Oda won the 2005 World Junior Figure Skating Championships.
In 2009, he was the Japanese national champion figure skater.
- Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "Nobunari Oda"; Sarkar, Pritha. "Figure skater Nobunari Oda dragged down by his bootlaces," FoxNews.com (US). February 19, 2010; retrieved 2012-7-23.