2008: The Rise of Watanabe Atsumu

Daniel MORALES
December 30, 2008

Daniel MORALES lives in Chicago and blogs at howtojaponese.com.

2008: Baby names

Matt TREYVAUD
December 27, 2008

Matt Treyvaud is a writer and translator living near Kamakura. He is Néojaponisme's Literature/Language editor and the proprietor of No-sword.

2008: Lay Judge System

Adam RICHARDS
December 24, 2008

Adam Richards lives in Tokyo and is a founding member of the blog Mutantfrog Travelogue.

2008: Girl Talk

Nick Sylvester is a writer living in New York. He is a former editor of the Village Voice and Pitchfork Media, and he currently blogs at Riff Market.

W. David Marx (Marxy) — Tokyo-based writer and musician — is the founder and chief editor of Néojaponisme.

2008: AKB MSSCRE

Patrick MACIAS
December 19, 2008

Patrick Macias is the author of numerous tomes on Japanese pop culture, including Japanese Schoolgirl Inferno, Otaku in USA, and Cruising the Anime City. He blogs at patrickmacias.blogs.com.