Internationally known simply as Nakai-San, Akira is the founder of Rauh Welt Begriff Tuning Shop (RWB) in the Chiba prefecture, not far from the north eastern Tokyo city limits. He his famous for building, by hand, some of the most amazing modifications on planet.
His passion for cars begun in the early Nineties’ Japanese drifting scene. At the end of the decade that passion became love for the tuning art.
Akira thinks customizing a car means, simply, freedom. The result may be slightly imperfect, but it has to be true, to be artisanal, to be beautiful. Tuning a car means seeing what you love with new eyes, it means also taking all your experience, learn from it, use it to create something new.