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The following is a list of famous Japanese Americans who have made significant contributions to the United States, or have appeared in the news numerous times: Shortcut: WP:-( Vandalism is indisputable bad-faith addition, deletion, or change to content, made in a deliberate attempt to compromise the integrity of the encyclopedia. ... Shortcut: WP:-( Vandalism is indisputable bad-faith addition, deletion, or change to content, made in a deliberate attempt to compromise the integrity of the encyclopedia. ... This is a list of people by state or territory of the United States States List of people from Alabama List of people from Alaska List of people from Arizona List of people from Arkansas List of people from California List of people from Colorado List of people from Connecticut... Lists of African Americans: // List of African-American writers List of African American nonfiction writers List of composers of African descent African Americans in the United States Congress (includes a long list) List of African American Republicans List of civil rights leaders (not necessarily African American, but mostly) List of... This is a list of famous Arab Americans. ... This is a list of members of the Acadian people, and people of Acadian and Cajun links and origins. ... The following is a list of notable English Americans. ... This is a list of famous Hmong Americans. ... This page is a list of Jews. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This page is an incomplete list of notable people from North America who are Muslims. ... This is a list of famous Native Americans (Indigenous peoples of the Americas). ... This is a list of notable Native Hawaiians: James Aiona, politician Daniel K. Akaka, politician Eddie Aikau, famous surfer Akebono, sumo wrestler D. G. Anderson, politician S. Haunani Apoliona, activist Donne Dawson, head of Hawaii Film Office Brickwood Galuteria, entertainer and party chairman Clayton Hee, politician Don Ho, entertainer Hoku... This is a list of famous Scots-Irish Americans. ... This is a list of famous Scottish Americans. ... This is a list of prominent Taiwanese Americans. ... This is a list of famous Welsh Americans. ... Serving from 1999 to 2003, Army General Eric Shinseki of Hawaii became the first Asian American military chief of staff. ... For other uses, see News (disambiguation). ...

