Born in 1951. Worked as a Research Associate in the International Christian University, a Research Associate in the Department of Education at Niigata University, a Associate Professor in the Media Education Development Center, and a Research Associate in the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences at the University of Tokyo before taking on the current position. Known for active research in the multimedia field including films, manga, animation, and games. Published HYOGEN NO BUSINESS- Content Seisakuron (The University of Tokyo Press) and others.
( 2010 )