Gravure idol and film star who has become known for her roles in Snakes and Earrings, Tomie vs. Tomie, and the 2013 film Cult.
She got her creative start as an Oha Girl from 2001 until 2002. She then served as a member of the Japanese pop idol group Licca.
In 2003, she lent her voice to the character Charlotte in the anime Kaleido Star.
Her mother's name is Nakayama Kimiko.
She is close friends with fellow actress Erika Sawajiri.