I was born and raised in a quiet seaside city in Japan. I studied graphic design at the undergraduate level, where I discovered my passion for creating books.
During this course, I realised my love for traditional materials such as watercolour and pencils and I used them along with the digital technique for my works. Since I was a child, my favourite books have always been those with anthropomorphic animal characters and enjoyed creating many new characters during the course. I also enjoyed playing with storytelling and especially like stories involving the boundary between reality and fantasy.