99 Notable alumni of
Hosei University

Hosei University is 73rd in the world, 11th in Asia, and 8th in Japan by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 99 notable alumni from Hosei University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Mitsuki Takahata

    Mitsuki Takahata
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    actorseiyūsingerstage actor
    Biography

    Mitsuki Takahata is a Japanese actress and singer who is represented by the talent agency Horipro. She attended Hosei University as an undergraduate student.

  2. Yoshihide Suga

    Yoshihide Suga
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Yoshihide Suga is a Japanese politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan and President of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) from 2020 to 2021. He had served as Chief Cabinet Secretary during the second administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe from 2012 to 2020. During Abe's first administration, Suga served as Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications from 2006 to 2007.

  3. Sion Sono

    Sion Sono
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    actorpoetnovelistfilm directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Sion Sono is a Japanese filmmaker, author, and poet. Best known on the festival circuit for the film Love Exposure (2008), he has been called "the most subversive filmmaker working in Japanese cinema today", a "stakhanovist filmmaker" with an "idiosyncratic" career.

  4. Momoko Kikuchi

    Momoko Kikuchi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    actorsinger
    Biography

    Momoko Kikuchi is a Japanese actress, entertainer, singer, and scholar who is represented by the talent agency, Parfit Production.

  5. Naomichi Suzuki

    Naomichi Suzuki
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    politiciancivil servant
    Biography

    Naomichi Suzuki is a Japanese politician who currently serves as Governor of Hokkaidō. He previously served as mayor of Yūbari city for two consecutive terms from 2011 to 2019. He had also served in Regional Sovereignty Strategy Office of Cabinet Office and as a chief of General Affairs Division in General Affairs Department at Tokyo Governor's Office.

  6. Suguru Egawa

    Suguru Egawa
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Enrolled in Hosei University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Laws in law
    Occupations
    baseball playertarento
    Biography

    Suguru Egawa is a Japanese former pitcher and current baseball analyst. Despite being one of the best pitchers of his generation, Egawa's perceived arrogance and non-conformist ways earned him the media nicknames "Dirty Egawa," "The Giant Devil," and "The Enemy of the People." This was because Egawa was single minded for the team he wanted to play for, which was the Yomiuri Giants.

  7. Harumafuji Kōhei

    Harumafuji Kōhei
    Born in
    Mongolia Flag Mongolia
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    rikishi
    Biography

    Harumafuji Kōhei, previously known as Ama Kōhei (安馬 公平), is a Mongolian former professional sumo wrestler. He was the sport's 70th yokozuna from 2012 to 2017, making him the third Mongolian and fifth overall non-Japanese wrestler to attain sumo's highest rank.

  8. Motohiro Hata

    Motohiro Hata
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    singer-songwritersinger
    Biography

    Motohiro Hata is a Japanese singer-songwriter. He debuted under the major label BMG Japan in 2006 with the single "Synchro" (シンクロ, Shinkuro).

  9. Shigesato Itoi

    Shigesato Itoi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    seiyūlyricistvideo game producer
    Biography

    Shigesato Itoi is a Japanese copywriter, essayist, lyricist, game designer, and actor. Itoi is the editor-in-chief of his website and company Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun ("Almost Daily Itoi Newspaper"). He is best known outside Japan for his work on Nintendo's Mother/EarthBound series of games, as well as his self-titled bass fishing video game.

  10. Atsunori Inaba

    Atsunori Inaba
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Atsunori Inaba is a Japanese former professional baseball player, coach and manager. He was the Most Valuable Player of the 2006 Japan Series. He is currently the general manager for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball's Pacific League.

  11. Yukihiko Tsutsumi

    Yukihiko Tsutsumi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    television directorfilm directorscreenwriterimpresario
    Biography

    Yukihiko Tsutsumi is a Japanese television and film director. He began directing commercials and music promotion videos as an employee of Nihon Television. After spending time abroad, he returned and started his own production company, Office Crescendo, from which he works independently. His first television drama on Nihon Television was called Kora! Tonneruzu and ran from 1985 to 1989. He directed Taitei no Ken, an original work by Baku Yumemakura, in 2007.

