I'm a hardcore gamer, and I love anime. I'm always behind on anime though, because I wait for the dvd box sets because I like buying them and their fancyness and all that. Same with music, but I always listen to music before hand just to make sure I like it enough.
Gaming, anime, japan, music, yaoi, ramune, XBOX LIVE, ITG2, derping with simfiles.
Machinae Supremacy, Dir En Grey, Concerto Moon, Maximum The Hormone, An Cafe, X Japan, DJ Sharpnel, Adam Lambert, Powerglove, Daisuke Ishiwatari, Nobuo Uematsu, The Black Mages, Girugamesh, Loudness, Saber Tiger, Random Encounter, others
There are a lot of specialties here as well, such as gameplay design, level design or user interaction design. Again, you'll need to be very adequate at your line of work to be considered a job at any high-profile studio. Programmers: Programmers make everything of a game work. You have people who work on making the game work as intended up to people who make it work on a different platform. As you might have guessed, you also have to be really good at your field to be considered.
You asked me to post a bit about game industry careers so here I go. First of all, the games industry is unforgiving and you have to dedicate yourself to becoming skilled at what you do. Second of all, most game studios look for specializations in three main professions, which are the artist, the designer and the programmer. I don't know much about the programming or gamedesigning side of working at a gamestudio but I have worked as an artist. Artist: Artists provide the look of the game. There's a variety of sub careers as an artist, like 2d artist, concept artist, 3d artist or animator. However, at big time companies where such sub careers are needed, people like that are needed because they're specialized their field and are damn good at what they do. You won't get in if you're not skilled enough. Designer: Designers design the gameplay of a game (not to be confused with graphic design, that's an artist's job). There are a lot of specialties here as well, such as gamepl