Born in Japan. He was introduced into making techno music by the advice of older brother Jin Hiyama in 1994. His inspirations were the Artificial Intelligence series of Warp Records, YMO, Kraftwerk. He started making music in 1995. Soon he became interested in minimal music of artist like Jeff Mills, Fumiya Tanaka, Subvoice and others. He started to DJ and do live performances in 1997. His thinking for minimalism isn't confined to music. He then concentrated on architecture, alike.