This is a record of what is important to the artist and it is likely best represented in his own words, in his own language. Please feel free to translate in comments.
You can find out more about Hoshino at his website, tomotoshihoshino.com.
If you take the time to go to his website you will note the variety of his work. There is a hint of the traditional but his work is decidedly modern and unique. Landscapes mix with portraiture of people...and animals.