25 Notable alumni of
Takushoku University

Takushoku University is 516th in the world, 105th in Asia, and 45th in Japan by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 25 notable alumni from Takushoku University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Genki Sudo

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    Genki Sudo
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    composersingeractorwriterkickboxer
    Biography

    Genki Sudo is a Japanese politician who serves as a member of the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan in the House of Councillors since 2019. Between 1999 and 2006, Sudo was a professional athlete and then was in the entertainment industry from 2006 to 2019.

  2. Masahiko Kimura

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    Masahiko Kimura
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1917-1993 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    judokaprofessional wrestler
    Biography

    Masahiko Kimura was a Japanese judoka and professional wrestler who is widely considered one of the greatest judoka of all time. He won the All-Japan Judo Championships three times in a row for the first time in history and had never lost a judo match from 1936 to 1950. An author said," In the history of judo, no one is the strongest before Kimura and no one is the strongest after Kimura." He has often been described as the strongest judoist in history. In submission grappling, the reverse ude-garami arm lock is often called the "Kimura", due to his famous victory over Brazilian jiu-jitsu founder Hélio Gracie. In the Japanese professional wrestling world, he is known for the controversial match he had with Rikidōzan.

  3. Muneo Suzuki

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    Muneo Suzuki
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Muneo Suzuki, commonly known simply as "Muneo" due to his common last name, is a Japanese politician from Ashoro, Hokkaidō, currently serving as a member of the House of Councillors since 2019, representing the National PR block.

  4. Takashi Uchiyama

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    Takashi Uchiyama
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    boxer
    Biography

    Takashi Uchiyama is a Japanese former professional boxer who competed from 2005 to 2016, holding the WBA super-featherweight title from 2010 to 2016 (being promoted to Super champion in 2016). Nicknamed 'KO Dynamite', he carries devastating one punch knockout power.

  5. Nobuko Iwaki

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    Nobuko Iwaki
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nobuko Iwaki is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, was a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature) until 2009. A native of Minamiamabe District, Ōita, she attended Beppu University as an undergraduate and received a master's degree from Takushoku University. She was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 2005 after running unsuccessfully for the House of Councillors in the Diet in 2003.

  6. Yu Kobayashi

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    Yu Kobayashi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Yū Kobayashi is a Japanese football player currently playing for Kawasaki Frontale and the Japanese national team.

  7. Kazunari Murakami

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    Kazunari Murakami
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    judokamixed martial artistprofessional wrestlerkickboxer
    Biography

    Kazunari Murakami is a Japanese professional wrestler and retired mixed martial artist currently working for Pro Wrestling Noah. Murakami is best known for his work in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) during the late 1990s and early 2000s, where he primarily competed as a member of the villainous Makai Club stable. Aside from pro wrestling, Murakami was also part of the first fight in PRIDE history, defeating John Dixson by submission in 1997.

  8. Masatoshi Nakayama

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    Masatoshi Nakayama
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1913-1987 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    karateka
    Biography

    Masatoshi Nakayama was an internationally famous Japanese master of Shotokan karate. He helped establish the Japan Karate Association (JKA) in 1949, and wrote many textbooks on karate, which served to popularize his martial art. For almost 40 years, until his death in 1987, Nakayama worked to spread Shotokan karate around the world. He was the first master in Shotokan history to attain the rank of 9th dan while alive, and was posthumously awarded the rank of 10th dan.

  9. Sohibul Iman

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    Sohibul Iman
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Muhammad Sohibul Iman is an Indonesian politician and a member of the Prosperous Justice Party. He succeeded Anis Matta as Deputy Speaker of the Indonesian People's Representative Council when Anis was appointed President of the Prosperous Justice Party by its Syura Assembly.

  10. Tatsuya Naka

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    Tatsuya Naka
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    martial artistactorkarateka
    Biography

    Tatsuya Naka is a Japanese master of Shotokan karate. He is a full-time instructor of the Japan Karate Association. He holds a 7th dan from JKA. He has also starred in films such as Kuro Obi, High Kick Girl! and Karate Girl.

  11. Arata Fujiwara

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    Arata Fujiwara
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Arata Fujiwara is a Japanese marathon runner.

  12. Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu

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    Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Biography

    Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu is a Japanese wrestler. He won a gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, by beating Sushil Kumar of India in the finals of the 66 kg Men's Freestyle Wrestling.

  13. Kentaro Nakamoto

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    Kentaro Nakamoto
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    marathon runnerathletics competitor
    Biography

    Kentaro Nakamoto is a Japanese long-distance runner who competes in marathon races. He represented Japan in the marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2011, 2013 and 2017 World Championships in Athletics, finishing in the top ten on all four occasions. His personal best for the distance is 2:08:35 hours.

  14. Uwe Helu

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    Uwe Helu
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Uwe Helu is a Tongan-born, Japanese international rugby union player who plays as a lock or flanker. He currently plays for Sunwolves in Super Rugby and Yamaha Júbilo in Japan's domestic Top League.He received Japanese Citizenship in 2016.

  15. Tochinonada Taiichi

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    Tochinonada Taiichi
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    rikishi
    Biography

    Tochinonada Taiichi is a former sumo wrestler from Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. An amateur sumo champion, he turned professional in 1996 and reached the top makuuchi division in 1997. He earned twelve kinboshi or gold stars for defeating yokozuna, the second highest ever, and he was a runner-up in two tournaments. His highest rank was sekiwake. He is now a coach at Kasugano stable under the name Takenawa Oyakata.

  16. Takuya Kita

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    Takuya Kita
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Takuya Kita is a professional Japanese basketball coach and former player.

  17. Doug Rogers

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    Doug Rogers
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1941-2020 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    judoka
    Biography

    Alfred Harold Douglas Rogers was a Canadian Olympic competitor in judo, and the first Canadian to win an Olympic medal in the sport. He was an honoured member in the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame. His best results were a silver medal in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and gold medals at two Pan American Games, in 1965 and 1967. He was a student of Masahiko Kimura.

  18. Ryūzō Anzai

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    Ryūzō Anzai
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Ryuzo Anzai is the Head coach of the Utsunomiya Brex in the Japanese B.League. He played college basketball for Takushoku University. He was selected by the Saitama Broncos with the second overall pick in the 2005 bj League draft.

  19. Mucha Mori

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    Mucha Mori
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Mucha Mori is a Japanese basketball player, who plays center for the Toyota Antelopes in the Women's Japan Basketball League.

  20. Kazuhiro Shoji

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    Kazuhiro Shoji
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Kazuhiro Shoji is a current professional basketball Head coach for Ehime Orange Vikings of the Japanese B.League.

  21. Takumi Hasegawa

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    Takumi Hasegawa
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Takumi Hasegawa is a Japanese professional basketball player who plays for the Toshiba Kawasaki Brave Thunders of the B.League in Japan.

  22. Kōju Munakata

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    Kōju Munakata
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Koju Munakata is the head coach of the Haneda Vickies in the Women's Japan Basketball League.

  23. Takeshi Hasegawa

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    Takeshi Hasegawa
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Takeshi Hasegawa is a Japanese professional basketball player who plays for the Koshigaya Alphas of the B.League in Japan. He played for Japan national 3x3 team in 2013.

  24. Kota Kawase

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    Kota Kawase
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Kota Kawase is a Japanese professional footballer who plays as a defender for Hong Kong Premier League club Southern.

  25. Daisuke Takaoka

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    Daisuke Takaoka
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Daisuke Takaoka is the assistant coach of the Toyama Grouses in the Japanese B.League.