  12. Kaori Hōsako

    Kaori Hōsako
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    actorprofessional wrestler
    Biography

    Kaori Housako is a Japanese professional wrestler and actress currently signed to World Wonder Ring Stardom under the ring name KAIRI. Housako is also known for her work with WWE as Kairi Sane (カイリ・セイン, Kairi Sein).

  13. Kenji Gotō

    Kenji Gotō
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1967-2015 (aged 48)
    Occupations
    journalistwar correspondentwriter
    Biography

    Kenji Goto was a Japanese freelance video journalist covering wars and conflicts, refugees, poverty, AIDS, and child education around the world. In October 2014, he was captured and held hostage by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants after entering Syria in the hopes of rescuing Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa. On 30 January 2015, he was beheaded by his captors led by Jihadi John following the breakdown of negotiations for his release.

  14. Hiromi Uehara

    Hiromi Uehara
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    composerpianistjazz musician
    Biography

    Hiromi Uehara, known professionally as Hiromi, is a Japanese jazz composer and pianist. She is known for her virtuosic technique, energetic live performances and blend of musical genres such as stride, post-bop, progressive rock, classical and fusion in her compositions.

  15. Naoki Kobayashi

    Naoki Kobayashi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    actordancer
    Biography

    Naoki Kobayashi is a Japanese dancer, choreographer, actor and model. He is a performer of J-Pop dance and vocal group Exile, and is a leader and performer of J-Pop dance and vocal group Sandaime J Soul Brothers. He was also a member of Nidaime J Soul Brothers until their migration to Exile in 2009. As a member of Sandaime J Soul Brothers, he has received the Japan Record Awards twice, and has received the same award three times as a member of Exile. He choreographed the famous "Pocky Dance" (Pocky Sharehappi Dance) for Pocky's advertisement in 2015.

  16. Kōichi Tabuchi

    Kōichi Tabuchi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Kōichi Tabuchi is a Japanese former professional baseball player, manager, and commentator. During his career, Tabuchi played for the Hanshin Tigers and the Seibu Lions. Tabuchi played catcher for the Hanshin Tigers from 1969 and 1978, where his combination with pitcher Yutaka Enatsu was called the "Golden Battery".

  17. Koji Yamamoto

    Koji Yamamoto
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    baseball playersinger
    Biography

    Kōji Yamamoto is a former Japanese baseball player and manager of the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of Japan's Central League. A four-time home run king having played for Hiroshima Carp throughout his career, Yamamoto contributed to the team winning five league championships including its first-ever in 1975, and three titles of Japan Series in 1979, 1980 and 1984. He recorded over 40 home runs for five years in a row from 1977. With 536 home runs, he is fourth on the NPB career list. He is known as the Mr. Red Helmet (ミスター赤ヘル, Misutā Akaheru), nicknamed after Hiroshima Carp's symbolic red colored helmet.

  18. Takenori Emoto

    Takenori Emoto
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    baseball playeractorpoliticiantarento
    Biography

    Takenori Emoto is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher in Nippon Professional Baseball. He played for the Toei Flyers in 1971, the Nankai Hawks from 1972 to 1975, and the Hanshin Tigers from 1976 to 1981.

  19. Takeshi Onaga

    Takeshi Onaga
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1950-2018 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Takeshi Onaga was a Japanese politician and the seventh Governor of Okinawa Prefecture from 2014 to 2018.

  20. G.G. Sato

    G.G. Sato
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Takahiko Sato, also known as G. G. Sato, is a former professional player for the Philadelphia Phillies organization, Saitama Seibu Lions, Chiba Lotte Marines, and Fortitudo Baseball Bologna.

