Brian Ashcraft

Brian Ashcraft and Shoko Ueda are a husband and wife team based in Osaka, Japan. Brian is the author of Arcade Mania! and a Senior Contributing Editor for the video game site Kotaku.com, one of the world’s most read blogs. As well as working as a Contributing Editor at Wired magazine—and writing countless “Japanese Schoolgirl Watch” columns—he has written for the design magazine Metropolis Magazine, Popular Science, Otaku USA, the British tech magazine T3, and The Japan Times newspaper, among other publications.