Birth Place Matching "Fukushima, Japan" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Dean Fujioka
Actor | Hagane no renkinjutsushi
Dean Fujioka was born on August 19, 1980 in Fukushima, Japan as Tatsuo Fujioka. He is an actor, known for Fullmetal Alchemist (2017), I Am Ichihashi: Journal of a Murderer (2013) and Recall (2018). He has been married to Vanina Amalia Hidayat since July 2012. They have two children.
Directed a few direct-to-video adult only titles under the name Juuhachi Minamizawa, Minmaizawa meaning 18 in Japanese.
11. Reiko Chiba
Actress | Kyôryû sentai Jûrenjâ
Reiko Chiba was born on January 8, 1975 in Fukushima, Japan. She is an actress, known for Super Sentai Zyuranger (1992), Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger vs. Go-Busters: Dinosaur Great Battle! Farewell, Eternal Friends (2014) and Hitotsu yane no shita (1993).
12. Eiji Tsuburaya
Special Effects | Gojira
Eiji Tsuburaya ranks alongside Willis H. O'Brien and Ray Harryhausen as one of the great visionary SFX masters of twentieth century fantasy cinema. Best remembered as the amazing special effects genius behind the "Godzilla" series of monster films commencing in 1954, he also contributed effects to ...
15. Miyuki Komatsu
Actress | Death Note
Miyuki Komatsu was born on June 5, 1971 in Fukushima, Japan. She is an actress, known for Death Note (2006), Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001) and Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion (1996).
17. Mitsuko Mito
Actress | Miyamoto Musashi
Mitsuko Mito was born on March 23, 1919 in Fukushima, Japan as Mitsuko Sekiba. She was an actress, known for Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (1954), Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956) and Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple (1955). She died on April 5, 1981.
20. Wataru Hokoyama
Music Department | Thor: Ragnarok
Studied music at Interlochen Arts Academy, The Cleveland Institute of Music and University of Southern California. His past mentor includes Elmer Bernstein and Christopher Young. Wataru also studied conducting with Alan Gilbert, the music director of New York Philharmonic.
Wataru worked on popular ...
21. Atsuko Sakuraba
Actress | Shinkaijû Reigô
Atsuko Sakuraba was born on March 29, 1976 in Fukushima, Japan as Akiko Kanenari. She is an actress, known for Reigo, the Deep-Sea Monster vs. the Battleship Yamato (2005), Miss Spy (1997) and Waru (2006).
24. Satoshi Dezaki
Art Department | Grey: Dijitaru tâgetto
He was born in Soma City, Fukushima Prefecture (some sources say Tokyo, where he graduated). He is brother of also animation director Osamu Dezaki. In the 60s he joined his brother in an animation studio, but as a writer. Later he becomes free-lance writer until 1977, when he co-founded Magic Bus ...
29. Hiroshi Sasagawa
Director | Orâ Guzura dado
Pioneer of the TV animation, Sasagawa joined Tatsunoko in 1965 and soon produced and co-directed his first (and also the company's) TV series "Space Ace" (1965-66). The next TV series was a big hit, "Mach Go-Go-Go" (1967-68) created by Tatsuo Yoshida, the other "big name" of the company. Sasagawa ...
34. Yû Kamio
Actor | Kamen Rider OOO
Yû Kamio was born on March 16, 1970 in Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan as Yuji Suzuki. He is an actor, known for Kamen Rider OOO (2010), Kamen Rider Movie War Core: Kamen Rider vs. Kamen Rider OOO & W Featuring Skull (2010) and Ultraman X (2015).
40. Michirô Endô
Actor | Bakuretsu toshi
Born in Fukushima, 1950. Formed punk band The Stalin in 1980. Their radical performances and unconventional methods of expression bring them attention, in 1982 they appear in "Burst City", directed by Sogo Ishii (Now, Gakuryu Ishii). Makes their debut the same year. After disbandment in 1985, he ...
42. Yûji Koseki
Soundtrack | Godzilla: King of the Monsters
The son of an avid record collector, Yûji Koseki was always attracted to making music. While attending Fukushima University, he made it his hobby to play harmonica in a street band. Following university, at the age of 21, Koseki joined Nippon Columbia, where he soon composed his first classical ...
50. Kôichi Ohtake
Actor | Sekai no dokonidemo aru basho
Kôichi Ohtake was born on July 14, 1981 in Fukushima, Japan. He is an actor, known for Anywhere in the World (2011), 2008-nen, imadoki Japanîzu yo. Ai to heiwa to rikai o shinjirukai? (2008) and Puropôzu kyoudai: Umare junbetsu otoko ga kekkon suru houhou (2011).