Chiaki Kuriyama

The Dangerously Beautiful Japanese Actress Kuriyama Chiaki

Back in 2003, Kuriyama Chiaki (栗山千明) made her Hollywood debut starring in Kill Bill, the highly violent and action-packed movie directed by Quentin Tarantino. Though her role was minor, she left us all speechless with her stunning performance and made Gogo Yubari one of our favorite movie villains. To some Western viewers, she might look…

Top 7 Japanese Actresses you know from Hollywood Movies

If you are a fan of foreign films and are up to date on all the latest Japanese movies, no doubt you will have a list of favourite Japanese actresses to go with those movie titles. But what about Japanese actresses in Hollywood? How many of these celebrities do you know and which of their…

Battle Royale, The Controversial Japanese Horror Flick

Fans of Japanese cinema will probably already know the controversial horror flick – Battle Royale. The film was met with very mixed reviews when it was released in Japan, and recent news stories meant it was really poking an area that was very tender for Japan at the time. Storyline The storyline for the 2000…