A Native Japanese, Hanako was born in Tokyo and moved to New York City at the age of 5, spending most of her childhood there. While in college, Hanako partook in various fashion internships, developing an undying love for fashion.

In 2011, Hanako launched her own label, Adeam, a capsule collection of 15 pieces. Adeam debuted at New York Fashion Week for Fall 2013. Inspired by her two hometowns Tokyo and New York, Hanako continues to create collections that infuse art and wearability.