Toyokawa, Aichi, Japan
Blood type: B
He is an animator and character designer.
Although at first becoming a salary man after graduation, he later decided to become animator and joined Nakamura Production, where he debuted on Mister Ajikko in 1987. He joined later Studio Gainax and was involved in the production of Evangelion. In 1998 he debuted as character designer of Kare Kano.