Shinya Ota is a native of Yokohama, Japan living there for nearly six decades. He loves the atmosphere of old good days of the port town. He often spends weekends exploring port areas to find something reminds of the old good days. He is working as a specialist in Reefer container maintenance business in the town. He is also a licensed English tour guide. He loves beer, wine and good food. He is a faithful Roman Catholic who visits church regularly.