|Born||April 6, 1984|
Toyokawa, Aichi, Japan
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||247 lb (112 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
He did judo at the elementary school. There was no judo club in his junior high school and switched to basketball. He received entrance offers from 73 high schools and chose the Kashiwa High School in Chiba Prefecture, following the Nakamura's advice.
- Japan accumulated statistics | 2016 Fiba Asia Challenge, ARCHIVE.FIBA.com, accessed 31 October 2016.