Professional drift racer nicknamed "NOB" who had the most wins in D1 Grand Prix until 2005. Prior to his drifting career, he was a successful street racer and Formula 1 racer.
He rode minibikes and won a race at the Suzuka Circuit. He worked at the bodykit company of Takahiro Ueno.
He has served as the presenter of video car magazines like Best MOTORing and Hot Version.
He got married in 2011.
Like Daigo Saito, he is a famous Japanese drifter.