I played piano back in my elementary school days and I sang a cappella back in college.
I would say that there's definitely some advantages with me being able to talk shop with some of the effects people. Because I come from a post-production world, I can speak shorthand with them. I don't think many other actors can say that and know how the process 100% works.
My house is like a manga library in many ways, and it's great because I get to call it research.
I grew up on anime and manga. That's part of who I am.
I was born in Japan and moved to L.A. when I was six, and I grew up with Japanese culture. I was reading manga, and I read 'Death Note' in real time in Japanese.
Anonymity breeds irresponsibility.