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List of Japanese people

This is a list of notable Japanese people.

If a sub-list is indicated, names should be placed in the sub-list instead of this list.

To be included in this list, the person must have a WorldHeritage article showing they are Japanese people.

Contents

  • Architects 1
  • Artists 2
  • Athletes 3
  • Authors 4
  • Educators 5
  • Emperors 6
  • Historians 7
  • Military leaders 8
    • Samurai 8.1
      • A 8.1.1
      • B 8.1.2
      • C 8.1.3
      • D 8.1.4
      • E 8.1.5
      • F 8.1.6
      • G 8.1.7
      • H 8.1.8
      • I 8.1.9
      • J 8.1.10
      • K 8.1.11
      • M 8.1.12
      • N 8.1.13
      • O 8.1.14
      • R 8.1.15
      • S 8.1.16
      • T 8.1.17
      • U 8.1.18
      • W 8.1.19
      • Y 8.1.20
    • Kamakura shoguns 8.2
      • Kamakura shikken 8.2.1
    • Ashikaga Shoguns 8.3
    • Tokugawa shoguns 8.4
    • Pre-modern 8.5
    • Modern 8.6
  • Musicians 9
  • Personalities 10
    • Comedians / Comediennes 10.1
      • A 10.1.1
      • B 10.1.2
      • C 10.1.3
      • D 10.1.4
      • E 10.1.5
      • F 10.1.6
      • G 10.1.7
      • H 10.1.8
      • I 10.1.9
      • J 10.1.10
      • K 10.1.11
      • L 10.1.12
      • M 10.1.13
      • N 10.1.14
      • O 10.1.15
      • P 10.1.16
      • R 10.1.17
      • S 10.1.18
      • T 10.1.19
      • U 10.1.20
      • V 10.1.21
      • W 10.1.22
      • Y 10.1.23
      • Z 10.1.24
    • Idols (male) 10.2
    • Idols (female) 10.3
    • Models 10.4
    • Musicians / Singers (male) 10.5
    • Musicians / Singers (female) 10.6
    • Tarento 10.7
    • Actors 10.8
      • A 10.8.1
      • B 10.8.2
      • C 10.8.3
      • D 10.8.4
      • E 10.8.5
      • F 10.8.6
      • G 10.8.7
      • H 10.8.8
      • I 10.8.9
      • J 10.8.10
      • K 10.8.11
      • L 10.8.12
      • M 10.8.13
      • N 10.8.14
      • O 10.8.15
      • P 10.8.16
      • Q 10.8.17
      • R 10.8.18
      • S 10.8.19
      • T 10.8.20
      • U 10.8.21
      • V 10.8.22
      • W 10.8.23
      • X 10.8.24
      • Y 10.8.25
      • Z 10.8.26
    • Actresses 10.9
      • A 10.9.1
      • B 10.9.2
      • C 10.9.3
      • D 10.9.4
      • E 10.9.5
      • F 10.9.6
      • G 10.9.7
      • H 10.9.8
      • I 10.9.9
      • J 10.9.10
      • K 10.9.11
      • L 10.9.12
      • M 10.9.13
      • N 10.9.14
      • O 10.9.15
      • P 10.9.16
      • Q 10.9.17
      • R 10.9.18
      • S 10.9.19
      • T 10.9.20
      • U 10.9.21
      • V 10.9.22
      • W 10.9.23
      • X 10.9.24
      • Y 10.9.25
      • Z 10.9.26
    • TV / Radio Personalities 10.10
    • Others 10.11
  • Politicians 11
    • Prime Ministers 11.1
      • Prime Ministers during the Meiji period (1868–1912) 11.1.1
      • Prime Ministers during the Taishō period (1912–1926) 11.1.2
      • Prime Ministers during the Shōwa period (1926–1947) 11.1.3
      • Prime Ministers during the Shōwa period (1947–1989) 11.1.4
      • Prime Ministers during the Heisei period (1989–present) 11.1.5
  • Politicians 12
  • Religious leaders 13
  • Scientists 14
  • Mathematicians 15
  • Economists 16
  • Other notables 17
  • [Other Japanese] 18
  • References 19
  • See also 20

