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Natsuya Uesugi DuBois

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Natsuya Uesugi Author Photo - Writer of Technicolour Noir Dreams        Natsuya Uesugi Author Photo - "Hackers Unite" Neon in Binary    

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Natsuya Uesugi Author Bio (Short Bio)

Author | Manga Artist | Technical Writer | Web Designer
Cybersecurity Analyst | Human Factors Engineer | Business Analyst | Software Engineer
Pronouns: He, Him, His

Natsuya Uesugi is a writer with a BA degree in English, a minor in Japanese, a certificates in animation and graphic design, an MBA in International Management, certificate in Social Engineering and has received recognition for articles on Net Neutrality, Privacy, LGBT Youth Homelessness, Teen Suicide and Cyberbullying. Natsuya is writing his dream of showcasing diverse characters in positions of power through fiction. Of multi-cultural Mixed Indigenous, Black and Asian heritage, Natsuya sees life through the lens of challenge and determination elevaating marginalized QBIPoC voices often silenced. Creating the characters and stories he could not find in college, he writes  and illustrates with a passion to tell stories of empowerment, truth, triumph and hope against insurmountable odds. Natsuya uses science fiction, fantasy, and yaoi to spread positive messages encouraging young people to live their truth and dare to be their genuine selves. His stories have been recognized for visibility and representation that focus on the effects of technology on the human condition, society, and the climate. His writings showcase personal power and a unique multi-cultural world view daring to pen diverse, real-world fiction with aesthetic, grit, and tech that elevates beauty, truth, pain, struggle, triumph over adversity, and realness.


Natsuya won recognition  for his continued support for bringing visibility to the plight of LGBT Homeless Youth and donated all earnings for grydscaen: scout  in 2020 to Covenant House supporting homeless youth. He partners with local counseling centers donatong his “graphic noiz” coming of age manga to youth with ADHD, Autistism Spectrum and Neuro-Divergent abilities to promote social, interpersonal and communication skills. He  donates his  “grydscaen: a storm’s coming” manga about a homeless teen to LGBT centers and Youth Self-Esteem workshops. Natsuya actively advocates for Suicide Prevention, Transgender Youth, ending the stigma of mental illness, privacy, and ending cyber bullying. He mentors counselors who work with transgender youth and is a fierce vocal advocate for Transgender Women of Colour.

Degrees & Education

  • Hoff Barthelson Music School: Diploma — Music Composition | Music Theory
  • Georgetown University: BA English | Focus: Japanese Language & Culture
  • University of Phoenix: MBA International Management (4.0 GPA)
  • Art Institute of Phoenix: Animation & Game Design
  • Art Institute of Phoenix: Graphic & Web Design

Professional Training

  • HDI: Knowledge Management  | ITIL | Incident Management | Problem Management
  • Intel University: PMP | Six Sigma | Agile | Trademarks & Patents  | French | Japanese
  • Biz Certs: Project Management | Business Analysis | Human Factors Engineering
  • Cyber Certs: Social Engineering | Agile | SCRUM Master | Kanban | Incident Response
  • CE Study: Cybersecurity | CISM | CISSP | Social Engineering | Risk Management


  • Technical Writer: 20 years in Fortune 500 High-Tech Industry
  • Writing: Published 20+ novels, 5 novellas, 20 short stories
  • Blogger: 50+ articles on cybersecurity, privacy, social engineering, diversity
  • Magazine: American Banker Bond Buyer (NYC), Schizonomea (Phoenix)
  • College Radio: WGTB Georgetown – Alternative Music Reviews
  • Graphic Design:  Black Box Theatre “Night Music,” Willie Ninja DJ Makeup Room NYC
  • Website Design: BackDoor Films
  • Artist: Published 4 Manga, Cover Designer, RPG Game Designer
  • Acting (Voice Over for Animation): A Storm’s Coming, Rogue, Scout


  • ISSA — Information Systems Security Organization (Cybersecurity)
  • ISACA = Information Systems Audit and Control Association (Cybersecurity)
  • STC — Society for Technical Communication
  • NWU — National  Writer’s Union
  • HRC — Human Rights Campaign

