Birth Place Matching "Kochi, Japan" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Okuribito
Kochi on the island of Shikoku was bombed from the air and razed to the ground by the USA during 1945, but Kochi castle still stands as a historical point of interest. More recently the city has acted as the birth place of short-haired tomboyish singer and actress Hirosue Ryoko. She signed up for ...
5. Ken Kensei
Actor | Letters from Iwo Jima
Kataoka Sensei is a world renowned Kendo teacher as well as a competitive Kendo player. Kataoka has been a great practitioner and a competitive player in all parts of the world. Kataoka Sensei began the study of Kendo from the age of 15 in Kochi, Japan, a prefecture known for developing strong, ...
Composer | Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren
He's been called the John Williams of the video game world, and the description is apt. Born in Kouchi City, Japan on March 21, 1959, Nobuo started playing the piano at the age of 12 and has never been formerly taught. By his own admission, he said he wanted to learn to play the piano because he ...
14. Noboru Takachi
Noboru Takachi was born on December 22, 1964 in Kochi, Kochi, Japan as Jôji Ôsaki. He is an actor, known for The Negotiator: The Movie (2010), The Man Who Can't Get Married (2006) and Anata no tonari ni dare ka iru (2003). He was previously married to Reiko Takashima and Momo Aida.
Actor | Akitsu onsen
Tsutomu Shimomoto was born on October 2, 1917 in Kochi, Japan. He was an actor, known for Akitsu Springs (1962), Wakai Tokyo no yane no shita (1963) and Face in the Dark (1958). He was married to Isuzu Yamada. He died on November 29, 2000 in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.
27. Taizo Yokoyama
Writer | Pu-san
In the 30s he left school in mid-course to learn drawing in the Kawahata Illustration School. His career was interrupted by the Sino-Japanese war and he went to the Chinese front, but he returned before the end of the war. Influenced by his famous cartoonist older brother Ryûichi Yokoyama, in 1950 ...
32. Ko Takeuchi
Ko Takeuchi was born on November 28, 1970 in Kochi, Kochi, Japan. He is known for his work on Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (2014), WarioWare Touched! (2004) and WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! (2003). He is married to Sachiko Imai.
33. Tsunehisa Itô
Writer | Ai no senshi Reinbôman
After leaving school in mid-course, he joined Tatsunoko animation studio in the mid-1960s, writing scripts for the TV series "Ora Guzura Dado" (1967-68, a parody of Gojira films) and The Genie Family (1969) (1969-70).
At the end of the 1960s, he joined Tokyo Movie animation studio and collaborated ...
37. Ryûichi Yokoyama
Animation Department | Watashi wa nisai
When his mangas gave him enough popularity, the film industry began to take an interest in him and he was hired to do the cartoon sequences of the films "Enoken's Millions" (1937). Shortly after he created his most famous manga series, "Fuku-Chan" (1938-71), which was converted in two short ...