Born in Japan 1972. He studied fine arts at Kyoto City University of Art, and developed his graphic-art by learning the multi-media at IAMAS (International Academy of Media Arts and Sciences / Japan). After winning the award of MILIA (International Multi-media Fair in France) 2001, he worked at the French creative design studio TEAMCHMAN (2001 - 2003). Today, he’s an independent artist, teaching at Tama Art University in Tokyo, and a guest lecturer at ECAL (Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne / University of Art and Design Lausanne) in Switzerland.
Designed Toy Releases
These are toys designed by Aki.
Toy Series Participation
These are toys that Aki has lent his design skills to.
These are one-off, or very limited, pieces.
- Piece(s) for White Monsters, 2015
- QiQi - "Fleaki" custom, ToyCon UK exclusive, 2013
- Piece(s) for Scary Girl - 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition, 2012
- Piece(s) for Sink or Swim, 2011