in an all-girl school and grew to appreciate the art of Sumo after watching a
professional match. After falling in love with Sumo, she tried creating a female
sumo club at her school and show that small girls can become skilled at Sumo
too, but it failed to gain support. When she heard about the Women Team
auditioning for a new member, Hinako applied and proved her worth by defeating Yuri.
In KOF 2003 she was asked to team up with Athena
and Malin to form the
"High School Girl" Team and she accepted. She collects sumo standings
and chanko nabe. She's ¼ Russian
because of her grandmother, which is also where she gets her blond hair.