Moe Headphones Design Doujin Kickstarter Tops Funding Goal

With 17 days to goal, campaign is at almost double its $5,000 goal

With 17 days to go, a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to release a localized, English edition of the Lunatic Joker doujin circle's guide to designer headphones is almost at double its $5,000 pledge goal. With 52 page book includes an in-depth look at 6 designer headphones with illustrations and headphone discussion with 9 Namco sound engineers.


Reward tiers include the translated book, postcards, and a limited commission for personalized character art drawn by Lunatic Joker.


Lunatic Joker the doujinshi circle pen name of Tsukigami Luna, whose professional work includes  "Ultimate Etude" and "4LDK!" in "Manga Time Kirara Carino."


The first part of the book covers the

  • AEDEL VK-1 
  • beats by dr.dre BEATS STUDIO 
  • DIESEL Noise Division VEKTR
  • AKG Q701



The second part of the book is a headphone round-table discussion with 9 different Namco sound engineers:

  • Linda-AI-CUE - Taiko no Tatsujin and THE [email protected]
  • Go Shiina - Tales of Legendia, Mr Driller, and God Eater
  • Rio Hamamoto - Tekken series
  • Keiki Kobayashi - Ace Combat series
  • Yuuji Masubuchi - Taiko no Tatsujin
  • Tomomitsu Kaneko - Ace Combat series and Tekken series
  • Ryo Watanabe - Ridge Racer series, Age Combat series, and THE [email protected]
  • Taku Inoue - Katamari Damacy, Ridge Racer series, and Tekken series
  • Akitaka Tohyama - Tekken series, Katamari Damacy, and Ridge Racer series (No longer with Namco, currently freelancer)



Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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