He speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese and Hokkien.
Opened his restaurant Komuroya in Hong Kong. 
His international English name is Hiro Hayama. He is credited as Hayama Gô in Japanese. His Japanese family name Hayama is read as Yip-san in Cantonese and Yeshan in Mandarin, and his Japanese first name Gô is read as Ho in Cantonese and Hao in Mandarin.