He was born on October 26, 1995 in Osaka, Japan.
In December 2013, he was introduced as part of SM's pre-debut training team SMROOKIES.
Before his debut, in 2015, he joined the cast of the show Abnormal Summit as Japan's representative.
In July 2016, YUTA officially debuted as a member of NCT, in the unit NCT 127, with the mini album NCT #127.
TV Show Edit
- 2015: Abnormal Summit (비정상회담)
- 2016: Idol Party
Main article: YUTA/Gallery
- Favorite Artists: One Ok Rock, TVXQ
- Favorite TV Shows: Kamen Rider
- Favorite Food: Watermelon, Bento, Takoyaki, Ddeokbokki (stir-fried rice cakes), crab-meat fried rice, green tea cake
- Favorite Colour: Yellow
- Favorite Sport: Soccer
- Hobbies: Playing soccer, hanging out with friends
- He was cast into SM Entertainment in 2012 through SM’s Global Audition 2012 in Osaka.
- He is SM Entertainment’s first Japanese idol.
- He’s played soccer from the ages of 5 to 16.
- He was inspired to become a singer because of TVXQ.