She won Best Celebrity and Best Supporting Celebrity Hochi Film Awards on her behalf roles in Like Letter (1985) as well as the Geisha (1983). She was created in Ibaraki Prefecture and analyzed dance in the Shochiku College of Dance and Music. She made an appearance in films aimed by Shohei Imamura from 1979 to 2002. She was wedded to professional wrestler Antonio Inoki from 1971 to 1987 plus they had a child called Hiroko. Another Hochi Film Award-winning is usually Kumiko Akiyoshi.