Japanese actress and singer who became known for starring in the original version of the film, The Grudge.
She was born in Tokyo and made her debut as a J-Pop singer in 1995.
She announced that she was retiring from acting in 2007, but came back to play a role in the 2008 film, Shutter.
She married a businessman and they had one child together.
She became a Japanese actress and singer like Hiroko Yakushimaru.