Nitro Rad (real name, James Lewell) is a Canadian Youtuber focused on reviewing RPG Maker, horror, and lesser-known platformer games. He's most well known for his videos about LISA and its fangames, Rayman and Ty the Tasmanian Tiger.Sometimes, he'll be livestreaming playing games or doing photoshop.
James hosts a secondary channel called GARANIKOR featuring video game inspired sketch comedy videos with his friends Alex, Brandon, and Brady. Brady has made appearances in several Nitro Rad videos, including Whiplash, 100 Things We Love About Sonic Adventure, and cameos as a Shibito in the SIREN videos.
- The first game he ever played was Super Mario Bros. 3
- Nitro Rad is a film school graduate with a degree in Digital Filmmaking
- James and Brady met during a Kijiji (Canadian Craigslist) meetup where James sold Brady MGS: Peace Walker. Brady paid James 15 dollars in dimes and nickels.
- James has acute heterochromia. While his eyes are blue, the top left corner of his left eye is hazel.
- He's a long time fan of the Metal Gear Solid series.
- His intro is based on the title screen of a NES game called "StarTropics", one of James' favorite NES games.