Websitehttps://tecarat.jp Yashiro was born in 1969 in Akita prefecture in Japan and graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts Design Department in 1993. In addition to working at Taiyo Kikaku as a TV commercial director focusing on live action he has also worked with various methods of stopmotion animation. In 2013 he released his first stopmotion animation for a Dome film Norman the Snowman: Aurora in the North Country and since then he has worked on The Moon on a Sleepless Night The film has won many awards both in Japan and abroad. He established TECARAT in 2015 and switched emphasis to puppet animation. In addition to scriptwriting and directing he is also involved in art animation and puppet modeling. He aims to produce images unique to stopmotion animation emphasizing the texture produced when creating by hand.