12 Notable alumni of
Chiba University

Chiba University is 522nd in the world, 106th in Asia, and 44th in Japan by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 12 notable alumni from Chiba University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Norihisa Tamura

    Norihisa Tamura
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Norihisa Tamura is a Japanese politician who served as the Minister of Health, Labour, and Welfare from September 2020 to October 2021. He is also a member of the House of Representatives representing Mie's 4th district since 1996.

  2. Nobuyoshi Araki

    Nobuyoshi Araki
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1940-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    artistphotographer
    Biography

    Nobuyoshi Araki is a Japanese photographer and contemporary artist professionally known by the mononym Arākī (アラーキー). Known primarily for photography that blends eroticism and bondage in a fine art context, he has published over 500 books.

  3. Ai Aoki

    Ai Aoki
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    singertarentosongwriterpolitician
    Biography

    Ai Aoki is a Japanese politician and current member of the People's Life Party. She is a native of Tokyo and graduate of Chiba University. After a career in education, Aoki entered politics in 2003 and has served a total of four terms in the national Diet of Japan, having sat in the House of Representatives from 2003–2005 and 2009–2014, and a partial term in the House of Councillors from 2007–2009. Aoki was returned to the House of Councillors in the election held on 10 July 2016.

  4. Naoko Ogigami

    Naoko Ogigami
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm director
    Biography

    Naoko Ogigami is a Japanese film director, screenwriter, and cinematographer. She first began gaining attention after winning several prizes at the PIA Film Festival for her short film Hoshino-Kun, Yumeno-Kun (2001). Among her most notable works are her films Kamome Shokudo and Megane. Her filmography is typified by their minimalistic quality and a common theme of questioning national identity. At the 2008 Berlin International Film Festival Megane won the Manfred Salzberger Award, for "broadening the boundaries of cinema today."

  5. Yasushi Nagao

    Yasushi Nagao
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1930-2009 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    journalistphotographer
    Biography

    Yasushi Nagao was a Japanese press photographer.

  6. Tomisaku Kawasaki

    Tomisaku Kawasaki
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1925-2020 (aged 95)
    Occupations
    university teacherpediatrician
    Biography

    Tomisaku Kawasaki was a Japanese pediatrician who first described the condition now known as Kawasaki disease in the 1960s. Alongside rheumatic heart disease, Kawasaki disease is considered to be the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children worldwide.

  7. Makoto Fujita

    Makoto Fujita
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    chemistresearcher
    Biography

    Makoto Fujita is a Japanese chemist who specializes in supramolecular coordination chemistry.

  8. Yoshinori Natsume

    Yoshinori Natsume
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    mangakagraphic designer
    Biography

    Yoshinori Natsume is a Japanese manga artist.

  9. Yasunao Tone

    Yasunao Tone
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    drawercomposersound artistmusicianjazz musician
    Biography

    Yasunao Tone is a multi-disciplinary artist born in Tokyo, Japan and working in New York City. He graduated from Chiba University in 1957 with a major in Japanese Literature. An important figure in postwar Japanese art during the sixties, he was active in many facets of the Tokyo art scene. He was a central member of Group Ongaku and was associated with a number of other Japanese art groups such as Neo-Dada Organizers, Hi-Red Center, and Team Random (the first computer art group organized in Japan). Tone was also a member of Fluxus and one of the founding members of its Japanese branch. Many of his works were performed at Fluxus festivals or distributed by George Maciunas’s Flux Press. Relocating to the United States in 1972, he has since gained a reputation as a musician, performer and writer working with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Senda Nengudi, Florian Hecker, and many others. Tone is also known as a pioneer of “Glitch” music due to his groundbreaking modifications of compact discs and CD players.

  10. Sachiko Murata

    Sachiko Murata
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Sachiko Murata is Japanese scholar of comparative philosophy and mysticism and a professor of religion and Asian studies at Stony Brook University. She is a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow.

  11. Shota Shakuno

    Shota Shakuno
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    coach
    Biography

    Shota Shakuno is the head coach of the Hiroshima Dragonflies U-15 in the Japanese B.League.

  12. Susumu Matsushima

    Susumu Matsushima
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1913-2009 (aged 96)
    Occupations
    fashion photographerphotographer
    Biography

    Susumu Matsushima