Birth Place Matching "Kochi, Japan" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


37 names.


1. Ryôko Hirosue

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 ...

2. Daisuke Ono

Actor | Shingeki no kyojin

Daisuke Ono was born on May 4, 1978 in Kochi, Japan. He is an actor, known for Attack on Titan (2013), JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012) and Uchu Senkan Yamato 2199: Tsuioku no Kokai (2014).

3. Tetsuya Nomura

Animation Department | Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren

Tetsuya Nomura was born on October 8, 1970 in Kochi, Japan. He is known for his work on Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005), Final Fantasy XV (2016) and Kingdom Hearts (2002).

4. Sumi Shimamoto

Actress | Kaze no tani no Naushika

Sumi Shimamoto was born on December 8, 1954 in Kochi, Japan. She is an actress, known for Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984), Princess Mononoke (1997) and Lupin the 3rd: Castle of Cagliostro (1979). She is married to Daisuke Koshikawa.

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, ...

6. Yûko Daike

Actress | Zatôichi

Yûko Daike was born on August 9, 1971 in Kôchi, Japan. She is an actress, known for The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003), Fireworks (1997) and Ju-on: The Curse 2 (2000).

7. Hideo Takamatsu

Actor | The Last Emperor

Hideo Takamatsu was born on October 24, 1929 in Nagaoka-gun, Kochi, Japan as Tetsuro Takeichi. He was an actor, known for The Last Emperor (1987), Kyojin Ôkuma Shigenobu (1963) and Shogun (1980). He died on February 26, 2007 in Kanagawa, Japan.

8. Nobuo Uematsu

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 ...

9. Ikuko Môri

Actress | Zatôichi monogatari

Ikuko Môri was born on April 25, 1933 in Kochi, Japan. She is an actress, known for The Tale of Zatoichi (1962), Zatoichi the Outlaw (1967) and Fencing Master (1962).

10. Sonim

Actress | Gôruden suranbâ

Sonim was born on March 10, 1983 in Kochi, Japan as Sonim Son. She is an actress, known for Golden Slumber (2010), Hanging Garden (2005) and Â! Ikkenya puroresu (2004).

11. Chisako Hara

Actress | Honogurai mizu no soko kara

Chisako Hara was born on January 6, 1936 in Kochi, Japan as Sachiko Tahara. She is an actress, known for Dark Water (2002), Shin Godzilla (2016) and Sûpâ jaiantsu - Uchû kaijin shutsugen (1958).

12. Takeshi Watabe

Actor | Dragon Ball: Doragon bôru

Takeshi Watabe was born on March 21, 1936 in Kochi, Japan as Masato Maeno. He was an actor, known for Dragon Ball (1986), Uchû keiji Gyaban (1982) and Seijû sentai Gingaman (1998). He died on December 13, 2010 in Japan.

13. Hisako Shirata

Actress | Isola: Tajuu jinkaku shôjo

Hisako Shirata was born on August 17, 1982 in Kochi City, Kochi, Japan as Shirata Hisako. She is an actress, known for Isola: Multiple Personality Girl (2000), Explosive City (2004) and Lethal Ninja (2006).

14. Noboru Takachi

Actor | Kôshônin: The movie - Taimu rimitto kôdo 10,000 m no zunôsen

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.

15. Torahiko Hamada

Actor | Ajia no akebono

Torahiko Hamada was born on September 18, 1919 in Nahari, Kochi, Japan. He was an actor, known for Ajia no akebono (1964), Urutora Q (1965) and Kumokiri Nizaemon (1978). He died on October 15, 2009.

16. Haruki Hamada

Actor | Dengeki sentai Chenjiman

Haruki Hamada was born on August 15, 1961 in Kochi Prefecture, Japan. He is an actor, known for Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman (1985), Choujin Sentai Jetman (1991) and Locke the Superman: Mirror Ring (2000).

17. Takashi Yanase

Writer | Bara no Hana to Joe

Takashi Yanase was born on February 6, 1919 in Kochi, Japan. He was a writer and director, known for Rose Flower and Joe (1977), Metropolis (2001) and The Kindly Lion (1970). He died on October 13, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan.

18. Sôichirô Kitamura

Actor | Autoreiji

Sôichirô Kitamura was born on September 25, 1937 in Kochi, Japan. He is an actor, known for The Outrage (2010), Bayside Shakedown (1998) and Hikaru umi (1965).

19. Yasushi Yokoyama

Actor | Tomei kenshi

Yasushi Yokoyama was born on March 18, 1944 in Sukumo, Kochi, Japan. He was an actor, known for The Invisible Swordsman (1970), Big Magnum Kuroiwa Sensei (1985) and Aa chongâ (1970). He died on January 21, 1996.

20. Michiko Ôtsuka

Actress | Wakare-gumo

Michiko Ôtsuka was born on June 6, 1930 in Kochi, Japan. She was an actress, known for Dispersed Clouds (1951), Akutoku (1958) and Eriko to tomoni - Dai ichi-bu (1951). She died on February 26, 2013 in Japan.

21. Tsutomu Shimomoto

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.

22. Toshirô Shimazaki

Actor | Shinario raitâ (star) Matsumoto Mariko no kadai

Toshirô Shimazaki was born on March 18, 1955 in Kochi, Japan. He is an actor, known for Shinario raitâ (star) Matsumoto Mariko no kadai (2005), Inubaka (2009) and Yonaoshi baraetî: Kangorongo (2008).

25. Tadashi Naitô

Writer | T-back High School: Sekuhara kyoshi wo butotbase!

Tadashi Naitô was born on February 13, 1952 in Kochi Prefecture, Japan. He is a writer and actor.

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 ...

28. Sanshirô Wada

Stunts | End of Eternity

Sanshirô Wada was born on September 9, 1978 in Kochi, Japan. He is known for his work on Resonance of Fate (2010), Godzilla: Final Wars (2004) and Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars (2017).

29. Tessen Nakahira

Actor | Koroshi no rakuin

Tessen Nakahira was born on March 26, 1938 in Tosashimizu, Kochi Prefecture, Japan. He is an actor, known for Branded to Kill (1967), Jôfu (1972) and Outlaw: Gangster VIP (1968).

30. Hiromasa Hirosue

Actor | Hanauta dorobô

Hiromasa Hirosue was born on March 26, 1978 in Kochi, Japan. He is an actor and director, known for The Lost Hum (2006), Fourteen (2007) and Fit (2010).

32. Ko Takeuchi

Dairantou sumasshu burazâzu for Nintendo 3DS

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 ...

34. Yûya Ogawa

Actor | Kamen Rider Den-O

Yûya Ogawa was born in Tosa, Kochi, Japan. He is an actor, known for Kamen Rider Den-O (2007), Heavenly Forest (2006) and The Ramen Girl (2008).

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 ...


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