My Profile (1998)

Unofficial Middle Name:

What my friends usually call me:
Aya-chan, Tan-chan



Keio University Alumni

Louis the White Java Sparrow (his picture)


Birth Place:
Niigata, Japan

Reading, travelling, chatting with my friends, seeing movies

Coolest Experience In Your Life:
Staying in the U.S. as a high school exchange student for a year. I think, though, the best experiences of my life will be my wedding day, my children's birthdays, and my children's wedding days.

Scariest Experience In Your Life:
Felling off the six-feet-tall bunk bed while sleeping

Most Influential People:
My parents and some of my friends

Best Advice You Were Ever Given:
"Do what makes you happiest"

Special Awards You've Won:
Honor Rolls and three awards for my essays

Things You Look For Most In The Opposite Sex:
Sincerelity, love, sense of humor, tall height, cute eyes and brains

First Thing You Notice In A Person:
If it's before I talk to the person, then I have to admit its looks. (The speed of light is faster than the speed of sound, remember? I honestly think, though, that most people notice looks first, although some people are able to see through the looks to the better qualities inside)

If You could live anywhere in the world, where?:
Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC

Countries I've been to:
Singapore, U.K.(Britain and Hong Kong,) France, China, Mexico, Canada and the U.S.A.

Which states in the U.S. have you ever been to?:
California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, New York, Maryland, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia

Do you like talking on the phone?
Depends on who I am talking with, but I prefer e-mail and actually seeing them is the best.

Are you too shy to ask someone out?
Yes. The more I like that person, the shyer I become :)

Where would your dream honeymoon be?:
World-Round Trip and Disney Cruise

Would you eat a bowl of live crickets for $40,000?:
Yuck! ... but maybe.

If this Saturday, you could do ANYTHING you wanted, what would you do?
Flying to Hawaii

Do you like to dance?
Depends on who I am dancing with :)

If there would be ONE thing about yourself that you could change, what would it be?:
I would like to be more right-brained.

What's your worst fear?:
Being murdered by mistake

Do you sleep with a stuffed animal?

If you were stranded on a deserted island with one single person who would you want to be with you?
My future husband

Strange talents?
Stopping a video/cassette tape at the right spot while rewinding it.

What is the one thing in the world that you would love to know the answer?
Why am I here?

Do you believe in reincarnation?

Do you consider yourself a good listener?
Well, I am trying to be one.

Would you rather go on a walk or watch TV?
Depends on what's on TV.

If you had a round-trip ride in any time machine, where would you want to go?
Anytime except during the war

What's the hardest thing about growing up?
Knowing that nobody or nothing is perfect.

Have you ever thought you were going to die? Explain.
Twice. When I fall off the bunk bed and rode on an ambulance on my forth day of my exchange program in the U.S. and when I had gastritis and had to go into hospital right after my big exam

Last updated on 10/19/98