Architects

Tange Kenzo

Artists

Athletes

Authors

Educators

Emperors

No. Reign Portrait Posthumous name Personal name (imina) Notes
Legendary Emperors
1 00340660 BC–585 BCE Emperor Jimmu Kan'yamato Iwarebiko   presumed legendary; claimed descent from the sun goddess, Amaterasu[1]
2 00491581 BCE–549 BCE Emperor Suizei Kamu Nunagawamimi no Mikoto   presumed legendary;[2] 3rd son of Jimmu[3]
3 00451549 BCE–511 BCE Emperor Annei Shikitsuhiko Tamademi no Mikoto   presumed legendary;[4] son and heir of Suizei[3]
4 00490510 BCE–476 BCE Emperor Itoku Oho Yamatohiko Sukitomo no Mikoto   presumed legendary;[4] 2nd son of Annei[3]
5 00525475 BCE–393 BCE Emperor Kōshō Mimatsuhiko Kaeshine no Mikoto   presumed legendary;[5] son and heir of Itoku[3]
6 00608392 BCE–291 BCE Emperor Kōan Oho Yamato Tarasihiko Kunioshi Hito no Mikoto   presumed legendary;[6] 2nd son of Kōshō[3]
7 00710290 BCE–215 BCE Emperor Kōrei Oho Yamato Nekohiko Futoni no Mikoto Presumed legendary.[7]
8 00786214 BCE–158 BCE Emperor Kōgen Oho Yamato Nekohiko Kuni Kuru no Mikoto Presumed legendary.[8]
9 00843157 BCE–98 BCE Emperor Kaika Waka Yamato Nekohiko Oho Bibino no Mikoto Presumed legendary.[9]
10 0090397 BCE–30 BCE Emperor Sujin Mimaki Irihiko Inie no Mikoto First Emperor with a direct possibility of existence.[10]
11 0097129 BCE–70 CE Emperor Suinin Ikume Irihiko Isachi no Mikoto [11]
12 9007171–130 Emperor Keikō Oho Tarasihiko Osirowake no Mikoto [12]
13 9131131–191 Emperor Seimu Waka Tarasihiko [13]
14 9192192–200 Emperor Chūai Tarasi Nakatsuhiko no Mikoto [14]
0145 90201201–269 Empress Jingu Okinaga Tarashihime no Mikoto Served as regent for Emperor Ōjin; not counted among the officially numbered emperors[15]
Kofun Period
15 90270270–310 Emperor Ōjin Honda no Sumera-mikoto / Ōtomowake no Mikoto / Homutawake no Mikoto Last proto-historical emperor, deified as Hachiman.[16]
16 90313313–399 Emperor Nintoku Ō Sazaki no Mikoto Inaccurate dates.[17]
17 90400400–405 Emperor Richū Isaho Wake no Mikoto Inaccurate dates.[18]
18 90406406–410 Emperor Hanzei Tajihi Mizuha Wake no Mikoto Inaccurate dates.[19]
19 90411411–453 Emperor Ingyō Wo Asazuma Wakugo no Sukune Inaccurate dates.[20]
20 90453453–456 Emperor Ankō Anaho no Mikoto Inaccurate dates.[21]
21 90456456–479 Emperor Yūryaku Oho Hatsuse Wakatakeru no Mikoto Inaccurate dates.[22]
22 90480480–484 Emperor Seinei Siraka Takehiro Kuni Osi Waka Yamato Neko no Mikoto Inaccurate dates.[23]
23 90485485–487 Emperor Kenzō Ohoke no Mikoto Inaccurate dates.[24]
24 90488488–498 Emperor Ninken Ohosi(Ohosu) no Mikoto/ Simano Iratsuko Inaccurate dates.[25]
25 90498498–506 Emperor Buretsu Wohatsuse Wakasazaki Inaccurate dates.[26]
26 90507507–531 Emperor Keitai Ōto/Hikofuto (Hikofuto no Mikoto/Ōdo no Sumera Mikoto) Genealogy from this point is considered accurate.[27]
27 90531531–535 Emperor Ankan Hirokuni Oshitake Kanahi no Mikoto Inaccurate dates.[28]
28 90535535–539 Emperor Senka Takeo Hirokuni Oshitate no Mikoto Inaccurate dates.[29]
Asuka Period (592–710)
29 90539539–571 Emperor Kimmei Amekuni Oshiharuki Hironiwa no Sumera Mikoto Traditional dates.[30]
30 90572572–585 Emperor Bidatsu Osada no Nunakura no Futotamashiki no Mikoto Traditional dates.[31]
31 90585585–587 Emperor Yōmei Ooe/Tachibana no Toyohi no Sumera Mikoto Traditional dates.[32]
32 90587587–592 Emperor Sushun Hatsusebe no (Wakasasagi) Mikoto Traditional dates.[33]
33 90592592–628 Empress Suiko Nukatabe/Toyomike Kashikiyahime First non-legendary female emperor (Prince Shotoku acted as her regent); traditional dates.[34]
34 90629629–641 Emperor Jomei Tamura (Oki Nagatarashihi Hironuka no Sumera Mikoto) Traditional dates.[35]
35 90642642–645 Empress Kōgyoku Takara (Ame Toyotakaraikashi Hitarashi Hime no Sumera Mikoto) Traditional dates,[36] reigned twice
36 90645645–654 Emperor Kōtoku Karu (Ame Yorozu Toyohi no Sumera Mikoto) Traditional dates.[37]
37 90655655–661 Empress Saimei Takara (Ame Toyotakaraikashi Hitarashi Hime no Sumera Mikoto) Second reign of Empress Kōgyoku (35), traditional dates.[38]
38 90661661–672 Emperor Tenji Katsuragi/Nakano-ooe (Ame Mikoto Hirakasuwake no Mikoto/Amatsu Mikoto Sakiwake no Mikoto) Traditional dates.[39]
39 90672672 Emperor Kōbun Ōtomo Posthumously named (1870),[40] usurped by Temmu
40 90672672–686 Emperor Temmu Ōama/Ohoshiama/Ōsama (Ame no Nunahara Oki no Mahito no Sumera Mikoto) Traditional dates.[41]
41 90686686–697 Empress Jitō Unonosarara (Takama no Harahiro no Hime no Sumera Mikoto) Traditional dates.[42]
42 90697697–707 Emperor Mommu Karu (Ame no Mamune Toyoohoji no Sumera Mikoto) Traditional dates.[43]
43 90707707–715 Empress Gemmei Ahe (Yamatoneko Amatsu Mishiro Toyokuni Narihime no Sumera Mikoto) Traditional dates.[44]
Nara Period (710–794)
43 90707707–715 Empress Gemmei Ahe (Yamatoneko Amatsu Mishiro Toyokuni Narihime no Sumera Mikoto) Traditional dates.[44]
44 90715715–724 Empress Genshō Hidaka/Niinomi (Yamatoneko Takamizu Kiyotarashi Hime no Sumera Mikoto) Traditional dates.[45]
45 90724724–749 Emperor Shōmu Obito (Ameshirushi Kunioshiharuki Toyosakurahiko no Sumera Mikoto) Traditional dates.[46]
46 90749749–758 Empress Kōken Abe (Yamatoneko no Sumera Mikoto) Traditional dates,[47] reigned twice
47 90758758–764 Emperor Junnin Ōi Posthumously named (1870),[48] dethroned by Shōtoku
48 90764764–770 Empress Shōtoku Abe (Yamatoneko no Sumera Mikoto) Second reign of Empress Kōken (46), traditional dates.[49]
49 90770770–781 Emperor Kōnin Shirakabe (Amemune Takatsugi no Mikoto) Traditional dates.[50]
50 90781781–806 Emperor Kammu Yamabe (Yamatoneko Amatsu Hitsugi Iyaderi no Mikoto) Traditional dates.[51]
Heian Period (794–1185)
50 90781781–806 Emperor Kammu Yamabe (Yamatoneko Amatsu Hitsugi Iyaderi no Mikoto) Traditional dates.[51]
51 90806806–809 Emperor Heizei Ate (Yamatoneko Ameoshikuni Takahiko no Mikoto) Traditional dates.[52]
52 90809809–823 Emperor Saga Kamino Traditional dates.[53]
53 90823823–833 Emperor Junna Ōtomo Traditional dates.[54]
54 90833833–850 Emperor Ninmyō Masara Traditional dates.[55]
55 90850850–858 Emperor Montoku Michiyasu Traditional dates.[56]
56 90858858–876 Emperor Seiwa Korehito Traditional dates.[57]
57 90876876–884 Emperor Yōzei Sadaakira Traditional dates.[58]
58 90884884–887 Emperor Kōkō Tokiyasu Traditional dates.[59]
59 90887887–897 Emperor Uda Sadami Traditional dates.[60]
60 90897897–930 Emperor Daigo Atsuhito Traditional dates.[61]
61 90930930–946 Emperor Suzaku Yutaakira Traditional dates.[62]
62 90946946–967 Emperor Murakami Nariakira Traditional dates.[63]
63 90967967–969 Emperor Reizei Norihira Traditional dates.[64]
64 90969969–984 Emperor En'yū Morihira Traditional dates.[65]
65 90984984–986 Emperor Kazan Morosada Traditional dates.[66]
66 90986986–1011 Emperor Ichijō Yasuhito/Kanehito Traditional dates.[67]
67 910111011–1016 Emperor Sanjō Okisada/Iyasada Traditional dates.[68]
68 910161016–1036 Emperor Go-Ichijō Atsuhira Traditional dates.[69]
69 910361036–1045 Emperor Go-Suzaku Atsunaga/Atsuyoshi Traditional dates.[70]
70 910451045–1068 Emperor Go-Reizei Chikahito Traditional dates.[71]
71 910681068–1073 Emperor Go-Sanjō Takahito Traditional dates.[72]
72 910731073–1086 Emperor Shirakawa Sadahito Traditional dates.[73]
73 910871087–1107 Emperor Horikawa Taruhito Traditional dates.[74]
74 911071107–1123 Emperor Toba Munehito Traditional dates.[75]
75 911231123–1142 Emperor Sutoku Akihito Traditional dates.[76]
76 911421142–1155 Emperor Konoe Narihito Traditional dates.[77]
77 911551155–1158 Emperor Go-Shirakawa Masahito Traditional dates.[78]
78 911581158–1165 Emperor Nijō Morihito Traditional dates.[79]
79 911651165–1168 Emperor Rokujō Yorihito Traditional dates.[80]
80 911681168–1180 Emperor Takakura Norihito Traditional dates.[80]
81 911801180–1185 Emperor Antoku Tokihito Traditional dates.[81]
Kamakura Period (1185–1333)
82 911831183–1198 Emperor Go-Toba Takahira Traditional dates.[82]
83 911981198–1210 Emperor Tsuchimikado Tamehito Traditional dates.[83]
84 912101210–1221 Emperor Juntoku Morihira/Morinari Traditional dates.[84]
85 912211221 Emperor Chūkyō Kanehira/Kanenari Posthumously named (1870)[85]
86 912211221–1232 Emperor Go-Horikawa Yutahito Traditional dates.[86]
87 912321232–1242 Emperor Shijō Mitsuhito/Hidehito Traditional dates.[87]
88 912421242–1246 Emperor Go-Saga Kunihito Traditional dates.[88]
89 912461246–1260 Emperor Go-Fukakusa Hisahito Traditional dates.[89]
90 912601260–1274 Emperor Kameyama Tsunehito Traditional dates.[90]
91 912741274–1287 Emperor Go-Uda Yohito Traditional dates.[91]
92 912871287–1298 Emperor Fushimi Hirohito Traditional dates.[92]
93 912981298–1301 Emperor Go-Fushimi Tanehito Traditional dates.[93]
94 913011301–1308 Emperor Go-Nijō Kuniharu Traditional dates.[94]
95 913081308–1318 Emperor Hanazono Tomihito Traditional dates.[95]
96 913181318–1339 Emperor Go-Daigo Takaharu Traditional dates;[96] Southern Court
Northern Court (1333–1392)
0961 913311331–1333 Emperor Kōgon Kazuhito [97]
0962 913361336–1348 Emperor Kōmyō Yutahito [98]
0962 913481348–1351 Emperor Sukō Okihito [99]
0962 913511351–1352 Interregnum
0963 913521352–1371 Emperor Go-Kōgon Iyahito [100]
0964 913711371–1382 Emperor Go-En'yū Ohito [101]
0964 913821382–1392 Emperor Go-Komatsu Motohito Reunified courts in 1392, see 100 below[102]
Muromachi Period (1333–1573)
96 913181318–1339 Emperor Go-Daigo Takaharu Traditional dates;[96] Southern Court
97 913391339–1368 Emperor Go-Murakami Norinaga/Noriyoshi [103] Southern Court
98 913681368–1383 Emperor Chōkei Yutanari [104] Southern Court
99 913831383–1392 Emperor Go-Kameyama Hironari [105] Southern Court
100 913921392–1412 Emperor Go-Komatsu Motohito Reunified courts, see also entry in Northern Court section.[106]
101 914121412–1428 Emperor Shōkō Mihito Traditional dates.[107]
102 914281428–1464 Emperor Go-Hanazono Hikohito Traditional dates.[108]
103 914641464–1500 Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado Fusahito Traditional dates.[109]
104 915001500–1526 Emperor Go-Kashiwabara Katsuhito Traditional dates.[110]
105 915261526–1557 Emperor Go-Nara Tomohito Traditional dates.[111]
106 915571557–1586 Emperor Ōgimachi Michihito Traditional dates.[112]
Azuchi-Momoyama Period (1573–1603)
106 915571557–1586 Emperor Ōgimachi Michihito Traditional dates.[112]
107 915861586–1611 Emperor Go-Yōzei Kazuhito/Katahito Traditional dates.[113]
Edo Period (1603–1868)
107 915861586–1611 Emperor Go-Yōzei Kazuhito/Katahito Traditional dates.[113]
108 916111611–1629 Emperor Go-Mizunoo
(Go-Minoo)
Kotohito Traditional dates.[114]
109 916291629–1643 Empress Meishō Okiko Traditional dates.[115]
110 916431643–1654 Emperor Go-Kōmyō Tsuguhito Traditional dates.[116]
111 916551655–1663 Emperor Go-Sai Nagahito Traditional dates.[117]
112 916631663–1687 Emperor Reigen Satohito Traditional dates.[118]
113 916871687–1709 Emperor Higashiyama Asahito Traditional dates.[119]
114 917091709–1735 Emperor Nakamikado Yasuhito Traditional dates.[120]
115 917351735–1747 Emperor Sakuramachi Teruhito Traditional dates.[121]
116 917471747–1762 Emperor Momozono Toohito Traditional dates.[122]
117 917621762–1771 Empress Go-Sakuramachi Toshiko Traditional dates.[123]
118 917711771–1779 Emperor Go-Momozono Hidehito Traditional dates.[124]
119 917801780–1817 Emperor Kōkaku Tomohito Traditional dates.[125]
120 918171817–1846 Emperor Ninkō Ayahito Traditional dates.[126]
121 918461846–1867 Emperor Kōmei Osahito
Modern Japan (Imperial and Postwar) (1867–present)
122 918671867–1912 Emperor Meiji Mutsuhito First Emperor of the Empire of Japan.
123 919121912–1926 Emperor Taishō Yoshihito Crown Prince Hirohito served as Sesshō (Prince Regent) 1921–1926.
124 919261926–1989 Emperor Shōwa Hirohito Served as Sesshō (Prince Regent) 1921–1926. Last Emperor of the Empire of Japan.
125 919891989–present Emperor "Kinjō"
(Reigning monarch)
Akihito Referred to as 'the Present Emperor' or Tenno Heika (i.e. His Majesty the Emperor) in Japanese and as Emperor Akihito in English. His posthumous name is likely to be Emperor Heisei.

