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  • 98% response rate
  • Last login 3 days ago

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Overview

  • 99 References 88 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Japanese; learning English
  • 80, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Retired Engineer, Researcher on Applied Physics
  • Kanazawa University, Ph.D Waseda University
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION
I had a surgery this June and I'd like to take a rest for a while.
I accept two couples guests per month for two or three nights. Please refer to the possibility as shown below.
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July: already full (Don't make request. I don't respond if you do).
after August: not acceptable
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ABOUT ME

I am a retired old man living alone after my wife passed away. I was a mechanical engineer and a researcher of applied physics.

PHILOSOPHY

Do the best.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

After the East Japan disaster on 11th March 2011, I accepted the victims in my house. After that, I decided to use my room for CS.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have accepted more then 150 surfers. I have been contributing to the victims of Tsunami as well as poor Asian children. I traveled the US in 2015 visiting families, who had stayed in my house. The documentary was televised in Japan. My activity also appeared in the Asahi (news paper) in 2016.

Interests

World politics, Social events and Technology trend.
Net communication with facebook.

  • pets
  • culture
  • documentaries
  • politics
  • technology
  • news
  • tv
  • engineering
  • physics
  • sightseeing

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: jazz to classic.
My favorite piano jazz player is Hiromi Uehara. She is great!
Books: historical novels and mysteries.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

When I had lung cancer, the cancer was detected by PET system, which I had been engaged in the development for long years. I am still alive and I am so happy.

Teach, Learn, Share

My English is intermediate level though I am still studying. I will be happy if you correct any mistakes for me.
I have recorded many TV programs about Japanese culture in English. I will show you these if you like.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Important:
1. If your main purpose is only to find a free sleeping place, please find another place.
2. If your self-introduction is not enough, I will not able to accept you.
3. If you are too young or inexperienced in housework, I may have to decline.
4. Since I am old, I cannot take you for sightseeing.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Japan, United States

Old School Badges

  • Vouches
    8 Vouches
  • Pioneer
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