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Arts and Entertainment

Christine Keiko Agena (born October 3, 1973)[1] is an American actress. ... Gilmore Girls is an American television drama/comedy that began on October 5, 2000 and aired its final episode on May 15, 2007. ... Toshiko Akiyoshi (穐吉 敏子, born December 12, 1929) is a jazz pianist and a composer/arranger. ... Devon Aoki Devon Edwenna Aoki (デヴォン青木 Devon Aoki, born August 10, 1982) is an American model and actress. ... Tsuru Aoki in a circa 1914-1916 publicity photograph Tsuru Aoki (September 9, 1892 - October 18, 1961) was a popular Japanese-American stage and screen actress whose career was most prolific during the silent film era of the 1910s through the 1920s. ... Categories: | | ... Gregg Araki (Japanese: グレッグ・アラキ) (b. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... Tadashi Asoma (born in 1923 in Iwatsuki, Japan) is an American artist of Japanese origins. ... 24 is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning American television series created by Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, and produced by Imagine Television. ... Marie Eguro (born June 13, 1972) has starred with Jackie Chan in the movie Thunderbolt, has won Miss Teen America in 1989, has starred in over 40 commercials in Asia and the United States, and has been featured on the cover of over 100 top fashion and popular magazines/billboards... Takayo Fischer is an American stage, film and TV actress, and voice-over actress, and singer. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... Tak Fujimoto is a celebrated cinematographer who has contributed to many important and influential motion pictures. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... A Cameraman-Reporter during a MINUSTAH mission in 2007 (Photo: Patrick-André Perron A cinematographer is one photographing with a motion picture camera (the art and science of which is known as cinematography). ... ... The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 Academy Award-winning film directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins. ... Ferris Buellers Day Off is a 1986 comedy film written and directed by John Hughes. ... John Fujioka (b. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Philip Kan Gotanda (born December 17, 1949) is a Sansei Japanese American playwright and filmmaker. ... The Sansei Japanese Americans (三世 lit. ... Kayo Hatta (March 18, 1958 - July 20, 2005) was an American film director best known for her 1994 independent film Picture Bride. ... Picture Bride is a 1994 independent film directed by Kayo Hatta from a script by Hatta, Mari Hatta and Diane Mei Lin Mark, co-produced by Diane Mei Lin Mark and Lisa Onodera. ... Sessue Hayakawa (早川雪洲 Hayakawa Sessue, June 10, 1889 - November 23, 1973) was a Japanese actor in American films, including two in the U.S. National Film Registry: The Cheat in 1915 The Bridge on the River Kwai in 1957, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting... Categories: | | ... Matthew Kiichi Heafy(born January 26, 1986 in Iwakuni, Japan) also known as Matt Heafy is the vocalist and guitarist for the band Trivium. ... Trivium is a metal band from Orlando, Florida. ... Shizuko Hoshi is a Japanese American actress and theatre director living in Southern California. ... Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston is a Japanese American writer. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... Cover of the 1983 edition Farewell to Manzanar is a memoir published in 1972 by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston. ... James Yoshinobu Iha (Japanese: 井葉吉伸, Iha Yoshinobu or ジェームス・イハ, JÄ“musu Iha) born March 26, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, USA) is an American rock musician. ... The Smashing Pumpkins (circa 1995) left to right: James Iha, DArcy, Billy Corgan and Jimmy Chamberlin. ... A Perfect Circle (often referred to as APC) was an alternative rock band, formed by guitarist Billy Howerdel. ... Naomi Iizuka is a playwright. ... Carrie Ann Inaba (born January 5, 1971) is an American dancer, choreographer, actress, and singer. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... Tatsuya Ishida portrait Tatsuya Ishida is the author of the webcomic Sinfest. ... Webcomics, also known as online comics and internet comics, are comics that are available to read on the Internet. ... Sinfest is a webcomic written and drawn by Japanese-American comic strip artist Tatsuya Ishida. ... Robert Ito (born July 2, 1931 in Vancouver, BC) is a Canadian voice, television and movie actor. ... Quincy, M.E. (or simply Quincy) is the name of a United States television series that aired from October 3, 1976, to May 11, 1983, on NBC (and can be seen in the UK on ITV3 and intermittently on the ITV Network, as well as in syndication on MeTV in... Hiroshi Kashiwagi is a Nisei (second-generation Japanese American) poet, playwright and actor. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... Janice Kawaye, born Hiromi Kawaye (of which she has also been credited) in 1970, is an Japanese-born American actress notable for providing the voices of Jenny XJ-9 Wakeman on My Life as a Teenage Robot, Ami on Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi, as well as Gi on Captain Planet... Ariane in King of New York Ariane (born in Hanford, California) is a model and actress. ... Sho Kosugi , born June 17, 1948 in Minato, Tokyo) is a Japanese martial artist who gained popularity as an actor during the 1980s, usually playing ninja. ... Night Court was an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from January 1984 until May 1992. ... The Sansei Japanese Americans (三世 lit. ... Hiroshima is an American jazz fusion band formed in 1974 by Sansei Japanese American Dan Kuramoto (wind instruments and band leader), June Kuramoto (koto), Johnny Mori (percussion and taiko), & Danny Yamamoto (keyboards and drums). ... Emily Kuroda is best known for her work on TVs Gilmore Girls, but she has had a long career on stage and screen and is a veteran of East West Players, Los Angeles premier Asian-American theater group. ... Gilmore Girls is an American television drama/comedy that began on October 5, 2000 and aired its final episode on May 15, 2007. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Bob Kuwahara was a Japanese-born animator best known for his work with Walt Disney and Terrytoons between the 1930s and 1960s. ... Mighty Mouse, the signature character of the studio. ... Hashimoto-san was an animated Japanese mouse created by the Japanese-born animator Bob Kuwahara for the Terrytoons animation company. ... Sean Taro Ono Lennon (aka Sean Ono Lennon, born October 9, 1975) is the son of musician and peace activist John Lennon by his second wife, artist Yoko Ono. