A designer of the men’s brand “FUJITO” with a flagship store “Directors” in Kego. He is a member of a website “CENTRAL” (, which posts articles of Fukoka-based people working creatively.

Where is your favorite spot to stop by after work and so forth?

“Tsudoi” in Yakuin is a unique restaurant suitable as a start and an end. When I drink “Scent of night” little by little with boiled peanuts as a side dish, a sense of bliss comes over me.

What is your “soul food” that evokes good memories for you?

There are actually more Udon restaurants than ramen (Chinese noodle) restaurants in Fukuoka. I can’t miss “Curry and udon” of “Makinoudon” and “Udon with deep-fried shrimp” of “Inabaudon”.

What is a “must-see” spot for you in Fukuoka?

You can see different scenery at the sea of Fukutsu, which is only 1 hour by car from Fukuoka City. If you arrive around lunch time, stop by an udon restaurant “Konami”, and go to Shiraishi Beach. I recommend it because the long beach is not crowded and very nice.

How did you feel when you used the Canon EOS M10 to take these pictures?

Since I’m used to shooting photos with a smart phone now, it was a fresh experience to view from a viewfinder. The moderate weight reminded me of using a camera, and it made me feel like properly framing up the subject.