He originally liked wine, but since he began working he fell in love with beer, by learning about it and interacting with producers. He talked about his deep interest in the fact that beer’s flavor changes depending on the types of ingredients, manufacturing methods, and passage of time. On his days off, the strict- looking Mr. Arai is a gentle father who plays with his nearly 4-year-old child. Thanks to his influence, CRAFT! KUNITA-CHIKA has become a place where fathers and mothers with small children can also comfortably visit.