Yoshinori Sunahara is a Japanese DJ and club programmer, particularly prominent in the Shibuya-kei and chillout scene. He was born in Sapporo, Japan, on September 13, 1969. His style consists of a mixture of funk, bossa nova, Shibuya-kei, and 70s music. He is known to be infatuated with airplanes, as several of his albums have to do with flight. Sunahara adopted the alias "Marin (まりん: named after a cartoon)" while joining the techno group Denki Groove in 1991. He made his solo debut in 1995 with the album Crossover.