Mayu is an active dancer who was born and raised in Hiroshima, Japan. At a young age, she learned baton and later was introduced to color guard when attending the International Pacific University. During her time at IPU, she held multiple leadership positions and awards with the marching band. She marched with the Santa Clara Vanguard in the 2013 season. Most recently, she toured with the Tony and Emmy Award-winning Broadway show, Blast! in 2017 and 2019.