As a Designer

Kotaro Kokubo (a.k.a. kotarok@) is a Japanese designer, IA and front-end engineer mostly on web and UI. He has experience as professional for over 15 years. His wide variety of knowledge such from typography, photography, visual composition (hit ā€œgā€ key) to infromation architecture, accessibility, userbility, web standards makes him characteristic in the industry.

As a Musician

At the same time, he has always been a musician. Playing drums in various style of music. Randomly showing up on jam sessions around Tokyo. Also learning musiacl therory, track making and plyaing keyboard. Looking for a band to join. Studying musical theory under Naruyoshi Kikuchi at Pendai, and drum set play under Masanao Matsushita.

Check my music taste from my honest listening log at

Some other facts

  • I don't smoke.
  • I don't drink alcohol.
  • I only wear lace-less shoes.
  • Loves real Sci-fi.
  • No Wars. Trek where no one has gone before.
  • Information, is not knowledge.
  • Knowledge, is not wisdom.
  • (snip)
  • Music, is the best.

Recent updates

  • Renewed this site.

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