Takashi Sakurai has Nishi Arai Engei Nursery (the Third) at 6-46-14 Nishiarai, Adachi ward, Tokyo, Japan 123-0841. His bonsai training started from 2003 from Mr. Shinji Suzuki for six years. He got awards from the Mainichi Shinbun (Newspaper) Award for The Nippon Bosai Sakufuten Exhibition. He has licenses of Official Bonsai Instructors of Nippon Bonsai Association. He has demonstrated in many countries such as ASPAC in Takamatsu City, 2011, Japan; ASPAC, 2013, China, and Italy, Taiwan, Brazil, U.S.A, Puerto Rico, for workshops, demonstrations, and lectures.