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So, who is Anime Village?  Glad you asked. First and foremost…


WE’RE FANS. Of anime, Manga and gaming. Not to mention, providing users with a safe, secure and decentralized Internet that lets them explore their passions freely an openly.


WE’RE COMMITTED. To listening to users and fans, giving back to our communities and building awareness for the ever-growing Anime, Manga and Metaverse markets.


WE’RE DEDICATED. To launching products and services into the marketplace that earn consumer trust, drive engagement and provide wholly unique experiences and added value.

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Gary Phillips, CEO

Founder and Chief Executive Officer: Gary leads and implements strategies, exploring new products and innovations and organizational direction. He brings over 30 years of executive leadership experience to Anime Village and has led organizational growth, turnaround and international expansion for various companies as a CEO, President, COO, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing and a Division President of a publicly traded company.

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Bryan Soroka, CLO

Founder and Chief Lore Officer: Bryan develops strategies, product ideation and the creation and management of Anime Village’s intellectual properties including the characters, worlds and narratives featured in our Manga, Metaverse and other social- and technology-driven platforms. An award-winning copywriter and creative director with over 20 years of experience, Bryan takes an integrated approach to Anime Village’s product and service offerings.

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Steve Cheslock, CFO

Chief Financial Officer: Steve specializes in business process improvement with direct correlation to P&L productivity. Lean processes and 80/20 analysis are some examples of the tools he uses to facilitate improvements in profitability, working capital and balance sheet optimization. These tools, along with the development of smart KPI’s, lead to sustainable improvement actions and targets, all mandates embraced by Anime Village to help ensure an incredible user experience.

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Greg Phillips, Advisor

Greg is the founder and President of Plow Digital and Plow Games. He has created games and entertainment products including mobile, online, console, and social games for consumer and business clients. He has over 30 years of creative leadership, is a successful entrepreneur and has won multiple awards for the innovative games and programs. Clients including Audi, Airstream, EA, Macallan, Terminus, and more amazing clients.

Anime Village’s team come from a diverse background and offer an equally widespread array of skills and experience. What they all share in common though, is an unbridled love for Anime, Manga and gaming, and creating unique experiences for fans who share their passion.

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Development Team

We’re fortunate to work with some of the industry’s top programmers, artists, 3-D animators, software designers and developers, who all share a love for Anime, Manga and Gaming. Dreaming, playing, and creating compelling products is the ultimate mandate, engineering every last detail  to push technology to that next level making sure your experience is second to none.

Development Partners

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