Rena illustrated both the Salaryman book and manga, and she has collaborated with Howard since 2015. She is a Japanese manga author, and published 12 manga books in the Shojo manga genre while working for a major Japanese publisher. She is a freelance manga author now, and has published various manga illustrations internationally as well as a how-to-draw manga book. Her specialities are the Shonen and comedy manga genres.
Meshida quit his job as a Japanese salaryman at an Internet company several years ago to pursue his dream of becoming a standup comedian. He started honing his comedic skills in the United Kingdom, and is now in Japan doing his English standup comedy act and producing his own YouTube channel.