Birthplace: Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
He attended Fukuoka Prefectural Meizen High School, and then graduated with a major in Chinese philosophy at Aichi University in Nagoya. Sakemi uses many themes from Chinese history in his writing. He examines the meanings of freedom and imprisonment as well, even if this causes his stories to vary from historical fact. In addition to writing, Sakemi has also worked at a housing equipment company.