Melbourne-born Andrez Bergen is an expatriate Australian author, journalist, DJ, photographer and musician, based in Tokyo, Japan, over the past eleven years.
Aside from specializing in Japanese culture, anime, movies, and electronic music’s various tangents, Bergen has written fiction for Another Sky Press, Crime Factory, Shotgun Honey and Snubnose Press, worked with anime director Mamoru Oshii, and did a book of prose in collaboration with Polish photographer Tomek Sikora.
He published his debut novel 'Tobacco-Stained Mountain Goat' in 2011 and a second novel, One Hundred Years of Vicissitude, via Perfect Edge in 2012 that went to #1 at Amazon.
'The Condimental Op' is his first collection of short stories and comicbook work.
Bergen makes music and videos under aliases Little Nobody, Slam-Dunk Ninja, and Funk Gadget, and he ran indie/experimental record label IF? for fourteen years.