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?
Simulblast! Week 010 of Fall 2014

Simulblast! Week 010 of Fall 2014

We can contain the feels no longer! It's time for an emotionally-oriented Simulblast!
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!
Take You And Your Friend To London Anime Con!

Take You And Your Friend To London

London Anime Con wants you to attend their convention. Find out how!
Musikal Makinations – Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza 2014!

Musikal Makinations – Holiday Fun

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 ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Beautiful Days

Kayarath’s Adventures in Beau

When I first tried to write a review of this movie, I simply couldn't. The words just wouldn't come out. Something inside me was just off.
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 ...
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Gallery

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Gall

Warriors of Light unite! Kanashimi completed the quest of attending Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2014! Not only was the experience amazing, but the cosplay was killer.
Siege Spots – Anime Weekend Atlanta (Or “Content Is Important”)

Siege Spots – Anime Weekend A

There was something about walking into the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel, AWA's host hotel, and seeing the hotel staff wearing anime wigs and huge smiles. They've been hosting this event ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Todd Haberkorn

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We recently got a chance to catch up with Todd Haberkorn! Is he singing high-notes in Ever After High or being dastardly in the new dub of Sailor Moon? ...

iStalk 11/12/14 – Hayao Miyazaki, Free!, and Clannad

Posted on Nov 12 2014
iStalk 11/12/14 – Hayao Miyazaki, Free!, and Clannad
Today, watch Hayao Miyazaki to receive honorary Oscar, Free dub cast announcement and Clannad English translation goes Kickstarter.

Simulblast! Week 005 of Fall 2014

Posted on Nov 11 2014
Simulblast! Week 005 of Fall 2014
A chaotic week of items is here! Items are used, swapped, and stolen! Who has what!? Honestly, it's hard for us to tell at this point...

iStalk 11/11/14 – Assassination Classroom, Hanae, and Outbreak Company

Posted on Nov 11 2014
iStalk 11/11/14 – Assassination Classroom, Hanae, and Outbreak Company
Today, Assassination Classroom shows previews, Hanae to sing for Kamisama Hajimemashita, and Outbreak Company manga to end.

iStalk 11/10/14 – Death Note, Funimation, and Toonami

Posted on Nov 10 2014
iStalk 11/10/14 – Death Note, Funimation, and Toonami
Today, Death Note has a new DVD collection coming out, Funimation announces some titles, and Toonami.

iStalk 11/7/14 – Naruto, Expelled From Paradise, and Majora’s Mask

Posted on Nov 07 2014
iStalk 11/7/14 – Naruto, Expelled From Paradise, and Majora’s Mask
Today, Naruto follow-up planned, Expelled From Paradise film gets trailer, and the Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D.

iStalk 11/6/14 – Neon Alley, Sentai Filmworks, and Perfect Square

Posted on Nov 06 2014
iStalk 11/6/14 – Neon Alley, Sentai Filmworks, and Perfect Square
Today, Neon Alley adds titles, Sentai Filmworks announces a plethora of acquisitions, and Perfect Square debuts LBX.

Musikal Makinations – Anna Tsuchiya’s Lucifer EP Review

Posted on Nov 06 2014
Musikal Makinations – Anna Tsuchiya’s Lucifer EP Review
Model, actress, singer, mother; All words that capture the multifaceted career and life of Anna Tsuchiya. Non-conformist, devoted, daring, sexy; A few more words that come to mind when looking at the body of work that Anna Tsuchiya has achieved throughout her career.

iStalk 11/5/14 – Attack on Titan meets Marvel, Laughing Under the Clouds, and Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Posted on Nov 05 2014
iStalk 11/5/14 – Attack on Titan meets Marvel, Laughing Under the Clouds, and Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
Today, Attack on Titan to cross-over with Spider-Man, Funimation announces Laughing Under the Clouds dub cast, and Final Fantasy XIV: A realm Reborn gets free trail for PS3 and PS4.

The Alpha Gamer #5: Hunting and Being Hunted in the Evolve Big Alpha

Posted on Nov 05 2014
The Alpha Gamer #5: Hunting and Being Hunted in the Evolve Big Alpha
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 the alpha and join the hunt!

Simulblast! Week 004 of Fall 2014

Posted on Nov 04 2014
Simulblast! Week 004 of Fall 2014
Some players never learned how to follow directions! How could anyone possibly fail a simple challenge? Find out in this week's Simulblast!