Bachelor, Hokkaido (Japan) Educational College, 1959. Master of Arts, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, 1971.
Elementary school teacher, Kameda Elementary School, Hakodate, Japan, 1959-1963; junior high teacher English, Fukabori Junior H.S., Hakodate, Japan, 1963-1968; teacher H.S. English, Showa-daiich H.S., Tokyo, Japan, 1968-1969; lecturer English, Hakodate (Japan) U., 1971-1976; assistant Professor of English, Hakodate (Japan) U., 1976-1982; Professor of English, Hakodate (Japan) U., since 1982.
Member Hokkaido Poetry Association, All Japan Kendo Association (Renshi).
Married Kimiko Wakasa, Mar 5, 1965. Children: Kyosuke, Noriyuki, Fumika.