Born 1989 in Yokohama. Graduated from Tama Art University, Department of Moving Images and Performing Arts, in 2014. Has been enrolled at Tokyo University of the Arts, Graduate School of Film and New Media, since 2019. Humongous!, a movie that she directed during her training at Tokyo University of the Arts, was selected for the Critics’ Week of the Cannes International Film Festival in 2020, and subsequently shown at international festivals including the New York Film Festival. Main works include The Elephant Died (2012, selected for the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen), and Flame Out (2012, winner of a Japan Tomorrow Grand Prize at the Image Forum Festival).