I'M AN ORIGINAL CATCHPHRASE
Mari Takahashi (@AtomicMari) is an award-winning TV and digital host, gaming personality, and actor.
During her 10-year tenure with comedy powerhouse, SMOSH, Mari co-founded its sister channel SMOSH Games and produced and starred in shows like Maricraft (47MM+ views), Smosh Pit Weekly (120MM+ views), and Operation: Open World. In 2020, she served as the correspondent for Polygon's Speedrun on Quibi, playing games and interviewing folks like Kevin Smith, Terry Crews, and Jordan Fisher. In addition to digital media credits, Mari has done commercial work for Ericsson, Microsoft, Samsung, and Verizon, and has made appearances on Disney XD, Popular Science, and CBS's Survivor (nope, she didn't win the million bucks).
With a Forbes "Top Influencer in Gaming" honor and two Streamy Awards wins, Mari strives to continue making a dynamic and meaningful impact on the gaming and STEM industry. She has worked with the Ad Council and ESA for Women in STEM programs and has lobbied Congress for the past 3 years as a private citizen on behalf of Bill Nye's non-profit organization, The Planetary Society, to secure funding for NASA.
Mari is the founder of Rebel Atom Production House and co-founder of ABXY Bags. When she's not dancing, playing video games and geeking out about space, Mari spends her time in school, pursuing certification in Method Acting at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute.
THURSDAY: Co Video House
FRIDAY: Variety Gaming
SATURDAY: Mood Check
TIMES SQUARE BILLBOARD FOR TWITCH:
I've always wanted a Nintendo Switch bag that's stylish and sleek and holds EVERYTHING (console, dock, controllers, cables, phone -- an extra Switch, even -- and more)... so, we made one! ABXY is comprised of my husband, his childhood friend, his childhood friend's friend, and myself, so it's a super homegrown company and team. It would mean a lot for you to support us as we get ready to launch on Kickstarter!