She was born in Saitama, Japan. He studied at the Ballet Studio of Emi Miyoshi under the guidance of a Japanese choreographer Emi Miyoshi in Freiburg (2007–2011), then at the Australian independent dance school The McDonald College (2011–2014), and the Royal Ballet School in Antwerp, Belgium (2014–2016). During the studies in Australia and Belgium she attended a number of workshops, such as the summer dance courses in Sydney and summer programme of the Royal Ballet School in Antwerp. In 2014 she attended the Summer Dance Programme in Boston, USA. She is the winner of Silver medal in the contemporary part of the international competition Tanzolymp 2016 in Berlin.

In the 2016/2017 season she joined the ballet ensemble on position of a Corps de ballet, and since 2017 on the position of Corps de ballet with soloist obligations.
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DANCE FROM THE HEART FOR YOU
Takafumi Tamagawa, Yu Matsumoto, Laura Moreno Gasulla, Daniele Pecorari
Photo by: Serghei Gherciu
DANCE FROM THE HEART FOR YOU
Koki Nishioka, Yu Matsumoto
Photo by: Lucie Maceczková
DANCE FROM THE HEART FOR YOU
Yu Matsumoto, Koki Nishioka
Photo by: Lucie Maceczková
DANCE FROM THE HEART FOR YOU
Daniele Pecorari, Karolína Křížová, Yu Matsumoto
Photo by: Lucie Maceczková
DANCE FROM THE HEART FOR YOU
Yu Matsumoto, Daniele Pecorari, Karolína Křížová
Photo by: Lucie Maceczková
DANCE FROM THE HEART FOR YOU
Koki Nishioka, Yu Matsumoto
Photo by: Serghei Gherciu
DANCE FROM THE HEART FOR YOU
Yu Matsumoto, Koki Nishioka
Photo by: Serghei Gherciu
DANCE FROM THE HEART FOR YOU
Yu Matsumoto, Koki Nishioka
Photo by: Serghei Gherciu
DANCE FROM THE HEART FOR YOU
Yu Matsumoto, Koki Nishioka
Photo by: Serghei Gherciu
DON QUIJOTE
Yu Matsumoto
Photo by: Anna Rasmussen