Midori was wed to Yorimasa when she was underage. When Yorimasa, who was a drug addict and sexual predator, realized how young she was he attempted suicide but Midori helped save him. He later came to love her. She bore Genji but the birth weakened her. Genji was a little boy when she became pregnant a second time; neither she nor the baby girl survived the birth. Genji had trouble remembering her. She appeared in Genji's third vision, which ended before he saw her face.