  21. Hiromi Miyake

    Hiromi Miyake
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    weightlifter
    Biography

    Hiromi Miyake, born 18 November 1985) is a Japanese retired weightlifter. In the 48kg category, she won the silver medal at the 2012 Olympics and won bronze at the 2016 Olympics. Her father and coach is Yoshiyuki Miyake, who was a bronze medallist in weightlifting at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. Her uncle Yoshinobu Miyake was a gold medalist in weightlifting at the 1964 and 1968 Olympics.

  22. Hiroshi Ikushima

    Hiroshi Ikushima
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    announcer
    Biography

    Hiroshi Ikushima is a Japanese announcer and financial planner who is the chief executive officer of Ikushima Planning Office. He is the visiting professor of Tohoku Fukushi University.

  23. Kanenori Arai

    Kanenori Arai
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Hiromasa Arai is a Japanese former Nippon Professional Baseball outfielder.

  24. Junzo Sekine

    Junzo Sekine
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1927-2020 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Junzo Sekine was a Japanese professional baseball player who played as two ways as a pitcher and outfielder. He spent the majority of this career with the Kintetsu Pearls/Kintetsu Buffalo/Kintetsu Buffaloes.

  25. Song Jiaoren

    Song Jiaoren
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1882-1913 (aged 31)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Song Jiaoren was a Chinese republican revolutionary, political leader and a founder of the Kuomintang (KMT). Song Jiaoren led the KMT to electoral victories in China's first democratic election. He based his appeal on the upper class gentry, landowners, and merchants. Historians have concluded that provisional president, Yuan Shikai, was responsible for his assassination on March 20, 1913.

  26. Dai Tamesue

    Dai Tamesue
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Dai Tamesue is the first Japanese sprinter to win a medal in a track event at a World Competition. Current Japanese record holder for Men’s 400 meter hurdle (as of July 2021). Bronze medalist of the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton and 2005 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki.

  27. Keiji Obiki

    Keiji Obiki
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Keiji Ohbiki is a Japanese professional baseball shortstop who is a free agent. He previously played for the Orix Buffaloes, Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters and Tokyo Yakult Swallows of the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).

  28. Yasuhiro Nightow

    Yasuhiro Nightow
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    mangaka
    Biography

    Yasuhiro Nightow is a Japanese manga artist. His major work Trigun was adapted into an anime series and film. He also designed the characters for the video game and anime series Gungrave, and has been working on the manga Blood Blockade Battlefront.

  29. Taketoshi Gotoh

    Taketoshi Gotoh
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Taketoshi "Gomez" Goto is a former Japanese baseball player. He played infielder for the Saitama Seibu Lions and Yokohama DeNA BayStars.

  30. Kazuto Tsuruoka

    Kazuto Tsuruoka
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1916-2000 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Kazuto Tsuruoka, also known as Kazuto Yamamoto, is a former professional baseball infielder and manager in the Japan Baseball League (JBL) and Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).

  31. Kenta Ishida

    Kenta Ishida
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Kenta Ishida is a professional Japanese baseball pitcher for the Yokohama DeNA BayStars of Nippon Professional Baseball.

  32. Kiyoshi Ueda

    Kiyoshi Ueda
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kiyoshi Ueda is a Japanese politician currently serving as a member of the House of Councillors for the Saitama at-large district after winning a by-election in 2019. He previously served as governor of Saitama Prefecture from 2003 to 2019, when he subsequently retired.

  33. Mitsutaka Gotoh

    Mitsutaka Gotoh
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Mitsutaka Goto is a Japanese former professional baseball infielder in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball. He played with the Orix BlueWave/Buffaloes and Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles.

  34. Jun Hirose

    Jun Hirose
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Jun Hirose is a former professional Japanese baseball player. He played as an outfielder for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp.

  35. Kazuki Mishima

    Kazuki Mishima
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Kazuki Mishima is a professional Japanese baseball player. He plays pitcher for the Yokohama DeNA BayStars.

  36. Kentaro Asahi

    Kentaro Asahi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    volleyball playerbeach volleyball playerpolitician
    Biography

    Kentaro Asahi is a Japanese professional beach volleyball player and politician. He was born in Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan.

