He graduated from Washington University (1926).
He entered the Mainichi Shimbun (newspaper) as special correspondent at New York (1929). Later he was correspondent at London, again at New York and then in Canada; returned home on a repatriation ship. He served as chief of Liaison Section and then assumed dual posts of vice-chief of Editorial Office and chief of European and American Section (1951).
After the end of World War II he was the first Japanese newspaperman to revisit America and Europe (1948) and was awarded the Japan Press Association's prize for his brilliant reports of postwar Europe and America.
Later he went on an extended tour of India, Europe and America (1952). He was placed on the retired list and reappointed adviser to the editorial department of English Mainichi (1953). Among his works are "Democracy in America," "Sengo-no Sekai-o Tobu" (Air Trip Round the Postwar World).