Born in 1950, in Tokyo. Graduated from Rikkyo University, School of Law. A business person, author and poet. He advocates and practices the way of life, focusing on the Combustion of Life Energy, and a pursuer of Life Energy Theory.
His books are essays on Life [Ikuru (To Live)], poetries and essays [Tomo-yo (Dear Friends)] and philosophy and thought essays [Kongen-e (To the Origin)] (All three books are published by KODANSHA LTD.). The definitive edition introducing the artworks and life of Toshima Yasumasa [Kokou no Realism (Solitary Realism)], and a unique artistic thought is narrated in [Yugoku no Geijutsu (The Art of Passion)]. The theory of “Combustion of Life” is exhaustively narrated by various themes in [Identity of Life], the head-on hearty talk with a young medical student on literature, philosophy, religion, life-theory and others are covered [Colloquy Kajitsu-Retsuretsu (Summer Sun like the blazing fire, fervently impassioned Summer days) ] (All three are published by KODANSHA EDITORIAL LTD.). And a Dialogue between Book Sommelier Shimizu Katsuyoshi [Tamashii no Nenshou e (To the Combustion of the Soul)] (Published by East Press). The joint authorship narrating on human aging [Rou ni Manabu (Learn in Old Age)] (Published by HS Co., Ltd). A work that embraces everlasting affection of the author for “Akogare (Adoration)” [Akogare no Shisou (Philosophy of “Akogare (Adoration)”)] Colloquy book with the chief priest Yokota Nanrei, the chief administrator of the Engaku-ji division of the Rinzai-sect of Buddhism [Beyond the Wind – The Living Way of Zen and Bushido –] (Published by PHP Institute, Inc.). And [Miyo Ginmaku ni (Mementos in the Cinema) ― Sosyu Recommended Cinemas] (Published by Memorial Gallery of Toshima Yasumasa). The lifetime member of The Mycological Society of Japan.
Furthermore, he advances a unique art project. Operates Shigyo Sosyu Collection and serves as Director of Memorial Gallery of Toshima Yasumasa. Art works that Sosyu accumulates are Yasuda Yukihiko, Togo Heihachiro, Nanten-bou, Hirano Ryo and others. He has established a profound fellowship with Toshima Yasumasa, the Artist of the Soul. After Toshima deceased, he obtained all the works and succeeded to the will of Toshima Yasumasa and established the Memorial Gallery. To preserve and manifest the works of Toshima Yasumasa, they are displayed at the exhibition room at Kouji-machi, Chiyoda-ku.
[Sosyu of Dream]
Oil Painting Toshima Yasumasa, 2003