Best known while a member from the all-female vocal ensembles AKB48 rather than Yet, this Japan vocalist also had a profession as a display actress, showing up in such movies while Densen Uta and Nice Little Lays. Before saving her first solitary with AKB48, “Aitakatta,” she was an associate of a teenager vocal group known as Doll’s Vox. In 2008, she made an appearance in two shows of the manga-based live actions television series entitled Cat Road. Though given birth to in the town of Yokohama (in Japan’s Kanagawa Prefecture), she was raised mainly in the Tochigi Prefecture. She and Atsuko Maeda had been both celebrity vocalists with AKB48.