Born in Tokyo, Japan, Yoichiro Sato lives and works in Paris.
Sato’s editorial work has included many assignments for magazines such as Cosmopolitan, BIBA, Glamour USA, Self, Elle USA, French Elle, Marie Claire, Figaro Madame, Grazia Italy, Vogue Bambini, Vogue Sposa and W magazine. His commercial work includes campaigns for L’Oreal, SONY, Yoji Yamamoto, George Rech, Kenzo, Gerard Darel, Renault, Cacharel enfant, Yves Rocher, Samaritaine and many others.
Whilst continuing to pursue fully his career as a photographer, Sato has recently directed two short films.
One, « Sanzashi », was selected at the Festival du court métrage de Clermont-Ferrand.