First known as a member of the short-lived group Super Monkey's from the early 1990s, she would go on to form the J-pop group MAX, or Musical Active eXperience, under the stage name Lina. The group has sold more than 10 million records since their debut.
Though she joined Super Monkey's in 1994, she wouldn't make her debut until the following year with the single "Try Me ~Watashi o Shinjite~."
In 1997, MAX's single "Give Me a Shake" peaked at #1 on the Oricon Weekly Singles Chart after its release.
She hails from Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.
As a member of Super Monkey's, she performed alongside Namie Amuro.