Meiko Kaji

Birthdate : March 24, 1947
Birthplace : Chiyoda, Tokyo

She began working in film industry for Nikkatsu in 1965. The Stray Cat Rock series gave her a name.
In 1971 to avoid doing Roman Porno, Meiko Kaji moved to Toei where she met director Shunya Ito.
She made four women in prison films in the crazy Female Prisoner Scorpion series. In 1973, the role of “Yuki” in Lady Snowblood, definitely gave her an icon status.

Meiko Kaji’s Movies on amazon.com


Lady Snowblood (1973)

lady snowblood

Stray Cat Rock pt.3 : Sex Hunter (1970)

stray cat rock pt3- sex hunter

Yakuza Graveyard : Jasmine Flower (1976)

yakuza graveyard

New battles without honor and humanity pt. 2 : Boss's Head (1975)

Stray Cat Rock pt.1 : Delinquent Girl Boss (1970)

Stray Cat Rock – Delinquent Girl Boss

Female Prisoner Scorpion pt.4 : #701’s Grudge Song (1973)

Female Prisoner Scorpion 701's Grudge Song

Female Prisoner Scorpion pt.3 : Beast Stable (1973)

Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable