Goalkeeper who joined Standard Liege in 2012 after spending two years with Lierse. He debuted with the Japanese national team in 2008.
He played his youth soccer at Yononishi Junior High School and Urawa Higashi High School.
He appeared in 113 matches for Kawasaki Frontale between 2007 and 2010.
He was born in Yono, Japan.
He and winger Ryo Miyaichi became teammates on the Japanese national team.