Makoto Kino's parents died in a plane crash. She moved to town lives in an apartment on her own. Makoto Kino loves to cook. She loves plants, she is strong and is a gifted chef. Her favourite flower is the Sasanqua which reminds her of her sempai Nachogi
Tall with wavy brown hair tied up into a ponytail with a holder, green eyes, and wears pink rose earrings.
At school, she wears her old school uniform, which consists of a white, long-sleeved shirt with a brown collar, brown laces up the front, and brown cuffs. Her brown skirt is longer than the one on the Juuban Municipal Junior High's uniform, reaching past her knees to her shins, and it has a thin ribbon in the back. She also wears black flats for her shoes.
Makoto Kino saves Usagi from being hit by a car. Following another enocunter where she bumps into Usagi in the school hallway, the two form a small friendship at the school's outdoor lot, where Makoto is seen eating her lunch to escape the side-eyed glares of her classmates. After school, Usagi and Makoto go to the Game Center Crown, where she meets Motoki Furuhata for the first time.
Makoto Kino tells her friend Ittou Asanuma all about her destiny as a Sailor Senshi.