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Alex Osborn Contributor
Having grown up playing copious amounts of Super Mario World and investing an embarrassing number of hours behind the TV watching Pokémon, Alex has an undying passion for anime and Japanese games. If you'd like to see more of his work outside his contributions to Ani-Gamers, you can head over to IGN, where he writes news and the occasional anime review. You can follow him on Twitter and check out his video content on YouTube.


David Estrella Reviewer
David Estrella spells moé with the accented e.


Evan Minto Editor-in-chief
A steady childhood diet of Toonami anime, Shonen Jump manga, and Nintendo games led Evan to start up Ani-Gamers in 2004. Over the years, this longtime fan has developed a peculiar taste for crazy '80s/90s OVAs, Osamu Tezuka manga, western RPGs, Satoshi Kon and Makoto Shinkai films, Zelda games, and all manner of seinen manga. Outside of the site he writes for Otaku USA Magazine and hosts panels at anime conventions. You can read his ravings about anime, manga, games, politics, music, and more on Twitter @VamptVo.


Ink Contributing Editor
As contributing editor here at Ani-Gamers, Ink contributes his own pieces and edits others' pertaining to anime and games. He was also responsible for the Drunken Otaku column and currently produces the Three-Episode Test column. Occasionally his reviews and analyses appear in the pages of Otaku USA as well as online over at The Fandom Post. Follow his ramblings on animation via his Twitter feed, or follow his more poetic and political tweets via his other Twitter feed. As always, all opinions are his own and do not represent the opinions or interests of Otaku USA.


Phillip Columnist
Watching anime and knowing of manga would be an appropriate title to Phillip's early life as a fan of Japan's pop culture industry. Watching the then new Manga Entertainment broadcast their latest wares on Britain’s Channel 4 back in the day had a warping effect on his TV and video viewing; he just ate all of it up. But soon, Manga’s fortunes changed and the supply of new trash, er—classy material, dried up. Phillip did read some manga in the early 2000s but he was restricted to Gundam and a few volumes of Card Captor Sakura. But going in one day to his local comic shop, Phillip found Newtype USA and read its article on something called “podcasts”. After that, his life was never really the same since. It’s taken him across the Atlantic, helped him to connect with people all over the world while expand his viewing and reading habits.

When he's not reading or watching this sick Japenese filth, Phillip can be found lurking on Twitter or writing for Otaku News and Manga Bookshelf.


Uncle Yo Contributing Editor
Karl "Uncle Yo" Custer is the Otaku world's self-proclaimed stand-up comedian, having performed and presented discussion panels at Katsucon, New York Anime Fest, AnimeNEXT and Otakon just to name a few. Through the gauntlet of Suncoast Video and bittorrents alike, Yo seeks to bring you honesty and compassion for both new and vintage anime alike. To check out further antics, visit www.uncleyo.com. Who knows, maybe you'll run into him at your very next convention.