Press Releases:

Author Social Media Links

Book Purchase Links

Published Works

New Art & Writing Projects
Projects are  in development

  • graphic noiz manga 3 — release: 30 November, 2020 (book blurb)
  • grydscaen: scout manga V1 — release: 11/30/2020  book blurb  |  pandemic promo
  • grydscaen: scout anime short EP1 — release 5, December, 2020

Published Book Excerpts 

Published Articles (Sample) 

Book Reviews

grydsacen logline: hackers against the government in a dark and gritty cyberpunk world”

grydscaen has been compared to: Ghost in the Shell, Akira, Divergent, Ender’s Game,  Blade Runner, The Matrix, Animatrix.

grydscaen tagline 1: “Whose side are you on?”

grydscaen tagline 2: “Hackers Unite. Hack Till You’re Dead”

grydscaen tagline 3: “Welcome to the Real Real World.”

Book Trailers 

Animated Trailers

Character Designs & grydscaen Tarot | RPG Trading Card Game  —  Concept Art 

Radio Interviews featuring Natsuya Uesugi

Podcasts Videos featuring Natsuya Uesugi

Articles about Natsuya Uesugi 

Target Audience

Demographic | Primary Angle

  • Appeal to Young Adult age 10 to 30
  • YA Young Adult “geek” enthusiasts
  • Anime lovers | Manga enthusiasts
  • Gamers (Final Fantasy | Watch Dogs | Detroit Become Human | Galerons Ash)
  • Readers who love SciFi Fantasy Adventure and lore-driven stories
  • Readers of SciFi Cyberpunk and Dystopian stories

Media Categories

  • Geek culture | Tech | IT | Cosplay | Gamer | Anime
  • YA outlets
  • Book reviews
  • LGBT outlets
  • Social Issues
  • Social Justice
  • Liberal | Progressive
  • Anime | Otaku

Marketing Plan

PR | Publicity

  • Author Press Kit
  • Interviews
  • Professional Reviews
  • Press Releases

Public Speaking | Platform Growth

  • Outreach Projects — LGBT Homeless Youth | LGBT Teens | Indigenous Youth
  • Phoenix ComicCon | Tempe Library Fan Fest| Tempe Book Festival
  • Online Book Launch Event (YouTube | Facebook)
  • Promotional Items — Bookmarks, Postcards, Stickers
  • Promotional Items – Character Trading Cards from grydscaen RPG game
  • Promotional Items — grydscaen “Hackers Unite” Face Masks
  • Promotional Items — grydscaen branded hand sanitizer
  • YouTube — grydscaen animated shorts
  • YouTube – animated “scout” series based on grydscaen: scout manga
  • YouTube – animated “a storm’s coming” series based on grydscaen manga
  • Web Series  – “darkness” web series (grydscaen: scout)
  • Twitter story – grydscaen “dead rose” Twitter Packrats Faid series


  • Guest Blogging on Cybersecurity | Character Design Course
  • Live Interviews – Radio | Podcasts
  • Continue Donating Branded Covid-19 Face Masks
  • grydscaen visibility with Homeless Youth | Covenant House

Internet Marketing

  • Author Website
  • Amazon
  • Blogging
  • Facebook Ads

Additional Opportunities

  • Local Library Book Donations
  • LGBT Youth Outreach (Coming Out | Pronouns | Safe Schools)
  • Disabled Youth Outreach (Ending Stigma | Bullying | Suicide Awareness)



Additional Media Information (Coming Soon)

Published Books

  • grydscaen: beginnings (book 1)  —  genre: YA, SF, Cyberpunk, Dystopian
  • grydscaen: dark  —  genre: YA SF, Thriller, Cyberpunk

New Releases

  • graphic noiz manga 3  —  genre: YA, LGBT, BiPoC (Release: Nov 30, 2020)

Non Fiction 

  • John The Harbinger: Bible Study Guide to Gospel of John —  genre: Non Fiction


 Media Kits and Author Press Kits for Natsuya Uesugi are available at the links above. Physical printed press kits will be available by 30 December 2020. Contact for physical/PDF press kits when available.