Masahiro Fukuyama was born in Kumamoto, Japan. He currently lives and works in Amsterdam and Japan. Fukuyama makes modern ceremonial Samourai suits, which show that he is inspired by the ancient culture of the Samourai and the contemporary game culture. His creations are made of molded plastic, covered with leather, furs, jewels/stones and metals. In addition to presenting the suits as objects, Fukuyama himself often wears his creations during performances.