After building her career as a keyboardist/pianist in Japan, Mikiko's 1st piano album in the U.S. "Elegy In Violet" was released from a classical label Centaur Records in 2019.
This album was warmly welcomed. Some tunes were featured on popular playlists such as Apple Music editorial “Piano Chill”, UnClassified(Naxos) “Brain Fuel” and YourClassical(APM) “Peaceful Piano”.
In Japan, Mikiko recorded a new wave album "Gang Busters"(S-Ken) for King Records as a keyboardist. This label is known for its star artists such as Chiemi Eri, Kiyotaka Sugiyama, AKB48, and music for Play Station, Game Boy etc.
In addition, Mikiko was a concert producer to artists visiting Japan from the U.S., such as Rita Coolidge, The Lettermen and The Mamas & Papas , as well as to Japanese top artists including Eiko Shuri.