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980), (born John Winston Lennon, known as John Ono Lennon) was an iconic English 20th century rock and roll songwriter and singer, best known as the founding member of The Beatles. ... Yoko Ono Lennon (小野 洋子 Ono Yōko (ONO Yōko), born February 18, 1933) is a Japanese-American artist and musician. ... Makoto Iwamatsu (マコ 岩松, also 岩松 ä¿¡ Iwamatsu Makoto, December 10, 1933 – July 21, 2006) was an Academy Award-nominated Japanese American actor. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award® but is formally the Antoinette Perry Award is an annual American award celebrating achievements in theater, including musical theater. ... Category: ... ER is a long-running, Emmy-winning American serial medical drama created by novelist Michael Crichton and set primarily in the emergency room of fictional County General Hospital in Cook County, Chicago, Illinois. ... Keiko Matsui (松居慶子), born in Tokyo as Keiko Doi on July 26, 1961, is a Japanese smooth jazz/new age pianist and composer whose career spans three decades, during which time she has released twenty CDs (in addition to various compilations) and has received international acclaim. ... Nobu McCarthy (November 13, 1934 – April 6, 2002) was a former fashion model in Japan, who became and American actress and stage director. ... Kim Miyori is an Asian, American-born Actress in film and television. ... St. ... Diane Mizota Diane Mizota is a Japanese American dancer, actress, and host. ... Noriyuki Pat Morita (森田 沢之 Morita Noriyuki), (June 28, 1932 – November 24, 2005) was a Japanese American actor who is probably best known for playing the roles of Arnold on the TV show Happy Days and Mr. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... A comedian, or comic, is an entertainer who amuses an audience by making them laugh. ... The cover of Girlymans second album, Little Star. ... The cover of Girlymans second album, Little Star. ... Kent Nagano is the current music director of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal. ... Giant Robot Magazine is an Asian-American pop culture magazine founded by Eric Nakamura and Martin Wong in 1994 as a small punk-minded zine that covered a variety of Asian-American alternative culture from music, movies, history, toys, technology, to food and skateboarding. ... Suzy as Inger in Help Me Help You Suzy Aiko Nakamura is an Asian American actress. ... The Sansei Japanese Americans (三世 lit. ... The Sansei Japanese Americans (三世 lit. ... George Katsutoshi Nakashima (1905 – 1990) was a Japanese American woodworker, architect, and furniture maker who was one of the leading innovators of 20th Century furniture design. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... The Sansei Japanese Americans (三世 lit. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... Hiro Narita (born June 26, 1941 in Seoul, South Korea) is an Korean-based cinematographer who works in the USA since the 1960s. ... Lane Nishikawa is an American actor, filmmaker and performance artist. ... The Sansei Japanese Americans (三世 lit. ... Isamu Noguchi , November 17, 1904 - December 30, 1988) was a prominent Japanese -American artist and landscape architect whose artistic career spanned six decades, from the 1920s onward. ... Categories: | | ... Sophie Tamiko Oda Sophie was born on October 23, 1991, in San Fransico, Califronia. ... Masayori Masi Oka ) (pronounced //) (born December 27, 1974 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Golden-Globe and Emmy-nominated Japanese-American actor and digital effects artist. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) is not a labor union or guild, but rather an educational, cultural and professional organization. ... Steven Okazaki (born 1952 in Venice, California) is an American filmmaker. ... The Sansei Japanese Americans (三世 lit. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Ryo Okumoto (born in Osaka, Japan) is a keyboardist, best known for his work with progressive rock group Spocks Beard. ... Spocks Beard is a progressive rock band formed in 1992 in Los Angeles by brothers Neal and Alan Morse. ... Yuji Okumoto (full name: Yuji Don Okumoto) is a Japanese American actor born on April 20, 1959 in Los Angeles, California. ... The Sansei Japanese Americans (三世 lit. ... Lisa Onodera is an American independent film producer, of such noted films as Picture Bride, The Debut and Americanese. ... Picture Bride is a 1994 independent film directed by Kayo Hatta from a script by Hatta, Mari Hatta and Diane Mei Lin Mark, co-produced by Diane Mei Lin Mark and Lisa Onodera. ... The Debut is an independent feature-length film directed and co-written by first time Filipino American filmmaker Gene Cajayon. ... Americanese is an American independent feature film released in 2007. ... Seiji Ozawa , born September 1, 1935) is a Japanese conductor. ... The Boston Symphony Orchestra is one of the worlds most renowned orchestras. ... Douglas Robb (musician) (born January 2, 1975) is the singer of rock band Hoobastank. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Hoobastank (also colloquially referred to as Hooba or Who The Stank) is a rock band best known for their crossover hit The Reason (2003) and by their continued success in the modern rock market. ... Bianca Taylor Ryanaka Little Doria (born September 1, 1994) is an American singer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who won the debut season of NBCs Americas Got Talent. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Americas Got Talent is an American reality television series on the NBC television network. ... Stan Sakai (born 1953) is a third-generation American of Japanese descent. ... Usagi Yojimbo (Japanese: 兎用心棒 rabbit bodyguard,) is a comic book series created by Stan Sakai. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... Harold Sakata playing Oddjob Toshiyuki Harold Sakata (July 1, 1920 – July 29, 1982) was a Japanese American film actor most famous for his role as the villain Oddjob in the James Bond film Goldfinger. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... A list of henchmen from the 1964 James Bond film and novel Goldfinger from the List of James Bond henchmen. ... Goldfinger is the third film in the James Bond series, and the third to star Sean Connery as the MI6 agent. ... SUEO SERISAWA (April 10, 1910-September 7, 2004) was a Japanese-American who became an important modernist of the Los Angeles school. ... Categories: | | ... Album cover for Dragon Jake Shimabukuro (born November 3, 1976 in Honolulu, Hawaii) is a young ukulele virtuoso known for his lightning-fast fingers. ... James Shigeta (born June 17, 1933) is an American film and television actor. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... Jenny Lynn Shimizu (born on 16 June 1967 in San Jose, California) is a Japanese American model, possibly best known for making a career of publicizing her lesbianism. