|Original poster for the 1974 film, Zero Woman – Red Handcuffs that starred
Miki Sugimoto, whose short acting career spanned from 1971-1977.
|After 21-year hiatus, Rei reappeared in the form of actress/singer/model
Natsuki Ozawa in the simply-titled Zero Woman.
|Naoko Iijima starred as Rei in the second 1995 release, Final Mission.|
|Described by one reviewer as “a cross between Susan Sarandon and Rosamund
Kwan,” Kumiko Takeda took on the role in 1996’s Assassin Lovers.
|The 1997 film, The Accused featured Mai Tachihara, who was
the lowest-profile actress to play the part.
|Mikiyo Ono, who was a member of the J-Pop singing group “Coco,”
starred in the second 1997 Zero Woman film, The Hunted.
|Personal favorite Chieko Shiratori (not to be confused with pro wrestler Chikako
Shiratori) nicely filled the role of Rei in 1998’s Dangerous Game.
|1999’s Zero Woman Returns featured Saori Ono, another actress
who hasn’t seemed to have appeared in much else.
|Maiko Tohno (also spelled Maiko Tono) starred in 2005’s Zero Woman.
The second one in the franchise with no subtitle.
|The 2007 and most recent exploit of Rei, Zero Woman R featured Atsuko Miura.|
Which actress was the best Zero Woman, Special Undercover Agent Rei?