Noriko Ito was born in 1986 in Tokyo. After graduating university she joined Anime International Co., Inc. Ito has also worked as an animator and key animator on several widely popular anime such as Saint Seiya Omega Pokemon XY and much more. She now works as a free-lance key animator and animation supervisor. In 2016 Ito participated in such projects as In This Corner of the World and Yuri!!! on ICE. On Yuri!!! on ICE Ito served as the prop designer and one of the lead animation supervisors.