Wataru was born 1979 in Japan, and now lives in Tokyo. He took interest in film making after graduating high school, and begun self producing films during university. In 2001, he took a course at The Film School of Tokyo and in 2003 he joins a video editing company. Since 2004, Wataru is an executive at an independent film production company.
He submitted 5 films to Filmaka. ”HAPPY BIRTHDAY” ”SAFETY QUEEN” ”TREASURE MAP” “SHADOW WALKER” and “SANCTUARY”. His home town is Tokyo. Wataru highly respects the writer/director Hiroshi Takahashi who is best known for “Ring” series. He also admires Buster Keaton and Sam Raimi.