Born in 1988 in Nagano Prefecture (Japan), she studied directing at the Tokyo University of the Arts’ Graduate School of Film & New Media. The Town of Whales, her first feature film, was her graduation project and won the
Grand Prize at the 2012 Pia Film Festival.
2012 THE TOWN OF WHALES (Kujira no machi)
2013 MY FIRST LOVE (Hatsukoi)
2015 LINGERING MEMORIES