October 4, 1957, Gifu Prefecture
1980 Takushoku University, Faculty of Political Science and
1982 joined a trading company
2000 diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
2012 Director, Earth Co., Ltd. (nursing care service)
2014 Executive Vice-President, Earth Co., Ltd.
2019 elected to the House of Councillors
(as of July 30,2020)