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... Sab Shimono (born Saburo Shimono July 31, 1943) is an American actor of Japanese American descent. ... Larry Shinoda (1930-1997) was a noted automotive designer who was best known for his work on the Chevrolet Corvette and Ford Mustang. ... The Chevrolet Corvette is the sports car that has been manufactured by Chevrolet since 1953. ... The Ford Mustang is an automobile produced by the Ford Motor Company, originally based on the Ford Falcon compact. ... Michael Kenji Shinoda (born February 11, 1977)[1][2] is an American musician, record producer, and artist from Agoura Hills, California. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Linkin Park is a band from Agoura Hills, California. ... Jack Soo (born Goro Suzuki October 28, 1916 - January 11, 1979) was a Japanese-American actor. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... Barney Miller was a comedy television series set in a New York City police station that ran from January 23, 1975, to May 20, 1982 on ABC. It was created by Danny Arnold (who also did work on Gilligans Island and The Brady Bunch) and Theodore J. Flicker. ... Pat Suzuki is a Japanese- and Asian-American female singer most famous for her role and cast recording of the Broadway hit musical Flower Drum Song, especially I Enjoy Being A Girl (song) Pat Suzuki was born in Cressy, (Northern) California on September 23, in the early 1930s. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... Flower Drum Song was originally a novel by Chinese American author C.Y. Lee. ... Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (田川洋行, born 27 September 1950 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese American actor. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Rea Tajiri is a Japanese American filmmaker. ... The Sansei Japanese Americans (三世 lit. ... Betty Ishimoto was born on July 24, 1932 in Seattle, Washington[1]. She is better known by her stage name of Miiko Taka. ... Marlon Brando, Jr. ... Sayōnara is Japanese for goodbye. Sayonara is a 1957 film which tells the story of an American soldier during the Korean War. ... Iwao Takamoto (1925-2007) was a Japanese American animator, television producer, and film director. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... A film producer creates the conditions for making movies. ... Scooby-Doo IS THE SHIT is a short ass-running American animated television series produced for your mom Saturday morning television in several different versions from 1969 to the present. ... Cyril Takayama (born 1973) is a Japanese/French American illusionist, born and raised in Hollywood, California. ... George Hosato Takei (IPA: ) (born April 20, 1937) is an American actor known for his role in the TV series Star Trek, in which he played the helmsman Hikaru Sulu on the USS Enterprise. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... Hikaru Sulu, played by George Takei, is a character in the original Star Trek series, the first six Star Trek films and one episode of Star Trek: Voyager. ... The current Star Trek franchise logo Star Trek is an American science fiction entertainment series and media franchise. ... Sara Tanaka (born 1976) is an American film actress known for her roles in Rushmore and Race The Sun. ... Chris Tashima is an American actor and director. ... The Sansei Japanese Americans (三世 lit. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Teppei Teranishi (born September 13, 1980) is the lead guitarist of the post-hardcore quartet Thrice from Orange County, California. ... This article is about the post-hardcore band. ... Brian Keith Tochi (born May 2, 1959, in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor, screenwriter, movie director and producer. ... The Sansei Japanese Americans (三世 lit. ... Serving from 1999 to 2003, Army General Eric Shinseki of Hawaii became the first Asian American military chief of staff. ... The Sansei Japanese Americans (三世 lit. ... Tamlyn Tomita (Born January 27, 1966, Okinawa) is a Japanese-born American actress who has appeared in many Hollywood films and television series. ... The Sansei Japanese Americans (三世 lit. ... Miyoshi Umeki (born on April 3, 1929 in Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan) is an actress. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Sayōnara is Japanese for goodbye. Sayonara is a 1957 film which tells the story of an American soldier during the Korean War. ... Michael Toshiyuki Uno is a film and television director, credited with directing television programs such as Alfred Hitchcock Presents (the remake series that began in 1985), China Beach, The Outsiders, Early Edition, and Dawsons Creek. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Utada (宇多田ヒカル Utada Hikaru, born January 19, 1983) is a J-Pop star. ... J-pop is an abbreviation of Japanese pop and refers to Japanese popular music. ... Gedde Watanabe (born June 26, 1955, Ogden, Utah) is the stage name of Gary Watanabe, a Japanese American actor. ... The Sansei Japanese Americans (三世 lit. ... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... Don The Dragon Wilson (born September 10, 1954 in Illinois) is an American champion kickboxer and actor. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Hiro Yamamoto (born July 24, 2007 [1]) hiro yamamoto aoki is the best math teacher in the world and we learn alot famous words: ahhhhhhhh thank you, sit downnnnnnnn, stand up nooowwww! and gerry sit down , do some work! ty from blue ***** oil ... Soundgarden was an American rock band that formed in Seattle, Washington in 1984. ... Minoru Yamasaki (December 1, 1912 – February 6, 1986) was an American architect best known for his design of the World Trade Center. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... The World Trade Center in New York City (sometimes informally referred to as the WTC or the Twin Towers) was a complex of seven buildings in Lower Manhattan, mostly designed by American architect Minoru Yamasaki and developed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. ... Iris Yamashita is a Japanese-American screenwriter. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Letters from Iwo Jima (Japanese: 硫黄島からの手紙) a 2006 Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning critically-acclaimed [1][2][3]war film starring Ken Watanabe and Kazunari Ninomiya among others, and directed by Clint Eastwood, is about the Battle of Iwo Jima from the perspective of Japanese soldiers. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... The Nisei Japanese Americans (二世 pronounced , lit. ... Patti Yasutake is a Japanese-American actress. ... The title as it appeared in most episodes opening credits. ...

