She is the wife of Yohmei Asakura and she is a powerful shaman who trains Anna Kyoyama to become an Itako.
She is the wife of Yohmei Asakura, the mother of Keiko Asakura, and the grandmother of Hao and Yoh Asakura. According to Matamune, her vision is robbed due to war. Now, she is caretaker of an inn and trains young Itakos like Anna.
Kino Asakura, who is created by Hiroyuki Takei, has no current information on what inspires the author to create her.
She appears after Anna subdues Hao's shikigamis with her beads. She comments that Anna is like her and that Anna is a good bride for the Asakura family.
After Hao Asakura has killed Team X-III, she and Yohmei are in a car talking about their children. She remembers how they had to suffer when their divinations foretold that Hao will be born in the Asakura family. She is the first one to tell Yohmei that Keiko will giving birth to twin boys which makes the problem harder. In fact, Kino says she cannot determine which newborn baby is Hao due to their mana at birth is similar to each other. During the birth of Hao Asakura, she tells Keiko not to move too much, so that other twin can be born. Before Hao thanks Keiko, she watch Hao's spirit of fire attack Yohmei and Mikihisa.
She appears in Yoh's flashback and tells Matamune about Anna's condition.