Born in Stockholm (Sweden), now live in Sapporo (Japan). Hold a Ph.D. in computer science and work with computers during the days, perform magic in a bar during the nights (and weekends, for kids). Also used to teach historical fencing back in Sweden.
The new Godzilla movie is advertised with Godzilla models placed in various places. Sapporo horse racing is advertised with posters with gargantuan horses, like the one behind Godzilla which towers over the Sapporo JR tower (the highest building in Sapporo, 35 stories high or so).