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

Female Prisoner Scorpion pt.1 : Prisoner #701 (1972)

Sasori 1

Female Prisoner Scorpion pt.2 : Jailhouse 41 (1972)

Female Convict Scorpion Jailhouse 41

Melody of rebellion (1970)

Hangyaku no Melody

Battles Without Honor and Humanity pt. 2: Deathmatch in Hiroshima (1973)

Battles Without Honor and Humanity hiroshima death match