1981 – Born on the 16th of January in Kanagawa, Japan.
1997 – She started her modeling and acting career.
1999 – She made film debut in “Ikitai” directed by Kaneto Shindo in Japan.
2002 – She performed a great role in “Sora no ana (Hole of the Sky),” directed by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri.
2004 – Cast in “Cha no aji (Taste of Tea),” directed By Katsuhito Ishii. She also starred in “Tori/Kokorono Katana,” directed by Tadanobu.
2005 – She performed a role of a class president in the “Funky Forest: The First Contact”.
2006 - Breakthrough role as the angry, sexually exploring, deaf-mute in director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s ensemble “Babel”; received Golden Globe and SAG nominations for Best Supporting Actress.
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