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Japanator Staff & Contributing Editors

Managing Editors

Tim Sheehy

Tim is the 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 awesom...

Rowdy Sumo Wrestler Matsutaro!! headed to Crunchyroll

Karen Mead
Features Editor

Hi, I'm a former newspaper journalist who got tired of having a front row seat to the death of print. There probably could be some interesting story there about a disenchanted reporter moving on ...

The Adventures of Ai-Fi 5

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. ...

Shoujo series Ao Haru Ride receives first promo video

Josh Tolentino
News 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 Anime Roundup: Spring 2014 Week 2

Ben Huber
Managing Editor

I'm the managing editor of Japanator by day, and a roving freelance graphic designer by night! / /

Sentai Filmworks brings over Love Lab

Associate Editors & Contributors

Amber Hunt

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

The Seven Deadly Sins manga gets an anime series

Brad Rice

Brad helped found Japanator.com in 2006, and currently serves as an Associate Editor. He's covered all aspects of the industry, but has a particular preference for the business-end of things, and...

Oldboy manga hits Dark Horse Digital

Chris Walden
Associate Editor

Some say that he can breathe fire. Some say that he can jump over a house. All we know is that he's Brittanian, and that we are all screwed. He's on Twitter though: http://twitter.com/#!/EuricaeriS

First Impressions: Mekakucity Actors

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

Project Diva F 2nd developers talk PS4

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
Associate Editor

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.

Impressions: Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace

Hiroko Yamamura

You love hiroko, because hiroko is lovely

The Dose: Nana Mizuki

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. ...

First Impressions: Soul Eater NOT

LB Bryant
Associate Editor

I've been writing about anime and manga either professionally or semi-professionally since August 31st 2005 starting on OtakuReview.net before graduating up to Ani.me, ICv2 and other sites around...

First Impressions: Love Live School Idol Project Season 2

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.

Burlesque show inspired by Cowboy Bebop premieres early May

Engineering Team


Niero Gonzalez
Network Founder, Publisher

Publisher of Japanator. Giant dork.

Test NSFW Post!

James Sanders