Atsushi Takino was born in Japan. He joined the Unification movement in 1984 and came to the United States in 1992.
Atsushi currently works as a licensed electrician, and is the maintenance manager at the New Yorker Hotel. He is active in witnessing and small group activities and serves as the local community and Kodan leader in New Jersey.
Atsushi received the Marriage Blessing with Namiko Takino in the 30,000 couples Marriage Blessing Ceremony in 1992. They have five children, aged 5-20 years.