Born in 1975 in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. Graduate of Chubu University, Department of Civil Engineering. Finds employment at a construction firm upon finishing university, but unwilling to give up his ambition in photography, quits his job and matriculates at Nagoya Visual Arts for one year after graduating, then takes an assistant position to photographer Yoshino Oishi for seven years, and since then has been active as a freelance photographer. Received the Miki Jun Inspriration Award in 2009 and selected for the Young Portfolio in 2010. He is the recipient of the 2015 Visual Arts Photo Award.