Carlyle Edmundson is a manga news writer with an affinity for science fiction and fantasy. He graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a BS in Film Studies. A lifelong fan of anime and manga, he has attended dozens of conventions over the years. Presently, he is developing a retro JRPG-inspired visual novel, "Elven Revenue Service."
A writer for Screen Rant since early 2021, Carlyle covers anime and manga news, as well as the occasional Western comic.
Carlyle's favorite anime and manga series include obscure works like Serial Experiments Lain and mainstream hits like Dragon Ball Z. Some of his favorite ongoing series include My Hero Academia, One-Punch Man, Daemons of the Underworld, and Jojo's Bizarre Adventure. Carlyle also has a special love for Pokémon, a series he's followed since it first hit American shores over 25 years ago.
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