Born in 1978 and raised in Japan, A-chan began her career photographing advertisements, CD jackets and magazine editorials. She has since exhibited her photographs and held slide shows at galleries in Tokyo. In 2006 A-chan moved to New York City and in 2007 began working with Robert Frank. She has co-edited and co-designed a number of Frank’s books including "Tal Uf Tal Ab" (2010), "Pangnirtung" (2011) and "You Would" (2012).