1952: Born in Fukuoka prefecture of Japan, as the 2nd daughter of a farm family.
Age 2, adopted by a Literature family.
Age 8, the family moved to Tottori prefecture. Snow country.
Age18, entered Art University in Tokyo.
Age 20, entered Butoh founder Hijikata Tatsumi’s studio.
1972: Dance debut in Hijikata's work at Kyoto University West Auditorium.
Hijikata's work “27 Evenings for Four Seasons” in Tokyo.
1973: Started living with Koichi Tamano.
1976: A daughter was born.
1979: Moved to the USA. Settled in Berkeley, California.
1980s: Arch Studio, Mabuhay Gardens, Theater Lab, Eureka Theater, SFMOMA, Canada tour, etc.
1981-’85: worked at Moom Basket Futon Shop under Fusako de Angels.
1990s: Japan tour, Europe tour, SF Butoh festivals, "Camp Winnarainbow" under Wavy Gravy.
1995-2012: Country Station Sushi Cafe owner.
2017: The first annual "Life & Death Celebration" Butoh gathering.
Butoh Works with Koichi Tamano: “Fetus of Nature” (1988),"Piece on Earth" (1989), “MandaLove" (1992) and others!