Takashi Otani

Soka, Saitama, Japan

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  • Electrical Engineer, Longstay advisor
  • BSEE
  • From Soka-city Saitama, Japan
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About Me


To be backpacker after retirement.


When I had lived in SanDeigo for five years, it was fun and great. Therefore I would love to stay foreign countries for long time. I am also like to talk with people love to travel.


Anyhing is possible, if you really believe.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Serve my couch as much as possible, even my house is located outside of Tokyo.
I would like to do surfing first time in the future.

I have started podcasting of interview with Surfer stayed at my house, search "Voice of counch surfer from Japan", or type this URL,


Bigineer, just started.
Mail address only for CS : cssoka@gmail.com


Drive a open-car. Go travel. Longstar advisor. Guide a walking tour.

Music, Movies, and Books

I like Blade Runner, Le Roi de Cœur, KOYAANISQATSI,
The Hot Rock, 007 series.
I like to hear Jazz music, go listening to Jazz bar every month. I also like Beatles, T-rex, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Queen, Police, etc.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I had hot ash from volcano at Hokkaido.
I met twister at Pittsburg.

Teach, Learn, Share

I would like to ask Why you became backpacker?
May I do the interview about your background and journey with IC recorder?

Any attractive thing in foreign country where I have not been to?
I would like to share the reasonable drinking place, local food and historical spots.
I have license of "Travel suervice supervisor". So I can advice how to explore Japan.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Japan, United States

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