He is the oldest.
After graduating, he moved from place to place as a live-in worker before joining Disk Union in 1988. Through his work at HMV, Tower Records, and other record stores, he was involved in financing movies and tie-ins. This led him to working for ASMIK ACE, INC., United Cinemas, Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd., Shochiku Co., Ltd., and Shochiku MediaWorX Inc. At ASMIK ACE, INC., he was in charge of music tie-ins such as "Norwegian Wood," "Tetsuo: The Bullet Man," and "Solanin," as well as music video production and live viewings for Utada Hikaru and SEKAI NO OWARI. At Shochiku, he worked on a wide range of projects, from the post-production of Martin Scorsese's "Silence" to Kabuki-related productions, government promotion, and hot spring videos as his hobby.