Kana’s Korner – Interview with Stephanie Sheh

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Stephanie Sheh returns! She has tons of new things to talk about, including being cast as Sailor Moon. Wow! She's so famous, even her dog is riding ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Kevin M. Connolly

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Say hello to Kevin M. Connolly! Hear him talk about being Vladimir in League of Legends, reprising his role of Kain Fuery in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, and how to ...
The Wandering Witch – Has New Shorts!

The Wandering Witch – Has New

Welcome, all, again. This time, I'll be shining a spotlight upon three entertaining new short programs: Danchigai; Wakaba*Girl; and Wakakozake. Admittedly, this is not the column I intended ...
Kana’s Korner- Interview with Elias Toufexis (2015)

Kana’s Korner- Interview with

Jack in with Elias Toufexis, the man behind Adam Jensen of Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Federico Auditore da Firenze of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. He'll even talk about roles ...
Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival Overview

Hello Kitty’s Supercute Frien

There are many characters we recognize from our childhood, but in a day and age where they’re constantly being “reinvented” it’s nice to see a certain little girl with overalls ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with John Patrick Lowrie and Ellen Mclain

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

John Patrick Lowrie is Team Fortress 2's Sniper. Ellen Mclain is GLADos. Together they are the (Fairy) God (Mother and Father) of Wish Inc. Two titanic ...
The Oxymoron of American J-Rock: A Closer Look at What Makes J-Pop and J-Rock Japanese

The Oxymoron of American J-Rock: A

What the heck is American J-Rock? Better question: Do you know what J-Rock, or J-Pop for that matter, really means? While you probably think you have an answer, pinning down ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Cards Against Humanity’s Community Manager

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Lots of people enjoy Cards Against Humanity. But who are the people who make this unique game? Well wonder no more because we got Jenn Bane, Cards Against ...
The Wandering Witch – Anniversary Edition!

The Wandering Witch – Anniver

Welcome, all, again. This is a very special column for me, marking my first anniversary as a content contributor to the Fan! I've ...
Kayarath’s Adventures in Tanoshiicon

Kayarath’s Adventures in Tano

”Sorry, we're sold out.” the registration guy told me. “What do you mean you sold out? How many people showed up for this thing?” I asked in shocked response. ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Crystal Lonnquist

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Crystal Lonnquist is here in the Korner. She voices every female character in Rack N Ruin, plus Latha/Mandala from Technobabylon. Will she survive the Korner intact? ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Baschfire

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

DJ Baschfire is ready to jam! He's not the newest staff member, he's a mixer and raver. You've seen him at Youmacon, you've subscribed to him on Bandcamp ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Falconshield

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Are you ready to rock? I hope you are because Falconshield is here! They make video game lore inspired music and now they're here to rock out with ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Rich Alvarez

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Do you like Let's Plays? Smashing stuff? Live action parodies of Italian plumbers? Then let me introduce you to Rick Alvarez, a video game themed Youtuber with ...

Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival Overview

Posted on Aug 15 2015
Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival Overview
There are many characters we recognize from our childhood, but in a day and age where they’re constantly being “reinvented” it’s nice to see a certain little girl with overalls has stayed the same since her creation. Obviously, I’m talking about the iconic Hello Kitty herself, who I got the chance to see parade on-stage with her friends during Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival!

Kana’s Korner – Interview with Raymond Lenzner

Posted on Feb 02 2015
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Raymond Lenzner
We had our yearly chat with the con-chair of Kami-Con! Raymond Lenzner sat in the Korner to talk about all the events happening and all the great guests you can meet.

Anime Midwest Gallery

Posted on Dec 17 2014
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

Posted on Dec 15 2014
AnimeNext Gallery
On the second day of Christmas, The Fan gave to me... two Miku's dancing! Some memories from AnimeNext!

Take You And Your Friend To London Anime Con!

Posted on Dec 13 2014
Take You And Your Friend To London Anime Con!
London Anime Con wants you to attend their convention. Find out how!

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival: Main Events & Concert

Posted on Oct 24 2014
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival: Main Events & Concert
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 and interaction with the developer, please make sure to read our previous article detailing the event. Below you'll find clips from the concert, opinions on the events, and footage from the concert preformed by The Primals.

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Review: Reception

Posted on Oct 22 2014
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Review: Reception
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 London and Japan following behind, and our very own Kanashimi was able to attend the gathering, which celebrated a game that’s gone through a total rebirth since its original release.

Anime Weekend Atlanta Gallery

Posted on Oct 22 2014
Anime Weekend Atlanta Gallery
Siege rolled through Anime Weekend Atlanta like a katamari and collected some pictures on the way! Granted, it's really hard to take pictures while you're controlling a katamari...

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Gallery

Posted on Oct 21 2014
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Gallery
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”)

Posted on Oct 16 2014
Siege Spots – Anime Weekend Atlanta (Or “Content Is Important”)
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 for years, and it was clear that they were welcoming to the event itself. That's always a good sign when heading in to the con.