|Title||Pilot of Buster Machine 1|
|Birthdate||September 12, 2006 (Age:15 in 2021)|
|Friends and Allies||Kimiko Higuchi, Kazumi Amano, Smith Toren, Jung Freud, Koichiro Oota|
|Enemies and Rivals||Reiko Kashiwara|
|Aliases||Daughter of Defeat, The #1 Otaku in Space|
She is 158 cm (5'2") tall with shoulder-length brown hair and brown eyes. She wears a headband which was given to her by Kazumi Amano.
- Noriko is named after her voice actress, Noriko Hidaka.
- In Gunbuster Science Lessons, it's revealed that Noriko is a big fan of 20th-century anime, which explains her tendency to loudly announce Gunbuster's attacks.
- In the background of Noriko's room, posters for My Neighbor Totoro, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, and Space Battleship Yamato are visible.
- Noriko canonically listens to Van Halen.
- Noriko and Jung Freud share the same birthday.
- She is a Virgo.
- Her blood type is O.
- She is the wield girl of unknown.
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