Doctoral student at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo. He specializes in cultural anthropology (research on people’s ways of lives in Lao cities, sexuality, and contemporary art). In 2016, he received M.A. from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo. From 2019-2021, he conducted a long-term fieldwork in Vientiane, the capital city of Laos. After that, he has been continuing his research on Laos by making several short-term research visits to Laos.