Historians

Military leaders

Samurai

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

M

N

O

R

S

T

U

W

Y

Kamakura shoguns

Grave of Minamoto no Yoritomo
  1. Minamoto no Yoritomo, r. 1192-1199[127]
  2. Minamoto no Yoriie, r. 1202-1203[128]
  3. Minamoto no Sanetomo, r. 1203-1219[129]
  4. Kujō Yoritsune, r. 1226-1244[130]
  5. Kujō Yoritsugu, r. 1244-1252[131]
  6. Prince Munetaka, r. 1252-1266[132]
  7. Prince Koreyasu, r. 1266-1289[133]
  8. Prince Hisaakira, r. 1289-1308[134]
  9. Prince Morikuni, r. 1308-1333[135]
  10. Prince Morinaga, r.1333-1334[136]
  11. Prince Norinaga, r. 1334-1338

Kamakura shikken

Site of Hōjō Takatoki's death
  1. Hōjō Tokimasa, r. 1203-1205[137]
  2. Hōjō Yoshitoki, r. 1205-1224[138]
  3. Hōjō Yasutoki, r. 1224-1242[139]
  4. Hōjō Tsunetoki, r. 1242-1246[140]
  5. Hōjō Tokiyori, r. 1246-1256[141]
  6. Hōjō Tokimune, r. 1268-1284[142]
  7. Hōjō Sadatoki, r. 1284-1301[143]
  8. Hōjō Morotoki, r. 1301-1311[144]
  9. Hōjō Takatoki, r. 1316-1326[145]

Ashikaga Shoguns

  1. Ashikaga Takauji, ruled 1338–1358[146]
  2. Ashikaga Yoshiakira, r. 1359–1368[147]
  3. Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, r. 1368–1394[148]
  4. Ashikaga Yoshimochi, r. 1395–1423[149]
  5. Ashikaga Yoshikazu, r. 1423–1425[150]
  6. Ashikaga Yoshinori, r. 1429–1441[151]
  7. Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, r. 1442–1443[152]
  8. Ashikaga Yoshimasa, r. 1449–1473[153]
  9. Ashikaga Yoshihisa, r. 1474–1489[154]
  10. Ashikaga Yoshitane, r. 1490–1493, 1508–1521[155]
  11. Ashikaga Yoshizumi, r. 1494–1508[156]
  12. Ashikaga Yoshiharu, r. 1521–1546[157]
  13. Ashikaga Yoshiteru, r. 1546–1565[158]
  14. Ashikaga Yoshihide, r. 1568[159]
  15. Ashikaga Yoshiaki, r. 1568–1573[160]

Tokugawa shoguns

Number Tokugawas Took office Left office
1 Tokugawa Ieyasu 1603 1605
2 Tokugawa Hidetada 1605 1623
3 Tokugawa Iemitsu 1623 1651
4 Tokugawa Ietsuna 1651 1680
5 Tokugawa Tsunayoshi 1680 1709
6 Tokugawa Ienobu 1709 1712
7 Tokugawa Ietsugu 1713 1716
8 Tokugawa Yoshimune 1716 1745
9 Tokugawa Ieshige 1745 1760
10 Tokugawa Ieharu 1760 1786
11 Tokugawa Ienari 1786 1837
12 Tokugawa Ieyoshi 1837 1853
13 Tokugawa Iesada 1853 August 14, 1858
14 Tokugawa Iemochi August 14, 1858 August 29, 1866
15 Tokugawa Yoshinobu August 29, 1866 November 19, 1867

Over the course of the Edo period, influential relatives of the shogun included:

Pre-modern

Modern

Musicians

Personalities

Comedians / Comediennes

A

  • Tōru Hotohara 蛍原徹
  • Hiroyuki Miyasako 宮迫博之
  • America Zarigani アメリカザリガニ
  • Chū Arai 荒井注
  • Ari to Kirigirisu アリtoキリギリス
  • Masanori Ishi'i 石井正則
  • Yoshiyuki Ishizuka 石塚義之
  • Hiroiki Ariyoshi 有吉弘行
  • Goe Asagoe 浅越ゴエ
  • Asakusa Kid 浅草キッド
  • Asarido あさりど
  • Fumihiro Horiguchi 堀口文宏
  • Naru Kawamoto 川本成
  • Asian アジアン
  • Azusa Babazono 馬場園梓
  • Miho Sumida 隅田美保
  • Kimimaro Ayanokōji 綾小路きみまろ [166]
  • All Hanshin Kyojin オール阪神・巨人

B

  • Bad Boys バッドボーイズ
  • Baka Rhythm バカリズム
  • Bakushō Mondai 爆笑問題
  • Osamu Shitara 設楽統
  • Yūki Himura 日村勇紀
  • B&B
  • Batsu-GUN ×-GUN バツグン
  • BB Gorō BBゴロー
  • B Course Bコース
  • Beat Kiyoshi ビートキヨシ
  • Beat Takeshi ビートたけし
  • Beem ビーム
  • Beethoven ヴェートーベン
  • Bibiru Ōki ビビる大木
  • Bic Smallun ビックスモールン
  • Black Piner SOS ブラックパイナーSOS
  • Black Mayonnaise ブラックマヨネーズ
  • BOOMER
  • Borero ぼれろ
  • Brothers ブラザース
  • Buffalo Gorō バッファロー吾郎
  • Akihiro Kimura 木村明浩
  • Motohiro Takewaka 竹若元博
  • B21 Special B21スペシャル
  • Hiromi ヒロミ
  • Mister Chin ミスターちん
  • David Itō デビット伊東

C

  • Canaria カナリア
  • Charanporan ちゃらんぽらん
  • Kōjin Ōnishi 大西浩仁
  • Makoto Tomiyoshi 冨吉真
  • Charlie Hama チャーリー浜
  • Chīmonchōchū チーモンチョーチュウ
  • Chidori 千鳥
  • Chihara Kyōdai 千原兄弟
  • Seiji Chihara 千原靖史
  • Junior Chihara 千原ジュニア
  • Chōhan Korokoro 丁半コロコロ
  • City Boys シティボーイズ
  • Makoto Ōtake 大竹まこと
  • Kitarō きたろう
  • Shigeru Saiki 斉木しげる
  • Choplin チョップリン
  • Chō Shinjuku 超新塾
  • Koriki Chōshū 長州小力
  • Cross Punch クロスパンチ
  • Conte Aka Shingō コント赤信号
  • Takayasu Komiya 小宮孝泰
  • Lasa-R Ishii ラサール石井
  • Masayuki Watanabe 渡辺正行
  • Conte Gojūgo Gō コント55号
  • Conte Leonard コント・レオナルド
  • Conte Yamaguchi-kun and Takeda-kun コント山口君と竹田君
  • Comedy No.1 コメディNo.1
  • Toshio Sakata 坂田利夫
  • Gorō Maeda 前田五郎
  • Kazutoyo Koyabu 小籔千豊
  • Core コア
  • COWCOW
  • Crazy Cats クレージーキャッツ
  • Cream Stew くりぃむしちゅー
  • Croquette コロッケ
  • Hiroshi Takigawa 瀧川 広志
  • Takanori Takeyama 竹山隆範
  • Tadayuki Nakashima 中島忠幸
  • Shōzō Endō 遠藤章造
  • Naoki Tanaka 田中直樹

D

  • Dachō Club ダチョウ倶楽部
  • Ryūhei Ueshima 上島竜兵
  • Jimon Terakado 寺門ジモン
  • Katsuhiro Higo 肥後克広
  • Daian ダイアン
  • Dainoji ダイノジ
  • Hikaru Daita だいたひかる
  • Dangerous デンジャラス
  • Darling Honey ダーリンハニー
  • Tetsurō Degawa 出川哲朗
  • Dokidoki Camp どきどきキャンプ
  • DonDokoDon
  • Keiji Hirahata 平畠啓史
  • Tomomitsu Yamaguchi 山口智充
  • Do-yo どーよ
  • The Drifters ザ・ドリフターズ
  • Dronz Ishimoto ドロンズ石本
  • Drunk Dragon ドランクドラゴン
  • Duncan ダンカン

E

  • Edomurasaki 江戸むらさき
  • Egashira 2:50 江頭2:50
  • Egumi 笑組
  • Elec Comic エレキコミック
  • Ichirō Yatsui やついいちろう
  • Susumu Imadachi 今立進
  • Elephant Jon エレファントジョン
  • Energy エネルギー
  • Ken'ichi Enomoto 榎本健一
  • Entatsu Achako エンタツ・アチャコ

