He has worked in Russia, Mongolia, and Japan and is currently conducting archaeological and geoarchaeological investigations at the Shimaki site in Hokkaido, which is yielding chipped stone technology dating to the Last Glacial Maximum.
Masami has also worked on the problem of Quaternary megafaunal extinction in Japan, attempting to understanding human-environment interaction in insular northeast Asia.
Anonymous asked: Do you think if masami dated longer they would be have that boring relationship?
Will they have gotten bored of each other sooner or later? In the long run I think asami will want to be with someone she can connect with after that initial spark or attracion she might have had with mako wears off.
I think she would have gotten frustrated pretty quickly, and there wasn’t even much sexual chemistry to fall back on like Makorra had.
In 2011, he received the Quaternary Research Award of the Japan Association for Quaternary Research.
He specializes in the lithic technologies and geoarchaeology of the Upper Paleolithic in Northeast Asia.
He's been a favorite of mine for years now from the little bits and pieces I've been able to glimpse here and there, but it's only recently that I finally had the chance to see his TV work in substantial quantities, and seeing it confirmed how much I love the guy's work.
Even surrounded by luminaries with their own equally unmistakable and delicious approach like Shizuka Hayashi, Yuichiro Sueyoshi and Masaaki Yuasa, Otsuka holds his ground and then some.