  37. Yuka Sato

    Yuka Sato
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    figure skaterfigure skating choreographerfigure skating coach
    Biography

    Yuka Sato is a Japanese former competitive figure skater. She is the 1994 World champion, the 1990 World Junior champion and the 1993 & 1994 Japanese national champion. She placed 7th at the 1992 Winter Olympics and 5th at the 1994 Winter Olympics.

  38. Eri Tokunaga

    Eri Tokunaga
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politiciantarento
    Biography

    Eri Tokunaga is a Japanese politician and former television reporter from the Democratic Party of Japan. She currently serves as member of the House of Councillors for the Hokkaido At-large district.

  39. Nobuhiro Takashiro

    Nobuhiro Takashiro
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Nobuhiro Takashiro is a former Nippon Professional Baseball infielder.

  40. Masao Maruyama

    Masao Maruyama
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    manufactureranimatorfilm producertelevision producer
    Biography

    Masao Maruyama is a Japanese anime producer and anime entrepreneur, the co-founder of Madhouse, as well as the founder of MAPPA and Studio M2, and is the current Chairman of MAPPA and President of Studio M2.

  41. Yūya Andō

    Yūya Andō
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Yūya Andō is a professional baseball player from Ōita City, Japan. He is part of the starting rotation for the Hanshin Tigers baseball team.

  42. Tomoya Mikami

    Tomoya Mikami
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Tomoya Mikami is a professional Japanese baseball player. He plays pitcher for the Yokohama DeNA BayStars.

  43. Keiko Ihara

    Keiko Ihara
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    racing driverrace queenracing automobile driver
    Biography

    Keiko Ihara is a Japanese race car driver. She was a former race queen, a model who appears in a swimsuit or other fashionable apparel at race circuits, before deciding to become a racing driver. She is one of the few Japanese women nationals to race internationally at a high level. Her best finishes in the British Formula Three Championship are two 8th places finishes in 2005, which helped her to a final championship standing position of 16th with 12 points. In the 2006 series, she finished in 17th and last position in the Championship Class, with 4 points.

  44. Jirō Noguchi

    Jirō Noguchi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1920-2007 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Jirō Noguchi was a Japanese baseball pitcher and outfielder/infielder who played 13 seasons in the Japanese Baseball League and then Nippon Professional Baseball, from 1939 to 1952. A two-way player who really excelled at pitching, Noguchi was a six-time 20-game winner, a three-time 30-game winner, and once won 40 games in a season. His 1.96 career earned run average is second all-time. As a batter, Noguchi had a 31-game hitting streak, a Japanese professional baseball record which stood for 25 years. He was elected to the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989.

  45. Yoshinobu Miyake

    Yoshinobu Miyake
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    weightlifter
    Biography

    Yoshinobu Miyake is a retired Japanese weightlifter and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Lieutenant. He won one silver and two gold medals at the 1960, 1964 and 1968 Olympics and finished fourth in 1972. He also won world titles in 1962, 1963 and 1965–66. Between 1959 and 1969 Miyake set 25 official world records, including 10 consecutive records in the snatch and nine consecutive records in the total. In 1993 he was inducted into the International Weightlifting Federation Hall of Fame.

  46. Emi Kaneko

    Emi Kaneko
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in Hosei University
    Studied Faculty of Arts
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Emi Kaneko is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Fukushima Prefecture, she did her undergraduate study at Hosei University and later earned master's degrees from California State University, Fresno and Fukushima University. After serving in the town assembly of Hobara, Fukushima for two terms and the city assembly of Date, Fukushima, she was elected to the House of Councillors for the first time in 2007.

  47. Hu Hanmin

    Hu Hanmin
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1879-1936 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    party leader
    Biography

    Hu Hanmin was a Chinese philosopher and politician who was one of the early conservative right factional leaders in the Kuomintang (KMT) during revolutionary China.

