Japanese pop star most famous for her years as a member of the girl group Berryz Kobo, which was part of the Hello! Project Collective. She is also an actress who has appeared in films like 2013's King's Game.
She joined Hello! Project in 2002 passing the Hello! Project Kids audition in 2002. She became a member of Berryz Kobo in 2004.
At 6'0", she became the tallest-ever member of the Hello! Project.
She has two younger brothers.
She was bandmates with Miyabi Natsuyaki in Berryz Kobo from 2004 to 2015.