Born in Kagawa.
Appointed Officier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
Received Foreign Minister’s Commendations from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
Received Honorary Doctorates from the Northumbria University and the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow.
Honorary Director of the Faculty Council of the University of Ljubljana.
Member of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts.


ONBEAT vol.10 features Toshihiro Hamano