Height: 160cm (5' 3”) Mass: 48kg (105lbs) Measurements: Bust: 34 Waist: 24 Hips: 33 Bra Size: 34 B
Build and Skin Color: Noriko has a well toned but shapely build. She has an Asian skin tone.
Facial Features and Eye Color: Noriko has pale green almond shaped eyes, common in her family. She has strong features and a cleft chin. Her eyebrows are just a shade lighter than her hair.
Hair Color and Style: Noriko has straight dirty blond hair. When left free it has to the middle of her back. When on duty she has it in braid.
Distinguishing Features: Noriko has a genetic tattoo on her right shoulder of the Shinja clan symbol, and is right hand dominant.
Personality: Noriko is a patient person, and has a gift as a teacher and instructor. She believes in challenging minds. Noriko can be quite tenacious when after something she wants. She is a patriot.
Likes: Taichi, meditation, Archery, salmon, teaching, wine
Dislikes: Wasted time, borish people, cooking
Goals: To bring honor to her Clan through distinguished service in the Star Army of Yamatai.
Member of Shinja Clan
She was raised in the the town of Takekumori with most of the Shinja Clan. Noriko and Fujita were traveling with an uncle when the The Great Plague of YE 08 occurred. Most of the inhabitants of Takekumori were unaffected by the plague. As a young woman Noriko found that she had a talent for teaching, and tutored several children at the local school.
In YE 21 she and her brother chose to enlist in the Star Army of Yamatai to fulfill the Clan's requirement of a term of public duty. During training Noriko was identified as having an aptitude for teaching. When her enlistment was up, she liker her brother surprised her family and Clan by choosing to re-enlist.