F

  • Terumoto Gotō 後藤輝基
  • Nozomu Iwao 岩尾望
  • Takayuki Haranishi 原西孝幸
  • Toshifumi Fujimoto 藤本敏史

G

  • Garage Sale ガレッジセール
  • Hiroki Kawada 川田広樹
  • Gorie ゴリ
  • Garittochū ガリットチュウ
  • Yoshinari Fukushima 福島善成
  • Takehiro Kumagai 熊谷岳大
  • THE GEESE
  • Gekidan Hitori 劇団ひとり
  • Go-ban Roku-ban 5番6番
  • Gokuraku Tombo 極楽とんぼ
  • Kōji Katō 加藤浩次
  • Kei'ichi Yamamoto 山本圭壱
  • Gōkyū 号泣
  • Goriken ゴリけん
  • Grunge グランジ
  • Taka Guadalcanal ガダルカナル・タカ
  • Guitar Zamurai ギター侍 (a.k.a. Yōku Hata 波田陽区)
  • Ginshari 銀シャリ

H

  • Akiyoshi Kawashima 川島章良
  • Satoshi Kanada 金田哲
  • Akimasa Haraguchi 原口あきまさ
  • Haraichi ハライチ
  • Yūki Iwai 岩井勇気
  • Yū Sawabe 澤部佑
  • Harigane Rock ハリガネロック
  • Harisembon ハリセンボン
  • Haru Ichi-ban 春一番
  • Haruka Christine 春香クリスティーン
  • Hawking Aoyama ホーキング青山
  • Kikuzo Hayashiya 林家喜久蔵
  • Kikuhime Hayashiya 林家きく姫
  • Pāko Hayashiya 林家パー子
  • Pē Hayashiya 林家ペー
  • Sanpei Hayashiya 林家三平
  • Shōzō Hayashiya (9th) 九代目 林家正蔵
  • Kampei Hazama 間寛平
  • Hebi Ichigo へびいちご
  • Heisei Nobushikobushi 平成ノブシコブシ
  • Haro ハロ
  • Hello Bye-bye ハローバイバイ
  • Hello Keisuke ハローケイスケ
  • Kōji Higashino 東野幸治
  • Hibiki 響
  • Hideyoshi ヒデヨシ
  • High Heel ハイヒール
  • Hikaru Wakabayashi
  • Hiroshi ヒロシ
  • Masami Hisamoto 久本 雅美
  • Hokuyō 北陽
  • Mihoko Abukawa 虻川美穂子
  • Saori Itō 伊藤さおり
  • Home Team ホーム・チーム
  • Honjamaka ホンジャマカ
  • Hidehiko Ishizuka 石塚英彦
  • Toshiaki Megumi 恵俊彰
  • Hori ホリ
  • Hoshi Saint Louis 星セント・ルイス
  • Takuya Hoshino 星野卓也
  • Hosshan ほっしゃん。
  • Hurricanez はりけ~んず

I

  • Rakkyo Ide 井手らっきょ
  • Hikaru Ijūin 伊集院光
  • Chōsuke Ikariya いかりや長介
  • Kōji Imada 今田耕司
  • Ima Ikuyo/Kuruyo 今いくよ・くるよ
  • Impulse インパルス
  • Toshiyuki Itakura 板倉俊之
  • Atsushi Tsutsumishita 堤下敦
  • Mā Inoue 井上マー
  • Tatsuo Inoue 井上竜夫
  • Instant Johnson インスタントジョンソン
  • Inu ga Nyā to Naita Hi イヌがニャーと泣いた日
  • Ishibashi Hazama イシバシハザマ
  • Yasushi Ishida 石田靖
  • Rusher Itamae ラッシャー板前
  • Asako Itō いとうあさこ
  • Esper Itō エスパー伊東
  • Itsumo Kokokara いつもここから
  • Kazunari Yamada 山田一成
  • Hidenori Kikuchi 菊地秀規
  • Shū Izumi 和泉修
  • Izumo no Okuni 出雲阿国

J

  • Jalism ジャリズム
  • Atsumu Watanabe 渡辺鐘
  • Shigenori Yamashita 山下しげのり
  • Jelly Beans Collection ジェリービーンズ・コレクション
  • Jichō Kachō 次長課長
  • Tomonori Jinnai 陣内智則
  • Jipangu Jōriku Sakusen ジパング上陸作戦
  • Jishaku 磁石
  • Jōdans ジョーダンズ
  • Junction ジャンクション

K

  • Kankara カンカラ
  • Kannazuki 神奈月
  • Karateka カラテカ
  • Karika カリカ
  • Kasaihōchiki 火災報知器
  • kasumi kaho かすみ果穂
  • Tsurutarō Kataoka 片岡鶴太郎
  • Cha Katō 加藤茶
  • Kunikazu Katsumata 勝俣州和
  • Katsumi Sayuri かつみ♥さゆり
  • Koeda Katsura 桂小枝
  • Sanshi Katsura 桂三枝
  • Utamaru Katsura 桂歌丸
  • Zakoba Katsura 桂ざこば
  • Yasushi Kawabata 川畑泰史
  • Kunihiro Kawashima 川島邦裕
  • Daidō Kido Color キドカラー大道
  • Kigurumi Piero きぐるみピエロ
  • Kikaisenshi Shissō Boat 喜界船士 失踪ボ~ト
  • Koishi Kimi 喜味こいし
  • Killing Sense キリングセンス
  • Yūichi Kimura 木村 祐一
  • King of Comedy キングオブコメディ
  • King Kong キングコング
  • Yūta Kajiwara 梶原雄太
  • Akihiro Nishino 西野亮廣
  • Kirin 麒麟
  • Knights ナイツ
  • Nobuyuki Hanawa 塙宣之
  • Nobuyuki Tsuchiya 土屋伸之
  • Shōzō Endō 遠藤章造
  • Naoki Tanaka 田中直樹
  • Keita Komera 小米良啓太
  • Koga, Gaku - iGP Manager Driver - World Champion
  • Kojima, Yoshio 小島よしお
  • Kometsubu Shakyō 米粒写経
  • Koumedayū 小梅太夫
  • Kukurin きくりん
  • Masashi Kumada くまだまさし
  • Kazuo Kuwabara 桑原和男
  • Kuwabata Ohara クワバタオハラ
  • Rie Kuwabata 桑波田理恵
  • Seiko Ohara 小原正子
  • Hiroyuki Amano 天野ひろゆき
  • Udo Suzuki ウド鈴木
  • KYAN×KYAN キャン×キャン

L

  • Let's Go Sam-biki レッツゴー三匹
  • License ライセンス
  • LiLiCo リリコ
  • London Boots Ichi-gō Ni-gō ロンドンブーツ1号2号
  • Atsushi Tamura 田村淳
  • Ryō Tamura 田村亮
  • Love Couple ラブカップル

M

  • Macha-macha (a.k.a. Maja) まちゃまちゃ (摩邪)
  • Ken Maeda 前田健
  • Shinji Maggy マギー審司
  • Paul Maki ポール牧
  • Shinji Maki 牧伸二
  • Masuda Okada ますだおかだ
  • Keisuke Okada 岡田圭右
  • Hidehiko Masuda 増田英彦
  • Kick Matsumoto 松本キック
  • Kunihiro Matsumura 松村邦洋
  • Bannai Matsuo 松尾伴内
  • Messenger メッセンジャー
  • Tamotsu Kuroda 黒田 有
  • Masakazu Aihara 會原 雅一
  • Michael マイケル
  • Yasue Michi 未知やすえ
  • Kenichi Mikawa 美川憲一
  • Yaji Minamino 南野やじ
  • Mizutama Reppū Tai 水玉れっぷう隊
  • Daisuke and Hanako Miyagawa 宮川大助・花子
  • Monkikkī モンキッキー
  • Mori San-chū 森三中
  • Kazuko Kurosawa 黒沢宗子
  • Tomoko Murakami 村上知子
  • Miyuki Ōshima 大島美幸
  • Moriman モリマン
  • Hisaya Morishige 森繁久彌
  • Moro Moro'oka モロ師岡
  • Mr. Bald Mr.ボールド
  • Mr. Okure Mr.オクレ
  • Shōji Murakami 村上ショージ
  • MYMY まいまい
  • Miyuki Torī 鳥居みゆき

N

  • Yakan Nabe なべやかん
  • Takeshi Nadagi なだぎ武
  • Hidekazu Nagai 長井秀和
  • Pretty Nagashima プリティ長嶋
  • Nagare Boshi 流れ星
  • Nakagawake 中川家
  • Mari Nakajima 中島マリ
  • Kōji Nakamoto 仲本工事
  • Nakata Kausu Button 中田カウス・ボタン
  • Kin'ni-kun Nakayama なかやまきんに君
  • Kōta Nakayama 中山功太
  • Naname 45° ななめ45°
  • Nankai Candies 南海キャンディーズ
  • Ryōta Yamasato 山里亮太
  • Shizuyo Yamasaki 山崎静代
  • Nasu Nakanishi なすなかにし
  • Nasubi なすび
  • Nego Six ネゴシックス
  • Neko Hiroshi 猫ひろし
  • Neptune ネプチューン
  • Jun Nagura 名倉潤
  • Taizō Harada 原田泰造
  • Ken Horiuchi 堀内健
  • The Newspaper ザ・ニュースペーパー
  • Nibun'nogo ニブンノゴ!
  • Ni-chō Kenjū 2丁拳銃
  • Nickelback ニッケルバック
  • Ninety-Nine ナインティナイン
  • Kiyoshi Nishikawa 西川きよし
  • Norio Nishikawa 西川のりお
  • NON STYLE ノンスタイル
  • Naoko Nozawa 野沢直子

