Favourite Visual Artist
Tsutomotu Nihei and Akihiko Yoshida
Too many to count, they all fall either into science fiction or asian cinema (wuxia and the like)
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Classic hip hop, mixed with some kpop/jpop and the occasional rock
Anything scifi, usually fantasy novels turn me off amazingly.
Anything touched by Yasumi Matsuno; Vagrant Story, Tactics Ogre ect.
Favourite Gaming Platform
Tools of the Trade
Wacom Bamboo Create, Photoshop CS5, lots of caffeine