Abner Senires grew up on genre TV and movies, sci-fi/fantasy novels, videogames, comic books, and anime and manga. He has been a writer, musical theatre performer, and audio drama voice actor.

His first anime was FORCE FIVE: STARVENGERS (English-dubbed movie based on GETTER ROBO G, circa 1982) and he's been watching anime (subtitled) ever since.

He lives near Seattle and plans to one day live and work in Japan.