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"Musical Otaku": J-F Bibeau's Personal WebsiteBorn in Montreal in 1977, J-F Bibeau quickly showed signs of an artistic disposition. As soon as he picked up a pencil he started doodling big-eared characters that wore their belly buttons outside their clothes standing in full prespective landscapes despite his classmates' jeers of "Why is there grass in the sky?" He spent his formative years dreaming of becoming a graphic novel writer.Sadly, his practice of drawing quickly took the sidelines around highschool time when he discovered a little grey box called "computer." The next several years were spent programming many amusing games, under the make-believe company name "Diplodocus." The Diplodocus logo you see today actually dates back from those years. And thus, his de-facto field of study became computer science at the University of Montreal.Just as his personal life took him to the United States, it became clear his third artistic calling would be a love for instrumental soundtracks of all kind. Film, television, animation and video games. In the mid-2000s, he started composing his own pieces, and managed to score a few amateur films and poetry readings.He also finally discovered the world of conventions which led him to one of his true callings. Within 10 years he'd crafted over 50 costume recreations, both for himself and clients, not counting original works for theatre. His involvement with theatre also took him on the stage occasionally. He achieved the level of "master craftman" at Costume-con 2009. He is best known for his personifications of Emperor Kuzco from Disney's The Emperor's New Groove, Duo Maxwell from Gundam Wing, Envy from Fullmetal Alchemist and Jareth the Goblin King from Labyrinth.Never having forgotten his desire to be a writer, he left behind the "graphic" aspect of it and started jotting down stories running around in his head. Sometimes inspired by live-action roleplaying sessions, other times dedicated to the re-telling of his favourite movies, he honed his writing skills until the bug of the idea for Felsic Current came to him while standing on the banks of Coopers' Lake at Pennsic 2006. He's written across the spectrum of the media: from poetry to novels, from plays to screenplays.At the end of 2009 he took the plunge. He left his decade-long I.T. career to devote himself to his many creative ventures. He founded the fully registered and very real company "Diplodocus Design", bringing his childhood fancies full circle. Never having been business-minded at all, he had to learn the ins and outs of publishing on his own to bring his book to the masses and retain full control of the process and rights. Within a week of his book's release on Memorial Day weekend 2010, his first short play also got produced.He draws inspiration from a variety of cultures around the world, from American cinema to Japanese animation, from British comedy to Italian film scores, from German board games to Mongolian grill. Yet he remains a French Canadian at heart and loves his native culture and tongue very much.