Illustrator and artist YU currently resides in Tokyo, Japan. YU received a Bachelor of Graphic Design from the Tama Art University, Japan. It was here he received formal training in illustrating where he developed his unique illustrative style, predominantly using pen and ink to depict characters with exaggerated features from unusual perspectives.

YU has participated in exhibitions throughout Japan as well as the ‘Art In Mind’ exhibition at Brick Lane Gallery, London.

When YU is not scrawling in his sketchbook, you can find him watching the NBA.