Place of Birth: Nara, Japan
Current Residence: Chiba, Japan
International Debut: 2002 JVC Asian Championships
Professional Since: Since I was 13 years old.
National Team Member: 2007
Q & A
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"When I was 10 years old, I was influenced by my parents. What I like most about being a badminton player is I get to travel to various countries."
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Yonex Volt 70"
Your training regime?
"5 days a week"
Memorable sporting achievements?
"2007 All England - It was my first All England which is a historical tournament"