Writer. Born in Yamaguchi Prefecture. Worked as a stage and screen actress and married actor Matsuda Yūsaku in 1975. After their divorce in 1981, began working as a screenwriter, novelist, and nonfiction writer. Author of Ekkyōsha Matsuda Yūsaku (Matsuda Yūsaku, Crossing Borders), Samurai: Hyōden Mifune Toshirō (Samurai: A Biography of Mifune Toshirō), and other works.
Nov 2, 2015