Business

  • Glen Fukushima, Co-President and Representative Director, NCR Japan, Ltd., and former President, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan
  • Scott Oki, former senior vice-president of sales and marketing for Microsoft

Glen Fukushima (b. ... Scott Oki (born October 5, 1948 in Seattle, Washington) is a former senior vice-president of sales and marketing for Microsoft who conceived and built Microsofts international operations. ...

News/Media

  • Guy Aoki, founder of Media Action Network for Asian Americans
  • Rob Fukuzaki, sports anchor for KABC-TV in Los Angeles
  • James Hattori, pioneering network news correspondent
  • Joseph Heco (1837 - 1897), fisherman and writer, first to publish Japanese language newspaper
  • Michiko Kakutani, New York Times literary critic and author
  • Ken Kashiwahara, Emmy winning television journalist
  • Guy Kawasaki, author, Apple evangelist
  • Gordon Morioka, photojournalist based in Cincinnati, Ohio (formerly with the Dayton Journal Herald and the Cincinnati Enquirer)
  • David Ono, anchorman for KABC-TV in Los Angeles
  • Scott Sassa, former President, NBC West Coast
  • Iva Toguri (1916 - 2006), radio broadcaster who has been nicknamed "Tokyo Rose"
  • Wendy Tokuda, anchorwoman for San Francisco KPIX 5, previously for KRON 4
  • Tritia Toyota, former anchorwoman, founder of Asian American Journalists Association

An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... Joseph Heco (born Hikozo Hamada, 浜田彦蔵 Hamada Hikozo) (1837-1897), the first Japanese American to be naturalized as a United States citizen and the first to publish a Japanese language newspaper. ... New York Times critic Michiko Kakutani. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... An Emmy Award. ... Guy Kawasaki (born 1954), one of the original Apple employees responsible for marketing of the Macintosh in 1984, is a Silicon Valley venture capitalist. ... Apple Inc. ... An Apple evangelist, also known as Mac(intosh) evangelist, and Mac advocate is a promoter of the Apple Macintosh platform. ... Scott Sassa, Time Warner executive who oversaw the programming of TNT and TBS Networks. ... Iva Toguri Iva Toguri DAquino (July 4, 1916 – September 26, 2006), a Japanese-American, was most identified with Tokyo Rose, a generic name given by Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II to any of approximately a dozen English-speaking female broadcasters of Japanese propaganda. ... Tokyo Rose (alternate spelling Tokio Rose) was a generic name given by Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II to any of approximately one dozen English-speaking female broadcasters of Japanese propaganda. ... The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) was founded in 1981 by several Asian American journalists who felt a need to support greater participation by Asian Americans in the news media. ...

Military

  • Terry Teruo Kawamura, Medal of Honor recipient, Sergeant First Class in Vietnam War
  • Alice K. Kurashige, the first Japanese American woman to be commissioned in the United States Marine Corps
  • Hiroshi Miyamura, Medal of Honor recipient, Corporal in Korean War
  • James H. Mukoyama, Major General, first Asian American to command an Army division
  • Sadao Munemori, Medal of Honor recipient, Private First Class in World War II
  • Jiro Shimoda, Sergeant in WWII
  • Eric Shinseki, United States Army General, Army Chief of Staff, 1999-2003
  • Ehren Watada, Army Lieutenant to be tried by court martial (5 Feb. 2007) for refusal to deploy to Iraq.
  • Bruce Yamashita, worked to expose racial discrimination in the United States Marine Corps
  • Rodney James Takashi Yano, Medal of Honor recipient, Sergeant First Class in Vietnam War

