Film Director, Writer, Producer, Jazz Bassist, Composer
Associate Professor of Kobe Design University

Born in Kobe, Japan.
Study film making and philosophy at Columbia University and The New School for Social Research Persons School of Design.
Worked as an assistant director for ITAMI Juzo's film, "Minboh-No-On'na."
MA in Design at Kobe Design Univ.
BA in Economics at Doshisha Univ.
Studied Jazz theory, performing skills and ensemble under teacher of Pat Metheny, Larry Grenadier, Antonio Sanchez and Lee Konitz
Performed as Jazz Bassist in New York, Tokyo, Kobe, Kyoto, Osaka, etc.


2001 "TRUTHS: A STREAM" (feature film) (A Special Mention of Woifgang Staudte Prize at Berlin International Film Festival)

2003 "Barry Harris in Akiyoshudai" "The Daichi Trio in Akiyoshudai" (music video)

2006 "Sound, Movement and Light" (feature film)

2008 "A Glassplay in Kobe" (short film)

2010 "The First Meeting - The Real Jazz Trio" (jazz CD)

2012 "X-DRS part1" (screen-novel)

2013 "The Kobus Passion" (jazz suite CD and story-booklet)

2015 "Tune for Pat" (guitar-bass duo CD with Kris Tcheupdjian)

2014 "ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA | Vom Gesicht und Rathsel | " (screenplay)

2021 "Nagi Men Ki Kou" (original mythic dance movie)

Now working on....

"ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA | Vom Gesicht und Rathsel | " (feature film of Friedrich Nietzsche's philosophy)

"NAGI MEN KI KOU" (original mythic dance film choreographed and perfoemed by Emi Nakae)

"Beyond The Pacific!" (original jazz CD with guitarist; Kris Tscheupdjian)



The company, Art of Wisdom was established for the purpose of producting films, CDs and books that are designed to pursue the essential nature of human beings.