She was a cheerleader in elementary school. She trained for 4 years and 2 months and made her debut with AKB48 in 2014.
Nicknames of hers include Strawberry Princess, Hyi-Chan and Pang Hitomi. She has 400,000 followers on Instagram.
She is from Tochigi prefecture, Japan..
She performs alongside Kim Min-joo in IZONE.