Terry Teruo Kawamura (December 10, 1949 – March 20, 1969) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States militarys highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War. ... Combatants Republic of Vietnam United States Republic of Korea Thailand Australia New Zealand The Philippines National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam Democratic Republic of Vietnam People’s Republic of China Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea Strength US 1,000,000 South Korea 300,000 Australia 48,000... Alice K. Kurashige was the first Japanese-American woman to be commissioned in the United States Marine Corps. ... Corporal Hiroshi H. Miyamura is a Medal of Honor recipient awarded for his actions during the Korean War on 24 and 25 April, 1951 near Taejon-ni, Korea while serving in the United States Army, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. ... Combatants United Nations:  Republic of Korea,  Australia,  Belgium,  Luxembourg,  Canada,  Colombia,  Ethiopia,  France,  Greece,  Luxembourg,  Netherlands,  New Zealand,  Philippines,  South Africa,  Thailand,  Turkey,  United Kingdom,  United States Medical staff:  Denmark,  Australia,  Italy,  Norway,  Sweden Communist states:  Democratic People’s Republic of Korea,  Peoples Republic of China,  Soviet Union Commanders... Sadao S. Munemori (born Los Angeles, California, died April 5, 1945) was a posthumous recipient of the Medal of Honor, after he sacrificed his life to save those of his colleagues, at Seravezza, Italy, April 5, 1945, during the closing stages of World War II. A Private First Class, U... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Eric Ken Shinseki (Japanese: エリック・シンセキ) (born November 28, 1942 in Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii) is a retired United States Army General and served as the 34th Chief of Staff of the United States Army (1999 - 2003). ... Ehren Watada (born 1978) is a First Lieutenant in the United States Army who in June 2006 publicly refused[1][2] to deploy to Iraq for his units assigned rotation to Operation Iraqi Freedom. ... Bruce Yamashita is a Japanese American lawyer and a reserve officer in the United States Marine Corps. ... Rodney J. T. Yano (December 13, 1943 – January 1, 1969) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States militarys highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War. ... Combatants Republic of Vietnam United States Republic of Korea Thailand Australia New Zealand The Philippines National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam Democratic Republic of Vietnam People’s Republic of China Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea Strength US 1,000,000 South Korea 300,000 Australia 48,000...

Politics and Law

Richard Aoki is a Japanese American civil rights activist who, along with Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale, helped to train the Black Panther Party to use guns in 1966. ... The Black Panther Party (originally called the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense) was an African American organization founded to promote civil rights and self-defense with a mission of domination in the United States. ... George Ryoichi Ariyoshi (有吉良一, born March 12, 1926), served as the third Governor of Hawaii from 1974 to 1986. ... Official language(s) English, Hawaiian Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Area  Ranked 43rd  - Total 10,931 sq mi (29,311 km²)  - Width n/a miles (n/a km)  - Length 1,522 miles (2,450 km)  - % water 41. ... Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa (July 18, 1906–February 27, 1992) was an English professor and academic who served as a United States Senator from California from 1977 to 1983. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Gordon Kiyoshi Hirabayashi (born April 23, 1918) He was born in Seattle to a Christian family who were associated with the Mukyōkai Christian Movement. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Mazie Keiko Hirono (Japanese: 広野 慶子) , born November 3, 1947 in Fukushima, Japan, is an American politician who was the second Asian immigrant elected lieutenant governor of a state of the United States. ... A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... Michael Makoto (Mike) Honda (born June 27, 1941) is an American Democratic politician. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... // Biography The Honorable Paul M. Igasaki The Honorable Paul M. Igasaki is executive director of the Rights Working Group, a unique nationwide coalition of of groups and individuals committed to ensuring liberty and justice for all. ... Daniel Ken Inouye (born September 7, 1924) is a recipient of the Medal of Honor and currently serves as the senior United States Senator from HawaiÊ»i. ... Official language(s) English, Hawaiian Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Area  Ranked 43rd  - Total 10,931 sq mi (29,311 km²)  - Width n/a miles (n/a km)  - Length 1,522 miles (2,450 km)  - % water 41. ... Lance Allan Ito (born August 2, 1952 in Los Angeles, California) is a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge who hears felony criminal cases at the county courthouse in downtown Los Angeles. ... Orenthal James Simpson (born July 9, 1947), commonly known as O. J. Simpson and also just by his initials O.J. and his nickname The Juice, is a retired American football player who achieved stardom at the collegiate and professional levels. ... Yuri Kochiyama (born May 19, 1922) is a US Japanese-American civil rights activist. ... Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little, also known as Detroit Red and Al-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Omaha, Nebraska, May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965 in New York City) was a Muslim Minister and National Spokesman for the Nation of Islam. ... This article is about Fred Korematsu. ... The Presidential Medal of Freedom The Presidential Medal of Freedom is one of the two highest civilian awards in the United States and is bestowed by the President of the United States (the other award which is considered its equivalent is the Congressional Gold Medal, which is bestowed by an... Holding The exclusion order leading to Japanese American Internment was constitutional Court membership Chief Justice: Harlan Fiske Stone Associate Justices: Owen Josephus Roberts, Hugo Black, Stanley Forman Reed, Felix Frankfurter, William O. Douglas, Frank Murphy, Robert H. Jackson, Wiley Blount Rutledge Case opinions Majority by: Black Joined by: Stone, Reed... Jerome War Relocation Center in Jerome, Arkansas Japanese people heading off to an internment camp. ... Mari Matsuda is a lawyer, is an activist, and is a law professor at Georgetown University Law Center, specializing in the fields of torts, constitutional law, legal history, feminist theory, critical race theory, and civil rights law. ... Doris Matsui Doris Okada Matsui (born September 25, 1944) is an American politician of the Democratic Party who represents the Fifth Congressional District of California (Sacramento County, map) in the United States House of Representatives. ... Robert T. Matsui Robert Takeo Matsui (September 17, 1941–January 1, 2005) was an American politician from the U.S. state of California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Spark Matsunaga Spark Masayuki Matsunaga (Japanese: スパーク・松永) (October 8, 1916 - April 15, 1990) was a United States Senator from Hawaii. ... Official language(s) English, Hawaiian Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Area  Ranked 43rd  - Total 10,931 sq mi (29,311 km²)  - Width n/a miles (n/a km)  - Length 1,522 miles (2,450 km)  - % water 41. ... External link Stan Matsunaka for Congress 2004 website Categories: Politics stubs | Colorado politicians | Japanese Americans | 1953 births | Colorado State Senators ... Norman Yoshio Mineta (born November 12, 1931) is an American politician of the Democratic Party. ... Seal of the United States Department of Transportation The United States Secretary of Transportation is the head of the United States Department of Transportation. ... Patsy T. Mink was the first non-white woman to serve in Congress. ... Official language(s) English, Hawaiian Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Area  Ranked 43rd  - Total 10,931 sq mi (29,311 km²)  - Width n/a miles (n/a km)  - Length 1,522 miles (2,450 km)  - % water 41. ... Paula A. Nakayama is Associate Justice of the Hawaii State Supreme Court. ... Associate Justice or Puisne (pronounced puny) Justice is the title for a member of a judicial panel who is not the Chief Justice. ... Aliiolani Hale in downtown Honolulu is the home of the Hawaii State Supreme Court. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... Paul K. Tanaka. ... Seal of Gardena Gardena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ... Memorial to fallen deputies. ... Takuji Yamashita (1874-1959), born in Yawatahama on Ehime,Shikoku, Japan, is considered as an early 20th century civil rights pioneer. ...

