Find out more about the greatest Japanese Film & Theater Personalities, including Hayao Miyazaki, Maria Ozawa, Akira Kurosawa, Ken Watanabe and Takami Akai.
Hayao MiyazakiHayao Miyazaki
05 January 1941
Film director
Akira KurosawaAkira Kurosawa
23 March 1910
Filmmaker

Ken WatanabeKen Watanabe
21 October 1959
Actor

Richard T. JonesRichard T. Jones
16 January 1972
Actor

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
14 January 1925
Playwright

Hiroyuki SanadaHiroyuki Sanada
12 October 1960
Actor
Sonoya MizunoSonoya Mizuno
01 July 1986
Actress

Brian TeeBrian Tee
15 March 1977
Actor

Rinko KikuchiRinko Kikuchi
06 January 1981
Actress
Yoshitsugu MatsuokaYoshitsugu Matsuoka
17 September 1986
Voice Actor

Masi OkaMasi Oka
27 December 1974
Actor
Ayako FujitaniAyako Fujitani
07 December 1979
Actor, Writer, Novelist

Kento YamazakiKento Yamazaki
07 September 1994
Actor

Takeshi KaneshiroTakeshi Kaneshiro
11 October 1973
Actor

Ayane SakuraAyane Sakura
29 January 1994
Voice Actress

Kiko MizuharaKiko Mizuhara
15 October 1990
Actress, Model
Takuya KimuraTakuya Kimura
13 November 1972
Actor

Rila FukushimaRila Fukushima
16 January 1989
Model

Rie TakahashiRie Takahashi
27 February 1994
Voice Actress

Reina TriendlReina Triendl
23 January 1992
Model
Miyuki SawashiroMiyuki Sawashiro
02 June 1985
Voice Actor

Tomohisa YamashitaTomohisa Yamashita
09 April 1985
Singer, Actor
KoyukiKoyuki
18 December 1976
Actress, Model

Satomi IshiharaSatomi Ishihara
24 December 1986
Actress

Kaito IshikawaKaito Ishikawa
13 October 1993
Voice Actor
Masaki SudaMasaki Suda
21 February 1993
Actor

Haruka AyaseHaruka Ayase
24 March 1985
Actress
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

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Naoko MoriNaoko Mori
29 November 1971
Actress
Erika SawajiriErika Sawajiri
08 April 1986
Actress

Kazunari NinomiyaKazunari Ninomiya
17 June 1983
Actor

Ken YamamuraKen Yamamura
21 January 1986
Actor

Hirokazu KoreedaHirokazu Koreeda
06 June 1962
Director, Producer
Akihiro HagaAkihiro Haga
26 January 1981
Stunt Performer
Makoto ShinkaiMakoto Shinkai
09 February 1973
Film director, Voice actor, Animator, Screenwriter

Mark DacascosMark Dacascos
26 February 1964
Actor

Asa AkiraAsa Akira
03 January 1986
Actress

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

Kairi SaneKairi Sane
23 September 1988
Professional Wrestler

Junji ItoJunji Ito
31 July 1963
Manga artist

Cary-Hiroyuki TagawaCary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
27 September 1950
Actor, Film producer, Film actor, Television

Merle DandridgeMerle Dandridge
31 May 1975
Actress
Tadanobu AsanoTadanobu Asano
27 November 1973
Actor, Guitarist, Musician, Singer, Film director,

Maria OzawaMaria Ozawa
08 January 1986
Adult Film Star, AV idol, Stripper, Actor, Glamour
Takehito KoyasuTakehito Koyasu
05 May 1967
Seiyū, Singer

Masaaki YuasaMasaaki Yuasa
16 March 1965
Screenwriter, Animator, Film director

Hirohiko ArakiHirohiko Araki
07 June 1960
Manga artist
Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune
01 April 1920
Actor, Film producer, Film actor

Mamoru MiyanoMamoru Miyano
08 June 1983
Actor, Singer, Seiyū, Child actor
Satoshi KonSatoshi Kon
12 October 1963
Animator, Film director, Screenwriter, Mangaka

Ryuichi SakamotoRyuichi Sakamoto
17 January 1952
Composer

Takeshi KitanoTakeshi Kitano
18 January 1947
Film director, Actor, Painter, Owarai tarento,

Kana HanazawaKana Hanazawa
25 February 1989
Voice Actress

Daisuke OnoDaisuke Ono
04 May 1978
Voice Actor
Liv UllmannLiv Ullmann
16 December 1938
Actress

Nobuhiko OkamotoNobuhiko Okamoto
24 October 1986
Seiyū, Singer

Osamu TezukaOsamu Tezuka
03 November 1928
Film director, Film producer, Mangaka, Animator,

Hiroshi KamiyaHiroshi Kamiya
28 January 1975
Voice actor
Ayumi HamasakiAyumi Hamasaki
02 October 1978
Singer, Seiyū, Songwriter, Model, Actor,

Samaire ArmstrongSamaire Armstrong
31 October 1980
Actress
Sessue HayakawaSessue Hayakawa
10 June 1889
Actor, Novelist, Screenwriter, Film director

Takashi MiikeTakashi Miike
24 August 1960
Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Hideaki AnnoHideaki Anno
22 May 1960
Film director, Animator, Actor, Screenwriter, Film
Takahiro SakuraiTakahiro Sakurai
13 June 1974
Voice Actor

Antonio InokiAntonio Inoki
20 February 1943
Politician, Professional wrestler, Writer, Actor
Takeru SatohTakeru Satoh
21 March 1989
Actor, Singer

Masahiro SakuraiMasahiro Sakurai
03 August 1970
Game Designers

James IhaJames Iha
26 March 1968
Musician
Shinji MikamiShinji Mikami
11 August 1965
Video game designer

Yoshihiro AkiyamaYoshihiro Akiyama
29 July 1975
Mixed martial artist
Isao TakahataIsao Takahata
29 October 1935
Film director, Animator, Screenwriter

Shun OguriShun Oguri
26 December 1982
Actor, Seiyū, Film director, Child actor, Stage

Yui HatanoYui Hatano
24 May 1988
Actress

Tomokazu SugitaTomokazu Sugita
11 October 1980
Seiyū
Chiaki KuriyamaChiaki Kuriyama
10 October 1984
Actor, Singer, Model, Seiyū, Fashion model
Empress MichikoEmpress Michiko
20 October 1934
Consort

Gorō MiyazakiGorō Miyazaki
21 January 1967
Film director, Animator, Screenwriter, Architect

Sola AoiSola Aoi
11 November 1983
Adult Film Star, Actor, Singer, AV idol, Tarento

Kyary Pamyu PamyuKyary Pamyu Pamyu
01 January 1993
Singer
Sonny ChibaSonny Chiba
23 January 1939
Actor, Judoka, Seiyū, Singer, Composer, Film

Sada AbeSada Abe
28 May 1905
Geisha, Criminal

Masaharu MorimotoMasaharu Morimoto
26 May 1955
Chefs

Tetsuya NomuraTetsuya Nomura
08 October 1970
Video game artist

Rie KugimiyaRie Kugimiya
30 May 1979
Voice actress
Nobu MatsuhisaNobu Matsuhisa
10 March 1949
Chefs

Grant ImaharaGrant Imahara
23 October 1970
Electrical engineer
Namie AmuroNamie Amuro
20 September 1977
Record producer

Yōsuke KubozukaYōsuke Kubozuka
07 May 1979
Actor, Singer, Model
Sakura MiyawakiSakura Miyawaki
19 March 1998
Singer
Mamoru HosodaMamoru Hosoda
19 September 1967
Film director, Animator, Screenwriter, Animation