Find out more about the greatest Japanese Artists, including Shigeru Miyamoto, Akira Kurosawa, Yusuke Murata, Yayoi Kusama and Takashi Murakami.
Akira KurosawaAkira Kurosawa
23 March 1910
Filmmaker
Shigeru MiyamotoShigeru Miyamoto
16 November 1952
Video Game Designer, Artist

Akira ToriyamaAkira Toriyama
05 April 1955
Japanese Manga Artist

Masashi KishimotoMasashi Kishimoto
08 November 1974
Manga Artist

Yayoi KusamaYayoi Kusama
22 March 1929
Contemporary Artist

Katsushika HokusaiKatsushika Hokusai
31 October 1760
Artist
Asai ChuAsai Chu
22 July 1856
Painter

KamiKami
01 February 1972
musician

Takashi MurakamiTakashi Murakami
01 February 1962
Sculptor, Painter, Artist, Film director
Eiichiro OdaEiichiro Oda
01 January 1975
Japanese manga artist

Takeshi KitanoTakeshi Kitano
18 January 1947
Film director, Actor, Painter, Owarai tarento,
Rumiko TakahashiRumiko Takahashi
10 October 1957
Japanese manga artist

Hajime IsayamaHajime Isayama
29 August 1986
Mangaka

Yusuke MurataYusuke Murata
04 July 1978
Mangaka

Yoshitaka AmanoYoshitaka Amano
26 March 1952
Character designer, Sculptor, Illustrator, Artist,

Issey MiyakeIssey Miyake
22 April 1938
Fashion designer
HiroshigeHiroshige
1797 AD
painter

UtamaroUtamaro
1753 AD
painter

SharakuSharaku
 

Seishi KishimotoSeishi Kishimoto
08 November 1974
Mangaka
Yoji ShinkawaYoji Shinkawa
25 November 1971
illustrator

Hajime SorayamaHajime Sorayama
22 February 1947
Artist, Illustrator, Painter
Kouta HiranoKouta Hirano
14 July 1973
Mangaka

Masaaki HatsumiMasaaki Hatsumi
02 December 1931
Painter

Nakaba SuzukiNakaba Suzuki
08 February 1977
Mangaka
YoshitoshiYoshitoshi
30 April 1839
Engraver, Painter, Poet

Suehiro MaruoSuehiro Maruo
28 January 1956
Artist, Illustrator, Mangaka, Painter
Yasuhiro NightowYasuhiro Nightow
08 April 1967
Mangaka

Natsuki TakayaNatsuki Takaya
07 July 1973
Mangaka

Takashi AmanoTakashi Amano
18 July 1954
Photographer, Naturalist, Keirin cyclist
Yoshitomo NaraYoshitomo Nara
05 December 1959
Artist, Painter, Sculptor, Photographer

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Tsuguharu FoujitaTsuguharu Foujita
27 November 1886
Painter, Artist
Kobayashi IssaKobayashi Issa
15 June 1763
Poet, Painter, Writer

Satoshi UrushiharaSatoshi Urushihara
09 February 1966
Mangaka, Writer, Animator

Shintaro KagoShintaro Kago
1969 AD
mangaka

Kazuo KoikeKazuo Koike
08 May 1936
Screenwriter, Comics artist, Lyricist
Tarō OkamotoTarō Okamoto
26 February 1911
Sculptor, Painter, Artist, Writer, Photographer,
On KawaraOn Kawara
02 January 1933
Painter

Akira YoshizawaAkira Yoshizawa
14 March 1911
Artist

Sesshū TōyōSesshū Tōyō
1420 AD
Visual Artist

KunisadaKunisada
1786 AD
Designer
Hishikawa MoronobuHishikawa Moronobu
1618 AD
Artist

Yosa BusonYosa Buson
1716 AD
Poet

Mitsuteru YokoyamaMitsuteru Yokoyama
18 June 1934
Artist

Itō JakuchūItō Jakuchū
01 March 1716
Painter

Shirow MiwaShirow Miwa
09 November 1978
Mangaka, Illustrator
Kawanabe KyōsaiKawanabe Kyōsai
18 May 1831
Painter

Ogata KōrinOgata Kōrin
1658 AD
Painter
Yasumasa MorimuraYasumasa Morimura
11 June 1951
Artist

Yoshida KenkōYoshida Kenkō
1283 AD
Author

Shōji HamadaShōji Hamada
09 December 1894
Potter
Yokoyama TaikanYokoyama Taikan
18 September 1868
Painter

Kobayashi KiyochikaKobayashi Kiyochika
10 September 1847
Artist
Kuroda SeikiKuroda Seiki
09 August 1866
Painter

Hishida ShunsōHishida Shunsō
21 September 1874
Painter

Torii KiyonagaTorii Kiyonaga
1752 AD
Artist

Kanō EitokuKanō Eitoku
16 February 1543
Painter

Utagawa ToyokuniUtagawa Toyokuni
1769 AD
Artist
Tenshō ShūbunTenshō Shūbun
1414 AD
Painter

JosetsuJosetsu
1405 AD
Painter

Okumura MasanobuOkumura Masanobu
1686 AD
Artist

Shikō MunakataShikō Munakata
05 September 1903
Artist
Saneatsu MushanokōjiSaneatsu Mushanokōji
12 May 1885
Novelist

Kanō MasanobuKanō Masanobu
1434 AD
Painter
Hashimoto GahōHashimoto Gahō
21 August 1835
Painter

Yūji IwaharaYūji Iwahara
 

Ogata KenzanOgata Kenzan
1663 AD
Painter
Kanō MotonobuKanō Motonobu
28 August 1476
Painter

Tosa MitsuokiTosa Mitsuoki
21 November 1617
Painter
Kanō SanrakuKanō Sanraku
1559 AD
Painter

KaoKao
1288 AD
Painter

Iwasa MatabeiIwasa Matabei
1578 AD
Artist
Kiyokata KaburagiKiyokata Kaburagi
31 August 1878
Artist

Atsuko TanakaAtsuko Tanaka
10 February 1932
Artist
SōamiSōami
1472 AD
Artist

Takahashi YuichiTakahashi Yuichi
20 March 1826
Painter

Hanabusa ItchōHanabusa Itchō
1652 AD
Painter

Yōji KuriYōji Kuri
09 April 1928
Film director, Illustrator, Animator
NinseiNinsei
1648 AD
Potter
Kusumi MorikageKusumi Morikage
1620 AD
Painter

Torii KiyomasuTorii Kiyomasu
1690 AD
Painter

NōamiNōami
1397 AD
Artist

Sesson ShukeiSesson Shukei
1504 AD
Painter
Kokei KobayashiKokei Kobayashi
11 February 1883
Painter

Sōtarō YasuiSōtarō Yasui
17 May 1888
Painter

Miyagawa ChōshunMiyagawa Chōshun
1683 AD
Painter

Kanzan ShimomuraKanzan Shimomura
10 April 1873
Painter

Fujiwara no TakanobuFujiwara no Takanobu
1142 AD
Artist
Uragami GyokudōUragami Gyokudō
1745 AD
Musician

Kaigetsudō AndoKaigetsudō Ando
1671 AD
Painter
Fujiwara no YukinariFujiwara no Yukinari
0972 AD
Calligrapher

Takamura KōunTakamura Kōun
08 March 1852
Sculptor
Kose KanaokaKose Kanaoka
0802 AD
Artist
Mokuan ReienMokuan Reien
Painter