In 1994, Kari moved from Tokyo to study Theatre Costume Design at the London College of Fashion. After his studies he decided to enter his family's fashion business and his first task was to introduce the brand to Europe by opening the first UK Yaccomaricard store on Kensington Church Street in 1998.
Kari is the resident photographer and also manages the Yaccomaricard London online store.
Favourite place in London: Regents Park.
Favourite thing to do: Aikido, he is a Shodan grade which is a black belt.