Famous People From Japan
Oda NobunagaOda Nobunaga
23 June 1534
16th Century Japanese Feudal Lord
Hayao MiyazakiHayao Miyazaki
05 January 1941
Film director

Toyotomi HideyoshiToyotomi Hideyoshi
17 March 1537
Japanese Samurai

HirohitoHirohito
29 April 1901
Former Emperor of Japan

Tokugawa IeyasuTokugawa Ieyasu
31 January 1543
Military Leader

Hiroyuki SanadaHiroyuki Sanada
12 October 1960
Actor
AkihitoAkihito
23 December 1933
125th Emperor of Japan

Haruki MurakamiHaruki Murakami
12 January 1949
 

Akira KurosawaAkira Kurosawa
23 March 1910
Filmmaker
Miyamoto MusashiMiyamoto Musashi
1584 AD
Swordsman & Warrior

Kazuyoshi MiuraKazuyoshi Miura
26 February 1967
Footballer
Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
14 January 1925
Playwright

Yoshihide SugaYoshihide Suga
06 December 1948
Prime Minister of Japan

Hideki TojoHideki Tojo
30 December 1884
27th Prime Minister of Japan

Ken WatanabeKen Watanabe
21 October 1959
Actor

Kento YamazakiKento Yamazaki
07 September 1994
Actor
Robert Griffin IIIRobert Griffin III
12 February 1990
American Football Player

Emperor MeijiEmperor Meiji
03 November 1852
Emperor of Japan

Hiroo OnodaHiroo Onoda
19 March 1922
Imperial Japanese Army Intelligence officer

Shinji KagawaShinji Kagawa
17 March 1989
Footballer
Yoshitsugu MatsuokaYoshitsugu Matsuoka
17 September 1986
Voice Actor

Shigeru MiyamotoShigeru Miyamoto
16 November 1952
Video Game Designer, Artist
Isoroku YamamotoIsoroku Yamamoto
04 April 1884
Japanese Naval Officer Who Conceived The Pearl

Yuzuru HanyuYuzuru Hanyu
07 December 1994
Figure Skater

Junji ItoJunji Ito
31 July 1963
Manga artist
Richard T. JonesRichard T. Jones
16 January 1972
Actor

Hideo KojimaHideo Kojima
24 August 1963
Video Game Designer
Shinsuke NakamuraShinsuke Nakamura
24 February 1980
Japanese Pro Wrestler & MMA

Tsutomu MiyazakiTsutomu Miyazaki
21 August 1962
Serial Killer

Ichiro SuzukiIchiro Suzuki
22 October 1973
Baseball Outfielder
Akira ToriyamaAkira Toriyama
05 April 1955
Japanese Manga Artist

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Masashi KishimotoMasashi Kishimoto
08 November 1974
Manga Artist
Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
10 December 1933
Actor

Emperor TaishōEmperor Taishō
31 August 1879
Former Emperor of Japan

Osamu DazaiOsamu Dazai
19 June 1909
Author

Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune
01 April 1920
Actor
Issei SagawaIssei Sagawa
26 April 1949
Public orator
Mutsuhiro WatanabeMutsuhiro Watanabe
18 January 1918
Imperial Japanese Army Corporal

Katsushika HokusaiKatsushika Hokusai
31 October 1760
Artist

Brian TeeBrian Tee
15 March 1977
Actor

Emperor JimmuEmperor Jimmu
13 February 0712
Emperor
Hirohiko ArakiHirohiko Araki
07 June 1960
Manga artist

Masi OkaMasi Oka
27 December 1974
Actor

Kota IbushiKota Ibushi
21 May 1982
Wrestler

Masayoshi SonMasayoshi Son
11 August 1957
Founder of SoftBank

Keisuke HondaKeisuke Honda
13 June 1986
Footballer
Yusaku MaezawaYusaku Maezawa
22 November 1975
Entrepreneur

Shoko AsaharaShoko Asahara
02 March 1955
Criminal
Hiroyuki SawanoHiroyuki Sawano
12 September 1980
Composer

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

Takeshi KaneshiroTakeshi Kaneshiro
11 October 1973
Actor
Takuya KimuraTakuya Kimura
13 November 1972
Actor

Kaito IshikawaKaito Ishikawa
13 October 1993
Voice Actor
Jiroemon KimuraJiroemon Kimura
19 April 1897
Oldest Living Male Recorded in History

Yoshiro MoriYoshiro Mori
14 July 1937
Prime Minister of Japan

Tenshin NasukawaTenshin Nasukawa
18 August 1998
Kickboxer

Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
08 November 1885
Japanese General

MiyaviMiyavi
14 September 1981
Singer, Guitarist
Minamoto no YoshitsuneMinamoto no Yoshitsune
1159 AD
Military Leader

Shinzō AbeShinzō Abe
21 September 1954
Former Prime Minister of Japan

Nobuo UematsuNobuo Uematsu
21 March 1959
Video-Game Composer

Chiune SugiharaChiune Sugihara
01 January 1900
Diplomat
Tsutomu YamaguchiTsutomu Yamaguchi
16 March 1916
Survivor of Hiroshima & Nagasaki

Momofuku AndoMomofuku Ando
05 March 1910
Inventor of instant noodles
Shohei OhtaniShohei Ohtani
05 July 1994
Baseball Player

Hiroshi TanahashiHiroshi Tanahashi
13 November 1976
Wrestler

Hirokazu KoreedaHirokazu Koreeda
06 June 1962
Director, Producer
Tadamichi KuribayashiTadamichi Kuribayashi
07 July 1891
General

Jiro OnoJiro Ono
27 October 1925
Chef
Sakamoto RyōmaSakamoto Ryōma
03 January 1836
Samurai

Masaki SudaMasaki Suda
21 February 1993
Actor

Yoshihiro TajiriYoshihiro Tajiri
29 September 1970
Professional Wrestler
Tomohisa YamashitaTomohisa Yamashita
09 April 1985
Singer, Actor

BashoBasho
1644 AD
Poet
Kenichi MatsuyamaKenichi Matsuyama
05 March 1985
Actor

Morihei UeshibaMorihei Ueshiba
14 December 1883
Martial Artist

Sota FukushiSota Fukushi
30 May 1993
Actor

Kazunari NinomiyaKazunari Ninomiya
17 June 1983
Actor
Yasuhiro NakasoneYasuhiro Nakasone
27 May 1918
Former Prime Minister of Japan
Kōbō AbeKōbō Abe
07 March 1924
Writer

Robert Charles ChienRobert Charles Chien
 
Entrepreneur, Lea Salonga’s Husband

Ryunosuke KamikiRyunosuke Kamiki
19 May 1993
Actor

Hideki Yukawa Hideki Yukawa
23 January 1907
Physicist
Jushin Thunder LigerJushin Thunder Liger
30 November 1964
Japanese Professional Wrestler & MMA

Ken YamamuraKen Yamamura
21 January 1986
Actor

NaruhitoNaruhito
23 February 1960
Emperor of Japan

Susumu TonegawaSusumu Tonegawa
06 September 1939
Immunologist, Molecular Biologist

George MillerGeorge Miller
18 September 1992
YouTube Personality, Humorist, Vlogger
Kenichi Fukui Kenichi Fukui
04 October 1918
Chemist

Akihiro HagaAkihiro Haga
26 January 1981
Stunt Performer
Lil MocoLil Moco
02 November 1994
YouTuber

Asai ChuAsai Chu
22 July 1856
Painter
Sin'ichirō TomonagaSin-Itiro Tomonaga
31 March 1906
Physicist
Tasuku HonjoTasuku Honjo
27 January 1942
Immunologist