Tokui completed his PhD in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, to become a doctor of engineering. After working as a visiting research fellow at Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Paris, he founded Qosmo in 2009. He is exploring the potential expansion of creativity through the symbiosis between AI and humans.
His recent works include the production of a music video of a song by Brian Eno, using AI. In addition, Tokui has continued to present live performances entitled ‘AI DI Project’ in Japan and overseas. These performances feature an Artificial Intelligence DJ playing alongside a human DJ (Tokui) as they take turns selecting and playing one song at a time.