. It certainly delivers on its promise, providing exactly what ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Matt Bitner

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

A Robot Named Fight is a rougelike metroidvania coming out to PC and Mac on September 7. We're here with its creator, Matt Bitner, to talk about it. ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Card Games 8 –  Friendship Is Magic!

Kayarath’s Adventures in Card

It has been said you shouldn't look a gift horse in the mouth. Or a gift pony in this case.
Siege Spots – Yakuza Kiwami

Siege Spots – Yakuza Kiwami

As the game tells you early on, "Kiwami means EXTREME!" Does Yakuza Kiwami live up to its name?
The Wandering Witch Studies Classroom of the Elite

The Wandering Witch Studies Classro

Welcome, all, again. This viewing season just seems to keep getting better, with many shows that are becoming more and more interesting as things progress; Classroom of the Elite ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Nijicon 2

Kayarath’s Adventures in Niji

When we last left Nijicon, it grew from a hopeful dream to full blown reality. The East Coast finally had a yaoi con to call its own! Two ...

iStalk 8/26/15 – Aura, Boruto: Naruto the Movie, Hatsune Miku

Posted on Aug 26 2015
iStalk 8/26/15 – Aura, Boruto: Naruto the Movie, Hatsune Miku
Today, Aura gets licensed by Sentai Filmworks, Boruto: Naruto the Movie to premier in Canada, and new Hatsune Miku game comes to the 3DS.

iStalk 8/25/15 – Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Lord of Vermillion III, The Case of Hana & Alice

Posted on Aug 25 2015
iStalk 8/25/15 – Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Lord of Vermillion III, The Case of Hana & Alice
Today, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn gets over five million users, Lord of Vermillion III Arcade game gets an anime video, and The Case of Hana & Alice gets a home video trailer.

iStalk 8/24/15 – Milky Holmes, Asterisk War, TouhouCon

Posted on Aug 24 2015
iStalk 8/24/15 – Milky Holmes, Asterisk War, TouhouCon
Today, Milky Holmes gets an anime film, Asterisk War shows off it's characters, and TouhouCon announces Metal Gear composer.

The Wandering Witch – Has New Shorts!

Posted on Aug 20 2015
The Wandering Witch – Has New Shorts!
Welcome, all, again. This time, I'll be shining a spotlight upon three entertaining new short programs: Danchigai; Wakaba*Girl; and Wakakozake. Admittedly, this is not the column I intended to submit this month.

Kana’s Korner – Interview with Elias Toufexis (2015)

Posted on Aug 18 2015
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Elias Toufexis (2015)
Jack in with Elias Toufexis, the man behind Adam Jensen of Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Federico Auditore da Firenze of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. He'll even talk about roles he's done in the physical world, including The Expanse. Load up for awesome!

Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival Overview

Posted on Aug 15 2015
Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival Overview
There are many characters we recognize from our childhood, but in a day and age where they’re constantly being “reinvented” it’s nice to see a certain little girl with overalls has stayed the same since her creation. Obviously, I’m talking about the iconic Hello Kitty herself, who I got the chance to see parade on-stage with her friends during Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival!

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

Posted on Jul 21 2015
Kana’s Korner – Interview with John Patrick Lowrie and Ellen Mclain
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 voice actors together on the stage for your enjoyment!

The Oxymoron of American J-Rock: A Closer Look at What Makes J-Pop and J-Rock Japanese

Posted on Jul 20 2015
The Oxymoron of American J-Rock: A Closer Look at What Makes J-Pop and J-Rock Japanese
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 a definition can get a little messy. However, it’s key to understanding the popularity of J-Rock and J-Pop outside of Japan, and the growing movement in the West for a home-brewed version of this music.

Kana’s Korner – Interview with Cards Against Humanity’s Community Manager

Posted on Jul 20 2015
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Cards Against Humanity’s Community Manager
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 Humanity's very first employee and Community Manager! She's here to talk poop jokes and cards! Not in that order though.

The Wandering Witch – Anniversary Edition!

Posted on Jul 14 2015
The Wandering Witch – Anniversary Edition!
Welcome, all, again. This is a very special column for me, marking my first anniversary as a content contributor to the Fan! I've had great fun sharing my opinions and recommendations with you, and deeply appreciate the support I've received from both readers and staff.