Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Yasuhiko Fukuoka was born in Nara, Japan, he has studied piano, percussion, and composition and arranging with various prestigious teachers and professors. At the age of 15, his self published CD caught the attention of a producer at Kintetsu Cable Network (Japan), and he began writing/ arranging for TV, commercial video, and various school bands. He moved to the United States in 2001, and started his career in music composition/ production. He has participated in various kinds of projects - from writing for video productions to composing and arranging for a Mambo Orchestra. His classical background, with a twist of contemporary jazz, combined with his strong understanding of MIDI/ audio production enables him to write a broad range of musical styles. His passion for creative outlet has expanded to Multimedia, and he produces artworks that incorporate audio and visuals.