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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Tokyo. The list includes people like Masako, Crown Princess of Japan, Yasuhiro Nakasone, Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Nobusuke Kishi & Kenzaburō Ōe. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as miscellaneous, writers, intellectuals & academics, scientists and leaders etc.
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 1 
Masako, Crown Princess of Japan
(Crown Princess of Japan)
Masako, Crown Princess of Japan
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toranomon Hospital, Toranomon, Tokyo
 2 
Ryunosuke Akutagawa
(Japanese Short-Story Writer Active During the Taishō Period)
Ryunosuke Akutagawa
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 1, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kyōbashi-ku,Tokyo, Japan
Died: July 24, 1927
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 3 
Nobusuke Kishi
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1957 – 1960))
Nobusuke Kishi
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 13, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tabuse, Yamaguchi, Japan
Died: August 7, 1987
 4 
Jun'ichirō Tanizaki
(Japanese Novelists and One of the Most Prominent Figures in Modern Japanese Literature)
Jun'ichirō Tanizaki
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 24, 1886
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: July 30, 1965
 5 
Kenzaburō Ōe
(A Major Figure in Contemporary Japanese Literature and Winner of 1994 Nobel Prize in Literature )
Kenzaburō Ōe
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 31, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ōse, Ehime, Japan
 6 
Shigeru Yoshida
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1948 - 1954))
Shigeru Yoshida
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 22, 1878
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Died: October 20, 1967
 7 
Ted Fujita
(Researcher)
Ted Fujita
1
Birthdate: October 23, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
Died: November 19, 1998
 8 
Ōkawa Shūmei
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 6, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yamagata, Japan
Died: December 24, 1957
 9 
Yukio Ozaki
(Former Japanese Minister of Justice (1914 - 1916))
Yukio Ozaki
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 24, 1858
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Matano, Kanagawa, Japan
Died: October 6, 1954
 10 
Eisaku Satō
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1964 - 1972))
Eisaku Satō
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 27, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tabuse, Yamaguchi, Japan
Died: June 3, 1975
 11 
Yukio Mishima
(One of the Most Important Japanese Authors of the 20th Century)
Yukio Mishima
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yotsuya, Tokyo, Japan
Died: November 25, 1970
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 12 
Jigoro Kano
(International sports pioneer who founded the martial art of judo and was the first Asian member of the International Olympic Committee.)
Jigoro Kano
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 10, 1860
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hyogo, Japan
Died: May 4, 1938
 13 
Toyo Ito
(Architect)
Toyo Ito
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 1, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 14 
Mamoru Shigemitsu
(Former Deputy Prime Minister of Japan (1954 - 1956))
Mamoru Shigemitsu
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bungoono, Oita, Japan
Died: January 26, 1957
 15 
Isao Takahata
(Director)
Isao Takahata
1
Birthdate: October 29, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ise, Mie, Japan
Died: April 5, 2018
 16 
Takaaki Kajita
(Physicist)
Takaaki Kajita
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Higashimatsuyama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
 17 
Satoshi Ōmura
(Biochemist)
Satoshi Ōmura
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 12, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nirasaki, Yamanashi, Japan
 18 
Kurokawa Kishō
(Architect)
Kurokawa Kishō
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: April 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kanie, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Died: October 12, 2007
 19 
Kenzo Tange
(Architect)
Kenzo Tange
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: September 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Osaka, Japan
Died: March 22, 2005
 20 
Kōki Hirota
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1936 - 1937))
Kōki Hirota
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 14, 1878
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chuo Ward, Fukuoka, Japan
Died: December 23, 1948
 21 
Yoshinori Ohsumi
(Biologist)
Yoshinori Ohsumi
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 9, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fukuoka, Japan
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 22 
Isozaki Arata
(Architect)
Isozaki Arata
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oita, Japan
 23 
Michelle Ferre
(Actress and former CNN correspondent in Japan)
Michelle Ferre
0
