Nov 2007 Joined J Soul Brothers II
Mar 1, 2009 Joined EXILE as a performer
2010 Became leader of the newly-formed J Soul Brothers III
Apr 2013 Played the role of Tomonori Kashiwagi in Fuji TV drama Last Cinderella
In the Tokyo TV drama Night Hero NAOTO that aired the same month, NAOTO played himself in his first leading role. His movie Dancing Mary is set to be released in 2020 and will make its world premiere at the 2019 Sitges Film Festival.