Born and raised in Japan, Toshiki works as a freelance character designer/children’s book illustrator. He is the Society of Illustrators Silver Medalist (Annual 62) and awarded with honorable mention for 2018 SCBWI Bologna Illustration Gallery Award. He is passionate about storytelling and in love with childrenʼs books. Toshiki is currently represented by Justin Rucker at Shannon Associates.
Clients include Netflix Animation, DreamWorks TV, HouseSpecial, Rainmaker/Mainframe Studios, Triggerfish Animation Studios, Gold Valley Films, Gaumont Animation, HarperCollins, Scholastic and more.
Society of Illustrators Annual 62 Silver Medal
3×3 International Illustration Annual 16: 2 Merit Awards and 1 Honorable Mention
2018 SCBWI Bologna Illustration Gallery Award (Honorable Mention)
3×3 International Illustration Annual 15 (Picture Book Show): 1 Honorable Mention