Kazuo Nagayama attended Waseda University and studied in the department of commercial science. In 1969, he returned home to run the family business, Harumi Sushi, and successfully launched a second location in Ginza followed by a third shop in Shimbashi in 1977, where he currently works. Hiroshi Yoda is a photographer born in Tokyo in 1942 who moved to London in 1961. He studied photography at the Guildford School of Art, the London College of Communication, and David Montgomery s studio. His photography has appeared in such publications as "British Vogue, Harper s Bazaar, Queen, Flair, "and" the Observer." Creative director Kazuhiko Tajima is a graduate of Tama Art University who started his career at the advertising department of Shiseido in 1969."