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She’s died on screen almost as many times as she’s killed. Western movie fans will know her as Gogo Yubari, the spiked-ball-and-chain-wielding schoolgirl who disembowels men for fun before crying tears of blood in Quentin Tarantino’s “Kill Bill: Vol. 1.” In Japan, she’s been an actress since the age of 14 and a model since she was 5. Now, she’s setting her sights on the pop charts.

Ladies and gentlemen, take cover: We give you Chiaki Kuriyama.

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