Yuichi was born in 1982 at Oita, Japan. Graduated from University of East Anglia for master degree of Art in International Development and Education, and University of Kokushikan for his bachelor degree.
HIs career started from volunteering in Ghana for teaching sport activities. Then he returned to Tokyo and served in a private company in oil and gas industry. After that he moved to East Timor to work in a United Nations agency. While serving in East Timor, he was fascinated by filmmaking. Since then he has made over 400 videos and been experimenting different kind of film making techniques.