Famous People From Japan

Japan is one of the most respectable regions of the world. The official language spoken is Japanese. The people of Japan are talented and have gone to prove that they are one of the hardest working people in the world. Everyone is aware of the fact that after the impact of the crude bombs of the Second World War how Japan has recovered. But the modern world is aware of how Japan is important and how the people in this part of the world have scaled new levels of success.

  • Yoshinori Ohsumi - 2016 Noble Prize Recipient in Medicine

    Profile Yoshinori Ohsumi is a renowned Japanese cell biologist who specializes in autophagy. He is also a professor at the Frontier Research Center, a part of the Tokyo Institute of Technology. ...
  • Kohei Uchimura Story

    Profile Kohei Uchimura is a professional international artistic gymnast from Japan. He is one of the greatest gymnasts with over 5 Olympic medals to his credit as well as around 19 World medals. Early Life Kohei Uchimura was born on the 3...
  • Kei Nishikori Story - Japanese Professional Tennis Player

    Profile Kei Nishikori is a top-class professional tennis player from Japan with a world ranking of no. 6 as of February 2016. He has the distinction of being the only male Japanese tennis player to be ranked inside the top-10 in ATP Singles Ranking. ...

  • Akio Toyoda Success Story

    Synopsis Akio Toyoda is the acting CEO & President of Toyota Motor Corporation. He is the grandson of the great Kiichiro Toyoda, the man behind the foundation of Toyota Motor. ...
  • Chitose Abe Success Story

    Profile Japanese fashion designer Chitose Abe has created a niche for self with her urban, sporty and delicately feminine designs. She created her label Sacai in 1999 after 8 long years of working under Junya Watanbe. In a country where the women are margi...
  • Wayne Chang Success Story

    Wayne Chang is a young American entrepreneur, who is most noted for creating i2hub and Crashlytics. i2hub is a renowned file-sharing network used by millions, and Crashlytics is a powerful, light weight solution for crash reporting that Twitter acquired within a year for more ...

  • Great careers and landmarks can sometime happen through an inspiring journey.Masayoshi Son is the Founder and CEO of the telecommunications firm SoftBank. After establishing SoftBank, Son went on to work with top organizations like ...
  • Synopsis Deemed as the revolutionary figure of Japan’s electronic industry, Masaru Ibuka was the person who is not only sighted as just a successful entrepreneur but also as a truly inspiring human being who has been a legend for the entire electronics indust...
  • Kazuo Hirai Success Story

    Hardwork, perseverance and sheer passion is what it requires to make a mark in any trending precinct today. Kazuo Hirai, president and chief executive officer, Sony Inc., is one such incredible example of the te...
  • Shigeru Success Story

    Early Life Thought of by many as the father of video gaming, Shigeru Miyamoto remains one of the creative world's most important and influential figures. Born in Kyoto, Japan, in November 1952, the well-known video game innovator was an adventurous child, frequ...
  • Issey Miyake Success Story

    Childhood Critically acclaimed and mega-popular Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake certainly hasn't had the easiest of lives. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, on the 22nd of April 1938, he grew up to see his home destroyed during the Allied bombing of H...

Japan as a country was zero after the Second World War. Incidentally, Japan is one of the wealthiest countries in the world and the people have contributed immensely. Each and every Japanese product in the market is an extension of quality and hard work. Some of the popular Japanese brands are Honda and Mitsubishi.

Japan is also known as land of technology but have contributed in many other sectors also. There are experts who have contributed in the field of science, technology, literature, and medical. Shinya Yamanaka, winner of the 2012 Noble Prize for his excellent research work on stem cell belongs to this country. He has also won awards for his contribution in the field of Biomedicine.

One has to throw their weight behind the Japanese people, as at certain times they did not work for themselves but worked for their country. In the late 1950’s Japan was getting aid from many countries like Pakistan, but now the scenario is that Japan is lending their support to many countries of the world. They lived like prisoners under the Americans and one need to admire their patience as they are in the top countries of the world. Surprises to the fact that nowadays America is also getting funds from Japan. The Japanese people are polite, and at the same time shy also. But they are filled with courage along with a lot of confidence.