|This article is about a/an actor in Kamen Rider Kiva.|
Accident and Injury
On September 20, 2017, Eiji had an accident while filming the second season of the live action drama adaptation of the manga Yowamushi Pedal. He lost control of his bicycle during filming and hit a curb on the road which sent him flying off his bike. The crash resulted in a severe spinal injury and Eiji was rushed to the hospital by helicopter.
On March 9, 2020, he announced his retirement from the entertainment industry.