- Born in 1979 in Aichi Prefecture.
After graduating from art school, he worked for a background art company.
From 2006 to 2009 he worked for Studio Ghibli.
In 2011, he established VASA Entertainment and became the president of the company.
Since "Howl's Moving Castle", he has participated in many Studio Ghibli productions as a background artist.
- Most prominent work as art director
- "Mizugumo Monmon"/ released at the Ghibli Museum
Art director for “Neon Genesis: Impacts” released at the Japanese Anime Trade Fair
Art director for "Okko’s inn” by DLE and Madhouse *Winning the 42nd Japan Academy Award for Best Animated Film
Under the influence of his grandfather, who worked for Toyota Motor Corporation, he grew up in an environment where he was surrounded by machines. As a child he used to patiently copy botanical picture books. When he was a junior high school student, he was obsessed with "Bob Ross Joy of Painting", which was broadcast on NHK-BS at the time. In his first year as a working adult, he was impressed by the background art of "Princess Mononoke" and decided to enter the animation industry. Currently working as an animation art director, he also participates in NICKER catalogues, video content and workshops.