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? ...

The Current – Agents Are Gone? Hoping For A New Elite Beat Agents

Posted on Nov 20 2013
The Current – Agents Are Gone? Hoping For A New Elite Beat Agents
In 2006, the Nintendo DS was making its way through the first years of what would become a monumentally successful reign over handheld video gaming, full of great games, interesting redesigns, and new innovations in game design and development. One of the most interesting games to ever hit the handheld was iNiS’ Elite Beat Agents.

iStalk – 1189

Posted on Nov 20 2013
iStalk – 1189
Today, street date for Final Fantasy X and X-2 HD announced, Miyazaki's The Wind Rises gets US domestic trailer streamed, and first Beyond the Boundary short featured online.

Simulblast! Week 006 Of Fall 2013

Posted on Nov 19 2013
Simulblast! Week 006 Of Fall 2013
Will the standings change this week? Are you voting to make an impact?!

iStalk – 1188

Posted on Nov 19 2013
iStalk – 1188
Today, BabyMetal does advertising for Metallica, Nana Mizuki unveils jacket covers for her new PV collection, and Bubblegum Crisis Kickstarter adds stretch goals.

Street Smarts — Pokémon X and Y Review

Posted on Nov 18 2013
Street Smarts — Pokémon X and Y Review
It's been a year since the last Pokémon game, and this time, Game Freak comes out swinging. Pokémon X and Y are very possibly two of the best Pokémon games to come out since Emerald in 2005.

iStalk – 1187

Posted on Nov 18 2013
iStalk – 1187
Today, Toriko to be available for this upcoming season on Crunchyroll, Maiden Japan announces a new license, and Akira and others come to Toonami this holiday season.

Siege Spots – Bullet Bros.

Posted on Nov 17 2013
Siege Spots – Bullet Bros.
Some of my earliest memories are of playing one of the Metal Slug games in a Chuck E. Cheese's. Oh wait, that was actually only like 3 years ago. But that won't stop me from being nostalgically excited for Bullet Bros!

iStalk – 1186

Posted on Nov 15 2013
iStalk – 1186
Today, Viz to bring the next Naruto Shippuden movie to North America next year, more news on the Black Butler live action film, and Professor Layton & the Azran Legacy's story trailer is now online.

Kayarath’s Adventures In Youmacon!

Posted on Nov 14 2013
Kayarath’s Adventures In Youmacon!
“You've never been to a convention as a guest, have you?” Kana asked me as she gave me my guest pass to Youmacon. While I may be no veteran, I've have been around the proverbial block a few times. However, I was partially excited for Youmacon because I would experience a convention in a whole new way.

iStalk – 1185

Posted on Nov 14 2013
iStalk – 1185
Today, Ducktales Remastered comes to retail stores, Live-Action Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds ads is so 90's, and Beyond the Boundary gets web shorts.