Marii was born and raised in Amami-Oshima, Japan and moved to Los Angeles in 2015 to achieve both academics and a career in dance. After she trained in dance and received a degree from Santa Monica College, she has worked with artists and companies such as Keshet Chaim, Seda Aybay (Kybele Dance Theater), Kobi Rozenfeld and Amanda Coogan. Her performance experience includes LADF Woman Rising August 2019, Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival 2019, Chop Shop Contemporary Dance Festival 2020 and Choreographer’s Carnival November 2019. Her goal is to keep on traveling and performing, teaching and creating around the world. She strives to expand her perspective of life and to find more ways to express her true self as an artist.