Religion

Robert Tsugio Hoshibata is a Japanese-American Bishop of the United Methodist Church, elected in 2004. ... Roy Isao Sano (born 1931) is a retired Japanese-American Bishop of the United Methodist Church, elected in 1984. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      This article is about a title... This article is about the current denomination africa. ...

Science and Education

Takeshi Amemiya (b. ... Stanford may refer: Stanford University Places: Stanford, Kentucky Stanford, California, home of Stanford University Stanford Shopping Center Stanford, New York, town in Dutchess County. ... Tetsuya Theodore Fujita (藤田哲也, October 23, 1920–November 19, 1998) was one of the great severe storms researchers of the twentieth century. ... The Fujita scale (F-Scale), or Fujita-Pearson scale, rates a tornados intensity by the damage it inflicts on human-built structures and sometimes on vegetation. ... Yoshihiro Francis Fukuyama (b. ... Yamato Ichihashi was one of the first academics of Asian ancestry in the United States. ... Akira Iriye (Ph. ... Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and a member of the Ivy League. ... Professor Michio Kaku Michio Kaku (born January 24, 1947 in the United States) is a theoretical physicist, tenured professor, and co-creator of string field theory, a branch of string theory. ... String field theory is a proposal to define string theory in such a way that the background independence is respected. ... Shizuo Kakutani (1911-2004) was a Japanese-American mathematician, best known for an eponymous fixed-point theorem. ... In mathematics, a fixed-point theorem is a result saying that a function F will have at least one fixed point (a point x for which F(x) = x), under some conditions on F that can be stated in general terms. ... “Yale” redirects here. ... Dorinne K. Kondo is a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Southern California. ... John Maeda is a Japanese-American graphic designer, computer programmer, university professor, and author. ... Mapúa Institute of Technology (MIT, MapúaTech or simply Mapúa) is a private, non-sectarian, Filipino tertiary institute located in Intramuros, Manila. ... Yoichiro Nambu (1921–) is a Japanese-born American physicist. ... Ellison Shoji Onizuka (June 24, 1946 - January 28, 1986) was an American astronaut from Kealakekua, Kona, Hawaii who died during the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger, where he was serving as mission specialist on mission STS-51-L. // Early life Ellison Onizuka was the oldest son and second... The launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger on mission 51L/STS-33, the 25th of the STS (Space Transportation System) program, began at an estimated time of 16:38:00. ... Ronald Takaki (born 1939) in Oahu,Hawaii is an ethnic studies historian. ... Sather tower (the Campanile) looking out over the San Francisco Bay and Mount Tamalpais. ... Susumu Tonegawa (利根川 進 Tonegawa Susumu, born September 6, 1939) is a Japanese scientist who won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1987 for his discovery of the genetic principle for generation of antibody diversity. ... Nobel Prize medal. ...

