Japanese film and voice actor who appeared in several of Hayao Miyazaki's films, including 2001's Spirited Away and 2004's Howl's Moving Castle. He was nominated for Newcomer of the Year by the Japanese Academy for his performance in 2006's The Great Yokai War.
When he was five, he got his start on the television show Happy Mania.
In 2013, he appeared in Kazoku Game.
In a 2010 interview, he said he was close with his family, which included his grandparents, mother and father, and his older sister.
His first major film was Spirited Away, which starred Mari Natsuki.