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1. Tadanobu Asano Tadanobu Asano Actor, Thor Asano Tadanobu is a Japanese film actor. His father, an actors' agent, suggested he take on what became his first role, in the TV show "Kimpachi Sensei," at the age of 16. His film debut was in the 1990 Swimming Upstream (Bataashi Kingyo (1990)), though his first major critical success was in Shunji Iwai's Fried Dragon Fish...
2. Pamela Franklin Pamela Franklin Actress, The Legend of Hell House British actress Pamela Franklin has worked with many notable actors and directors throughout her career. A somewhat underrated actress, she had a wide range of emotions that she brought to her many versatile characters. Franklin was born in Yokohama, Japan, and her father was an importer/exporter. She...
3. Fumio Demura Fumio Demura Stunts, The Karate Kid
4. Ryô Kase Ryô Kase Actor, Letters from Iwo Jima
5. Yoshiaki Kawajiri Yoshiaki Kawajiri Director, The Animatrix Graduated from Yokohama High School in 1968. After a few years working as animator at Mushi Production Animation, the company went bankrupt in 1972 and he joined Madhouse Studio. In the 70s he was promoted to animation director and finally debuted as film director in 1984's "SF New Century Lensman"...
6. Setsuko Hara Setsuko Hara Actress, Tokyo Story Setsuko Hara became one of Japan's best-loved stars over her 30-year film career. Her signature character type, variations on a daughter devoted to her parents and home, inspired the nickname that stayed with her until retirement: the Eternal Virgin. To some extent, reality mirrored her roles in these films...
7. Robert Eddison Robert Eddison Actor, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
8. Naoto Takenaka Naoto Takenaka Actor, Shall We Dance?
9. Sayaka Ohara Sayaka Ohara Actress, Gekijôban XXXHolic Manatsu no yoru no yume
10. Takehito Koyasu Takehito Koyasu Actor, Sword Art Online
11. Ryôko Yonekura Ryôko Yonekura Actress, Gun Crazy: Episode 1 - A Woman from Nowhere
12. Kazuhiko Inoue Kazuhiko Inoue Actor, Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
13. Mao Inoue Mao Inoue Actress, I Give My First Love to You
14. Eiko Matsuda Eiko Matsuda Actress, In the Realm of the Senses
15. Nae Nae Actress, Letters from Iwo Jima
16. Keiko Kishi Keiko Kishi Actress, The Makioka Sisters
17. Sayoko Yamaguchi Sayoko Yamaguchi Actress, Pistol Opera
18. Yojiro Harada Yojiro Harada Self, Five Friends
19. Kimiko Yo Kimiko Yo Actress, Departures
20. Hibari Misora Hibari Misora Actress, Takekurabe
21. Crystal Kay Crystal Kay Actress, Seoul Searching
22. Yûko Kaida Yûko Kaida Actress, Soulcalibur IV
23. Shingo Katori Shingo Katori Actor, Suite Dreams Shingo Katori was born in Yokohama, Japan on the 31st of January, 1977. When he was 10, he joined the Johnny's group, and two years later, was a part of the group SMAP. This group continues to be popular in Japan, and ever since, Katori has been a well-known singer, dancer, and actor in Japan.
24. Virginia Stride Virginia Stride Actress, The Sensible Action of Lieutenant Holst
25. Kaori Kaori Actress, Nana
26. Rica Matsumoto Rica Matsumoto Actress, Perfect Blue
27. Masashi Ebara Masashi Ebara Actor, Perfect Blue
28. Natsuko Yashiro Natsuko Yashiro Actress, Star of David: Beauty Hunting
29. Susumu Chiba Susumu Chiba Actor, Ayashi no Ceres
30. Yû Irie Yû Irie Director, 8000 Miles
31. Yohji Yamamoto Yohji Yamamoto Costume Designer, Zatoichi
32. Jûrôta Kosugi Jûrôta Kosugi Actor, Appleseed
33. Chieko Shiratori Chieko Shiratori Actress, Eko eko azaraku II
34. Hitomi Nabatame Hitomi Nabatame Actress, Shadow of the Colossus
35. Kôji Mitsui Kôji Mitsui Actor, Woman in the Dunes
36. Reiko Takashima Reiko Takashima Actress, The Hidden Blade
37. John Wooldridge John Wooldridge Composer, Raiders in the Sky The composer John Wooldridge, was a pupil of Sibelius and a contemporary and friend of William Walton. He spent the war in Bomber Command. His promising career ended in a fatal car accident at the age of 47 in 1958. He was married to the actress Margaretta Scott from 1948 and was the father of the actress Susan Wooldridge and the director Hugh Wooldridge.
38. Youki Yamamoto Youki Yamamoto Music Department, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
39. Antonio Inoki Antonio Inoki Self, The Bad News Bears Go to Japan Japan's Antonio Inoki is a "living" legend in Asia. The greatest wrestler ever to step in the ring in Asia, he just may be the greatest wrestler of all times. One of the first great wrestlers to compete in "real" fights. Inoki has some of the most impressive fight stats in mat history. His professional wrestling record for single match competition was 611-41-50...
40. Miyuki Kuwano Miyuki Kuwano Actress, Red Beard
41. Mori Masaki Mori Masaki Director, Barefoot Gen
42. Toshirô Mayuzumi Toshirô Mayuzumi Composer, The Bible: In the Beginning... One of the most acclaimed composers of the Japanese cinema, Toshirô Mayuzumi was born in Yokohama. He studied composition, harmony, counterpoint, orchestration, piano and conducting at the Tokyo University of Art and Music, graduating cum laude in 1951. The following year he received a scholarship from the French government to study composition further at the Conservatoire de Paris...
43. Shin'ichi Watanabe Shin'ichi Watanabe Director, Yarisugi
44. Toshi Fujiwara Toshi Fujiwara Director, We Can't Go Home Again
45. Mami Nakamura Mami Nakamura Actress, Love Exposure
46. Masao Hayama Masao Hayama Actor, The Only Son
47. Gô Rijû Gô Rijû Actor, Eureka
48. Koichi Ose Koichi Ose Actor, Gekkô kamen Ose Koichi was born 27th October 1937 in Yokohama. His real name is Ose Kazunari. He graduated from Keio University School of Foreign Languages. In 1952 he entered the Daiei film company (they made Rashomon among other films) and appeared in a number of films. In 1958 he starred in the TV series Gekko kamen where he gained tremendous popularity with children as the mysterious masked hero...
49. Miho Yamada Miho Yamada Actress, Black Heaven
50. Yusuke Inaba Yusuke Inaba Director, Kimi to Mama to Kauboui
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