Nick Mamatas Author Interview
Hello. This is Jean Marie Ward for BuzzyMag.com. With me today is writer, editor and Capclave guest of honor, Nick Mamatas. Welcome, Nick.
Nick Mamatas: Hi. Thanks for having me.
JMW: Our pleasure. You edit the Haikasoru line for VIZ Media. Could you tell our viewers a little bit about the line?
Nick Mamatas: Sure. Haikasoru is an imprint for Japanese science-fiction and fantasy in translation. Soon we’ll be branching out to some English language original material, too. Basically, VIZ Media, as you may know, is a huge company for anime and manga. Pokemon and Naruto were theirs. A few years ago, they thought, “We’ve had some success bringing over anime and manga from Japan. Why not start bringing over [inaudible 00:00:52] fiction from Japan, as well.” Read More→