Sports

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Tadd Fujikawa (born 1990) is a golfer who is most famous for qualifying for the U.S. Open at the age of 15. ... Miki (Michiko) Suwa Gorman (born 1935 in China) was one of Americas foremost womens marathoners during the mid 1970s. ... The 100th running of the Boston Marathon, 1996 The Boston Marathon is an annual marathon sporting event hosted by the city of Boston, Massachusetts, on Patriots Day, the third Monday of April. ... The New York City Marathon is an annual marathon foot-race run over a 42,195 m (26. ... Hiroto Hiro Hirashima, (born July 10, 1910) in Kaneohe, Hawaii, is a Japanese-American who was pivotal in obtaining equal rights and privileges for his fellow Japanese-American bowlers, as well as other minorities at a time when non-caucasians were not eligible for American Bowling Congress (ABC) membership. ... Christian Rosha Hosoi (born October 5, 1967 in USA) is a professional skateboarder. ... Bryan Iguchi is a professional snowboarder. ... Rena Inoue (born October 17, 1976 in Hyougo, Japan) is an American figure skater. ... The U.S. Figure Skating Championships is an annual event put on by the United States Figure Skating Association. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Tommy Kono (born June 27, 1930) was a great U.S. weightlifter in the 1950s. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Wataru Wat Misaka (Japanese 三阪亙; Misaka Wataru) (born December 21, 1923 in Ogden, Utah), was the first person of Asian descent to play in the American National Basketball Association. ... Hikaru Nakamura Hikaru Nakamura, (中村光 Nakamura Hikaru, born December 9, 1987 in Hirakata) is an American chess Grandmaster (GM). ... Chess is a recreational and competitive game for two players. ... Keo Nakata storied career included a world record 20:29 in the mile swim, Big Ten Conference titles at Ohio State and numerous national and international victories. ... Corey Nakatani (born October 21, 1970 in Covina, California) is an American Thoroughbred horse racing jockey. ... The Breeders Cup World Thoroughbred Championships is an annual series of thoroughbred horse races sponsored by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association. ... Mirai Nagasu ) (born April 16, 1993 in Los Angeles, California) is a dual-nationality American/Japanese figure skater. ... Apolo Anton Ohno (born on May 22, 1982) is an American short track speed skating competitor and a two-time gold medalist in the Winter Olympics. ... Yoshinobu (Yoshi) Oyakawa (born August 9, 1933 on the Kona side of the Big Island of Hawaii) was a backstroke swimmer from the United States, who won the 100m Backstroke at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. ... Harold Sakata playing Oddjob Toshiyuki Harold Sakata (July 1, 1920 – July 29, 1982) was a Japanese American film actor most famous for his role as the villain Oddjob in the James Bond film Goldfinger. ... Lenn Haruki Sakata (born June 8, 1954 Honolulu, HI - ) was a utility player with an 11 year career from 1977 to 1987. ... Derek Tatsuno attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa from 1977 to 1979 where he amassed an impressive record in collegiate baseball as a pitcher: His record includes: 40 wins and 6 losses 2. ... Kristi Tsuya Yamaguchi (born 1971) is an American figure skater. ... An athlete carries the Olympic torch The Winter Olympic Games are a winter multi-sport event held every four years. ... Lindsey Brooke Yamasaki is a Japanese American professional basketball player. ... Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University (or simply Stanford), is a private university located approximately 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco and approximately 20 miles northwest of San José in Stanford, California. ... Roger Yasukawa is an Japanese-American auto racing driver born October 10, 1977 in Los Angeles, California. ... Wallace Kaname Yonamine (与那嶺 要, born June 24, 1929), also known as Wally Yonamine, is a former multi-sport American athlete who played in the National Football League and Japanese League Baseball. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... Part of the History of baseball series. ...

See also

The term Ethnic Japanese, or Nikkei (日系), usually refers to people who live outside Japan, who either emigrated from Japan or are descendants of a person who emigrated from Japan. ...

Footnotes

  1. ^ Oda - [1] "Born to a typical suburban Japanese American family, the daughter of Allan and Kathy..."
  2. ^ Oka - [2] "Oka: I was born in Japan. I moved to Los Angeles when I was 6, but I had to go to Saturday school, kind of like Hebrew School but for Japanese folks."

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