Orange Anime is a social site for fans of anime and Japanese culture. Orange Anime is entirely run by talented volunteers interested in spreading anime and engaging in social interaction with likeminded fans all over the state of Florida. Now 10 years strong, our current staff continue to uphold our heritage by providing interesting content not just at conventions, but also on the social level with meet ups and hang outs locally. If you’d like to get in touch, check out our contact us page!

Serving the anime fans of Florida for over 10 years, we look forward to continuing providing a subculture like no other!

Our current staff are as follows:

  • Favorite anime series: Gantz, Code Geass
  • Favorite manga series: Gantz
  • Favorite games: Mass Effect/2/3, Final Fantasy 6/7
  • A little about yourself, what you do, what you like: I am a Nerd… Its just that simple. I work in customer service and I maintain the day to day of Orange Anime. I like meeting new people who share the same interests that I do, and who want to have a good time!
  • Favorite quote: “If you don’t live for something You’ll die for nothing.”
  • Favorite anime series: Nana, Psycho Pass, Gundam Wing, Ergo Proxy
  • Favorite manga series: Paradise Kiss, Cardcaptor Sakura,
  • Favorite games: Borderlands, World of Warcraft, and Left for Dead, Legend of Zelda anything
  • A little about yourself, what you do, what you like: I work as a Payroll Admin for a company. Pretty boring and office cubicle work life. Outside of work I like Cosplaying, Gothic&Lolita Fashion, Ball Jointed Dolls, crafting, and reading. Occasionally I sketch when bored. I like crocheting Amigurumi and making things for my Artist Tables
  • A favorite quote: We need rest. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is spongy and bruised. -Zapp Brannigan

