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Japanator Staff & Contributing Editors

Managing Editors

Hiroko Yamamura

You love hiroko, because hiroko is lovely

It's awesome Japanese commercial time!

Brittany Vincent
Community Manager

HAAAY~! 3 I'm Brittany, and I'm the resident creeper, er, community manager over here at Jtor. I'm here to make your experience even more awesome than usual, and If that means , then I shall. ...

First Impressions: Sailor Moon Crystal

Josh Tolentino
Managing Editor

Josh is Japanator's News Editor, and contributes to Destructoid as well. Despite not owning a hat, he insists on having a little "Press" card to insert into the band. For high school reasons he's...

Annotated Manga: Naruto chapter 686

Associate Editors & Contributors

Alec Kubas-Meyer

Alec is Reviews & Features Editor over at Japanator's film-centric sister site, Flixist. He primarily covers indie and foreign films, especially ones from Asia. He's not madly in love with Japane...

Japan Cuts Roundup: The Devil's Path, The Pinkie, and Greatful Dead

Amber Hunt

Hi! I'm Amber. I enjoy tea, figurines, and black olives. I don't leave my house very often. Let's be friends.

Nail art is taken to a whole new level

Dae Lee

I can't stop watching anime, listening to idol music, and playing video games. It's a wonder I'm still alive. Do the twitter thing @NewSchoolDae

First Impressions: Terror in Resonance

Dale North
Associate Editor

I am Destructoid's Editor-In-Chief. I love corgis. I make music.

This McDonald's news video is better than Ran Ran Ruuu!

Elliot Gay

Elliot is an associate editor for Japanator and can be found contributing to Destructoid on occasion. He lives in Japan and can be found on Twitter @RyougaSaotome.

Ufotable's take on Fate/stay night UBW looks hot

Jeff Chuang
Associate Editor

Yet to be the oldest kid on the block, this East Coast implant writes cryptic things about JP folklore, the industry or dirty moe. Attend cons and lives the "I can buy Aniplex releases" life. ...

Annotated Anime: Hanayamata episodes 2-3

Josh Totman

Josh is a simple man. Normally either in the kitchen cooking up a tasty meal or watching the latest anime that not too many people like. Being more of the old timer of the group. He has now been ...

Japanator Eats: Green Tea Snacks Part 2

Kristina Pino

Kristina is a freelance photographer and writer from Miami now moved to Japan. She's a hardcore nerd culture enthusiast, Disney fan, sunflower admirer, and book slinger. Tweet her @geekerydo. F...

These are the Japanese pun stickers you've always wanted

Pedro Cortes
Associate Editor

Pedro Cortes has been known to swoon at the sight of a robot. This is understandable, as robots are pretty awesome.

Shonen Showdown: One Piece Episodes 647 - 653

Salvador GRodiles
Associate Editor

Salvador's an average bystander that's taken his first steps towards a life changing goal. Other than that, Sal loves to overcome the spiciest meals in the world when he's in the mood for a chall...

Huzzah! Persona 4 Ultimax's Marie DLC to arrive in the Americas

Tim Sheehy

Tim is the former Editor-in-Chief of Japanator, a content media specialist by day, and pro-blogger by night. His posts can be found scattered throughout the Modern Method network. Also, he writes...

Production I.G. to adapt Sugiura's Sarasuberi

Engineering Team


Niero Gonzalez
Network Founder, Publisher

Publisher of Japanator. Giant dork.

Test NSFW Post!

James Sanders