Matt Wilce is originally from the UK and has spent most of his adult life in Japan and has traveled extensively throughout Asia, Europe and North America. He first visited Tokyo as a student and taught for two years at a public junior high school in Toyama prefecture as part of the JET program. He went on to a career in media and communications. Specializing in Japanese entertainment and culture, he was editor in chief of Eye-Ai magazine before he moved to Metropolis magazine, Japan’s largest English publication, as editor. Matt continues to write about Japan for publications in the US, Australia and Japan. His recent work includes stories for People Magazine, The Rochester Review, Ikebana International, POL Oxygen, Fodor’s Guide to Japan and Tokyo, Time Out Guide to Tokyo and JapanInc magazine. He has also been quoted on Japanese popular culture in Details magazine and the Sydney Morning Herald.