[Edit]In the summer of 1995, he participated in Johnny's Pre-School, part of the TV program Tensai, Takeshi no genki ga deru terebi (Nippon Television). He passed the audition and joined Johnny & Associates at the age of 14. After being in Johnny's for only a short period of 3 months, he made his debut as the youngest member of the idol group, V6. Unlike the rest of the members in the group, he did not have much experience as Johnny's Jr. The first time that he had been on a music program was only after the debut of V6.
He starred in the movie Tokyo Tower and provided Alan Tracy's Japanese voice in the 2004 film Thunderbirds.