|The little girl from the trailer|
Pacific Rim doesn't come to Japanese cinemas until August 9th.
But Japan is already making a great deal of hype due to the praise given to Mana Ashida for her performance as Young Mako by director Guillermo del Toro.
|This guy lauded a little asian girl!|
But who is this Mana Ashida? She's the biggest current child star in Japan. Still only 9 years old, he has appeared in 13 feature films, 15 TV dramas, released 4 singles and 1 album, and appeared in numerous commercials including one where she hilariously dressed up as a chicken.
|She does it for the dough|
|The latest victim of the child star curse|