Masatake Kozaki currently holds the position of specially appointed professor at Joshibi University of Art and Design, where he focuses on oil painting and printmaking. Kozaki draws inspiration from various styles and time periods, including figures Hieronymus Bosch and Nanban Byoubu. His distinctive artistic style showcases meticulous attention to detail and an abundance of elements. One of his notable works, TOUGEN, aims to depict a utopia resembling the earthly paradise known as ‘tougen-kyo’ in Japanese folklore. Whether portraying fictional or non-fictional figures, each detail exudes a powerful presence, captivating the viewer. Kozaki's artistic creations transcend religious boundaries, offering a vast cosmic perspective reminiscent of the Mandala.