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 ...

iStalk 12/9/14 – Tekken 7, Wattam, Pokemon Adventures

Posted on Dec 09 2014
iStalk 12/9/14 – Tekken 7, Wattam, Pokemon Adventures
Today, Tekken 7 adds new character, Katamari Damacy creators shows off Wattam, and Pokemon Adventures gets Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

Simulblast! Week 009 of Fall 2014

Posted on Dec 08 2014
Simulblast! Week 009 of Fall 2014
Lunch is a delicious, and someone probably agrees that it's the most important meal of the day! It certainly is to our contestants!

iStalk 12/8/14 – Naruto, Final Fantasy VII, Street Fighter 5

Posted on Dec 08 2014
iStalk 12/8/14 – Naruto, Final Fantasy VII, Street Fighter 5
Today, Naruto epilogue detailed, Final Fantasy VII is coming to PlayStation 4, and Street Fighter 5 announced.

iStalk 12/5/14 – Lacroix Despheres Rock Opera, Etrian Mystery Dungeon, Dai-Shogun

Posted on Dec 05 2014
iStalk 12/5/14 – Lacroix Despheres Rock Opera, Etrian Mystery Dungeon, Dai-Shogun
Today, Lacroix Despheres needs your help, Etrian Mystery Dungeon invades the America, and Sentai Filmworks acquires Dai-Shogun.

iStalk 12/4/14 – Chronicles of the Going Home Club, Utada music video, and Acid Black Cherry

Posted on Dec 04 2014
iStalk 12/4/14 – Chronicles of the Going Home Club, Utada music video, and Acid Black Cherry
Today, NIS America previews Chronicles of the Going Home Club, Utada Hikaru's Beautiful World music video, and Acid Black Cherry hold release tour.

iStalk 12/3/14 – Yoko Takahashi, Princess Kaguya, Naruto

Posted on Dec 03 2014
iStalk 12/3/14 – Yoko Takahashi, Princess Kaguya, Naruto
Today, Yoko Takahashi sings for Cross Ange, potential Ghibli awards, and foreign sung Naruto ending.

Musikal Makinations – Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza 2014!

Posted on Dec 02 2014
Musikal Makinations – Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza 2014!
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 the season of giving and that doesn't exclude words!

iStalk 12/2/14 – Rolling Girls, Urashiman, Idolmaster Cinderella

Posted on Dec 02 2014
iStalk 12/2/14 – Rolling Girls, Urashiman, Idolmaster Cinderella
Today, Rolling Girls anime preview, Anime Network to stream Urashiman, and Idolmaster Cinderella information galore.

Simulblast! Week 008 of Fall 2014

Posted on Dec 02 2014
Simulblast! Week 008 of Fall 2014
The powers continue to fly! Are you voting to give your favorite the upper-hand?

iStalk 12/1/14 – Parasyte, 3DS XL, Sekai no Owari

Posted on Dec 01 2014
iStalk 12/1/14 – Parasyte, 3DS XL, Sekai no Owari
Today, Parasyte and Bump of Chicken, Nintendo to end 3DS XL in Japan, and Sekai no Owari to have their own manga.