174cm (5’7″) tall
speaks Japanese and English
He is best known for playing Toshio, one of the leading roles in Harmonium, directed by Koji Fukada, which won the Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
He has also appeared in numerous plays in Japan, including the title role for the play The Treasured Son, which won Japan’s most prestigious drama award: The Kishida Drama Award.
His many film appearances include Hospitalité and My Back Page (for which he won the Best Supporting Actor Award from the Takasaki Film Festival and the Best New Comer Award at the Tama Cinema Forum). He studied acting with Uta Hagen, Carol Rosenfeld, and many others at HB Studio in New York City.
“Tremble All You Want” (Directed By: Akiko Ooku)
“Harmonium” (Directed By: Koji Fukada)
“Too Young to Die!” (Directed By: Kankuro Kudo)
“Gesu no ai” (Directed By: Eiji Uchida)
“Au Revoir L’Été” (Directed By: Koji Fukada)
“Tariumu shojo no dokusatsu nikki” (Directed By: Yutaka Tsuchiya)
“The Woodsman and the Rain” (Directed By: Shuichi Okita)
“My Back Pages” (Directed By: Nobuhiro Yamashita)
“Hospitalite” (Directed By: Koji Fukada)
“The Chef of South Polar” (Directed By: Shuichi Okita)