Famous People From Japan
Hayao MiyazakiHayao Miyazaki
05 January 1941
Film director
HirohitoHirohito
29 April 1901
Former Emperor of Japan

Robert Griffin IIIRobert Griffin III
12 February 1990
American Football Player

NaruhitoNaruhito
23 February 1960
Emperor of Japan

Isoroku YamamotoIsoroku Yamamoto
04 April 1884
Japanese Naval Officer Who Conceived The Pearl

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

Akira KurosawaAkira Kurosawa
23 March 1910
Filmmaker

Hideo KojimaHideo Kojima
24 August 1963
Video Game Designer
Hideki TojoHideki Tojo
30 December 1884
27th Prime Minister of Japan

Emperor MeijiEmperor Meiji
03 November 1852
Emperor of Japan
Kazuyoshi MiuraKazuyoshi Miura
26 February 1967
Footballer

Yuzuru HanyuYuzuru Hanyu
07 December 1994
Figure Skater

Hiroo OnodaHiroo Onoda
19 March 1922
Imperial Japanese Army Intelligence officer

Ken WatanabeKen Watanabe
21 October 1959
Actor

Shinzō AbeShinzō Abe
21 September 1954
Prime Minister of Japan
Richard T. JonesRichard T. Jones
16 January 1972
Actor

Oda NobunagaOda Nobunaga
23 June 1534
16th Century Japanese Feudal Lord

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
14 January 1925
Playwright

Miyamoto MusashiMiyamoto Musashi
1584 AD
Swordsman & Warrior
Masayoshi SonMasayoshi Son
11 August 1957
Founder of SoftBank

Shinji KagawaShinji Kagawa
17 March 1989
Footballer
Shohei OhtaniShohei Ohtani
05 July 1994
Baseball Player

Shigeru MiyamotoShigeru Miyamoto
16 November 1952
Video Game Designer, Artist

Akira ToriyamaAkira Toriyama
05 April 1955
Japanese Manga Artist
Yusaku MaezawaYusaku Maezawa
22 November 1975
Entrepreneur

Hiroyuki SanadaHiroyuki Sanada
12 October 1960
Actor
Keisuke HondaKeisuke Honda
13 June 1986
Footballer

Emperor JimmuEmperor Jimmu
13 February 0712
Emperor

Shinsuke NakamuraShinsuke Nakamura
24 February 1980
Japanese Pro Wrestler & MMA
Tsutomu MiyazakiTsutomu Miyazaki
21 August 1962
Serial Killer

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Katsushika HokusaiKatsushika Hokusai
31 October 1760
Artist
Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata
06 December 1959
Former President & CEO of Nintendo

Shoko AsaharaShoko Asahara
02 March 1955
Criminal

Mutsuhiro WatanabeMutsuhiro Watanabe
18 January 1918
Imperial Japanese Army Corporal

Toyotomi HideyoshiToyotomi Hideyoshi
17 March 1537
Japanese Samurai
Ichiro SuzukiIchiro Suzuki
22 October 1973
Baseball Outfielder
Masashi KishimotoMasashi Kishimoto
08 November 1974
Manga Artist

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

Brian TeeBrian Tee
15 March 1977
Actor

Yasuhiro NakasoneYasuhiro Nakasone
27 May 1918
Former Prime Minister of Japan
Yoshitsugu MatsuokaYoshitsugu Matsuoka
17 September 1986
Voice Actor

Masi OkaMasi Oka
27 December 1974
Actor

Osamu DazaiOsamu Dazai
19 June 1909
Author

Hiroyuki SawanoHiroyuki Sawano
12 September 1980
Composer

Kento YamazakiKento Yamazaki
07 September 1994
Actor
Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
08 November 1885
Japanese General

Chiune SugiharaChiune Sugihara
01 January 1900
Diplomat
Takeshi KaneshiroTakeshi Kaneshiro
11 October 1973
Actor

Kota IbushiKota Ibushi
21 May 1982
Wrestler

Minamoto no YoshitsuneMinamoto no Yoshitsune
1159 AD
Military Leader
Tenshin NasukawaTenshin Nasukawa
18 August 1998
Kickboxer

Hiroshi TanahashiHiroshi Tanahashi
13 November 1976
Wrestler
Takuya KimuraTakuya Kimura
13 November 1972
Actor

Momofuku AndoMomofuku Ando
05 March 1910
Inventor of instant noodles

MiyaviMiyavi
14 September 1981
Singer, Guitarist

Nobuo UematsuNobuo Uematsu
21 March 1959
Video-Game Composer

Tomohisa YamashitaTomohisa Yamashita
09 April 1985
Singer, Actor
Kaito IshikawaKaito Ishikawa
13 October 1993
Voice Actor

Yoshihiro TajiriYoshihiro Tajiri
29 September 1970
Professional Wrestler

Tadamichi KuribayashiTadamichi Kuribayashi
07 July 1891
General

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

Robert Charles ChienRobert Charles Chien
 
Entrepreneur, Lea Salonga’s Husband
Ryunosuke KamikiRyunosuke Kamiki
19 May 1993
Actor

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

Hideki Yukawa Hideki Yukawa
23 January 1907
Physicist

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

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

Yoshiro MoriYoshiro Mori
14 July 1937
Prime Minister of Japan
Hirokazu KoreedaHirokazu Koreeda
06 June 1962
Director, Producer
BashoBasho
1644 AD
Poet

Sin'ichirō TomonagaSin-Itiro Tomonaga
31 March 1906
Physicist

Akihiro HagaAkihiro Haga
26 January 1981
Stunt Performer

Asai ChuAsai Chu
22 July 1856
Painter
Emperor TaishōEmperor Taishō
31 August 1879
Former Emperor of Japan

Takumi MinaminoTakumi Minamino
16 January 1995
Association football player

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

Mark DacascosMark Dacascos
26 February 1964
Actor

Glenn HowertonGlenn Howerton
13 April 1974
Actor
Ken ShimuraKen Shimura
20 February 1950
Comedian

Junji ItoJunji Ito
31 July 1963
Manga artist
Cary-Hiroyuki TagawaCary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
27 September 1950
Actor, Film producer, Film actor, Television

Issei SagawaIssei Sagawa
26 April 1949
actor, writer, novelist, mangaka, translator
KamiKami
01 February 1972
musician
Tokugawa IeyasuTokugawa Ieyasu
31 January 1543
Samurai