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Famous Japanese People

Name these famous people of Japanese descent.
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: July 29, 2023
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First submittedOctober 6, 2020
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Emperor during the World War II
Emperor Hirohito
Studio Ghibli co-founder who made "Spirited Away"
Hayao Miyazaki
Prime Minister who was assassinated in 2022
Shinzo Abe
She married John Lennon in 1969
Yoko Ono
Prime Minister who ordered the attack on Pearl Harbor
Hideki Tōjō
Facebook legend who played Sulu on "Star Trek"
George Takei
Legendary director who made "Seven Samurai", "Rashomon" and "Ran"
Akira Kurosawa
Greatest baseball player in the Japan's history
Ichiro Suzuki
Emperor who abdicated in 2019
Emperor Akihito
Author of "Norwegian Wood"
Haruki Murakami
Top Japanese admiral during WWII
Isoroku Yamamoto
Japanese-born President of Peru who took refuge in Japan in 2000
Alberto Fujimori
2x Australian Open and 2x US Open tennis champion
Naomi Osaka
Actor of Mr. Saito in "Inception" and leading star of "The Last Samurai"
Ken Watanabe
American-born figure skating champion in 1992
Kristi Yamaguchi
Emperor who moved the capital from Kyoto to Tokyo
Emperor Meiji
Founders and namesakes of the two richest automobile corporations in Japan
Kiichiro Toyoda
Soichiro Honda
Actor who portrayed Mr. Miyagi
Pat Morita
"The Great Wave off Kanagawa" is the most famous of his series of prints
showing different views of Mount Fuji
Hokusai
2 Comments
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Level 71
Oct 6, 2020
Aw, no question about Shigeru Miyamoto?
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Level 68
Aug 4, 2023
By all imaginable metrics and historical landmarks, Shohei Ohtani is not only the greatest Japanese baseball player of all time, but the best baseball player of all time. Reconsider changing Ichiro Suzuki to Ohtani?