Morio Kita
Morio Kita (北 杜夫, Kita Morio) was the pen name of Sokichi Saitō (斎藤 宗吉, Saitō Sōkichi, May 1, 1927 – October 24, 2011), a Japanese novelist, essayist, and psychiatrist. Kita atte...
Yamakawa Kenjirō
Baron Yamakawa Kenjirō (山川 健次郎, September 9, 1854 – June 26, 1931) was a Japanese samurai of the late Edo period who went on to become a noted physicist, university president, and author of ...
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Sei Shōnagon
Sei Shōnagon (清少納言, lesser councilor of state Sei), (c. 966–1017/1025) was a Japanese author and a court lady who served the Empress Teishi (Sadako) around the year 1000 during the middle Heian pe...
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Yuriko Shiratori
Yuriko Shiratori (白鳥 百合子, Shiratori Yuriko, born April 29, 1983 in Sendai) was a Japanese gravure idol, tarento artist and actress Formerly affiliated to the A-Team Entertainment Production Ag...
Hiroo Onoda
Hiroo Onoda (小野田 寛郎, Onoda Hirō, March 19, 1922 – January 16, 2014) was an Imperial Japanese Army intelligence officer who fought in World War II and did not surrender in 1945. In 1974, h...
Takasue's Daughter
Takasue's Daughter, or Sugawara no Takasue no musume, (菅原孝標女, c.1008 - after 1059) was a Japanese author. "Sugawara no Takasue no musume" means a daughter of Sugawara no Takasue. Her real name is unkn...
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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Morita Sōhei
Morita Sōhei (森田 草平, 19 March 1881 – 14 December 1949) was the pen name of Morita Yonematsu, a Japanese novelist and translator of Western literature active during the late Meiji, Taishō and early...
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Masaharu Anesaki
Masaharu Anesaki (姉崎 正治, Anesaki Masaharu, born July 25, 1873 – July 23, 1949), also known under his pen name "Chōfū Anesaki" (姉崎 嘲風, Akasaki Chōfū), was a leading Japanese intell...
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Michio Takeyama
Michio Takeyama (竹山 道雄, Takeyama Michio, 17 July 1903 – 15 June 1984) was a Japanese writer, literary critic and scholar of German literature, active in Shōwa period Japan.
Takeyama was bo...
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Eiko Kadono
Eiko Kadono (角野 栄子, Kadono Eiko) Eiko Watanabe (渡辺英子, Watanabe Eiko, born January 1, 1935) is a Japanese author of children's literature, picture books, non-fiction, and Essays in Shōw...
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 ...
Yasuma Takada
Yasuma Takada (高田 保馬, Takada Yasuma, 27 December 1883 – 2 February 1972) was an influential sociologist and economist and is most widely known for his power theory of economics. A fruit ...
Hiraga Gennai
Hiraga Gennai (平賀 源内, 1728 – January 24, 1780) was an Edo period Japanese pharmacologist, student of Rangaku, physician, author, painter and inventor who is well known for his Erekiteru (electrost...
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Minakata Kumagusu
Minakata Kumagusu (南方 熊楠, April 15, 1867 – December 29, 1941) was a Japanese author and naturalist.
Minakata was born in Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. In 1883, he moved to Tokyo, where...
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