Birthdate: June 13, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kobe, Japan
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 24 
Ichikawa Kon
(Film Director)
Ichikawa Kon
1
Birthdate: November 20, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ise, Japan
Died: February 13, 2008
 25 
D. T. Suzuki
(Author)
D. T. Suzuki
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 18, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
Died: July 12, 1966
 26 
Syukuro Manabe
(He was awarded half of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics, jointly with Klaus Hasselmann)
Syukuro Manabe
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 21, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Uma, Ehime, Japan
 27 
Kitasato Shibasaburo
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 29, 1853
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oguni, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
Died: June 13, 1931
 28 
Fumihiko Maki
(Architect)
Fumihiko Maki
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: September 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
 29 
Yukiya Amano
(5th Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency)
Yukiya Amano
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yugawara, Japan
Died: July 18, 2019
 30 
Ei-ichi Negishi
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 14, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Changchun, China
 31 
Ichirō Hatoyama
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1954 - 1956))
Ichirō Hatoyama
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Died: March 7, 1959
 32 
Nishida Kitarō
(Philosopher)
Nishida Kitarō
1
Birthdate: May 19, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kahoku, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
Died: June 7, 1945
 33 
Kiyoshi Ito
(Mathematician)
Kiyoshi Ito
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 7, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hokusei-cho, Japan
Died: November 10, 2008
 34 
Masaoka Shiki
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 14, 1867
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan
Died: September 19, 1902
 35 
Kiichi Miyazawa
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1991 - 1993))
Kiichi Miyazawa
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 8, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fukuyama, Hiroshima, Japan
Died: June 28, 2007
 36 
Sou Fujimoto
(Architect)
Sou Fujimoto
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: August 4, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hokkaido, Japan
 37 
Hamaguchi Osachi
(Prime Minister of Japan (March 1931 – April 1931, 1929 - 1930))
Hamaguchi Osachi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 1, 1870
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kōchi, Japan
Died: August 26, 1931
 38 
Den Fujita
(Japanese Entrepreneur Who Launched the First McDonald's Franchise in Japan)
Den Fujita
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 13, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Osaka,Osaka, Japan
Died: April 21, 2004
 39 
So Yamamura
(Japanese Actor Known for His Portrayal of 'Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto' in the Movie 'Tora! Tora! Tora!')
So Yamamura
0
Birthdate: February 24, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tenri, Nara, Japan
Died: May 26, 2000
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 40 
Kodaira Kunihiko
(Mathematician)
Kodaira Kunihiko
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 16, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: July 26, 1997
 41 
Jokichi Takamine
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 3, 1854
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Takaoka, Toyama, Japan
Died: July 22, 1922
 42 
Naomi Munakata
(Brazilian Choral Conductor and Academic Teacher)
Naomi Munakata
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 31, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan
Died: March 26, 2020
 43 
Shusaku Arakawa
0
Birthdate: July 6, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Died: May 18, 2010
 44 
Ozaki Kōyō
(Japanese Novelist and Poet)
Ozaki Kōyō
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 10, 1868
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shibadaimon, Tokyo, Japan
Died: October 30, 1903
 45 
Shiga Kiyoshi
(Physician)
Shiga Kiyoshi
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 7, 1871
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Miyagi, Japan
Died: January 25, 1957
 46 
Koshiba Masatoshi
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 19, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan
 47 
C. K. Raut
(Computer scientist)
C. K. Raut
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthplace: Mahadeva, Saptari, Nepal
 48 
Hideo Shima
(Engineer)
Hideo Shima
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 20, 1901
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Died: March 18, 1998
 49 
Watsuji Tetsurō
(Philosopher)
Watsuji Tetsurō
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Himeji, Hyogo, Japan
Died: December 26, 1960
 50 
Komura Jutarō
(Statesman)
Komura Jutarō
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 26, 1855
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nichinan, Miyazaki, Japan
Died: November 25, 1911