Born: Hyogo, Japan
Trained: Seiko Kuramoto Ballet School and the Royal Ballet School
Awards: Silver medal in the Youth America Grand Prix, New York, 2014; 1st place in The Kobe Dance Competition, Japan, 2012.
Most rewarding role: Fairy solo in The Sleeping Beauty, Royal Ballet School performance at the Royal Opera House, London.
Inspirational book: Miyako Yoshida’s (former Principal dancer) book – it taught me what it is to be a ballerina.