I'm also studying Japanese and would like to travel more to East Asia in the future, South Korea and Japan in particular.
Music: I like a variety of music, but Classic Rock is easily my favorite genre. I've also been listening to a lot of electronic stuff lately.
Movies: Memento, Star Wars, The Truman Show. Full Metal Jacket, Drive, O Brother Where Art Thou?, Bladerunner, Children of Men, Amadeus, The Natural, Pleasantville, Paths of Glory.