At age 8, she was a child actress for very large companies' CM's like Olympus, Tokyo Gas and McDonald's. She joined Amuse in 2008 and in April 2010, she successfully auditioned for the growth idol unit Sakura Gakuin as a founding member. She graduated from Sakura Gakuin in March 2014 as well as the subunits, Kagaku Kyumei Kiko Logica? and Twinklestars.
Some of Hinata's other roles include:
- Kazuno Leah in Love Live!
- Hoshimi Junna in Revue Starlight
- Fukushima Noa in Dig Delight Direct Drive (D4DJ)
- Her nicknames are Hii-chan and Hinahina.
- Hinata is currently learning English and translating her social media posts in English.
- Hinata has two dogs, one which is known as Ribbon-chan (りぼんちゃん).
- She is known for playing and filming pranks on other members of her projects she is working with, which include surprising them with her camera or asking them to say something funny within a few seconds.
- Whenever moving to the Niigata Prefecture, she longed to be a catalog model after seeing soon to be fellow Sakura Gakuin member, Muto Ayami.