Born in Osaka in 1980. Moved to Saitama at the age of three. Graduated from the Chuo University Faculty of Science and Engineering. After working as a programmer, a bandman, an employee at a photo studio, and an assistant to photographer Meisa Fujishiro, Asaoka went independent. In 2015, started a series “Uta wa dokoda” in Switch magazine with Keitaney-Love Kojima and Yutaka Ito. In 2016, published a photo book it’s a cry run. In 2020, he co-published Kakan nichijō, with poems by Kiwao Nomura and music by Keitaney-Love Kojima, through Hakusuisha. He has photographed covers for the Japanese edition of Frédéric Lenoir’s Le miracle Spinoza (translated by Yoko Tajima, Poplar Publishing) and Yusuke Norishiro’s Saikō no ninmu (Kodansha).