Editor and writer. Freelance from 2003. Specializes in local and social issues, and the medical field. Reporting and writing for the magazine "Sotokoto" and web media "Through Me". Editor for books including "Like a Rolling Komuin (Civil Servant)" by Hiroaki Fukuno and "Community Nurse" by Akiko Yada (both published by Kirakusha). Moved from Tokyo to Nara in 2017. Holds an yearly course on the "basics of editing" for the general public in Nara Prefecture.