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Kou Shibasaki

Born Yamamura Yukie, she was discovered at 14 by a star agent, and worked in many TV shows and commercials. Her stage name is taken from the main character of Junko Kawakami's manga Golden Delicious Apple Sherbet.She became famous outside Japan for her role in Battle Royale (2000), where she performed the cold-hearted Mitsuko Souma; her acting career took off with this movie, and now she is well known in East Asia.In 2002, she started her singing career with her first single Trust my Feelings, but her singing skills have been only recognized with her second single Tsuki no shizuku (used for the movie Yomigaeri), which was one of the best J-Pop hits of 2003.

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