October 11, 1988
|Birthplace||Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan|
Model, actress, singer
Before acting in PGSM, Rika's only work for television was on an idol special called "Being Junior, Go!", and she had also modeled in the magazines Monthly De-View, Pichi Lemon, For Lillie, Up-To-Boy, and Melon. Other than playing in PGSM, she is also known to be playing Akira Kazuraba in the Kamen Rider Gaim.
After PGSM had ended, Rika's acting career went on hiatus for two years, wanting to finish high school, and later in 2007, she was accepted into Meiji University as a literature major, and her career resumed. She then began to act in movies, and she signed with the Sun Music Brain agency in 2008. She was later moved to Sun Music Productions. She has also done runway modeling.
- After returning to the world of acting, Rika uses two different stage names (泉里果 and 泉里香). Both names are pronounced "Rika Izumi" (Izumi Rika).
- Her surnames Hama(浜) meaning beach and Izumi(泉) meaning fountain are related to water which is Sailor Mercury′s element.