Known for her roles in numerous Japanese television series, she is perhaps most famous for her work in Voice: Inochi Naki Mono no Koe (2009); Shiroi Kyoto (2003-2004); Watashi Wo Ryokan Ni Tsuretette (2001); and Ring: The Final Chapter (1999).
Early in her career, she acted in the 1995 television series Aishiteiru to Ittekure.
Her supporting role in the TV drama Boku no Ikiru Michi earned her a Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix.
Her marriage to actor Manabu Oshio produced one child before ending in divorce.
She and Masami Nagasawa are both in the Japanese horror movie Kurosufaia (Crossfire).