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1. 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...
2. 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...
3. 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...
4. Ryô Kase Ryô Kase Actor, Letters from Iwo Jima
5. Fumio Demura Fumio Demura Stunts, The Karate Kid
6. 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"...
7. Robert Eddison Robert Eddison Actor, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
8. Eiko Matsuda Eiko Matsuda Actress, In the Realm of the Senses
9. Sayaka Ohara Sayaka Ohara Actress, Fairy Tail: Priestess of the Phoenix
10. Naoto Takenaka Naoto Takenaka Actor, Shall We Dance?
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. Takehito Koyasu Takehito Koyasu Actor, Sword Art Online
14. Nae Nae Actress, Letters from Iwo Jima
15. Keiko Kishi Keiko Kishi Actress, The Makioka Sisters
16. Mao Inoue Mao Inoue Actress, I Give My First Love to You
17. Sayoko Yamaguchi Sayoko Yamaguchi Actress, Pistol Opera
18. Rica Matsumoto Rica Matsumoto Actress, Perfect Blue
19. 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.
20. Kimiko Yo Kimiko Yo Actress, Departures
21. Toshio Kurosawa Toshio Kurosawa Actor, Lady Snowblood
22. Miyuki Kuwano Miyuki Kuwano Actress, Red Beard
23. Natsuko Yashiro Natsuko Yashiro Actress, Star of David: Beauty Hunting
24. Miki Irie Miki Irie Actress, The Face of Another
25. Masashi Ebara Masashi Ebara Actor, Perfect Blue
26. Yojiro Harada Yojiro Harada Self, Five Friends
27. 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...
28. Reiko Takashima Reiko Takashima Actress, The Hidden Blade
29. Crystal Kay Crystal Kay Actress, Seoul Searching
30. Yusuke Inaba Yusuke Inaba Director, Kimi to Mama to Kauboui
31. 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...
32. Yuki Saitô Yuki Saitô Actress, Oracion
33. Yohji Yamamoto Yohji Yamamoto Costume Designer, Zatoichi
34. Yûko Kaida Yûko Kaida Actress, Soulcalibur IV
35. Yoshie Morino Yoshie Morino Actress, Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus
36. Virginia Stride Virginia Stride Actress, The Sensible Action of Lieutenant Holst
37. Hitomi Nabatame Hitomi Nabatame Actress, Shadow of the Colossus
38. Kaori Kaori Actress, Nana
39. Mori Masaki Mori Masaki Director, Barefoot Gen
40. 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.
41. Susumu Chiba Susumu Chiba Actor, Ayashi no Ceres
42. Saori Gotô Saori Gotô Actress, Steins;Gate the Movie: Loading Area of Déjà vu
43. Takenori Sentô Takenori Sentô Producer, Ring
44. Ton Satomi Ton Satomi Writer, Late Autumn
45. Chieko Shiratori Chieko Shiratori Actress, Zero Woman: Dangerous Game
46. 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...
47. Jûrôta Kosugi Jûrôta Kosugi Actor, Appleseed
48. Toshi Fujiwara Toshi Fujiwara Director, We Can't Go Home Again
49. Yûjin Kitagawa Yûjin Kitagawa Actor, Ooru naito ronga 3: Sanji
50. Kotoe Hatsui Kotoe Hatsui Actress, Castle in the Sky
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