About Crunchyroll News

Crunchyroll News is a news and community site that focuses on the latest developments in anime, manga, video games and Japanese pop culture. Updated around the clock and multiple times a day. Follow us on Twitter: @Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll News Writers

Patrick Macias

Editor in Chief

Patrick Macias is the author of numerous articles and books about Japanese pop culture. He is also the Editor in Chief of Otaku USA magazine. Follow him on Twitter at @Patrick_Macias.

Joseph Luster

Associate Editor

Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor of Otaku USA magazine. When he's not writing about cartoons and TV games, he's drawing really cool and good comics over at subhumanzoids. You can, should, and must follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

Mikikazu Komatsu

Japan Correspondent

A native of Kochi, Japan, Mikikazu Komatsu has been reporting the latest news and stories from the Japanese manga/anime industry since 2011. He occasionally visits internationally famous big events in Japan, such as Anime Japan, Comic Market, and Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair, to present photo reports for foreign fans. He runs his own doujinshi circle “Fantastic Yuri Rhythm”.

Scott Green


Scott Green has been covering anime for two decades, starting when he turned his college anime club's page into a noted anime news aggregator back in 1999's infancy of that scene. Around Thanksgiving 2000, he found a new home for his anime news and views at Harry Knowles' Ain't It Cool News entertainment site. Since 2011, he's been hanging with the anime enthusiasts at Crunchyroll.

Kara Denninson


Kara Dennison works out of a renovated NASA lab making webcomics, running social media for Intervention and (Re)Generation Who, and writing light novels and short stories. She's a regular contributor to Crunchyroll News and We Are Cult, and blogs extensively about everything from life as a freelancer to exotic tea. She loves giant robots and magical girls entirely too much.

Paul Chapman


Paul Chapman is the host of the Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time. A regular contributor to Otaku USA Magazine, Paul is not currently reading your mind through the power of LASER TELEPATHY. Fnord.

Humberto Saabedra


Humberto Saabedra is the Editor-in-Chief of AnimeNews. He can also be found musing on his favorite 2D girls at @AnimeNewsdotbiz.

Brittany Vincent


Brittany Vincent has been covering video games, anime and tech for over a decade for publications like Otaku USA, G4, Maxim, Engadget, Playboy and more. Fueled by horror, rainbow-sugar-pixel-rushes, and video games, she's a freelancer who survives on surrealism and ultraviolence. When she's not writing, watching anime or gaming, she's searching for the perfect successor to visual novel Saya no Uta. Follow her on Twitter @MolotovCupcake.