Makoto Endo was born in Niigata, Japan before moving to Tokyo. Is childhood fascination with graphic design and illustration led him to study the field in college. After graduation, Makoto went to work as a graphic designer at an advertising agency in Tokyo. His work eventually led him to New York where he worked as an art director , eventually becoming a creative director. When he's not absorbed in graphic design and illustration, he enjoys long rides on his motorbike.