Makoto is a Tokyo-based freelance photographer. After graduating with a Master's from Meiji University, he went on to work as a store manager for an apparel brand. He then quit and spent 20 months roaming the world. In 2011, he returned to Japan and began working as a photographer. He currently photographs and edits pictures for corporations, businesses, tourism, families and weddings. He also operates drones. At the end of 2018, he opened a cafe specializing in Japanese tea in the Shinagawa area of Tokyo.