Roland Kelts is the author of the critically acclaimed and bestselling book, Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture has Invaded the US. As a journalist, essayist, and columnist, he writes for many publications, such as The New Yorker, Time, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Newsweek Japan, The Los Angeles Times, The Yomiuri, and The Japan Times. Kelts is an authority on Japanese culture and media, and a frequent media commentator on CNN, NPR, NHK and the BBC. Recently, Kelts delivered lectures at The World Economic Forum and TED Talks in Tokyo. He is currently a 2017 Nieman Fellow in Journalism at Harvard University, where he is working on a new book.
Follow his blog at http://japanamerica.blogspot.com/