  48. Tadashi Wakabayashi

    Tadashi Wakabayashi
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1908-1965 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Tadashi Henry Wakabayashi was a professional baseball player from Oahu, Hawaii. He was a second generation Japanese American.

  49. Yoshiyuki Miyake

    Yoshiyuki Miyake
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    weightlifter
    Biography

    Yoshiyuki Miyake is a Japanese former weightlifter who won a bronze medal in 1968 Summer Olympics, bronze medals in the 1965, 1966, and 1968 World Championships, gold medals in the 1969 and 1971 World Championships, and a gold medal in the 1970 Asian Games. At the 2012 Summer Olympics his daughter Hiromi Miyake won a silver medal in Weightlifting in the 48kg category.

  50. Aya Kamikawa

    Aya Kamikawa
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Aya Kamikawa is a Tokyo municipal official. With her election in April 2003, she became the first openly transgender person to seek or win elected office in Japan.

  51. Kazunori Tanaka

    Kazunori Tanaka
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kazunori Tanaka is a Japanese politician serving in the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature) as a member of the Liberal Democratic Party and Minister of Reconstruction. A native of Toyoura District, Yamaguchi and graduate of Hosei University he was elected for the first time in 1996 after serving in local assemblies. Tanaka was elected seven times in Kanagawa, prefecture 10th district Tanaka is general director of the Liberal Democratic Party International bureau in 2015.

  52. Kisho Kagami

    Kisho Kagami
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Kisho Kagami is a professional Japanese baseball player.

  53. Yū Kimura

    Yū Kimura
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    boxer
    Biography

    Yu Kimura is a Japanese former professional boxer who competed from 2006 to 2016. He held the WBC light-flyweight title between 2015 and 2016.

  54. Ryō Asai

    Ryō Asai
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Ryo Asai is a former baseball player in Japan. Asai primarily played with the Hanshin Tigers in the Central League. He also played baseball for the Waikiki BeachBoys.

  55. Yang Du

    Yang Du
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1875-1931 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Yang Du was a Chinese politician.

  56. Run Sasaki

    Run Sasaki
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    seiyū
    Biography

    Run Sasaki, is a veteran Japanese voice actress. Born in Japan, she now lives in Seattle in the United States.

  57. Masahiro Abe

    Masahiro Abe
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Masahiro Abe is a former Nippon Professional Baseball player.

  58. Takuma Abe

    Takuma Abe
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Takuma Abe is a Japanese footballer who plays as a forward for J2 League side FC Ryukyu.

  59. Tomoya Ochiai

    Tomoya Ochiai
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Tomoya Ochiai, nicknamed Worm, is a Japanese professional basketball player who plays for Koshigaya Alphas of the B.League in Japan. He played college basketball for Hosei University. He also plays for Japan men's national 3x3 team.

  60. Jun Kamiwazumi

    Jun Kamiwazumi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    tennis player
    Biography

    Jun Kamiwazumi is a former Japan Davis Cup team player and tour tennis player.

  61. Masatoshi Akimoto

    Masatoshi Akimoto
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Masatoshi Akimoto is a member of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan serving in the House of Representatives, his second time holding the position. He is opposed to nuclear power, a position that is at odds with that of his party.

  62. Zhang Shizhao

    Zhang Shizhao
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1881-1973 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
    Biography

    Zhang Shizhao, courtesy name Xingyan, pen name Huangzhonghuang, Qingtong or Qiutong, was a Chinese journalist, educator, politician of the early 20th century known for his advocacy first of revolutionary cultural values in the period leading up to the 1911 Revolution and then of traditional Confucian culture in following years.

  63. Cao Rulin

    Cao Rulin
    Years
    1877-1966 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Cao Rulin was Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Beiyang Government, and an important member of the pro-Japanese movement in the early 20th century. He was a Shanghai lawyer working in Beijing when he was appointed by the provisional president, Yuan Shikai, to a vacant seat in the National Assembly's senate in 1913. He represented Outer Mongolia because Mongolia boycotted the elections after declaring independence during the Xinhai Revolution. In 1915, he took Yuan Shikai's orders and signed the infamous "Twenty-One Demands" treaty with Japan. He later became the leader of the New Communications Clique.

