Movie director of popular Japan horror films such as for example Pulse and Treatment. He began producing his personal 8mm movies after their studies at Rikkyo College or university in Tokyo. He was a released author who had written a novelization of his personal film Pulse, and a background of horror movie theater. He had not been related to famous movie director Akira Kurosawa unlike popular misconception. His directing design was often in comparison to that of 2001: AN AREA Odyssey movie director Stanley Kubrick.