Simulblast! Week 003 of Summer 2014

Simulblast! Week 003 of Summer 2014

It's time for nostalgia this week! So, who will spill their most embarrassing childhood memory for points?
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Chantal Strand

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We talked to the fabulous Chantal Strand! Chantal is known for her work in Gundam Seed as Lacus Clyne and Gundam 00 as Feldt Grace! Check it out to hear ...
Beats by BossaNova – From Adam On Down: Forbidden Fruit

Beats by BossaNova – From Ada

Hello, hello! BossaNova here again with another music review. This time around, we've got From Adam On Down's latest record Forbidden Fruit!
Kayarath’s Adventures in New NES Games!

Kayarath’s Adventures in New

I am proud to present my interview with the greatest NES game maker
The Uzi Convention Report: Anime Expo 2014

The Uzi Convention Report: Anime Ex

Anime Expo is the largest and the fastest growing con in North America. Last year, Anime Expo had about 60,000 attendees, but this year was reported to have over 80,000! ...
Game Sho — Quest for Infamy

Game Sho — Quest for Infamy

I had never really played an adventure game before. I'm fairly young, so that genre had fallen out of the mainstream before I ever got the chance to play them. ...
The Wandering Witch – The Climb Resumes

The Wandering Witch – The Cli

Hi, all, I'm Moonhawk81 (The Wandering Witch). I've been around The Fan for a long while now and am finally attempting to contribute directly to the site in my own ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Natalie Hoover

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We talked to Natalie Hoover about her cool projects like Kick-Heart and Danganronpa 2! Listen in to hear all about these and more!
The Alpha Gamer #4: Running the Distance with Melody’s Escape

The Alpha Gamer #4: Running the Dis

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 ...
Zenkaikon 2014 Gallery

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?
Kana’s Korner – Interview with David Eddings

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We talked to David Eddings, the voice of the lovable Claptrap from Borderlands and the VP of Business Development over at Gearbox Studios! Check it out!
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Mona Marshall

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We had a nice little chat with Mona Marshall to hear about the things she's been lending her voice to lately like South Park: The Stick of Truth! Have a ...
The Uzi Import Report: The Irregular at Magic High School

The Uzi Import Report: The Irregula

Welcome to the return of the Uzi Import Report! Some of you may be on summer break for school, but prepare yourselves to get right back into it with this ...
Tempest’s Review of AnimeNEXT 2014

Tempest’s Review of AnimeNEXT

This was my first convention where I ever had down-time. Typically, the minute I receive the schedule, I cover it in highlighter marks for all the panels I intend to ...

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?

iStalk 6/26/2014 – JoJo’s Dub, October Releases, and Patlabor

Posted on Jun 26 2014
iStalk 6/26/2014 – JoJo’s Dub, October Releases, and Patlabor
Today, Crunchyroll to stream JoJo's Bizarre Adventure dub, Section23 Films announces October releases, and 2 Patlabor anime voice actors confirmed for live action version.

iStalk 6/25/14 – Dante Basco, Anime Expo, and Ar no Surge Plus.

Posted on Jun 25 2014
iStalk 6/25/14 – Dante Basco, Anime Expo, and Ar no Surge Plus.
Today, Otakon features Dante Basco, Anime Expo expands its guest list, and Ar no Surge Plus is coming to a PS Vita near you.