Gilles Poitras (born in Quebec) is an author of books relating to anime and manga. He is a librarian at Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California. In addition to the books he has authored, Poitras also regularly contributed columns to Newtype USA, a former monthly magazine which covered anime and manga industry and related popular culture.
Poitras has appeared in several documentaries discussing various aspects of anime and manga fan culture, and has been a guest at over 20 fan and industry conventions.
Listed chronologically with the oldest at the top.
- The Anime Companion: What's Japanese in Japanese Animation (1 September 1999, Stone Bridge Press, ISBN 1-880656-32-9)
- Anime Essentials: Every Thing a Fan Needs to Know (1 December 2000, Stone Bridge Press, ISBN 1-880656-53-1)
- The Anime Companion 2: More What's Japanese In Japanese Animation? (30 September 2005, Stone Bridge Press, ISBN 1-880656-96-5)