Japanese actress and J-Pop singer who starred as Mei/Ptera Ranger within the series KyÅryÅ« Sentai Zyuranger in 1992, and became person in the group Aurora Gonin Musume. She grew up in Fukushima Prefecture and began her career like a model in 1991. She became a spokesperson in 2011 for Kokoro no Mimi, a mental wellness website after admitting she experienced depression. She wedded Tetsuhito Kirihara in 1998. Her fellow Japanese celebrity and singer is definitely Tamlyn Tomita.