Born January 3, 1939, Shiho has appeared in over 60 films, beginning with 1962’s Nagadosu chushingura, directed by legendary filmmaker Kunio WATANABE. Throughout the 1960s, she would continue as a contract actor for Daiei Studios, working in four Sleepy Eyes of Death films, and four more Shinobi no Mono films (she played Maki in the first two films). During this time, she acted alongside Raizo ICHIKAWA in 17 films.
In 1999, she received the prestigious Tanaka Kinuyo Award for her career achievement in film. —AnimEigo