Video game planner currently employed at Square Co. LTD. where he served as the main concept planner and scenario writer for Final Fantasy VII, VIII, and X, plus Bahamut Lagoon. Before joining Square he worked at Data East on two games in the Jinguji Saburo series of adventure games and two games in the Glory of Heracles series of RPGs (none of which were released outside Japan) His Glory of Heracles III scenario was highly acclaimed by many Japanese RPG fans.