Here’s our interview with BENI, a J-pop singer who has done anime openings for “Eyeshield 21” and “Major.” Her last album, Lovebox, topped the Oricon charts. Born and raised in San Diego in her early years, she speaks perfect American English–no translation needed for this video!
Michael lives in the Los Angeles area, and has been into anime since he saw Neon Genesis Evangelion in 1999. Some of his favorite shows include Full Metal Alchemist, Honey and Clover, and Welcome to the NHK!. Since 2003 he has gone to at least one anime convention every year. A public radio junkie, which naturally led to podcasting, he now holds a seminary degree and is looking to become Dr. Rev. Otaku Bible Man any day now. Michael can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also find his Twitter account at @gendomike.