Inko was born in Kyoto, Japan, she grew up with manga comics, loving both reading and drawing them.
After Graduated Kyoto University of Art & Design, she moved to England and studied at Central Saint Martin's college of Art & Design.
She has been working as a Manga artist delivering manga workshops in schools, galleries, museums and libraries, around UK. Such as British Libraries and Victoria and Albert Museum.
Now she is working as a culture and language ambassador with School of Oriental and African Studies. She also actively takes part in Art projects such as creating 19 manga posters at Embankment station (Art on Underground supported by London Underground), the most recent Animation work is showing till 2nd October at Gallery Seventeen in London - both are collaboration with an artist David Blandy. 
Her manga appears on "Manga Cupcakes" (ITCH Anthology) "MangaQuake" (FutureQuake Press), "Howl!" (Milk The Cat Comix), and more manga anthology comics.