O

  • Takashi Obitani 帯谷孝史
  • Ogi Yahagi おぎやはぎ
  • Hiroaki Ogi 小木博明
  • Ken Yahagi 矢作兼
  • Local Oka ローカル岡
  • Ijirī Okada イジリー岡田
  • Ōkami Shōnen オオカミ少年
  • Ōki Kodama Hibiki 大木こだま・ひびき
  • Ichirō Ōkuma 大隈いちろう
  • Jimmy Ōnishi ジミー大西
  • Or Cs オアシズ
  • Kayoko Ōkubo 大久保佳代子
  • Yasuko Mitsu'ura 光浦靖子
  • Atsuhiko Nakata 中田敦彦
  • Shingo Fujimori 藤森慎吾
  • Tomoko Nakajima 中島知子
  • Nahomi Matsushima 松嶋尚美
  • Oxygen オキシジェン
  • Hideo Ōyama 大山英雄

P

  • Pa-kkun Ma-kkun パックンマックン
  • Pakkun パックン
  • Makkun マックン
  • Patapata Mama パタパタママ
  • Patch Work パッチワーク
  • Punk Bū Bū パンクブーブー
  • Parachute Butai パラシュート部隊
  • Peace ピース
  • Zenjī Peking ゼンジー北京
  • Penalty ペナルティ
  • Wacky ワッキー
  • Hide ヒデ
  • Pink no Denwa ピンクの電話
  • Pirates パイレーツ
  • The Plan 9 ザ・プラン9
  • Plus Minus プラスマイナス
  • POISON GIRL BAND
  • Pū & Mū プー&ムー
  • Puppet Muppet パペットマペット

R

  • Randys ランディーズ
  • Razor Ramon レイザーラモン
  • Hard Gay (a.k.a. HG, Masaki Sumitani) レイザーラモンHG (住谷正樹)
  • Real Gay (a.k.a. RG, Makoto Izubuchi) レイザーラモンRG (出渕誠)
  • Real Kidz りあるキッズ
  • Regular レギュラー
  • Kōta Matsumoto 松本康太
  • Akihiro Nishikawa 西川晃啓
  • REM Iro レム色
  • Ritton Chōsa-dan リットン調査団
  • Robert ロバート
  • Ryūji Akiyama 秋山竜次
  • Hiroshi Yamamoto 山本博
  • Hiroyuki Baba 馬場裕之
  • Rocket-dan ロケット団
  • Rookie Shin'ichi ルーキー新一
  • Rokkotsu Mania Rまにあ
  • Route 33 ルート33
  • Rozan ロザン

S

  • Saburoku Monkeys 360°モンキーズ
  • Sakai Kunio Tōru 酒井くにお・とおる
  • Frankie Sakai フランキー堺
  • Masaaki Sakai 堺正章
  • Jirō Sakagami 坂上二郎
  • Dandy Sakano ダンディ坂野
  • Toshio Sakata 坂田利夫
  • Sakamoto-chan 坂本ちゃん
  • Kazuyuki Sakuma 佐久間一行
  • Sakurambo Booby さくらんぼブービー
  • Sambyōshi 三拍子
  • Sampei 三瓶
  • San-yūtei Enraku 三遊亭圓楽
  • San-yūtei Rakutarō 三遊亭楽太郎
  • Sandwich Man サンドウィッチマン
  • Savanna サバンナ
  • Sayumi Hikari さゆみ・ひかり
  • Tsutomu Sekine 関根勤
  • Sentaku Basami せんたくばさみ
  • Shaka シャカ
  • Shampoo Hat シャンプーハット
  • Koidemizu 小出水
  • Tetsuji てつじ
  • Shanghai Doll 上海ドール
  • Rie Shibata 柴田理恵
  • Ichinosuke Shimada 島田一の介
  • Shinsuke Shimada 島田紳助
  • Tamayo Shimada 島田珠代
  • Yōhichi Shimada 島田洋七
  • Jōji Shimaki 島木譲二
  • Akira Shimizu 清水 アキラ
  • Ken Shimura 志村けん
  • Shinagawa Shōji 品川庄司
  • Hiroshi Shinagawa 品川祐
  • Tomoharu Shōji 庄司智春
  • Shio Koshō 塩コショー
  • Shizuru しずる
  • Shō Hunting 笑ハンティング
  • Nikaku Shōfukutei 笑福亭仁鶴
  • Shōhei Shōfukutei 笑福亭笑瓶
  • Tsurube Shōfukutei 笑福亭鶴瓶
  • Atom Shukugawa 夙川アトム
  • Shōwa Noiru Koiru 昭和のいる・こいる
  • Slim Club スリムクラブ
  • Ken Maeda 真栄田 賢
  • Masanari Uchima 内間 政成
  • Smiley Kikuchi スマイリーキクチ
  • Sonomanma Higashi そのまんま東
  • Speed Wagon スピードワゴン
  • Jun Itoda 井戸田潤
  • Kazuhiro Ozawa 小沢一敬
  • Streak ストリーク
  • Tomu Suetaka 末高斗夢
  • Summers さまぁ~ず
  • Shinji Suwa すわ親治

T

  • Saburō Taihei 大平サブロー
  • Shirō Taihei 大平シロー
  • Taizō たいぞう
  • Taka and Toshi タカアンドトシ
  • Junji Takada 高田純次
  • Bū Takagi 高木ブー
  • Casey Takamine ケーシー高峰
  • Takeshi Gundan たけし軍団
  • Take2
  • Tamori タモリ
  • Kei Tani 谷啓
  • Tanoshingo 楽しんご
  • Kenji Tamura たむらけんじ
  • Tanaka-Kōsaka 田中上阪
  • Yoshie Tanoue 田上よしえ
  • Masashi Tashiro 田代まさし
  • Tashiro 32 田代32
  • Danshi Tatekawa 立川談志
  • Tekken 鉄拳
  • Tenshin 天津
  • Tent テント
  • Tetsu and Tomo テツandトモ
  • TIM
  • Red Yoshida レッド吉田
  • Golgo Matsumoto ゴルゴ松本
  • Time Machine San-gō タイムマシーン3号
  • TKO
  • Takehiro Kimoto 木本武宏
  • Takayuki Kinoshita 木下隆行
  • Tobi'ishi Renkyū 飛石連休
  • George Tokoro 所ジョージ
  • Tōkyō Dynamite 東京ダイナマイト
  • Tōkyō 03 東京03
  • Cozy Tomita コージー冨田
  • Tommys トミーズ
  • Tonny Tani トニー谷
  • Tomochika 友近
  • Tomoike Nakabayashi 友池中林
  • Tomonori Jinnai 陣内智則
  • Total Tenbosch トータルテンボス
  • The Touch ザ・たっち
  • Minoru Torihada 鳥肌実
  • Toro Salmon とろサーモン
  • Oniyakko Tsubaki 椿鬼奴
  • Shirō Tsubuyaki つぶやきシロー
  • Shigeo Tsujimoto 辻本茂雄
  • Edamame Tsumami つまみ枝豆
  • Tunnels とんねるず
  • Tutorial チュートリアル
  • Tenjikunezumi 天竺鼠

U

  • Katsunori Uchiba 内場勝則
  • Hitoshi Ueki 植木等
  • Kōichi Ukawa 烏川耕一
  • Unabara Yasuyo Tomoko 海原やすよ・ともこ
  • Yasuyo Unabara 海原やすよ
  • Tomoko Unabara 海原ともこ
  • Unbalance アンバランス
  • Ungirls アンガールズ
  • Takushi Tanaka 田中卓志
  • Yoshiaki Yamane 山根良顕
  • UN JASH アンジャッシュ
  • Ken Watabe 渡部建
  • Kazuya Kojima 児嶋一哉
  • U-ji Kōji U字工事
  • Untouchable アンタッチャブル
  • Hidetsugu Shibata 柴田英嗣
  • Hironari Yamazaki 山崎弘也
  • Up-down アップダウン
  • Takumi Takemori 竹森巧
  • Hiroki Abe 阿部 浩貴
  • Utopia ゆーとぴあ

V

  • Vickys ビッキーズ
  • Viking バイきんぐ

W

  • Wagaya 我が家
  • Osamu Wakai 若井おさむ
  • Warai Meshi 笑い飯

Y

  • Hanako Yamada 山田花子
  • Hōsei Yamasaki 山崎邦正
  • Passion Yara パッション屋良
  • Yarusenasu やるせなす
  • Yasei Bakudan 野性爆弾
  • Yasu-Kiyo やすきよ
  • Yasushi Yokoyama 横山やすし
  • Kiyoshi Nishikawa 西川きよし
  • Yokoyama Hot Brothers 横山ホットブラザーズ
  • Knock Yokoyama 横山ノック
  • Hiro Yoshida 吉田ヒロ
  • Itoshi Yumeji 夢路いとし
  • Yurioka Chō Tokkyū ユリオカ超特Q
  • Yūtarō ゆうたろう

