Honorary professor at Kyoto University
Born in Anan City, Tokushima Prefecture. Was interested in Mythology since age of 10. Started poetry at age 17, and became interested in Shinto, Buddhism, Confucianism, and other local folk beliefs. His life dream is to do 3 consecutive back flips in the azalea hills close to Hiei Mountain.
He has climbed Hiei Mountain 560 times as a practitioner of Shugen-do. Credit withdrawal from his doctorate at Graduate school of Kokugakuin Faculty of Letters, majoring in Shinto, and credit withdrawal from doctorate from Graduate school of Okayama University Medicine Department Graduate School of Social Environmental and Life Science. Currently, specially appointed professor of Grief-care institute and Sophia University, Honorary professor at Kyoto University, and visiting professor at the Open University of Japan. Representative Honorary Director of NPO Tokyo Freedom University. Representative Director of the Institute of Emei Yojo Culture Training(emei-japan.net), Chairman of Kyoto Traditional Culture Forest (Dento Bunka no Mori) Promotion Counci, Philosopher in religion, folklore, Japanese thought history, comparative civilization. Doctor (literature, Tsukuba University). Plays the traditional stone flue, side flute, and mussel. Shinto Song writer, Poet.