  64. Kazuyasu Minobe

    Kazuyasu Minobe
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    fencer
    Biography

    Kazuyasu Minobe is a Japanese left-handed épée fencer, 2016 team Asian champion, two-time Olympian, and 2021 team Olympic champion.

  65. Chu Cheng

    Chu Cheng
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1876-1951 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ju Zheng né Ju Zhijun (居之骏), was a Chinese politician who was a leader in the Chinese Nationalist Party, or KMT, in the 1930s and 1940s. As president of the Judicial Yuan, he administered China's court system from 1932 to 1948. He ran in the presidential election of 1948 as the token opponent of Chiang Kai-shek. He was also known by his courtesy name Juesheng (Chueh-sheng, 觉生).

  66. Atsushi Hiwasa

    Atsushi Hiwasa
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Atsushi Hiwasa is a Japanese rugby union player. Hiwasa has played 28 international matches for the Japan national rugby union team.

  67. Yukihiro Doi

    Yukihiro Doi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Enrolled in Hosei University
    2001-2005 studied Sustainability studies
    Occupations
    sport cyclist
    Biography

    Yukihiro Doi is a Japanese former professional racing cyclist, who rode professionally between 2004 and 2018.

  68. Hiroh Kikai

    Hiroh Kikai
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1945-2020 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    photographer
    Biography

    Hiroh Kikai was a Japanese photographer best known within Japan for four series of monochrome photographs: scenes of buildings in and close to Tokyo, portraits of people in the Asakusa area of Tokyo, and rural and town life in India and Turkey. He pursued each of these for over two decades, and each led to one or more book-length collections.

  69. Noriaki Yuasa

    Noriaki Yuasa
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1933-2004 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    film directorimpresario
    Biography

    Noriaki Yuasa was a Japanese director. Yuasa is the main director of the Japanese film series Gamera, about a giant flying turtle that befriends small boys and battles giant monsters. The series was created by Daiei Film Studios after the box office success of the Toho Godzilla series.

  70. Tomomi Aoki

    Tomomi Aoki
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    swimmer
    Biography

    Tomomi Aoki is a Japanese swimmer. She competed in the women's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay event at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

  71. Ayaka Toko

    Ayaka Toko
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Ayaka Toko is a Japanese ice hockey player, member of the Japanese national ice hockey team, and captain of the Seibu Princess Rabbits of the Women's Japan Ice Hockey League (WJIHL) and All-Japan Women's Ice Hockey Championship.

  72. Shen Junru

    Shen Junru
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1875-1963 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjudge
    Biography

    Shen Junru was a Chinese lawyer, political figure, and the first president of the Supreme People's Court of China in the People's Republic of China.

  73. Takuma Asahara

    Takuma Asahara
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Takuma Asahara is a Japanese international rugby union player who plays in the prop position. He currently plays for the Sunwolves in Super Rugby and the Toshiba Brave Lupus in Japan's domestic Top League.

  74. Kimikazu Suzuki

    Kimikazu Suzuki
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Kimikazu Suzuki is a Japanese basketball coach and former player. Suzuki is the current head coach of SeaHorses Mikawa. He served as head coach of the Japan national basketball team two times. Suzuki's first term was from 2006 to 2007 while his second one was from May 2012 until 2014.

  75. Yutaka Higuchi

    Yutaka Higuchi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    figure skaterfigure skating coachsports commentator
    Biography

    Yutaka Higuchi is a Japanese figure skater who is now a coach and figure skating commentator. He is a three-time Japanese national champion. He placed 25th in the 1968 Winter Olympic Games, and 16th in the 1972 Winter Olympic Games.

