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 ...

Kana’s Korner – Interview with Lisle Wilkerson

Posted on Dec 09 2013
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Lisle Wilkerson
Get your fighting gloves on because it's time for a brawl with Lisle Wilkerson! Lisle is the voice behind both Nina and Christie from the Tekken series, and she's got even more than that to talk about, so make sure you listen in!

iStalk – 1202

Posted on Dec 09 2013
iStalk – 1202
Today, Space Dandy invades smartphones, Yokoyama Rurika to sing the next ending theme of Toriko, and have a tease of the new Detective Conan film.

Kollision Con 2013 Highlights With Power Surge

Posted on Dec 08 2013
Kollision Con 2013 Highlights With Power Surge
For all of the times I’ve been to Rosemont, I feel like it’s almost become a strange home away from home, at least whenever there’s a great anime convention going on.

Sakura Sunday 2013 Gallery

Posted on Dec 07 2013
Sakura Sunday 2013 Gallery
While you count the days down to Christmas, take a moment to appreciate the beauty of the cherry blossoms. Kayarath took a ton of photos from the last Sakura Sunday! Come experience the taste of spring!

iStalk – 1201

Posted on Dec 06 2013
iStalk – 1201
Today, take a look at Perfume's new single, Claris to perform the theme of the upcoming Nisekoi anime, and Bravely Default gets a sequel for 3DS.

Musikal Makinations – Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza 2013!

Posted on Dec 05 2013
Musikal Makinations – Holiday Funtime Musikal Bonanza 2013!
Happy holiday greetings denizens of The Fan! This month, I thought I would change things up a bit on Musikal Makinations as we all prepare for the holidays in our own ways.

iStalk – 1200

Posted on Dec 05 2013
iStalk – 1200
Today, we find out when Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn comes to PS4, Kodansha launches free app, and Dragon's Crown sells a ton.

Kana’s Korner – Interview with Bryce Papenbrook

Posted on Dec 04 2013
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Bryce Papenbrook
Our good buddy Bryce Papenbrook dropped by to tell us all about his new role as Kirito in Sword Art Online! Bryce has been busy working with all kinds of cool shows and games since we last heard from him too, so listen in!

iStalk – 1199

Posted on Dec 04 2013
iStalk – 1199
Today, Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai Ren's plot gets revealed, Space Dandy's Japanese promo is to die for, and a look at Namco Bandai's Naruto online RPG.

Simulblast! Week 008 Of Fall 2013

Posted on Dec 03 2013
Simulblast! Week 008 Of Fall 2013
Let's get dangerous! Time for some serious talk about anime and how it effects the lives of others.