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Nezumi's Profile:

More than any of you really wanted to know
Name: Nezumi aka Harinezumi aka Nezu-zilla the Scourge of Humanity (Ohohohohoho!)

Age: 20 (soon to be 21 Ph33r my legal need for b33r (Hee hee, I am also a Megatokyo reader))

Height: As tall as a large building (at least I am in my head (I also really like parentheses))

Currently: I'm trying to finish two majors (English/Creative writing and a Biological science major) yes, I am crazy. Very crazy. *twitch twitch* I'm also writing Fool's Gold and playing games and

Manga I like: Yami no Matsuei, Gensomaden Saiyuki, Saiyuki Gaiden, Trigun, Trigun Maximum, Hanazakari no Kimitachi e (thanks Kuma, now I'm addicted ^_^), Kareshi Kanojou no Jijou, Fruits Basket, among so many others

Anime I like: Yami no Matsuei, Gensomaden Saiyuki, Trigun, Kare Kano, Excel Saga, Card Captor Sakura, Angel Sanctuary, Cowboy Bebop, Ranma , Dragon Half, just about anything Slayers, Gravitation, Gundam Wing, Fruits Basket, and soooo much more

My money-sucking addictions: anime, manga, anime/manga paraphernalia, games (I love my computer and my console systems I named them)!!!!!!!!!!
My current obsession(s): Neverwinter Nights, Card Captor Sakura, Invader Zim (and so, of course, Jhonen Vasquez), and con-going

Long-standing obsession(s): Bishounen, bishounen with WINGS, bishounen with long hair, bishounen with short hair, bishounen in suits, bishounen wearing anything (or nothing at all *snicker snicker*), bishounen with pointy ears, bishounen with Issues (oh how I love the issues), bishounen-chain-smoking-gun-toting priests (*cough* Wolfwood and Sanzo *cough*), writing fiction (makes sense, ne?), reading fiction, dinking around on the internet (unintended obsession)

Other Work: I do other stuff too really. Here's a link to my Gundam Wing fanfiction called Of Death and Angels (it's at the very bottom of the page): If you are not comfortable with shounen ai (boy x boy romance that stops before the bedroom (more graphic/explicit than that is called yaoi)) then don't read this I warned you ^_^. And next is my character history for one of my D&D characters, it's not very good (like ohhh the word choice, it makes me shudder) but here it is: and if you like the site and would like to see the whole thing go here:

Contact: if you are interested in getting in contact with me for some reason (like you have an uncontrollable urge to give me money ^_^ or you would like to drop me a line about the comic or in the shocking and unlikely instance that you're interested in commissioning something from me) I can be reached at


Kuma's Profile:

Name: Kuma

Age: 20

Currently: Attending the University of Washington and completing a double major in Japanese and English. In my free time I draw for Fool's Gold, enter Art Contests, attend Fairs and Cons, play NWN/ DnD, and write Women's Fiction. Okay, Romance Novels.

All Time Favorite Manga/ Anime: Hanazakari no Kimitachi e, Fruits Basket, Gravitation, Card Captor Sakura, and Gensomaden Saiyuki.

True Loves: Bishounen, guys with wings (Prerequisite: Bishounen), beautiful men in general. Or Brian Bartow, who can climb a 100 foot pole and come back down in less then 20 seconds. He would do nicely, too.

Other Works: Aside from Fool's Gold, I have entered some of my Fan Art, and created a few wallpapers. If you would like to view these works please visit:

Fan Art: Wallpapers:

Freelance: I am open to commissions:)

Contact: If you have any questions or comments, or you are Brian Bartow, feel free to reach me at


Tenshi's Profile:

Name: Tenshi

Age: 21

Currently: Working on revamping 3 webpages 1 down, 2 to go!!! Also, with 3 other people making an interactive room for kids with a funky jungle theme, helping in research at lab, e-mail rpg-ing, pc rpg's, interviews, yoga, daydreaming of becoming involved with high end technologies. Trying to find time to learn how to make games in flash, how to type with Dvorak mapped keyboard, and how to play Beethoven's Sonata Pathetic. An Electrical Engineering (EE) major.

Hobbies (what Tenshi can do when free time is found): web-design, anime/manga, sketching, pc-gaming, winamp-skinning/wallpapers, origami, Flash, flowering plants, cooking, doodling, roller-blading, chinese knotting, chinese caligraphy/watercolor, pastels, sleeping, and learning more new things to add as a hobby.

All Time Favorite Manga/Anime's: Hanazakari no Kimitachi e, Battle Angel Alita, Karekano, Cowboy Bebop, Gensomadden Saiyuki, Fruits Basket, Card Captor Sakura, Kodomo no Omocha, Slayers (all), and DNAngel.

What Tenshi Truly Loves: New tech toys (AMD 2200XP system included), Starbucks Frappacinos, smell of success, gourmet foods, toffees, sleeping, wings, bishounen, meringues, tiramisu, mint lollipops, SBC ginger candy canes, orchids that smell like rootbeer, and any or all of the above in any combination ^^;

Experience: EE skillz (digital + analog ckt design), html 4.0, CSS, more? contact if you want my resume. ^_^

Contact: use


Tako's Profile:

Name: Tako

Age: 18

Currently: Enjoying my summer vacation, playing NWN with Kuma and Nezumi, and pondering the meaning of life.

All Time Favorite Manga/ Anime: Battle Angel Alita, Dragon Half, Love Hina, Card Captor Sakura

True Loves: Mid-after noon naps, my new computer, file sharing.

Experience: Drawing, Sculpting, Digital and Film Animation, Public Art, etc. etc.

Contact: If you have any questions or comments, or are busty shy female anime character who enjoys good food you can contact me at ( I actually check it sometimes)


Usagi's Profile:

Name: Usagi

Age: 21

Role: overall consultant of FG, especially marketing, public and team relations, miscellaneous glitches

Currently: working on marketing degree at UW, minoring in philosophy, flying around the US visiting Alaska VIP lounges, absorbing sunlight, and living a happy life

Favorite anime: Fruits basket, gensomaden saiyuki

Obsessions: bunnies, sunshine, wings, FF XIII, writing in my diary, magic the gathering, hanging out with friends, making the world a better place

Things I've learned: "Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow."
"It isn't for long, you know. Time keeps going by. You'll be surprised at the way time passes."-thorton wilder

Contact: or visit

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