Naruto 2.5 Theater

NARUTO_LOGO_1120TOKYOPOP Fam: Konbanwa 今晩は from Tokyo!! It’s supposedly spring but it’s been rainy and cold – at least it was... Read More

Shojo manga password privacy campaign in Harajuku

IMG_0913TOKYOPOP Fam: In Japan, manga is used for all kinds of purposes besides just entertaining people.  I’ve seen manga used... Read More

Sakura season!

IMG_0875TOKYOPOP Fam: It’s the very end of March 2015 and gorgeous spring weather here in Tokyo! Guess what that means?... Read More

The Simpsons + Akira = BARTKIRA!

IMG_0734TOKYOPOP Fam: Spring is finally here – and it feels great! I’ve been in Tokyo the past week, attending Anime... Read More

Four years after Japan’s Tsunami

IMG_0603March 11, 2015   It has been four years since the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami in Tohoku, Japan.... Read More

Parasyte – Live Action Film Review

parasyte-kiseijuu-indonesia-poster                TOKYOPOP Fam: When I first started TOKYOPOP, there were two main reasons... Read More

Otaku Culture in Poland

IMG_0228TOKYOPOP Fam: Cześć! It never ceases to amaze me how far and wide otaku culture reaches. Honestly, when I started... Read More

Happy Lunar New Year 2015! Year of 喜洋洋 :-)

goatTOKYOPOP Fam: 新年快乐!!   恭禧发财!! It’s officially the Lunar New Year worldwide!  For all of you who follow Chinese culture,... Read More

The Upcoming Revolution of Urban Planning driven by Self-Driving Cars

selfdriving07Sometimes I ponder the future. Technology is our new god, and what will this god bring us? I suppose it’s... Read More

Trans + Parent = (R)evolution

transparentTOKYOPOP Fam: You may be aware that Internet platforms such as Amazon, Hulu and of course Netflix are expanding aggressively... Read More

Why “Guardians of the Galaxy” should win Best Picture Oscar

oscar-awardsTOKYOPOP Fam: Hi everyone!  I’m in sunny Los Angeles right now and here in Tinseltown, it’s awards season.  That means... Read More

Malaysia animation and more

IMG_9856TOKYOPOP Fam: Selamat petang! I’m writing you having just returned from my first trip to Malaysia.  While I’ve traveled to... Read More

Happy 2015 – Year of the Ram!!

holidaycard_stu_2015_20141231(日本語は以下です) I wanted to take a moment to wish you an amazing 2015!! In Japan, 年賀状 (“nengajo”) are typically sent... Read More

Merry Xmas from China

IMG_9304TOKYOPOP Fam: 你好!(Ni hao) I hope all of you had a very Merry Christmas (whether or not you celebrate it)... Read More

Yakuza, Zombies, and Tokusatsu Action from Bueno

Yakuzambie - Gone with the Yakuzambie 2TOKYOPOP Fam! I’m out here in Tokyo and yesterday met with an up-and-coming director who has done some fascinating and... Read More

Taipei Film Academy 2014

IMG_9134TOKYOPOP Fam: 你好!!  Ni hao!  I just spent the past week in Taipei, Taiwan teaching film production – and had... Read More

Gratitude from Stu

thank-you-word-cloud-metadata-tag-vector-format-36660456TOKYOPOP Fam: ありがとう  謝謝   谢谢  감사합니다  Danke  Gracias  Grazie  Merci   شكرا    תודה  शुक्रिया  ขอบคุณ    спасибо  ... Read More

Honduras fan convention – MEGACON!

IMG_8259TOKYOPOP Fam: NOTE: lots of pics below and even more here on Flickr! Hola from Tegucigalpa, Honduras!! I’m down here... Read More

Never too late to “Pray For Japan”

4-P4JDVDTOKYOPOP Fam: NOTE:  please vote here by sharing or commenting! You may or may not know that in March 2011,... Read More

One-year anniversary of Philippines’ tragedy

IMG_6099TOKYOPOP Fam: One year ago today the Philippines was literally swept away by one of the strongest tropical storms ever... Read More