Japanese actress who became known on her behalf lead roles in Yakuza films and in addition appeared within a 2009 film entitled Air Doll. She was created in Gobo, Wakayama to Kôji Shundô, the professional manufacturer of Toei Studios. She was a Blue Ribbon Prize winner in the very best Supporting Celebrity category in both 1999 and 2006. She wedded Kabuki professional Onoe Kikugorō VII. The few had two kids: celebrity Shinobu Terajima and professional Onoe Kikunosuke V. She and celebrity Kumiko Akiyoshi both gained Blue Ribbon Honours for Best Helping Actress.