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Alex Leavitt writes for The Department of Alchemy, while working "for real" as a research specialist in the Comparative Media Studies department at MIT in Boston, MA. After studying abroad in Kyoto, Japan in 2008, Alex returned to the States ...Read More

ushio

Ed Fonseca is the brave soul commandeering edythemighty.com, otakuexperience.com, and a range of other one-man enterprises on the internet, as well as a frequent contributor on the iPhone-themed website touchmyapps.com. A native of Puerto Rico living in the Cajun heartland ...Read More

mechaguide

The Reverse Thieves are a blogging duo made up of the stylish Narutaki and the indomitable Hisui. With a detective theme they report on and analyze all aspects of anime and manga fandom with the hope to promote critical analysis ...Read More

Sagat

This Saturday I'm off to Thailand, for some much needed relaxing, culture and raving on the beach at the Full Moon Party. Hopefully I won't be bumping into our friend Sagat, above. Good news though is you won't be going ...Read More

MANUP

Oh my days. Okay, let's just cut to the chase. What exactly is the Otaku: man up hashtag all about? Good question. It's about a few things. It's about a flimsy, non-existent manifesto. It's about a pointless, ill-conceived philosophy. It's about angry, ...Read More

ridecast

A few days ago Scott Spaziani kindly invited me on to the first episode of his Otaku in Review podcast to discuss the best, worst and most overlooked anime shows of 2009 - something I'm really grateful to him for, ...Read More