After quitting his longstanding job as a professional drummer in 2012, Ichiraku returned into the spotlight when he unveiled “DORAnome” and “LaserGuitar,” two musical instruments developed together with tkrworks, Roland and Vestax. He spent the last few years developing, building and presenting the self-built “Laser Modular” synthesizer around the world in live performances and workshops, while at one organizing worldwide GIGANOISE, GIGAMODULAR and GIGADISCO festivals. He received an Honorary Mention in the Digital Musics department at Ars Electronica, and was invited to participate in the Venice Biennale and the Expo Zaragoza 2008. In 2019, he attracted public attention with three works that he curated at Art Setouchi. Ichiraku currently lives in Yamaguchi.