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  • Zenjirō ぜんじろう

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1 Itō Hirobumi
伊藤 博文
Itō Hirobumi
(1841–1909)
22 December 1885 30 April 1888 860 None 1. Itō I [167]
The first Prime Minister of the Empire of Japan.
2 Kuroda Kiyotaka
黑田 清隆
Kuroda Kiyotaka
(1840–1900)
30 April 1888 25 October 1889 543 None 2. Kuroda [168]
Oversaw promulgation of the Meiji Constitution. Failed to secure revision of the unequal treaties; resigned.
Sanjō Sanetomi
三條 實美
Sanjō Sanetomi
(1837–1891)
25 October 1889 24 December 1889 60 None Sanjō (interim)
Upon the resignation of Kuroda’s government, the Emperor only accepted Kuroda’s resignation and invited Sanjō to head the government for two more months. Today, however, Sanjō’s government is generally regarded as a continuation of Kuroda’s. Held concurrently by the Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal.
3 Yamagata Aritomo
山縣 有朋
Yamagata Aritomo
(1838–1922)
24 December 1889 6 May 1891 498 None 3. Yamagata I 1890 [169]
4 Matsukata Masayoshi
松方 正義
Matsukata Masayoshi
(1835–1924)
6 May 1891 8 August 1892 460 None 4. Matsukata I 1892 [170]
(1) Itō Hirobumi
伊藤 博文
Itō Hirobumi
(1841–1909)
8 August 1892 31 August 1896 1484 None 5. Itō II Mar. 1894
Sept. 1894
[167]
Resigned.
During this interval, Privy Council Chairman Kuroda Kiyotaka (黑田 清隆 Kuroda Kiyotaka) was the Acting Prime Minister.
(4) Matsukata Masayoshi
松方 正義
Matsukata Masayoshi
(1835–1924)
18 September 1896 12 January 1898 481 None 6. Matsukata II [170]
(1) Itō Hirobumi
伊藤 博文
Itō Hirobumi
(1841–1909)
12 January 1898 30 June 1898 169 None 7. Itō III Mar. 1898 [167]
5 Ōkuma Shigenobu
大隈 重信
Ōkuma Shigenobu
(1838–1922)
30 June 1898 8 November 1898 131 Kenseitō 8. Ōkuma I Sept. 1898 [171]
(3) Yamagata Aritomo
山縣 有朋
Yamagata Aritomo
(1838–1922)
8 November 1898 19 October 1900 710 None 9. Yamagata II [169]
(1) Itō Hirobumi
伊藤 博文
Itō Hirobumi
(1841–1909)
19 October 1900 10 May 1901 203 Rikken Seiyūkai 10. Itō IV [167]
Resigned.
During this interval, Privy Council Chairman Saionji Kinmochi (西園寺 公望 Saionji Kinmochi) was the Acting Prime Minister.
6 Katsura Tarō
桂 太郎
Katsura Tarō
(1848–1913)
2 June 1901 7 January 1906 1680 None (Retired General) 11. Katsura I 1902
1903
1904
[172]
7 Saionji Kinmochi
西園寺 公望
Saionji Kinmochi
(1849–1940)
7 January 1906 14 July 1908 919 Rikken Seiyūkai 12. Saionji I 1908 [173]
(6) Katsura Tarō
桂 太郎
Katsura Tarō
(1848–1913)
14 July 1908 30 August 1911 1142 None (Retired General) 13. Katsura II [172]
(7) Saionji Kinmochi
西園寺 公望
Saionji Kinmochi
(1849–1940)
30 August 1911 21 December 1912 479 Rikken Seiyūkai 14. Saionji II 1912 [173]

Prime Ministers during the Taishō period (1912–1926)

Under the Taishō Emperor

Prime Minister Term of office Political Party Government Elected Ref
Portrait Name Took Office Left Office Days
(6) Katsura Tarō
桂 太郎
Katsura Tarō
(1848–1913)
21 December 1912 20 February 1913 61 None (Retired General) 15. Katsura III [172]
8 Yamamoto Gonnohyōe
山本 權兵衛
Yamamoto Gonnohyōe
(1852–1933)
20 February 1913 16 April 1914 420 Military (Navy) 16. Yamamoto I [174]
(5) Ōkuma Shigenobu
大隈 重信
Ōkuma Shigenobu
(1838–1922)
16 April 1914 9 October 1916 907 Rikken Dōshikai 17. Ōkuma II 1915 [171]
9 Terauchi Masatake
寺内 正毅
Terauchi Masatake
(1852–1919)
9 October 1916 29 September 1918 720 Military (Army) 18. Terauchi 1917 [175]
10 Hara Takashi
原 敬
Hara Takashi
(1856–1921)
29 September 1918 4 November 1921 1132 Rikken Seiyūkai 19. Hara 1920 [176]
Assassinated.
During this interval, Foreign Minister Uchida Kosai (内田 康哉 Uchida Kōsai) was the Acting Prime Minister.
11 Takahashi Korekiyo
高橋 是清
Takahashi Korekiyo
(1854–1936)
13 November 1921 12 June 1922 220 Rikken Seiyūkai 20. Takahashi [177]
12 Katō Tomosaburō
加藤 友三郎
Katō Tomosaburō
(1861–1923)
12 June 1922 24 August 1923 438 Military (Navy) 21. Katō To. [178]
Died in office of natural causes.
During this interval, Foreign Minister Uchida Kosai (内田 康哉 Uchida Kōsai) was the Acting Prime Minister.
(8) Yamamoto Gonnohyōe
山本 權兵衛
Yamamoto Gonnohyōe
(1852–1933)
2 September 1923 7 January 1924 125 Military (Navy) 22. Yamamoto II [174]
13 Kiyoura Keigo
清浦 奎吾
Kiyoura Keigo
(1850–1942)
7 January 1924 11 June 1924 156 None 23. Kiyoura 1924 [179]
14 Katō Takaaki
加藤 高明
Katō Takaaki
(1860–1926)
11 June 1924 2 August 1925 596 Kenseikai 24. Katō Ta. [180]
2 August 1925 28 January 1926
Resigned after the “Grand Coalition of the Three Pro-Constitution Parties” collapsed. Katō was then reinvited by the Prince Regent to form a new government with his own party, Kenseitō. Today, however, his second term is generally regarded as continuation of his first. Died in office of natural causes.
During this interval, Interior Minister Wakatsuki Reijirō (若槻 禮次郎 Wakatsuki Reijirō) was the Acting Prime Minister.
15 Wakatsuki Reijirō
若槻 禮次郎
Wakatsuki Reijirō
(1866–1949)
30 January 1926 20 April 1927 445 Kenseikai 25. Wakatsuki I [181]

Prime Ministers during the Shōwa period (1926–1947)

Under the Shōwa Emperor

Prime Minister Term of office Political Party Government Elected Ref
Portrait Name Took Office Left Office Days
16 Tanaka Giichi
田中 義一
Tanaka Giichi
(1864–1929)
20 April 1927 2 July 1929 804 Rikken Seiyūkai 26. Tanaka G. 1928 [182]
17 Osachi Hamaguchi
濱口 雄幸
Hamaguchi Osachi
(1870–1931)
2 July 1929 14 April 1931 651 Rikken Minseitō 27. Hamaguchi 1930 [183]
Incapacitated due to serious wound from assassination plot on 14 November 1930. Foreign Minister Shidehara Kijūrō served as Deputy Prime Minister until Hamaguchi’s return to the office on 10 March 1931.
(15) Wakatsuki Reijirō
若槻 禮次郎
Wakatsuki Reijirō
(1866–1949)
14 April 1931 13 December 1931 243 Rikken Minseitō 28. Wakatsuki II [181]
18 Inukai Tsuyoshi
犬養 毅
Inukai Tsuyoshi
(1855–1932)
13 December 1931 15 May 1932 154 Rikken Seiyūkai 29. Inukai 1932 [184]
Assassinated.
During this interval, Finance Minister Takahashi Korekiyo (高橋 是清 Takahashi Korekiyo) was the Acting Prime Minister.
19 Saitō Makoto
齋藤 實
Saitō Makoto
(1858–1936)
26 May 1932 8 July 1934 773 Military (Navy) 30. Saitō [185]
20 Keisuke Okada
岡田 啓介
Okada Keisuke
(1868–1952)
8 July 1934 9 March 1936 610 Military (Navy) 31. Okada 1936 [186]
Thought to be killed by renegade soldiers during the February 26 Incident. Interior Minister Gotō Fumio served as Deputy Prime Minister until Okada was found alive on 28 February 1936.
21 Kōki Hirota
廣田 弘毅
Hirota Kōki
(1878–1948)
9 March 1936 2 February 1937 330 None 32. Hirota [187]
22 Senjūrō Hayashi
林 銑十郎
Hayashi Senjūrō
(1876–1943)
2 February 1937 4 June 1937 122 Military (Army) 33. Hayashi 1937 [188]
23 Fumimaro Konoe
近衞 文麿
Konoe Fumimaro
(1891–1945)
4 June 1937 5 January 1939 580 None 34. Konoe I [189]
24 Hiranuma Kiichirō
平沼 騏一郎
Hiranuma Kiichirō
(1867–1952)
5 January 1939 30 August 1939 237 None 35. Hiranuma [190]
25 Nobuyuki Abe
阿部 信行
Abe Nobuyuki
(1875–1953)
30 August 1939 16 January 1940 139 Military (Army) 36. Abe N. [191]
26 Mitsumasa Yonai
米内 光政
Yonai Mitsumasa
(1880–1948)
16 January 1940 22 July 1940 188 Military (Navy) 37. Yonai [192]
(23) Fumimaro Konoe
近衞 文麿
Konoe Fumimaro
(1891–1945)
22 July 1940 18 July 1941 453 Taisei Yokusankai 38. Konoe II [189]
18 July 1941 18 October 1941 39. Konoe III
27 Hideki Tōjō
東條 英機
Tōjō Hideki
(1884–1948)
18 October 1941 22 July 1944 1008 Taisei Yokusankai 40. Tōjō 1942 [193]
28 Kuniaki Koiso
小磯 國昭
Koiso Kuniaki
(1880–1950)
22 July 1944 7 April 1945 259 Military (Army) 41. Koiso [194]
29 Kantarō Suzuki
鈴木 貫太郎
Suzuki Kantarō
(1868–1948)
7 April 1945 17 August 1945 132 Taisei Yokusankai 42. Suzuki K. [195]
30 Higashikuni Naruhiko
東久邇宮 稔彦 王
Higashikuni no miya Naruhiko ō
(1887–1990)
17 August 1945 9 October 1945 53 Imperial Family 43. Higashikuni [196]
The only member of the Imperial Family to serve as Prime Minister.
31 Kijūrō Shidehara
幣原 喜重郎
Shidehara Kijūrō
(1872–1951)
9 October 1945 22 May 1946 225 None 44. Shidehara [197]
32 Shigeru Yoshida
吉田 茂
Yoshida Shigeru
(1878–1967)
22 May 1946 24 May 1947 367 Japan Liberal 45. Yoshida I 1946 [198]

