Akane is painter and picture book artist who lives in Tokyo. She was born in Kyoto in 1985.

She has been participating in exhibitions around Tokyo since 2008.

The charactor Ne-zoo was born when she began the sale of the small book and the postcard.

Ne-zoo is boy mouse and a gentle charactor with big ears.

The big ears had a mysterious ability to take in somebody's storong emotions.

She wants to express a gentle time through Ne-zoo.

In her daily life , she often grieved the troubles. But,she is saved by gentleness in daily life.

The gentleness that she received leads to an action to express in her pictures and stories.