Became an ordained minister of Tenrikyo Church in 1978. Presently,
the vice president of Doyusha, a section of Tenrikyo HQs that handles
publication and broadcasting, and is the chief of Tenrikyo Internet
His haiku are published in the following publications: Heron's
Nest, Asahi Haikuist Network, Mainichi Daily News,
and Haiga Online. His haiku and haiga have appeared and
been reviewed in many publications and books, and on websites in
Japan, USA, and Slovenia.