He was graduated from Rikkyo University in 1980. In his student time, he belongs to students' movie production circle "Rikkyo SPP" and he collaborated with Kiyoshi Kurosawa who is now one of most talented young movie director in Japan. After graduation, he tried to earn his life as actor and appeared in some movies, but finally he abandoned his actor life. So in 1989, he started to work in a TV program production company. In the company, he made more than 40 TV programs. In October 1995, he stared to make a documentary movie of Japanese notorious religious cult: "AUM Shinrikyo". In 1996, he was fired by his TV production company cause of opposition of the production stance of the documentary between him and the company. In January 1998, he completed his documentary movie: "A".