  • Favorite anime series: Gurren Lagann, The Big O, Gantz, Claymore
  • Favorite manga series: Nope.
  • Favorite games: Pokemon, Demon’s/Dark Souls, Mass Effect Series, Lost Kingdoms, Gotcha Force, Portal 1+2, Fable Series
  • A little about yourself, what you do, what you like: 21 year old Computer Science major and bender of clay. I am the Head of Contributors and Quality Assurance for Orange Anime.
  • A favorite quote: “If you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
Staff – Community Manager
  • Favorite anime series: Sailor Moon
  • Favorite manga series: Sensual Phrase
  • Favorite games: Heavenly Sword, Pokemon
  • A little about yourself, what you do, what you like: My name is Susan and I am the Fort Lauderdale Anime Examiner. I am also a member of the Orange Anime Community and love going to conventions with them. Anime is always much more enjoyable with friends. Feel free to ask me anything you’d like. I’m an easy going person and I sometimes talk too much, but it hard to fight your nature. When this happens, just tell me to shut it. ^_^
  • Favorite quote: “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”
Staff – Media Manager
  • Favorite anime series: .hack//SIGN, Gurren Lagann, Marchen Awakens Romance
  • Favorite manga series: .hack//Legend of the Twilight Bracelet, Legend of Zelda, Case Closed
  • Favorite games: Tales of Symphonia, Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, Super Smash Bros Brawl
  • A little about yourself, what you do, what you like: I’m a student of life. No, but really, I’m a student majoring in Computer Science. I love going to conventions ever since 2009 as I love the sense of camraderie at those gatherings. I don’t drink but I like to party and have fun.
  • Favorite quote: No favorite quote.
Staff – Product Manager
  • Favorite anime series: Cyborg 009
  • Favorite manga series: Air Gear
  • Favorite games: Halo, Gears of War, Pokemon
  • A little about yourself, what you do, what you like:Game Designer and Technical Artist; I love sushi.
  • Favorite quote: No favorite quote. 🙁
Onizuka Chris
  • Favorite anime series: GTO
  • Favorite manga series: Berserk
  • Favorite games:  Ico/Shadow of the Colossus
  • A little about yourself, what you do, what you like: Gamer, Anime fan, and world renowned lover. Hi there folks, I’m Chris Montero. Like you I enjoy hanging out with fellow people that enjoy anime, gaming, and cosplay. Oh yes did I not mention it before? I am also a cosplayer that enjoys making costumes of underrepresented cosplay characters. I wish to become friends with as many people as possible so if you see me around please feel free to say Hello.
  • Favorite quote: “Not Tuxedo Mask”
  • Favorite anime series: Gunbuster
  • Favorite manga series: Not a big manga reader
  • Favorite games: Final Fantasy, and Halo games
  • A little about yourself, what you do, what you like: 25 year old Criminal Justice major, and amateur photographer. I don’t say much. ;x
  • Favorite quote:  “I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tanhauser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain………Time to die.”
  • Favorite anime series: Panty and Stocking, Purella Magi, Sailor Moon, other than that I love 80s and 90s cartoons.
  • Favorite manga series:  None, but I love comic books and web comics as well. xD
  • Favorite games: Kingdom Hearts, Tony Hawk games, Crash Bandicoot, and anything I can destroy my boyfriend.
  • A little about yourself, what you do, what you like: Just your run of the mill college nerd, I enjoy watching movies with Le Sappo. On my free time you can find me read books or hanging out with my friends. I just OA a couple of months ago and I really love the people. xD
  • Favorite quote: “Moisture is the essence of wetness, and wetness is the essence of beauty.”—Derek Zoolander
  • Favorite anime series: Lupin the Third, Slayers, Gundam
  • Favorite manga series: Ranma 1/2, half of CLAMP, Nana,
  • Favorite games: Legend of Zelda, Left 4 dead, God of War, Bioshock, and whatever free MMO of the month I’ve picked up when I have the spare time.
  • A little about yourself, what you do, what you like: I’m Mandi, other than anime and cosplaying, I’m into Doctor Who, Star Trek, Zombies, terrible horror movies, Syfy series, Urban Exploring, and a myriad of random things. I have a vast love of learning things, and always have a new book around (even if it is on the reader on my smart phone).
    Career wise I’m in the A/V industry which can be exhausting, but is lots of fun.
  • Favorite quote: “The universe has to move forward. Pain and loss, they define us as much as happiness or love. Whether it’s a world, or a relationship… Everything has its time. And everything ends.”
    -Sarah Jane Smith Doctor Who.
  • Favorite anime series: Evangelion
  • Favorite manga series: Dead Man Wonderland, Wolf Guy
  • Favorite games: God Hand, Mass Effect, Street Fighter and anything else really.
  • A little about yourself, what you do, what you like: I am just a regular guy, I like anime, games, movies, comics and drawing. I photograph on the side and like to sleep.
  • Favorite quote: “The only reason people get lost in thought is because it’s unfamiliar territory.” – Unknown
  • Favorite anime series: Cowboy Bebop, Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, FLCL
  • Favorite manga series: N/A
  • Favorite games: Diablo 2, Halo 2, Marvel vs. Capcom 3
  • A little about yourself, what you do, what you like: I’m OA’s convention helper. I don’t do a whole lot around the site, but you can always find me assisting at the many panels and artist alley tables we host throughout the convention season. You’ll recognize me by my Monster beanie I wear 24/7. I’m also a very competitive gamer and was sponsored by Monster Energy for Halo 2 from 2005-2007. I’ve recently made a switch from the FPS genre over to the competitive fighting game scene. And I’m part moose.
  • Favorite quote: “Don’t take life too seriously; you’ll never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard
  • Favorite anime series: Gurren Lagann
  • Favorite manga series: Batman
  • Favorite games: Red Dead Redemption, Assassins Creed
  • A little about yourself, what you do, what you like: I’m a shark. I do comics, I like tv shows.
  • Favorite quote: “No, this is Patrick”
  • Favorite anime series: .hack//roots, Gurren Lagann, Panty & Stocking
  • Favorite manga series: Hikaru no Go, DNAngel, .hack//G.U.+
  • Favorite games: Minecraft, Halo, Star Fox 64
  • A little about yourself, what you do, what you like: I’m one of OA’s three friendly administrators. I like to mess with electronics and get that extra bit of performance out of them. You know that guy that got Doom running on a camera? That’s what I’m like. I love anime that leave you more confused than updog!

Favorite quote: “Die, my dear? Why that’s the last thing I’ll do! ” – Groucho Marx

  • Favorite anime series: Claymore, Fate / Stay Series, Deadman Wonderland
  • Favorite manga series: Kamiyadori
  • Favorite games: Mass Effect, Skyrim, Harvest Moon
  • A little about yourself, what you do, what you like: Graduate student
  • Favorite quote: “You hate me!”