The book is written by two authors Hector Garcia and Francesc Miralles. Hector Garcia is of Spanish origin and software engineering professional, who moved to Japan for work and gained insight into writing the book Ikigai, a form of art followed by Japanese. Ikigai happened in 2016 as he went on writing about the much successful lifestyle mantra of many cultures. Francesc Miralles is a Spanish writer and musician who has written this award-winning book along with Hector. He has studied journalism and worked in the same field for a long time as a writer, editor, and translator. His other book, Love in lowercase, has been translated into 20 languages after its enormous success.