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!
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!
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 ...
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Review: Reception

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Revi

Square Enix announced four months ago that they would be holding a Fan Festival in several locations for their two million users. Among the locations was Las Vegas, NV with ...

Simulblast! Week 006 Of Winter 2014

Posted on Feb 18 2014
Simulblast! Week 006 Of Winter 2014
We've reached the halfway point for the Winter season. What does that mean? Read on to find out!

iStalk – 1248

Posted on Feb 18 2014
iStalk – 1248
Today, Aniplex of America to release some anime, Anime Midwest to host some fashion brands, and Persona 3 the Movie 2 is revealed.

iStalk – 1247

Posted on Feb 17 2014
iStalk – 1247
Today, Attack on Titan dub to premier at Anime Boston, new gameplay for Monolith Soft's X, and Yen Press adds some manga.

The Uzi Import Report: Persona 3 Spring of Birth

Posted on Feb 17 2014
The Uzi Import Report: Persona 3 Spring of Birth
Here we are again with another week with the Import Report! This week I'll be talking about a certain series that happens to be quite a favorite for some people around here. Let us wander back into the Dark Hour and depths of Tartarus as we take a look at the theatrical anime adaptation of one of the greatest JRPGs of the century, Persona 3 The Movie: Spring of Birth!

Siege Spots — Catapult for Hire

Posted on Feb 16 2014
Siege Spots — Catapult for Hire
Got a leaky pipe? Call a plumber. Your electricity giving you trouble? Time to pay the electrician. But what if you need to fling rocks around hidden dungeons, go fishing, or help an ogre with his chores? Then you, my friend, need a Catapult for Hire.

Christmas Bonus – The Wizard of Oz: A Steampunk Adventure

Posted on Feb 15 2014
Christmas Bonus – The Wizard of Oz: A Steampunk Adventure
In an effort to help make you more literate, Christmas is back with another book review! Tis time we'll take a look at an audiobook read by one of the guests we've had one the show!

Kana’s Korner – Interview with Raymond Lenzner

Posted on Feb 15 2014
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Raymond Lenzner
We had another chat with the con chair of Kami-Con, and newlywed husband, Raymond Lenzner! Check it out!

iStalk – 1246

Posted on Feb 14 2014
iStalk – 1246
Today, The Wind Rises gets TV Spot, Hayao Miyazaki and Rumiko Takahashi both nominated for Eisner Hall of Fame, and Shokotan's cat is featured on her new album.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Card Gaming 6: Declaration of War!

Posted on Feb 13 2014
Kayarath’s Adventures In Card Gaming 6: Declaration of War!
Now here's a versus debate to ponder: Greek gods versus Norse gods; who would win?

iStalk – 1245

Posted on Feb 13 2014
iStalk – 1245
Today, Neon Alley evolves, EigoManga to distribute digital comics to libraries, and The String Arcade now available as digital download and CD.