Famous People From Japan
Hideo KojimaHideo Kojima
24 August 1963
Video Game Designer
Robert Griffin IIIRobert Griffin III
12 February 1990
American Football Player

NaruhitoNaruhito
23 February 1960
Emperor of Japan

HirohitoHirohito
29 April 1901
Former Emperor of Japan

Hayao MiyazakiHayao Miyazaki
05 January 1941
Film director

AkihitoAkihito
23 December 1933
125th Emperor of Japan
Haruki MurakamiHaruki Murakami
12 January 1949
 

Shinzō AbeShinzō Abe
21 September 1954
Prime Minister of Japan

Masayoshi SonMasayoshi Son
11 August 1957
Founder of SoftBank

Isoroku YamamotoIsoroku Yamamoto
04 April 1884
Japanese Naval Officer Who Conceived The Pearl
Hideki TojoHideki Tojo
30 December 1884
27th Prime Minister of Japan

Emperor MeijiEmperor Meiji
03 November 1852
Emperor of Japan
Akira KurosawaAkira Kurosawa
23 March 1910
Filmmaker

Ken WatanabeKen Watanabe
21 October 1959
Actor

Oda NobunagaOda Nobunaga
23 June 1534
16th Century Japanese Feudal Lord
Keisuke HondaKeisuke Honda
13 June 1986
Footballer

Miyamoto MusashiMiyamoto Musashi
1584 AD
Swordsman & Warrior
Hiroo OnodaHiroo Onoda
19 March 1922
Imperial Japanese Army Intelligence officer

Yuzuru HanyuYuzuru Hanyu
07 December 1994
Figure Skater

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
14 January 1925
Playwright
Ichiro SuzukiIchiro Suzuki
22 October 1973
Baseball Outfielder

Shigeru MiyamotoShigeru Miyamoto
16 November 1952
Video Game Designer, Artist
Shohei OhtaniShohei Ohtani
05 July 1994
Baseball Player

Akira ToriyamaAkira Toriyama
05 April 1955
Japanese Manga Artist

Hiroyuki SanadaHiroyuki Sanada
12 October 1960
Actor

Tsutomu MiyazakiTsutomu Miyazaki
21 August 1962
Serial Killer
Emperor JimmuEmperor Jimmu
13 February 0712
Emperor
Shinsuke NakamuraShinsuke Nakamura
24 February 1980
Japanese Pro Wrestler & MMA

Katsushika HokusaiKatsushika Hokusai
31 October 1760
Artist

Hiroyuki SawanoHiroyuki Sawano
12 September 1980
Composer

Toyotomi HideyoshiToyotomi Hideyoshi
17 March 1537
Japanese Samurai
Shinji KagawaShinji Kagawa
17 March 1989
Footballer

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Mutsuhiro WatanabeMutsuhiro Watanabe
18 January 1918
Imperial Japanese Army Corporal

Masashi KishimotoMasashi Kishimoto
08 November 1974
Manga Artist

Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata
06 December 1959
Former President & CEO of Nintendo

Shoko AsaharaShoko Asahara
02 March 1955
Criminal
Yoshitsugu MatsuokaYoshitsugu Matsuoka
17 September 1986
Voice Actor

Richard T. JonesRichard T. Jones
16 January 1972
Actor
Brian TeeBrian Tee
15 March 1977
Actor

Masi OkaMasi Oka
27 December 1974
Actor

Kento YamazakiKento Yamazaki
07 September 1994
Actor
Takeshi KaneshiroTakeshi Kaneshiro
11 October 1973
Actor

Takuya KimuraTakuya Kimura
13 November 1972
Actor
Kota IbushiKota Ibushi
21 May 1982
Wrestler

Tenshin NasukawaTenshin Nasukawa
18 August 1998
Kickboxer

Jiroemon KimuraJiroemon Kimura
19 April 1897
Oldest Living Male Recorded in History

Nobuo UematsuNobuo Uematsu
21 March 1959
Video-Game Composer

Hiroshi TanahashiHiroshi Tanahashi
13 November 1976
Wrestler
MiyaviMiyavi
14 September 1981
Singer, Guitarist

