In his time he also worked alongside: Sayuri Yoshinaga, Ken Watanabe, Hiroyuki Sanada, Nanako Matsushima, Miki Nakatani and Yoichi Numata.
Although he is young, he has already co-starred with many famous names in Japan. His first role in 'Ring' was already a big moment as he stared alongside Hiroyuki Sanada who starred as his father, and Nanako Matsushima who's gone on to be a main face in TV drama.
Selected to play Yoichi Asakawa not only for his surprising resemblance to Hiroyuki Sanada but also because he had a similar way of using his eyes.
As an actor:
2005 Kita no zeronen
2003 Bêsubôru kizzu
2002 Umi wa miteita
2001 Kamen Raidâ Agito
2000 Garasu no nô
1999 Ringu 2
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