Taketora Ogata
Taketora Ogata (緒方 竹虎, Ogata Taketora, January 30, 1888 – January 28, 1956) was a Japanese journalist, Vice President of the Asahi Shimbun newspaper and later a politician. During the war, he...
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Tanzan Ishibashi
Tanzan Ishibashi (石橋 湛山, Ishibashi Tanzan, 25 September 1884 – 25 April 1973) was a Japanese journalist and politician. Being a member of Nichiren-shū the name Tanzan is a religious name...
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Tokyo gubernatorial election, 2003
Gubernatorial elections were held in Tokyo on 13 April 2003. Incumbent governor Shintaro Ishihara was re-elected with the support of the Liberal Democratic Party, which was riding a nationwide wave of...
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Kōichi Iiboshi
Kōichi Iiboshi (飯干 晃一, Iiboshi Kōichi, 2 June 1927 in Osaka - 2 March 1996 in Tokyo) was a Japanese journalist for Yomiuri Shinbun and author.
Iiboshi was an alumnus of Kyoto University. H...
Ken Domon
Ken Domon (土門 拳, Domon Ken, 25 October 1909 – 15 September 1990) is one of the most renowned Japanese photographers of the 20th century. He is most celebrated as a photojournalist, thoug...
Hotsumi Ozaki
Hotsumi Ozaki (尾崎 秀実, Ozaki Hotsumi, April 29, 1901 – November 7, 1944) was an Imperial Japanese journalist working for the Asahi Shimbun newspaper, communist, Soviet intelligence agent,...
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Toshio Sakai
Toshio Sakai (酒井 淑夫, Sakai Toshio, March 31, 1940 – November 21, 1999), a graduate of Meiji University, a photographer for United Press International, won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photog...
Hideo Aragaki
Hideo Aragaki (荒垣 秀雄, Aragaki Hideo, July 19, 1903 - July 8, 1989) was a Japanese newspaperman and a columnist in the Showa era. He was known for writing essays in the Tensei Jingo of Asahi Sh...
Marie Yanaka
Marie Yanaka (谷中 麻里衣, born August 30, 1990 in Tokyo) is the 2011 winner of the Miss Nippon (Miss Japan in Japanese) beauty pageant. She graduated from the faculty of law at Keio University.She is ...
Joseph Heco
Joseph Heco (born Hikozō Hamada (浜田彦蔵, Hamada Hikozō) September 20, 1837 – December 12, 1897) was the first Japanese person to be naturalized as a United States citizen and the first to ...
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Numa Morikazu
Numa Morikazu (沼間 守一, 2 December 1843 – 17 May 1890) was a politician and journalist in Meiji period Japan.
Born to a samurai family in Edo in 1843, Numa was involved in scholarship at an earl...
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Yoshiko Sakurai
Yoshiko Sakurai (櫻井 良子, Sakurai Yoshiko, born 10 October 1945, Hanoi, French Indochina) is a Japanese journalist, TV presenter, and writer. She is also president of the Japan Institute for Nat...
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Hasegawa Nyozekan
Hasegawa Nyozekan (長谷川 如是閑, November 30, 1875 -November 11, 1969) was the pen-name of Hasegawa Manjirō, a Japanese social critic, and journalist in the Taishō and Shōwa periods Japan. He was one o...
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Mosaburō Suzuki
Mosaburō Suzuki (鈴木 茂三郎, Suzuki Mosaburō, February 7, 1893 - May 7, 1970) was a Japanese journalist, essayist, and socialist leader.He was born in Gamagori, Aichi Prefecture, to a family desce...
Shigehiko Hasumi
Shigehiko Hasumi (also styled Shiguehiko or Shiguéhiko) (蓮實 重彦, Hasumi Shigehiko) (born 29 April 1936 in Roppongi, Tokyo) is a film critic and an academic researcher on French literature from ...
Miyake Setsurei
Miyake Setsurei (三宅 雪嶺, July 7, 1860 - November 26, 1945) was a famous philosopher and author from Japan. He graduated from the University of Tokyo's Department of Philosophy in 1883. He helped fo...
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The Japan That Can Say No
"The Japan That Can Say No: Why Japan Will Be First Among Equals" (「NO」と言える日本, "No" to Ieru Nihon) is a 1989 essay originally co-authored by Shintaro Ishihara, the then Minister of Transport ...
Matsuo Kishi
Matsuo Kishi (岸松雄, Kishi Matsuo) (18 September 1906 – 17 August 1985) was a Japanese film critic, director, screenwriter, producer, and biographer. His real name was Aji Shūichirō. Born in Tok...
Toshimitsu Motegi
Toshimitsu Motegi (茂木 敏充, Motegi Toshimitsu, born 7 October 1955) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), Tsushima Facation, and a member of the House of Representative...
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Torahiko Terada
Torahiko Terada (寺田 寅彦, Terada Torahiko, November 28, 1878 – December 31, 1935) was a Japanese physicist and author who was born in Tokyo. He was a professor at Tokyo Imperial University, a re...
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Tomohiro Kojiri
Tomohiro Kojiri (小尻知博) was an Asahi Shimbun reporter shot on 3 May 1987 by a Japanese rightist with a shotgun. Kojiri was 29 years old when he died the next morning. One of his colleagues, Hyoe Inukai...
Tokyo gubernatorial election, 2007
Tokyo held a gubernatorial election on April 8, 2007 as part of the 16th unified local elections. There were fourteen candidates, among them the incumbent governor Shintaro Ishihara. Most candidates,...