Novelist, literary figure. In 1924 her novel Kuchinashi (Gardenia) was appreciated by Shimazaki Toson, Tayama Katai and Tokuda Shusei and won a competition held by Fukuoka Nichinichi Shimbun, marking her debut in the literary world. In 1931 she started to write another competition-winning novel, Joju Shinri, in serialized form in the newspaper Miyako Shimbun. In the post-war period, she taught modern literature at Toyo University. She wrote academic literature primarily about Mori Ogai and also published fantasy novels like Nanten Yashiki (The House of Nandina) (1946).