Prime Ministers during the Shōwa period (1947–1989)

Under the Shōwa Emperor

Prime Minister Term of office Political Party Government Elected Ref
Portrait Name Took Office Left Office Days Gen. Coun.
33 Tetsu Katayama
片山 哲
Katayama Tetsu
(1887–1978)
Rep for Kanagawa 3rd
24 May 1947 10 March 1948 291 JSP
Nihon Shakaitō
46. Katayama
JSPDP–PCP
1947 1947 [199]
Under Allied Occupation. The first Prime Minister and the first socialist to serve as Prime Minister of Japan. Member of Diet from 1930 to 1963. Formed a coalition government with the Democratic Party and the People's Cooperative Party.
34 Hitoshi Ashida
芦田 均
Ashida Hitoshi
(1887–1959)
Rep for Kyōto 2nd
10 March 1948 15 October 1948 219 DP
Minshutō
47. Ashida
DPJSP–PCP
[200]
Under Allied Occupation. Ashida's cabinet resigned after seven months in office, due to alleged ministerial corruption in the Showa Electric scandal.
(32) Shigeru Yoshida
吉田 茂
Yoshida Shigeru
(1878–1967)
Rep for Kōchi At-large
15 October 1948 16 February 1949 2247 DLP
Minshu Jiyūtō
48. Yoshida II
DLP
[198]
16 February 1949 30 October 1952 Liberal
Jiyūtō
49. Yoshida III
(Reshuffle 1 · 2 · 3)
DLP/Lib.DP
1949 1950
30 October 1952 21 May 1953 50. Yoshida IV
Liberal
1952
21 May 1953 10 December 1954 51. Yoshida V
Liberal
1953 1953
Under Allied Occupation until the Treaty of San Francisco came into force on 28 April 1952. Developed the Yoshida Doctrine, prioritising economic development and reliance on United States military protection.
35 Ichirō Hatoyama
鳩山 一郎
Hatoyama Ichirō
(1883–1959)
Rep for Tokyo 1st
10 December 1954 19 March 1955 744 JDP
Nihon Minshutō
52. Hatoyama I. I
JDP
[201]
19 March 1955 22 November 1955 53. Hatoyama I. II
JDP
1955
22 November 1955 23 December 1956 LDP
Jimintō
54. Hatoyama I. III
LDP
Rebuilt diplomatic ties with the Soviet Union. Favored parole for some of the Class A war criminals who had been sentenced to life imprisonment at the Tokyo Trial.
36 Tanzan Ishibashi
石橋 湛山
Ishibashi Tanzan
(1884–1973)
Rep for Shizuoka 2nd
23 December 1956 25 February 1957 64 LDP
Jimintō
55. Ishibashi
LDP
1956 [202]
Incapacitated due to minor stroke on 31 January 1957. Foreign Minister Kishi Nobusuke served as Deputy Prime Minister until 25 February 1957.
37 Nobusuke Kishi
岸 信介
Kishi Nobusuke
(1896–1987)
Rep for Yamaguchi 1st
25 February 1957 12 June 1958 1240 LDP
Jimintō
56. Kishi I
(Reshuffle)
LDP
[203]
12 June 1958 19 July 1960 57. Kishi II
(Reshuffle)
LDP
1958 1959
38 Hayato Ikeda
池田 勇人
Ikeda Hayato
(1899–1965)
Rep for Hiroshima 2nd
19 July 1960 8 December 1960 1574 LDP
Jimintō
58. Ikeda I
LDP
[204]
8 December 1960 9 December 1963 59. Ikeda II
(Reshuffle 1 · 2 · 3)
LDP
1960 1962
9 December 1963 9 November 1964 60. Ikeda III
(Reshuffle)
LDP
1963
39 Eisaku Satō
佐藤 榮作
Satō Eisaku
(1901–1975)
Rep for Yamaguchi 2nd
9 November 1964 17 February 1967 2797 LDP
Jimintō
61. Satō I
(Reshuffle 1 · 2 · 3)
LDP
1965 [205]
17 February 1967 14 January 1970 62. Satō II
(Reshuffle 1 · 2)
LDP
1967 1968
14 January 1970 7 July 1972 63. Satō III
(Reshuffle)
1969 1971
40 Kakuei Tanaka
田中 角榮
Tanaka Kakuei
(1918–1993)
Rep for Niigata 3rd
7 July 1972 22 December 1972 885 LDP
Jimintō
64. Tanaka K. I
LDP
[206]
22 December 1972 9 December 1974 65. Tanaka K. II
(Reshuffle 1 · 2)
LDP
1972
41 Takeo Miki
三木 武夫
Miki Takeo
(1907–1988)
Rep for Tokushima At-large
9 December 1974 24 December 1976 746 LDP
Jimintō
66. Miki
(Reshuffle)
LDP
1974 [207]
42 Takeo Fukuda
福田 赳夫
Fukuda Takeo
(1905–1995)
Rep for Gunma 3rd
24 December 1976 7 December 1978 713 LDP
Jimintō
67. Fukuda T.
(Reshuffle)
LDP
1976 1977 [208]
43 Masayoshi Ōhira
大平 正芳
Ōhira Masayoshi
(1910–1980)
Rep for Kagawa 2nd
7 December 1978 9 November 1979 553 LDP
Jimintō
68. Ōhira I
LDP
[209]
9 November 1979 12 June 1980 69. Ōhira II
LDP
1979
Died in office of natural causes.
During this interval, Chief Cabinet Secretary Masayoshi Ito (伊東 正義 Itō Masayoshi) was the Acting Prime Minister.
44 Zenkō Suzuki
鈴木 善幸
Suzuki Zenkō
(1911–2004)
Rep for Iwate 1st
17 July 1980 27 November 1982 863 LDP
Jimintō
70. Suzuki Z.
(Reshuffle)
LDP
1980 1980 [210]
45 Yasuhiro Nakasone
中曽根 康弘
Nakasone Yasuhiro
(1918– )
Rep for Gunma 3rd
27 November 1982 27 December 1983 1805 LDP
Jimintō
71. Nakasone I
LDP
[211]
27 December 1983 22 July 1986 72. Nakasone II
(Reshuffle 1 · 2)
LDPNLC
1983 1983
22 July 1986 6 November 1987 73. Nakasone III
LDP
1986 1986
46 Noboru Takeshita
竹下 登
Takeshita Noboru
(1924–2000)
Rep for Shimane At-large
6 November 1987 3 June 1989 575 LDP
Jimintō
74. Takeshita
(Reshuffle)
LDP
[212]

Prime Ministers during the Heisei period (1989–present)