Tomohisa YamashitaTomohisa Yamashita
09 April 1985
Singer, Actor

Yusaku MaezawaYusaku Maezawa
22 November 1975
Entrepreneur

Kazuyoshi MiuraKazuyoshi Miura
26 February 1967
Footballer
Momofuku AndoMomofuku Ando
05 March 1910
Inventor of instant noodles

Yoshihiro TajiriYoshihiro Tajiri
29 September 1970
Professional Wrestler
Masaki SudaMasaki Suda
21 February 1993
Actor

Morihei UeshibaMorihei Ueshiba
14 December 1883
Martial Artist

Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
10 December 1933
Actor
Sota FukushiSota Fukushi
30 May 1993
Actor

Kenichi MatsuyamaKenichi Matsuyama
05 March 1985
Actor
Ryunosuke KamikiRyunosuke Kamiki
19 May 1993
Actor

Hideki Yukawa Hideki Yukawa
23 January 1907
Physicist

Kazunari NinomiyaKazunari Ninomiya
17 June 1983
Actor
George MillerGeorge Miller
18 September 1992
YouTube Personality, Humorist, Vlogger

Susumu TonegawaSusumu Tonegawa
06 September 1939
Immunologist, Molecular Biologist
Jushin Thunder LigerJushin Thunder Liger
30 November 1964
Japanese Professional Wrestler & MMA

Ken YamamuraKen Yamamura
21 January 1986
Actor

Kenichi Fukui Kenichi Fukui
04 October 1918
Chemist

Lil MocoLil Moco
02 November 1994
YouTuber
Jiro OnoJiro Ono
27 October 1925
Chef
Robert Charles ChienRobert Charles Chien
 
Entrepreneur, Lea Salonga’s Husband

BashoBasho
1644 AD
Poet

Sin'ichirō TomonagaSin-Itiro Tomonaga
31 March 1906
Physicist

Yoshiro MoriYoshiro Mori
14 July 1937
Prime Minister of Japan
Hirokazu KoreedaHirokazu Koreeda
06 June 1962
Director, Producer

Asai ChuAsai Chu
22 July 1856
Painter

Akihiro HagaAkihiro Haga
26 January 1981
Stunt Performer

Emperor TaishōEmperor Taishō
31 August 1879
Former Emperor of Japan

Joji (musician)Joji (musician)
18 September 1992
Singer
Mark DacascosMark Dacascos
26 February 1964
Actor

Hasekura TsunenagaHasekura Tsunenaga
1571 AD
diplomat
Glenn HowertonGlenn Howerton
13 April 1974
Actor

Makoto ShinkaiMakoto Shinkai
09 February 1973
Film director, Voice actor, Animator, Screenwriter

Shizo KanakuriShizo Kanakuri
20 August 1891
Marathon runner, Athletics competitor
Junji ItoJunji Ito
31 July 1963
Manga artist

Cary-Hiroyuki TagawaCary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
27 September 1950
Actor, Film producer, Film actor, Television
Tokugawa IeyasuTokugawa Ieyasu
31 January 1543
Samurai

Joi ItoJoi Ito
19 June 1966
Activist, Entrepreneur, Venture capitalist

KamiKami
01 February 1972
musician

Hirohiko ArakiHirohiko Araki
07 June 1960
Manga artist
Michael LeitchMichael Leitch
07 October 1988
Rugby union player

Takashi MurakamiTakashi Murakami
01 February 1962
Sculptor, Painter, Artist, Film director
Tadanobu AsanoTadanobu Asano
27 November 1973
Actor, Guitarist, Musician, Singer, Film director,

Masaharu MorimotoMasaharu Morimoto
26 May 1955
Chefs
Satoshi TajiriSatoshi Tajiri
28 August 1965
Video game designer

Issei SagawaIssei Sagawa
26 April 1949
actor, writer, novelist, mangaka, translator
Yu DarvishYu Darvish
16 August 1986
Baseball player