  76. Yoshihiko Fukuda

    Yoshihiko Fukuda
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Yoshihiko Fukuda is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Iwakuni, Yamaguchi and graduate of Hosei University, he was elected to the assembly of the city of Yokohama in 1999, to the assembly of Yamaguchi Prefecture in 2003, and to the House of Representatives for the first time in 2005.

  77. Koken Nosaka

    Koken Nosaka
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1924-2004 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Koken Nosaka was a Japanese politician. He was first elected to the Diet of Japan in 1972, representing a district in southern Tottori Prefecture. A member of the Social Democratic Party, he served as construction minister and chief cabinet secretary in the cabinet led by Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama. Liberal Democratic Party politician Yōhei Kōno described Nosaka as "the main player" in forming the LDP-SDP coalition governments of the mid-1990s.

  78. Wang Yitang

    Wang Yitang
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1877-1948 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Wang Yitang was a politician and military leader in the Qing Dynasty and Republic of China. He belonged to the Anhui clique and formed the Anfu Club (安福俱樂部). Later he became an important politician in the Provisional Government of the Republic of China and the Reorganized National Government of the Republic of China (Wang Jingwei regime). His former name was Zhiyang (志洋) and his courtesy names were Shenwu (慎吾) and Shengong (什公). Later, his name was changed to Geng (賡) while his courtesy name was changed to Yitang (一堂). He was also known by his art name Yitang (揖唐). He was born in Hefei, Anhui.

  79. Shiho Tanaka

    Shiho Tanaka
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    badminton player
    Biography

    Shiho Tanaka is a retired Japanese badminton player who affiliates with Hokuto Bank team. She was the bronze medalists at the 2018 World Championships in the women's doubles, and at the 2015 Summer Universiade in the women's singles. She won the year-end tournament Superseries Finals in 2017. Tanaka was part of Japanese winning team at the 2017 Asia Mixed Team Championships, 2018 Uber Cup, and at the 2018 Asia Women's Team Championships.

  80. Yoshio Yatsu

    Yoshio Yatsu
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1934-2021 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Yoshio Yatsu was a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Tatebayashi, Gunma and graduate of Hosei University, he was elected to the first of his three terms in the assembly of Gunma Prefecture in 1975 and to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1986. After losing his seat in 1990, he was re-elected in the same year. From 2000 to 2001 he served as the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

  81. Hideo Jinpu

    Hideo Jinpu
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Hideo Jinpu is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Koga, Ibaraki and graduate of Hosei University, he ran unsuccessfully for the assembly of Ibaraki Prefecture in 1994. He was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 2003.

  82. Haruka Toko

    Haruka Toko
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1997-.. (age 25)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Haruka Toko is a Japanese ice hockey player and member of the Japanese national ice hockey team, currently playing with Linköping HC Dam of the Swedish Women's Hockey League (SDHL). She has played with the Seibu Princess Rabbits of the Women's Japan Ice Hockey League (WJIHL) and All-Japan Women's Ice Hockey Championship.

  83. Wataru Yazawa

    Wataru Yazawa
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Wataru Yazawa is a Japanese track and field athlete who specialises in the 110 metres hurdles. He won the Bronze medal at the Asian Championships in Pune at the 110 m hurdles. His personal best is 13.47 seconds, set in Tottori on 5 June 2016.

  84. Kenji Yamada

    Kenji Yamada
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Kenji Yamada is a Japanese former professional basketball player who last played for the Hiroshima Dragonflies of the B.League in Japan. He was selected by the Yokohama B-Corsairs with the first overall pick in the 2011 bj League draft.

  85. Yasushi Sasaki

    Yasushi Sasaki
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1908-1993 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    film director
    Biography

    Yasushi Sasaki, aka Kō Sasaki, was a Japanese film director. He directed films from the 1920s to the 1960s.

  86. Yukio Jitsukawa

    Yukio Jitsukawa
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Yukio Jitsukawa is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Narita, Chiba and graduate of Hosei University, he had served in the assembly of Chiba Prefecture since 1991. He was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1993.

