Profile – Masafumi Otsune



Masafumi Otsune is a well-known figure within the Japanese web community both as a system administrator with deep technological fluency and a critic of the Internet culture. As a renowned “watcher of the Internet,” he has been a first-hand witness of many incidents from the early days that later carved the web culture of Japan. He has contributed to multiple web media, magazines, TV appearances, and online videos with his unique perspective and has provided a timely critique of various social issues regarding the Web and digital literacy. His expertise covers not only Internet culture but also the most recent technological trends reporting on the latest web services and digital gadgets.