22 year-old Japanese actor who portrays the main protagonist of Kamen Rider Drive, Shinnosuke Tomari. In October 2014 he was cast.
At the young age of 5, Takeuchi started playing soccer. He played for his High School team, Tokyo Verdy. Later on, he received a scholarship to continue his soccer career in college. But he felt like he didn't have what it took to play professionally, so he quit. In April 2013, at the suggestion of a friend, he auditioned as a male model for the fashion magazine "mina" and started using his current stage name.