Japanese actress and singer who gained recognition for her role as Kumiko in The Karate Kid Part II. She played Janet Tokada in the 2004 film The Day After Tomorrow.
She won the title of Queen at the Nisei Week Pageant in Los Angeles in 1984 and was named Miss Nikkei International in 1985 before becoming an actress.
She released a Japanese music album with a label called Polydor in 1987.
Her father became a sergeant in the LAPD after moving to America from Japan.
She played the love interest of Ralph Macchio in The Karate Kid Part II.