Under Emperor Akihito

Prime Minister Term of office Political Party Government Elected Ref
Portrait Name Took Office Left Office Days Gen. Coun.
47 Sōsuke Uno
宇野 宗佑
Uno Sōsuke
(1922–1998)
Rep for Shiga At-large
3 June 1989 10 August 1989 68 LDP
Jimintō
75. Uno
LDP
1989 [213]
Soon after he was elected Prime Minister, allegations arose that he had an extramarital relationship with a geisha, which damaged his reputation and his party's performance in the 1989 House of Councillors election, for which he resigned. He died in 1998. Served as Minister of Defense (1974), Chief of the Science and Technology Agency (1976–1977), Chief of the Civil Administration Agency (1979–1980), Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (1983), and Minister for Foreign Affairs (1987–1989). Member of the Diet from 1960 to 1996.
48 Toshiki Kaifu
海部 俊樹
Kaifu Toshiki
(1931– )
Rep for Aichi 3rd
10 August 1989 28 February 1990 817 LDP
Jimintō
76. Kaifu I
LDP
[214]
28 February 1990 5 November 1991 77. Kaifu II
(Reshuffle)
LDP
1990
Defeated in 2009, he was the longest-serving member of the lower house of the Diet, and he was also the first former prime minister to be defeated at a re-election since 1963. Served as Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary (1974–1976), Minister of Education (1976–1977, 1985–1986). Member of the Diet from 1960 to 2009.
49 Kiichi Miyazawa
宮澤 喜一
Miyazawa Kiichi
(1919–2007)
Rep for Hiroshima 3rd
5 November 1991 9 August 1993 643 LDP
Jimintō
78. Kiichi
(Reshuffle)
LDP
1992 [215]
Originally a bureaucrat in the Treasury Ministry, he accompanied Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida at the Treaty of San Francisco. A firm critic of the revision of the constitution, he advocated peace throughout his political career. After his party's stunning defeat in the 1993 general election, he was forced to resign the Prime Ministership, but became Minister of Finance in the cabinet of Keizo Obuchi and Yoshiro Mori from 1998 to 2001. He died in 2007. Served as Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (1962–1964, 1966–1968, 1970–1971, 1977–1978), Chief Cabinet Secretary (1980–1982), Minister of Finance (1986–1988), Minister of Posts and Telecommunications (1993) and Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (1993). Member of the House of Councillors (1952–1965). Member of the House of Representatives (1967–2003).
50 Morihiro Hosokawa
細川 護熙
Hosokawa Morihiro
(1938– )
Rep for Kumamoto 1st
9 August 1993 28 April 1994 262 JNP
Nihon Shintō
79. Hosokawa
JNPJSPJRPKomeitōNPSDSP–SDF
1993 [216]
He is a member of a noble family that ruled Kumamoto since Medieval times, and during Imperial Japan, his family was part of the aristocracy, his grandfather Konoe Fumimaro having served as Prime Minister (1937–1939, 1940–1941). Originally member of the Liberal Democratic Party, he left the party in 1992 to form the Japan New Party, which garnered 35 members in the 1993 general election. He served as Prime Minister in 8-party coalition government and spearheaded a reform to changed the electoral system. He resigned after allegations arose that he had misused personal funds in the 1980s. Served as Governor of Kumamoto Prefecture (1983–1991). Member of the House of Councilors from 1971 to 1983 and 1992 to 1993. Member of the House of Representatives from 1993 to 1998.
51 Tsutomu Hata
羽田 孜
Hata Tsutomu
(1935– )
Rep for Nagano 2nd
28 April 1994 30 June 1994 63 JRP
Shinseitō
80. Hata
JRPJNPJSPSDP–SDF–KomeitōNPS
[217]
Originally member of the Liberal Democratic Party, he left the party in 1993 with Ichirō Ozawa to establish the Japan Renewal Party, which garnered 44 seats in the 1993 general election. He served as Minister for Foreign Affairs in the cabinet of Morihiro Hosokawa, until the latter resigned after his implication in a banking scandal. Hata then assumed the Prime Ministership, but since the Socialist Party had left the coalition, his minority government was forced to resign after a non-confidence vote had passed. Currently a member of the Democratic Party of Japan, he is now one of the elder politicians of the party. Served as Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (1985–1986, 1988–1989), Minister of Finance (1991–1992), and Minister for Foreign Affairs. Member of the Diet from 1969 to 2012.
52 Tomiichi Murayama
村山 富市
Murayama Tomiichi
(1924– )
Rep for Ōita 1st
30 June 1994 11 January 1996 560 JSP
Nihon Shakaitō
81. Murayama
(Reshuffle)
JSPLDPNPS
1995 [218]
Presided over a coalition that consisted of the Liberal Democratic Party, the Socialist Party, and the New Party Sakigake. During his tenure, the Great Hanshin earthquake erupted and a Sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway occurred that left 13 dead. He resigned after his party suffered defeat in the 1996 general election. Served as General Secretary of the Socialist Party. Member of the Diet from 1972 to 2000.
53 Ryutaro Hashimoto
橋本 龍太郎
Hashimoto Ryūtarō
(1937–2006)
Rep for Okayama 4th
11 January 1996 7 November 1996 931 LDP
Jimintō
82. Hashimoto I
LDPJSPNPS
[219]
7 November 1996 30 July 1998 83. Hashimoto II
(Reshuffle)
LDPJSPNPS
1996
He spearheaded widespread reforms during his tenure, including reforms to restructure the health, finance, and the bureaucratic system. He resigned after his party suffered massive defeat in the 1998 House of Councilors Election. He died in 2006. Served as Minister of Health (1978–1979), Minister of Transportation (1986–1987), Minister of Finance (1989–1991), Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (1994–1996). Member of the Diet from 1963 to 2005.
54 Keizō Obuchi
小渕 恵三
Obuchi Keizō
(1937–2000)
Rep for Gunma 5th
30 July 1998 5 April 2000 615 LDP
Jimintō
84. Obuchi
(Reshuffle 1 · 2)
LDP–(Lib.NKP)
1998 [220]
His government was credited with stimulating the economy after a depression caused by the bubble crash. After suffering from a stroke, he fell into a coma on 3 April, and died on 14 May 2000. Chief Cabinet Secretary Aoki Mikio served as Deputy Prime Minister until 5 April. Served as Chief of the Okinawa Development Agency (1979–1980), Minister of the Prime Minister's Office (1979–1980), Chief Cabinet Secretary (1987–1989), and Minister for Foreign Affairs (1997–1998). Member of the Diet from 1963 to 2000.
55 Yoshirō Mori
森 喜朗
Mori Yoshirō
(1937– )
Rep for Ishikawa 2nd
5 April 2000 4 July 2000 386 LDP
Jimintō
85. Mori I
LDPNKPNCP
[221]
4 July 2000 26 April 2001 86. Mori II
(Reshuffle 1 · 2)
LDPNKPNCP
2000
His appointment was decided after a secret meeting by major power brokers within the Liberal Democratic Party after the unexpected death of Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi. His gaffes and his government's low legitimacy was detrimental to his government's approval ratings, for which he resigned in 2001. Served as Minister of Education (1983–1984), Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (1992–1993), Minister of Construction (1995–1996). Member of the Diet from 1969 to 2012.
56 Junichiro Koizumi
小泉 純一郎
Koizumi Jun'ichirō
(1942– )
Rep for Kanagawa 11th
26 April 2001 19 November 2003 1979 LDP
Jimintō
87. Koizumi I
(Reshuffle 1 · 2)
LDPNKPNCP
2001 [222]
19 November 2003 21 September 2005 88. Koizumi II
(Reshuffle)
LDPNKP
2003 2004
21 September 2005 26 September 2006 89. Koizumi III
(Reshuffle)
LDPNKP
2005
Resigned due to term limits of the Presidency of the Liberal Democratic Party. Served as Vice Minister of Finance (1979), Minister of Health and Welfare (1988–1989), Minister of Posts and Telecommunications (1992), Minister of Health and Welfare (1996–1998), and Minister of Foreign Affairs (2002). Member of Diet from 1972 to 2009.
57 Shinzō Abe
安倍 晋三
Abe Shinzō
(1954– )
Rep for Yamaguchi 4th
26 September 2006 26 September 2007 365 LDP
Jimintō
90. Abe S. I
(Reshuffle)
LDPNKP
2007 [223]
Resigned after suffering from low approval ratings and poor health. Served as Chief Cabinet Secretary (2005–2006). Member of Diet since 1993.
58 Yasuo Fukuda
福田 康夫
Fukuda Yasuo
(1936– )
Rep for Gunma 4th
26 September 2007 24 September 2008 364 LDP
Jimintō
91. Fukuda Y.
(Reshuffle)
LDPNKP
[224]
Resigned after asserting the need to improve the flow of the political process. Served as Minister for Okinawa Development (2000), Chief Cabinet Secretary (2000–2004), and Minister of State for Gender Equality and Social Affairs (2001–2004). Member of Diet from 1990 to 2012.
59 Tarō Asō
麻生 太郎
Asō Tarō
(1940– )
Rep for Fukuoka 8th
24 September 2008 16 September 2009 357 LDP
Jimintō
92. Asō
LDPNKP
[225]
Resigned after the 2009 general election to accept the responsibility for the worst defeat of the history of the Liberal Democratic Party. Served as Director of Economic Planning Agency (1996–1997), Minister in charge of Economic and Financial Policies (2001), Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications (2003–2005), and Minister of Foreign Affairs (2005–2007). Member of Diet since 1979.
60 Yukio Hatoyama
鳩山 由紀夫
Hatoyama Yukio
(1947– )
Rep for Hokkaido 9th
16 September 2009 8 June 2010 265 DPJ
Minshutō
93. Hatoyama Y.
DPJSDPPNP
2009 [226]
Won a majority in the 2009 general election defeating Tarō Asō (LDP). Resigned after public uproar was spurred after he broke a campaign promise to close Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Okinawa Prefecture. Member of Diet from 1986 to 2012.
61 Naoto Kan
菅 直人
Kan Naoto
(1946– )
Rep for Tokyo 18th
8 June 2010 2 September 2011 451 DPJ
Minshutō
94. Kan
(Reshuffle 1 · 2)
DPJPNP
2010 [227]
Resigned due to poor approval rate and handling of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. Served as Minister of Health and Welfare (1996), Deputy Prime Minister of Japan (2009–2010), Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy (2009–2010), Minister of State in charge of National Strategy (2009–2010), Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy (2009–2010), and Minister of Finance (2010). Member of Diet since 1980.
62 Yoshihiko Noda
野田 佳彦
Noda Yoshihiko
(1957– )
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2 September 2011 26 December 2012 481 DPJ
Minshutō
95. Noda
(Reshuffle 1 · 2 · 3)
DPJPNP
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Resigned after the 2012 general election to accept the responsibility for the defeat of the Democratic Party. Served as Senior Vice Minister of Finance (2009–2010) and Minister of Finance (2010–2011). Member of Diet since 1993.

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