Birth Place: Iwate Prefecture, Japan.
Born in 1962 in Iwate Prefecture, Japan. He is associate to La nouvelle manga movement, so is a great enviromental defensor, member of NPO also chief instructor on the project subject Regional deploy net for landscape life on Utsunomiya Bunsei Art and Culture College. He wrote the book A Patch of Dreams that has been translated into English by Fanfare/Ponent Mon - 1 volume, Asuka Shinsha, 2005 - sequel to Coo's World -.
There is a missing and rare oneshot not mentioned on his own web site called Sakana (魚, Endless, 1991/09/20)
Also have a doujinshi by tittle Kojin-shi-ban o yūgi (個人誌版 御遊戯, 2011/08/21).
Like a curiosity, the reason his work Kakusan spread for seven years to be finished was Oda Hideji was working like massagist parallel to his mangaka career.