Tatsuru Arai studied composition with Akira Nishimura, Toshio Hosokawa and Sunao Isaji at Tokyo College of Music and with Bernhard Lang at Implus, Graz before studying his Masters in Compostiion, Computer Programming and Multimedia Art with Wolfgang Heiniger at the Academy of Music in Berlin.  His innovative contemporary opera Vitruvian,  integrating classical music and new technology,  was performed in Berlin and London.   

His work, which he describes as Trans Ages Music,  aims to present the fundamental physical nature of the universe as perceptional experiences. Taking the human perception of sound, a physical phenomenon, and its influences upon human beings and creating a geometric structure that allows us to understand the true nature of the universe; a way to experience even a part of the nature of the universe through sound.