Based now: Taito, Chiba, Japan
Sponsors: Moon Wetsuits
Where were you born and raised?
Born in Fukuoka and raised in Chiba, Japan.
When and how did you start surfing?
Mostly playing with bodyboard at shore break when I was 6 - 9 years old. I got my first surfboard (6'9 Bic shortboard at 10. Dad taught me surfing.
Where is your go-to surf spot?
Please tell us about the surfboard you usually ride. Brand, shaper, dimensions, fin setup, etc.
Where are your favorite surf spots that you've been to?
Where are the surf spots you want to visit in the future that you've never been to?
Hawaiian Pipeline Wavepool
Which do you like more, Air or Tube?
Which do you like more, Noseride or Maneuver?
Which one video would you highlight in this playlist and why?
"Asabana" - Best waves of the year at home but nobody was out there because of Covid Lockdown. (Usually 300 people out there) so that situation would never be happening again.
Who are the surfers that inspire you?
What are the surf films/videos that inspire you?
The Embryo of FineFlow / Origin Of Blue / Seedling / Sprout / Longer / Endless Summer 1&2 / Smooth'n Casual, and many more.
What are the films/movies that inspire you? (other than surf films)
Other than surfing, what are you passionate about?
Who are your favorite bands and musicians?
Haruomi Hosono and many more.
Tracks you love?
- "Kiss of Life" by SADE
- "Crusoe" by The Art Of Noise
- “あまみず” by Masakatsu Takagi
- “AMBIENT MEDITATION #3” by Haruomi Hosono
- "4'33" by John Cage
- "「風の谷のナウシカ」~オープニング~" by Joe Hisaishi
- "Summer Madness - 1976/Live At The Rainbow Theatre, London" by Kool & The Gang
- "All About Our Love" by Sade
- “終りの季節” by Haruomi Hosono