Joshua Meyer is a freelance writer based in Tokyo. He was born and raised in Florida and has written extensively about film and television as a SlashFilm contributor since 2017. His travel writing has also appeared on Japan Today, the GaijinPot Blog, and his own website, TheGaijinGhost.com.
Some of Joshua's favorite science fiction movies are Children of Men, The Matrix, The End of Evangelion, Alien, and 2001: A Space Odyssey. In 2025, he hopes to ride a flying car to the Osaka World Expo. Failing that, he would just like not to be made obsolete by AI writing.
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