Japanese actress and singer who starred in the 1994 NHK television series Hana zero Ran. She was created to kabuki professional Matsumoto Kōshirō IX and businesswoman Noriko Fujima, and she debuted in movie theater when she was 16 years of age. She has earned multiple awards, like the Hochi Film Prize in the very best Celebrity category and Japan Academy Award in 2004 on her behalf function in the film The Hidden Cutter. She wedded guitarist Yoshiyuki Sahashi in 2007. Another Hochi Film Prize champion like her can be Kumiko Akiyoshi.