Made his manga debut with the comic, HEAVEN in 1988. From 1991 to 1996, he worked with fellow artist Hiroshi Takashige in working on the 11 volumes of Spriggan. His work had brought him fame across North America and Europe.
After work on Spriggan was complete, he went on to do Kyo in 1996, followed by the creation of Project Arms from 1997-2002.
In 1999, he was honored by Shogakukan in the 44th Shogakukan Manga Awards in 1999 for the success of Project Arms. In 2003, he created D-Live!!. On December 2006, he had done work on a one-shot manga named S.O.L. and he has authored another one-shot manga called Intruder.
He is currently doing Peacemaker, serialized in Japan's Ultra Jump magazine.