Odani Motohiko is a well known contemporary Japanese sculptor whose lighter-than-air imaginative works leave the viewer breathless. Hi-Fructose covered Motohiko in Volume 9. He currently has work in the exhibition entitled Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens the Past at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, California. This exhibition opened in May and runs through September 2, 2012. Motohiko was born in Kyoto. He studied music and sculpture and received his Master’s degree from the Graduate School of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music.