He graduted from Tokyo University in 1922.
He taught for awhile at several girls' schools till he was appointed assistant professor at Keijo (Seoul) University in 1927 to become professor in 1930. He was sent to Europe and America for further studies (1932-34). Later he was professor at Saitama and Hirosaki universities (1949).
He resigned in 1951 and joined Osaka University in 1952. He was a member of Japan Pedagogue Society and director of Japan Education Society and Kansai Pedagogue Society. Among his works is "Contemporary Thoughts of Professors".