Astra Wijaya is a visual artist who has recently delved into the world of game design. He received an MFA in Design and Technology from Parsons The New School for Design. Astra has studied 2-D animation and illustration at Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore, completed an intensive one-year photography course at Fotosoft Institute of Photography in Taipei, Taiwan, and graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Photography.

Since 2015, he has been a Senior Columnist and co-founding member of Yatta-Tachi.com, a website focused on Japanese culture. He contributes regularly to the Throwback Thursday editorial series where he reminisces on older anime, manga, games, and TV series, as well as established creators and artists.

He is fascinated by games that have simple mechanics and eager to push games as something that is more acceptable as art. He is also a Japanophile, collector of art books, food lover, and a stickler for punctuality.

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