Akihiro Nishino was born in Hyogo in 1980. He is a comedian/children's book author and illustrator. His work includes children's books Dr. Ink's Starry-Sky Cinema, Zip & Candy Robots Christmas, Music Box World, Poupelle of Chimney Town, and Honya No Poncho, a novel Good Commercial, and business books Magical Compass, Revolutionary Fanfare, and New World. He also co-wrote Don't Keep Up With Stupidity with Takafumi Horie. All his published work is best-sellers. People are even talking about his latest children's book Tick-Tock, the Promised Clock Tower and paperback New Magical Compass. He worked as a scriptwriter and director for the movie Poupelle of Chimney Town, which is due out in theaters in December 2020. He has raised more than 270,000,000yen through crowdfunding. His online salon, Akihiro Nishino Entertainment Laboratory, boasts over 38,000 members and is the biggest online community in Japan. His talent is not limited to entertainment and crosses over to different genres of business and activities.