Singer and actress who was Nana Osaki in the movie adaptation of the manga NANA. She has written music for shows like Blood+.
She decided at a young age not to attend high school in order to become a singer. Her debut album True has sold more than one million copies since its release in 2002.
She is the owner of several cats, such as Dio whom one of her photobooks was named after.
She grew up with two older siblings. In 2014 she married volleyball player Kunihiro Shimizu.
She appeared in the movies Resident Evil: Afterlife and Resident Evil: Retribution with Milla Jovovich.