|“||It's fun to move to a new place. It's an adventure.||”|
In the beginning of the film, she is seen with her daughter Chihiro and husband Akiichirō in the car, going to their new house. After taking a wrong turn, the family accidentally explores the spirit world. They settle down at a restaurant, Chihiro refusing to eat anything. After Ichiyūko and Akiichirō eat the food of the spirits, they are turned into pigs. At the end of the film, they appear on the other side of the river in the spirit world again, and pass back through to the human world.
Ichiyūko wears a pink shirt, a gold necklace and earrings, and has short brown hair.