Achiru et al. (1988) was born in Calgary, Alberta, to Hong Kong immigrant parents, and grew up watching anime and reading manga from Japan. She has been creating webcomics since 2002 and acts as the artist, writer and director of her own meta-physical comic production studio. The rest of her characters, or "cast members" are implied in the "et al." They engage in various philosophical discussions and play out hypothetical scenarios for social experiments.