He was a retainer of the Hojos of Kamakura. At the order of Takatoki Hojo, he captured Mt. Kasagi from South Dynasty forces and then attacked Akasaka Castle of Masashige Kusunoki. Afterward, he defended Kamakura against the forces of Yoshisada Nitta at Gokurakujizaka in Kamakura. He was killed when he assaulted the position held by Yoshisuke Wakiya.