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1. Tetsuji Tamayama Tetsuji Tamayama Actor, Hyakujû sentai Gaorenjâ
2. Jûzô Itami Jûzô Itami Director, Tampopo A tragic end belies a life led with purpose. The son of a successful filmmaker, Juzo Itami made his name acting in television and films before making a late career shift into screenwriting and directing at age 50. Known to choose the subjects of his films through everyday observations, he often followed...
3. Kaoru Kobayashi Kaoru Kobayashi Actor, Gedo senki
4. Haruki Murakami Haruki Murakami Writer, Noruwei no mori Haruki Murakami graduated from Waseda University, Tokyo, in 1975. Widely considered one of Japan's most important 20th-century novelists, he is heavily influenced by American culture and has been criticized by some Japanese critics as overly Westernized. His often solitary, withdrawn, and world-weary protagonists are generally stripped of Japanese tradition...
5. Kenji Misumi Kenji Misumi Director, Shogun Assassin
6. Shinsuke Nakamura Shinsuke Nakamura Self, NXT TakeOver: Toronto
7. Shigeru Miyamoto Shigeru Miyamoto Producer, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Shigeru Miyamato has been helping create games for Nintendo since 1981. In the late 1970s Nintendo was going bankrupt. Myamato then made two characters, Donkey Kong and Mario (then called Jumpman), for the game Donkey Kong. He has been the supervisor of many games, like the Mario and Zelda games.
8. Haruka Kuroda Haruka Kuroda Actress, Life Haruka Kuroda is a London based Japanese actress. She was born and raised in Kyoto, Japan and started acting professionally at the age of 9. She moved to the UK at the age of 16 to study acting, and since graduating Guildford School of Acting in 2000, she has worked extensively in TV, Film, Theatre and also as a voice over artist...
9. Aya Sugimoto Aya Sugimoto Actress, Hana to hebi
10. Satomi Kobayashi Satomi Kobayashi Self, Bokura no jidai
11. Yoshimi Tokui Yoshimi Tokui Self, Ashita Switch
12. Sachiko Ishida Sachiko Ishida Actress, He's Just Not That Into You
13. Sadao Yamanaka Sadao Yamanaka Writer, Kôchiyama Sôshun
14. Nobuo Nakagawa Nobuo Nakagawa Director, Jigoku
15. Toshia Mori Toshia Mori Actress, The Bitter Tea of General Yen
16. Rikiya Koyama Rikiya Koyama Actor, Naruto: Shippûden
17. Rika Izumi Rika Izumi Actress, Bishôjo Senshi Sailor Moon Rika Izumi, also known as Chisaki Hama, was born in Kyoto, Japan on November 10, 1988. She is best known as the girl genius, Sailor Mercury in Japan's live action TV show Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, which was her first acting role (2003-2004). Chisaki was the youngest cast member out of the Sailor Solders and like her cast mates...
18. Keiji Sada Keiji Sada Actor, Good Morning
19. Riho Yoshioka Riho Yoshioka Actress, Tsumugu mono
20. Kazuhiro Tsuji Kazuhiro Tsuji Makeup Department, Planet of the Apes
21. Takahiro Tamura Takahiro Tamura Actor, Tora! Tora! Tora!
22. Akihiko Shiota Akihiko Shiota Director, Moonlight Whispers
23. Yui Hatano Yui Hatano Actress, Wafuku meshô no midare gami
24. Masahiko Tsugawa Masahiko Tsugawa Actor, A Taxing Woman
25. Emi Wada Emi Wada Costume Designer, Ying xiong
26. Kazuo Hasegawa Kazuo Hasegawa Actor, Gate of Hell Born in Kyoto in 1908. His birthplace was a sake brewery in Fushimi called Nagoya. In 1913, at the age of five, he was pushed into playing the role of Kan Shusai in the play Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami. This set him on the path to becoming a kabuki actor. Although he worked assiduously on his kabuki acting...
27. Kazuo Miyagawa Kazuo Miyagawa Cinematographer, Rashômon
28. Keiko Deguchi Keiko Deguchi Editor, Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus
29. Utako Kyô Utako Kyô Actress, Zatoichi the Outlaw
30. Kazuki Maehara Kazuki Maehara Actor, Seijû sentai Gingaman
31. Haruo Tanaka Haruo Tanaka Actor, Ikiru
32. Raizô Ichikawa Raizô Ichikawa Actor, Enjô Raizô Ichikawa was born on August 29, 1931 in Kyoto, Japan as Akio Kamezaki, at the age of 6 months was adopted by his uncle Kazo Takeuchi (kabuki actor Kudanji Ichikawa III) as Yoshio Takeuchi. Started his kabuki career in 1946 as Enzo Ichikawa II. In 1951 he was both re-adopted by Shôzô Ôta (actor Jukai Ichikawa III) as Yoshiya Ôta and changed his stage name to Raizô Ichikawa VIII...
33. Tamao Nakamura Tamao Nakamura Actress, The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
34. Kuranosuke Sasaki Kuranosuke Sasaki Actor, Mamiya kyodai
35. Takao Saitô Takao Saitô Cinematographer, Ran
36. Mai Nishida Mai Nishida Actress, Tôkyô kazoku
37. Kotoko Kawamura Kotoko Kawamura Actress, Memoirs of a Geisha Kotoko Kawamura resided in Santa Monica, California for over 40 years before coming to Maui, where she was a volunteer at Roosevelt Elementary School and The Santa Monica Historical Society. A keen animal lover, she had many pets throughout her life, and loved animals, children, people, and life. Like a cat...
38. Ken Yasuda Ken Yasuda Actor, Just Another Romantic Wrestling Comedy
39. Chiaki Matsubara Chiaki Matsubara Actress, Jishin rettô
40. Shirô Toyoda Shirô Toyoda Director, Meoto zenzai After bypassing university studies to join Shochiku in 1924, Shiro Toyoda began directing at a relatively young age, starting out with silent films in his native Kyoto in 1929. In 1937, Toyoda moved to Tokyo, where he scored his first major success with Wakai hito (Young Person). After joining Toho...
41. Rei Dan Rei Dan Actress, Bushi no ichibun
42. Ittoku Kishibe Ittoku Kishibe Actor, The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi
43. Yûko Asuka Yûko Asuka Actress, Super Electronic Bioman
44. Yumiko Katayama Yumiko Katayama Actress, Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion
45. Masakazu Tamura Masakazu Tamura Actor, Kozure Ôkami: Sono chîsaki te ni
46. Masahiro Makino Masahiro Makino Director, Rônin-gai
47. Tatsuo Yoshida Tatsuo Yoshida Writer, Speed Racer Founded Tatsunoko Productions with his brothers Kenji Yoshida, and Ippei Kuri. Created both the animated and manga (Japanese comic) versions of _Mach Go Go Go (1967)_, AKA _Speed Racer (1967)_.
48. Tatsuya Ishihara Tatsuya Ishihara Art Department, Clannad: After Story
49. Shingo Yamashiro Shingo Yamashiro Actor, Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons
50. Akiyoshi Kimata Akiyoshi Kimata Director, Aibô
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