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Colleen Wing

In Iron Fist, Colleen Wing (Jessica Henwick) is a Japanese martial artist descended from a family of samurai. She runs her own dojo in New York City, and frequently teams up with the superhero known as Iron Fist.

Miko Otomo

In Heroes Reborn, Miko Otomo (Kiki Sukezane) is young Japanese woman who is trying to track down her missing father. All that she has left of her father is the sword and ribbon he gave to her. It’s revealed that her evolved human ability is to transport herself into the video game Evernow, becoming the warrior Katana Girl.

Mako Mori

In Pacific Rim, Mako Mori (Rinko Kikuchi) is an officer of the Pan Pacific Defense Corps and Raleigh Becket’s badass co-pilot. She lost her family in a Kaiju attack when she was a little girl, so she has a score to settle.

Gogo Yubari

In Kill Bill, Gogo Yubari (Chiaki Kuriyama) is a 17-year-old girl who works as an assassin and O-Ren Ishii’s personal bodyguard. Despite her harmless appearance, Gogo is deadly with her weapon of choice, the chain whip, and delights in giving pain to others.