  87. Tang Hualong

    Tang Hualong
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1874-1918 (aged 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Tang Hualong, was the education minister from 1914 to 1915 and the interior minister in 1917 in the Republic of China.

  88. Zhu Zhixin

    Zhu Zhixin
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1885-1920 (aged 35)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Zhu Zhixin was a colleague of Sun Yatsen in his early organizing of the anti-Manchu revolutionary party the Tong Meng Hui and helped Sun develop and spread his revolutionary philosophy. In 1905 he provided the first Chinese translation of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels's The Communist Manifesto. In 1918 he decided to forgo further military affairs and follow cultural and ideological pursuits. Zhu was a gifted writer and polemicist known among other writers. After his untimely death in 1920, Wang Jingwei helped establish the Zhixin Memorial School in Guangzhou.

  89. Sena Suzuki

    Sena Suzuki
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Sena Suzuki is a Japanese ice hockey player for Göteborg HC of the Swedish Women's Hockey League (SDHL) and the Japanese national team. She has previous played for the Toronto Furies of the Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL) and the Seibu Princess Rabbits of the Women's Japan Ice Hockey League (WJIHL).

  90. Hiroshi Takamura

    Hiroshi Takamura
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Hiroshi Takamura is a former Nippon Professional Baseball pitcher.

  91. Chen Shutong

    Chen Shutong
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1876-1966 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Chen Shutong was a Chinese politician, scholar and administrator who served in the governments of the Qing Dynasty, the Republic of China and the People's Republic of China. He belonged to a very small group of imperial Mandarins that survived and prospered under the Communist government of Mao Zedong.

  92. Jun Takaku

    Jun Takaku
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Jun Takaku is a Japanese basketball player who played for Link Tochigi Brex and Japan national 3x3 team. He played college basketball for Hosei University.

  93. Masushi Ōuchi

    Masushi Ōuchi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1943-2011 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    weightlifter
    Biography

    Masushi Ōuchi was a Japanese weightlifter who won a bronze medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics. He won two gold medals at the Asian Games in 1966 and 1970. He further became the world champion in the light-heavyweight category in 1969. In 1965–1969 Ouchi set eight world records – six in the snatch and two in the total. Later in life, Ouchi won four world titles in the masters category.

  94. Hidenori Nodera

    Hidenori Nodera
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    sport cyclistsporting director
    Biography

    Hidenori Nodera is a Japanese former professional racing cyclist, who currently works as a directeur sportif for UCI Continental team Shimano Racing Team.

  95. Fan Yuanlian

    Fan Yuanlian
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1876-1927 (aged 51)
    Occupations
    educator
    Biography

    Fan Yuanlian, courtesy name Jingsheng (Chinese: 靜生), was a Chinese educator and politician who served three separate terms as minister of Education of the Republic of China, from July 1912 to July 1913 and from July 1915 to November 1917, and briefly from August 1920 to December 1921. He also served as president of Tsinghua University from January 1918 to April 1918 and president of Beijing Normal University between July 1923 and September 1924. He was the founding father of Nankai University.

  96. Misako Rocks

    Misako Rocks
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    mangaka
    Biography

    Misako Takashima is a Japanese comic strip artist and writer/illustrator of children's books, known for her illustrations in the column "Savage Love" and other features in The Onion, and for her appearance in the BBC documentary Story of Drawing. She has also published work in the United Kingdom manga anthology Manga Mover and has signed with Hyperion Books to publish manga in the United States.

  97. Li Wenfan

    Li Wenfan
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1884-1953 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Li Wenfan was a Chinese revolutionary and politician.

  98. Kazuhito Esaki

    Kazuhito Esaki
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Kazuhito Esaki is a former Japanese football player.

  99. Shigeo Kogure

    Shigeo Kogure
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1935-2009 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    weightlifter
    Biography

    Shigeo Kogure was a Japanese bantamweight weightlifter who won a gold medal at the 1958 Asian Games and placed fourth at the 1960 Summer Olympics, both held in Tokyo.