Mitsuyasu Sakai was born in 1963 in Osaka, Japan. He went to Kansai University and got master’s degree for Electronics in 1988. Then, he started both working at NTT DATA as an engineer after graduation and writing articles about Sci-Fi novels and movies for magazines as a critic. In 1995, he quit a job and became a fulltime writer, then started writing for TV ANIME shows. Since then, he has been working as a script writer and a Sci-Fi supervisor for over 20 shows from OUTLAW STAR (1998) to STAR WARS: VISIONS "The Duel" (2021). Meanwhile, he went to USC: School of Cinematic Arts to study movie/TV production from 2007 and got Master of Arts in 2010. ORBITAL CHRISTMAS is his first short film after he graduated USC. He fundraised whole budget of the movie from his fans in Japan through crowdfunding. He used his unique background that he did preproduction and postproduction in Tokyo and did production in Los Angeles with both Japanese and American staff.
• Member, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of Japan (SFWJ)
• Member, Mystery Writers of Japan, Inc. (MWJ)
• Member, Writers Guild of Japan (WGJ)