Is half Japanese and half Brazilian.
Left Office Inoki to form The Black House Team alongside Vale Tudo legends Anderson Silva, Carlos Barretto and Assuerio Silva.
During his time at Office Inoki, Ryoto was trained by Vale Tudo legends Wallid Ismail (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) and Marco Ruas (Muay Thai) and by New Japan Pro-Wrestling legend Kazuyuki Fujita.
One of his Karate workout consists of hitting a solid wooden board with his bare-knuckles for an hour.
Is fluent in Portuguese, Japanese and English.