Saku Yanagawa was born in Japan in 1992. While studying theater at Osaka University, he went to the USA to start his career as a comedian. Since then, he has performed internationally.
Chicago has been his main stage in the USA: Saku has performed at Laugh Factory, Zanies, and The Second City.
In Japan he holds his own comedy show called Saku’s Comedy Night, written, directed, and performed all by himself. With this show, Saku also went on a nationwide tour and achieved his goal to perform at all the English comedy clubs existent in Japan in 2017.
Saku conducted an African tour and performed in Kigali International Comedy Festival as a headliner. He also appeared on “Churchill Show”, one of the biggest TV shows in Africa.
In 2018 he performed at Edinburgh Festival Fringe and did Europe tour including Germany, England as well.
Saku won “Japan’s Comedian of The Year 2017”.
He aims to be the first Japanese cast of Saturday Night Live.