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

Cotton Candy in the Big Apple

IMG_8022TOKYOPOP Fam: Happy Day-After-Halloween everyone! I hope you had a scary-fun All Hallows’ Eve – and surprised everyone with your... Read More

Gender and racial inequality in entertainment

genderequalityTOKYOPOP Fam: Yesterday I attended a panel discussion about female-driven content in entertainment. While I thought the discussion would focus... Read More

Netflix to start showing ads by 2018

netflix-televisionTOKYOPOP Fam: When I started writing this blog, I emphasized that I would explore a range of topics, and in... Read More

German genre films – fresh from Berlin

pandorum_ver5_xlgTOKYOPOP Fam: Guten Tag!! It’s my final day in Berlin, Germany! Next up is France – this Europe trip has... Read More

Manga in London = high fashion

london_StuTOKYOPOP Fam, “Ay up” from Britain! This week I’m out in London, wandering the streets of Soho and Shoreditch for the... Read More

Street Art in Berlin

IMG_7427TOKYOPOP Fam: Guten Tag again! So, guess what that means?  I’m still in Germany!  Mainly I’ve been in Berlin, but... Read More

Asian food in Berlin

IMG_7411TOKYOPOP Fam: Guten Tag!! I’m here in Berlin, Germany for a couple of weeks. TOKYOPOP’s Germany office is actually in... Read More

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu & Courtney Love

KyaryPamyuPamyuTOKYOPOP Fam: Well, I’m here in Toronto for the Toronto Film Festival. It’s my first time in this wonderful city!... Read More

Visit to Japan’s island HOKKAIDO!

IMG_7148TOKYOPOP Fam: Konnichi-wa! How’s everyone doing? This week I’m dipping into Japan as a travel destination – and an incredibly... Read More