Japanese actor who was born in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture. He graduated from Takushoku University and is married to Hideko Hara. He primarily acts in dramas, of which a handful are tokusatsu series. One of his most recent roles was as Taiga Saejima in the tokusatsu series GARO. He also played Kamen Rider Gaoh in the Kamen Rider Den-O movie, Kamen Rider Den-O: I'm Born!.