Japanese screen actor famous for his starring role in a television series called Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo. The series, which originally aired on Fuji TV, made him a household name in both Japan and China.
Extremely popular among Chinese audiences, he attracted more than a million Weibo (Chinese Twitter) followers in less than a year.
He co-starred with Yuki Yamada in the 2013 TV drama Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo.
After attending Keio University in Tokyo, Japan, he made his screen debut in a TV Asahi series called Asuko March!
Though born in Japan, he spent most of his youth in Canada and the United States.