- Titles: Nagato no kami
- Distinction: Shimazu retainer
Naochika was a retainer of Shimazu Yoshihisa, whose service he entered around 1573. He built a long record of service, serving on campaigns against the Itô, Ôtomo, and Ryûzôji clans. For his many efforts, he was given a domain in southern Hyûga.
- Initial text from Sengoku Biographical Dictionary (Samurai-Archives.com) FWSeal & CEWest, 2005