AR Three Brothers
Born in 1976 in Kumamoto Prefecture. An inventor and an augmented reality (AR) developer who calls himself "the genius in the street." Is the first-born son in real life and also the eldest "brother" in AR Three Brothers, a three-member unit that develops AR. In 1999, joined sewing machine maker）. Came up with ideas that were later patented including the design of the firm's server and Internet-related systems, a system for ordering manufacturing parts, and a system to connect sewing machines with the Internet. The invention of these systems was in line with a plan he had drawn up during the job interview. In 2009, formed the AR Three Brothers. In 2010, "AR Three Bothers' Project Plans" was published by Nikkei Business Publications. In 2013, appeared in the documentary program "Jounetsu Tairiku" and designed software for the program. In 2014, became a regular host for the J-WAVE radio program "The Hangout". Met movie director Makoto Shinkai (whom he now calls by the nickname of Paisen) on the same program. In 2015, appeared in the NHK program "Kagai jugyo yokoso senpai". In 2016, created projection mapping called "Touch the Stars Theater" in which images from "Your Name" were used. It was the first time for a Shinkai animae movie to be made into AR. Wrote "Way passed future" for magazine WIRED and "Do fish have nipples?" for magazine TVBros. Is a regular writer for the free newspaper Kikan Enjin. On Feb.13, a party is planned to be held at Shibuya Loft 9 to celebrate AR Three Brothers' ninth anniversary.