Birthplace: Hokkaido, Japan
Birth Date: November 29, 1973
Blood Type: B
When in Senior High School, he submitted manga to Weekly Young Jump magazine, and was a final candidate.
Once when he was working as a Salaryman he brought his work Intent to gamble to the end (最後の賭けのつもり, Saigo no Kake no Tsumori) in person, and was nominated to be a finalist in Monthly Young Jump Manga Grand Prix (月例ヤングジャンプMANGAグランプリ, Getsurei Yungu Janpu Manga Guranpuri)
After this, he debuted with Jet Black Lemnear (漆黒のレムネア, Shikkoku no Remunea).
After completing this some time later, Addicted to Curry (華麗なる食卓, Karē naru Shokutaku) started serialization in the 7th volume of Young Jump in 2001. It has been said that it gained a high following because of being a high quality up until then not seen of cooking manga.