|Birth Day||September 25, 1990|
|Birth Place||Nagoya, Japan|
|Age||30 YEARS OLD|
Japanese figure skater who took home a silver singles medal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
She studied ballet for six years before beginning figure skating.
She took home two gold medals in the World Championships, one in 2007 and one in 2009.
She grew up with a younger sister, Mai, who also became a competitive figure skater.
She came in second place to Kim Yu-Na at the 2010 Winter Olympic games.