The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies
Famous people of Japanese origin
Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki (78)

Japanese animator, director, and screenwriter
Hachikō

Hachikō (1923 - 1935)

Japanese dog
Hirohito

Hirohito (1901 - 1989)

Japanese emperor
Shinji Kagawa

Shinji Kagawa (39)

Japanese footballer
Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami (70)

Japanese author
Jiroemon Kimura

Jiroemon Kimura (1897 - 2013)

Japanese super-centenarian
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (26)

Japanese singer and model
Akira Kurosawa

Akira Kurosawa (1910 - 1998)

Japanese director
Nujabes

Nujabes (1974 - 2010)

Japanese DJ and producer
Shigeru Miyamoto

Shigeru Miyamoto (66)

Japanese video game designer
Akira Toriyama

Akira Toriyama (64)

Japanese manga and game artist
Akihito

Akihito (85)

Japanese emperor
Oda Nobunaga

Oda Nobunaga (1534 - 1582)

Japanese warlord
Tsutomu Yamaguchi

Tsutomu Yamaguchi (1916 - 2010)

Japanese businessman, and survivor of Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings
Isoroku Yamamoto

Isoroku Yamamoto (1884 - 1943)

Japanese naval commander
Ken Watanabe

Ken Watanabe (59)

Japanese actor
Hideki Tōjō

Hideki Tōjō (1884 - 1948)

Japanese general and politician, 40th Prime Minister of Japan
Yu Darvish

Yu Darvish (32)

Japanese baseball player
Ichiro Suzuki

Ichiro Suzuki (45)

Japanese baseball player
Hideo Kojima

Hideo Kojima (55)

Japanese video game director and producer
Masashi Kishimoto

Masashi Kishimoto (44)

Japanese illustrator
Shinzō Abe

Shinzō Abe (64)

Japanese politician
Yushin Okami

Yushin Okami (37)

Japanese mixed martial artist
Ayumi Hamasaki

Ayumi Hamasaki (40)

Japanese singer-songwriter and actress
Yukio Mishima

Yukio Mishima (1925 - 1970)

Japanese author, poet, and playwright
Hiroyuki Sanada

Hiroyuki Sanada (58)

Japanese actor
Ash Ketchum

Ash Ketchum (25)

Japanese actor/pokemon master
Gackt

Gackt (45)

Japanese singer
Rinko Kikuchi

Rinko Kikuchi (38)

Japanese actress
Aya Hirano

Aya Hirano (31)

Japanese voice actress and singer
Eiichiro Oda

Eiichiro Oda (44)

Japanese illustrator
Keisuke Honda

Keisuke Honda (32)

Japanese footballer
Kazushi Sakuraba

Kazushi Sakuraba (49)

Japanese mixed martial artist and wrestler
Takeru Kobayashi

Takeru Kobayashi (41)

Japanese competitive eater
Chiaki Kuriyama

Chiaki Kuriyama (34)

Japanese actress
Takeshi Kitano

Takeshi Kitano (72)

Japanese actor and director
Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando (77)

Japanese architect, designed Piccadilly Gardens
Ryo Miyaichi

Ryo Miyaichi (26)

Japanese footballer
Osamu Tezuka

Osamu Tezuka (1928 - 1989)

Japanese animator and producer
Joe Hisaishi

Joe Hisaishi (68)

Japanese composer
Sadako Sasaki

Sadako Sasaki (1943 - 1955)

Japanese victim of the Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Atsuko Maeda

Atsuko Maeda (27)

Japanese actress and singer
Takeshi Kaneshiro

Takeshi Kaneshiro (45)

Japanese actor and singer
Rina Nakanishi

Rina Nakanishi (30)

Japanese model and singer
Namie Amuro

Namie Amuro (41)

Japanese singer
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (68)

Japanese actor
Rie Kugimiya

Rie Kugimiya (39)

Japanese voice actress
Kana Hanazawa

Kana Hanazawa (30)

Japanese voice actress
Mamoru Miyano

Mamoru Miyano (35)

Japanese voice actor
Nana Mizuki

Nana Mizuki (39)

Japanese singer-songwriter and voice actress