Born in Osaka Prefecture in 1979. Completed the program at the Graduate School of Film and New Media, Tokyo University of the Arts.
Her final graduate project, A Letter from Elsewhere (2008), received high praise. In 2011, her feature film debut, A Liar and a Broken Girl (Starring: Aya Omasa, Shouta Sometani), opened nationwide, and was shown at film festivals nationally and abroad. Among her recent directorial works are High School Drive (2012), Renai Kansoku (2013), Your Story (2015), and the TV drama "Vampire Heaven" (TV Tokyo). She's also experimented with the ensemble movie 5 windows series (2011-2013), showing five different stories in five different locations, as well as produced TV commercials, music videos and web movies. Her latest film, 5 windows, is scheduled to be shown at the 2015 Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions.