Atsushi Ohkubo's debut manga series, B.ICHI, originally appeared in Square Enix's MONTHLY SHONEN GANGAN magazine. Upon completion of the series, his concept for SOUL EATER began as a series of shorts appearing in the same magazine and later became the long-running work that has earned him international renown. In 2011, he began working on a prequel series entitled SOUL EATER NOT!
Nnedi Okorafor is the author of numerous novels and short stories, including Zahrah the Windseeker, which won the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature, Who Fears Death, winner of the 2011 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel,and Lagoon, which Ngugi wa Thiong'o, author of Wizard of the Crow, calls 'a thing of magic and beauty.' She lives in New York, where she is a professor of creative writing at the University of Buffalo, SUNY.
Richard Ollard is the author of several books, including The Image of the King: Charles I and Charles II and Pepys: a biography.
Omoro Fujino is the author of the hilarious fantasy light novel series, Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?
Robert Opie has been collecting packaging, advertising and social history for over 40 years.In 1984 he realised an ambition by establishing, in Gloucester, the first museum devoted to the history of advertising and packagin, and later created the Museum of Memories in Wigan.He has written several books, including Miller's Advertising Tins, The 1930s Scrapbook, The Wartime Scrapbook and The 1950s Scrapbook.
James Owen is a historian and the author of Nuremberg: Evil on Trial, The Voice of War (with Guy Walters), A Serpent in Eden and Danger UXB. He writes frequently for newspapers and contributes to television and radio programmes. He lives in London.