The Wandering Witch – Has New Shorts!

The Wandering Witch – Has New

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 ...
Kana’s Korner- Interview with Elias Toufexis (2015)

Kana’s Korner- Interview with

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 ...
Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival Overview

Hello Kitty’s Supercute Frien

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

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

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

The Oxymoron of American J-Rock: A

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

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

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 ...
The Wandering Witch – Anniversary Edition!

The Wandering Witch – Anniver

Welcome, all, again. This is a very special column for me, marking my first anniversary as a content contributor to the Fan! I've ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Tanoshiicon

Kayarath’s Adventures in Tano

”Sorry, we're sold out.” the registration guy told me. “What do you mean you sold out? How many people showed up for this thing?” I asked in shocked response. ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Crystal Lonnquist

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Crystal Lonnquist is here in the Korner. She voices every female character in Rack N Ruin, plus Latha/Mandala from Technobabylon. Will she survive the Korner intact? ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Baschfire

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

DJ Baschfire is ready to jam! He's not the newest staff member, he's a mixer and raver. You've seen him at Youmacon, you've subscribed to him on Bandcamp ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Falconshield

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Are you ready to rock? I hope you are because Falconshield is here! They make video game lore inspired music and now they're here to rock out with ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Rich Alvarez

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Do you like Let's Plays? Smashing stuff? Live action parodies of Italian plumbers? Then let me introduce you to Rick Alvarez, a video game themed Youtuber with ...
The Wandering Witch – Deja View, All Over Again…

The Wandering Witch – Deja Vi

Welcome all, again. As I watch another viewing season wind down, I am very grateful for the quality and diversity of the programming that ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Ross Brierley

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Ross Brierley is the Community Manager of Ghostlight Ltd, a U.K. based gaming company that brings over Japanese games to the West. He is the man responsible for bringing ...

iStalk 7/4/14 – Aldnoah.Zero, Sushi Ninja, and Giovanni’s Island

Posted on Jul 04 2014
iStalk 7/4/14 – Aldnoah.Zero, Sushi Ninja, and Giovanni’s Island
Today, Crunchyroll to stream Aldnoah.Zero, Daisuki to stream Sushi Ninja, and English voices for Giovanni's Island.

iStalk 7/3/14 – Blood Lad, Persona 4 Arena, and Tokyo ESP crossover

Posted on Jul 03 2014
iStalk 7/3/14 – Blood Lad, Persona 4 Arena, and Tokyo ESP crossover
Today, dub release of Blood Lad, Persona 4 Arena DLC, and Tokyo ESP to cross over with Gai-Rei.

The Alpha Gamer #4: Running the Distance with Melody’s Escape

Posted on Jul 02 2014
The Alpha Gamer #4: Running the Distance with Melody’s Escape
Imagine, if you will, a game that was conceived when Miku Hatsune, Audiosurf, and Dance Dance Revolution got together and made a baby. That’s probably the most accurate way to describe Melody’s Escape, a parkour/running game that uses the player’s music library to dictate the gameplay.

iStalk 7/2/14 – Kill La Kill, Sailor Moon, and Arabic Anime

Posted on Jul 02 2014
iStalk 7/2/14 – Kill La Kill, Sailor Moon, and Arabic Anime
Today, Kill La Kill dub cast heads to Otakon, Sailor Moon Crystal announces more roles, Gainax to work on anime based on Arabic-manga.

Simulblast! Week 012 Of Spring 2014

Posted on Jul 01 2014
Simulblast! Week 012 Of Spring 2014
The time has come! Our final week of Simulblast, and probably our most difficult challenge yet! Who will come out on top? That's up to your vote, dear readers!

iStalk 7/1/2014 – SOA II, Lupin III, and SGDQ 201-IV

Posted on Jul 01 2014
iStalk 7/1/2014 – SOA II, Lupin III, and SGDQ 201-IV
Today, Sword Art Online II anime shows trailer, Lupin the III spinoff film gets promo, and Summer Games Done Quick raises over $700,000.

iStalk 6/30/14 – Free Sequel, Aniplex’s Summer Releases, and Terra Formars

Posted on Jun 30 2014
iStalk 6/30/14 – Free Sequel, Aniplex’s Summer Releases, and Terra Formars
Today, Funimation acquires new Free anime, Aniplex announces summer streaming titles, and Viz Media debuts new manga.

Beats by BossaNova – Me First & the Gimme Gimmes: Sing In Japanese

Posted on Jun 30 2014
Beats by BossaNova – Me First & the Gimme Gimmes: Sing In Japanese
Hey guys! It’s BossaNova here. This week we’re going to look at the Sing in Japanese EP from one of my personal favorite bands, Me First & the Gimme Gimmes.

iStalk 6/27/14 – Hunter X Hiatus, Otakon Guests, and Monster Returns

Posted on Jun 27 2014
iStalk 6/27/14 – Hunter X Hiatus, Otakon Guests, and Monster Returns
Today, Hiatus X Hiatus strikes again, Otakon announces Ray Villard, and Naoki Urasawa's Monster manga to return to print.

Zenkaikon 2014 Gallery

Posted on Jun 26 2014
Zenkaikon 2014 Gallery
Missed Zenkaikon? What a shame! We didn't and as such here's a batch of pictures from the event. Which cosplay was your favorite?