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  • 22 references 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Japanese, Spanish; learning Chinese (Simplified)
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2018
  • Manager at a Video Game Company
  • Bachelors degree on Multimedia and Digital Animation
  • From Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
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About Me

Hello I’m Alan 🇲🇽🇺🇸 I live in Tokyo, I’m very tall (1.91cm) and friendly, I’m a Software Developer and Marketing manager and I work in a video game company. 😄

I lived half of my life in Mexico (Hermosillo and Monterrey)
And the other half in the US (San Francisco)

I love to host people when I’m in Tokyo 🇯🇵 but I travel to the Americas and Europe every year for work so I might not always be available. (if requesting, READ THE “MY HOME” SECTION CAREFULLY)

If I do host you please leave a review!!
I have hosted many more people than my profile shows but unfortunately some surfers left me without a review 😔

More about me:
I love Tech, Anime and History and i absolutely enjoy to learn about different cultures and new stuff in general I’ve lived half of my life in Mexico and the other half in the US But my strong roots and identity are with my Mexico.

My hobbies are: Video games, Computer building, Cosplay, Video filming and editing, Cooking and Travel of course!

I do ALOT of PC Gaming I play stuff like League of Legends, HearthStone, Overwatch, PUBG, Skyrim, Fallout and many indies. I love board games and TCG games such as Magic the Gathering.

I enjoy beer and rum but I don’t Smoke (it doesn’t bother me outside but smoking in my room is a no no), I love sharing and trying new food, specially new and foreign food for me.

I like camping, cycling, city walking, hiking, swimming, kayaking and would love to do it with you too.

LGBT Friendly :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Im in love with the Couchsurfing community I wish to know more of them around the globe!

I want to know the world before I leave and to hopefully make friends all around the world with whom I can share cool experiences!


  • culture
  • beer
  • partying
  • technology
  • video games
  • hiking
  • nature
  • geek
  • new experiences
  • anime and manga

Music, Movies, and Books

I like that a lot of Anime. Some highlights ( FMA, Evangelion, Made in Abyss, Naruto, Shingeki)
I like Historical/Scifi movies and series
Such as Starwars, Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings,
Rome, Dunkirk, Vikings, anything from Stephen King

Other than that I love Quentin Tarantino, no matter what movie it is I can rewatch it and i will love them all the time

Some other Music I like:
Asian Kung Fu generation, Saucy Dog, Daft Punk, Gorillaz, Imagine Dragons, Killers, U2, Beattles, Fallout out Boy, ArticMonkeys, Home made Kazoku, Flow, Radiohead and some K-pop

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I’ve met the heads of Sony and Nintendo and I visit their HQ quite often.
I drove from the North of Mexico on the US border to the bottom on Cancun and then drove back.

Teach, Learn, Share

I will always be in for a history, tech, language, food, political or culture related talk and would love to help you out on any language skills.

I can tell you how to navigate the US, tips on how to move around, what to watch out for and hidden spots, although I’m more of a west coast boy (LA, SF).

Latino culture:
I would love to teach you Spanish and everything about my culture and how it is to live and be around Mexico , I’ve traveled almost all of Mexico so im pretty confident!

Asian culture:
I can tell you how to navigate Japan and Japanese culture, I can teach some Japanese language and show you my favorite hidden spots and tourist routes. I can show you some underground culture as well.

I’ve also traveled around China and I have many Chinese friends so I can share some of my knowledge of that culture and country too if you’re planning to travel there, I can also show you hidden spots where you can eat the real Chinese food in Tokyo, I can teach you some Chinese slang to impress people when you go there.

I will also share stories and tips about the other countries I’ve visited and lived in such as the US, Europe and some other big cities in Asia.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Mexican or Japanese candy/food and traditional items.
I also tend to reflect my gratitude with actions rather than just words.

I can prepare Mexican food or the food of your choice and I can do some cleaning !

And for what its worth, my friendship since thats my main goal around here :D

Countries I’ve Visited

Brazil, China, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Macao, Mexico, South Korea, Sweden, Thailand, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Japan, Mexico, United States

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