Akira Hirobe

Marketing Development Specialist

Akira Hirobe, a market developer of Arita Pottery, was born in 1987 in Shiga. After finishing university, and working at an advertising company for some years, he then became a freelance advertising agent and moved from Tokyo to other cities. Now, he mainly works to promote unique Japanese products, including traditional goods and more--both in Japan and internationally. As both a maker and endorser of these goods, he gives new value to people’s lives by letting them experience these remarkable products.