Top 20 Artist celebrities in Japan

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Artist celebrities [Updated November 29, 2022].

1. Masashi Kishimoto

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Masashi Kishimoto was born on November 8, 1974 in Okayama, Japan.
He authored three graphic novels based on his Naruto manga series and also wrote scripts of the Naruto-based anime films Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie and The Last: Naruto the Movie.

Net Worth 2020: $20 Million

2. Takashi Murakami

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Takashi Murakami was born on February 1, 1962 in Tokyo, Japan.
He founded the Superflat movement in Japanese art after devising the term himself.

3. Takaaki Ishibashi

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Takaaki Ishibashi was born on October 22, 1961 in Japan.

4. An Chang-rim

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An Chang-rim was born on March 2, 1994 in Kyoto, Japan.
He competed in the 2015 World Championships where he took home the bronze medal.

5. Sato Harumi

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Sato Harumi was born on June 8, 1995 in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan.
She has modeled for groups like Tokyo Girls Collection and the Kansai Collection.  

6. Shohei Ono

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Shohei Ono was born on February 3, 1992 in Japan.
He has won several gold medals for his work in Judo including at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games and the 2015 Astana World Championships. 

7. Kazu Kibuishi

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Kazu Kibuishi was born on April 8, 1978 in Tokyo, Japan.
In 2008, the first book in his Amulet graphic novel series debuted, which garnered him widespread acclaim. In 2013, he drew the covers for the 15th edition of the Harry Potter series.

8. Kano Jigoro

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Kano Jigoro was born on October 28, 1860 in Japan.
He officially represented Japan in the Olympics from 1912 to 1936.

9. Yoji Harada

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Yoji Harada was born on January 1, 1973 in Japan.
He played a cameo role in the Japanese film Suicide Club.

10. Makoto Azuma

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Makoto Azuma was born on July 24, 1976 in Japan.

11. Amazing Jiro

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Amazing Jiro was born on September 4, 1975 in Japan.
He has won several awards for his work in makeup including multiple TV Tokyo Awards for Special Effects Designs. He is also known for founding the artist group KAGE6SHA which consists of six makeup artists who specialize in all different styles of makeup. 

12. Kawanocy

Kawanocy was born on November 18, 1993 in Japan.
Outside of Instagram, he also shares his artwork on DeviantArt and Tumblr. 

13. Kazuyoshi Ishii

Kazuyoshi Ishii was born on June 10, 1953 in Japan.
He was connected with the Yakuza at a time where he linked to tax evasion and fraud among others.

14. Hiroshi Takahashi

Hiroshi Takahashi was born on December 12, 1965 in Japan.
Outside his work as a manga artist and author, he directed the horror film Kyôfu. 

15. Mitsuro Kubo

Mitsuro Kubo was born on September 19, 1975 in Nagasaki, Japan.
Since the success of Yuri!!! on Ice, she has grown incredibly popular on social media, earning more than 20,000 Twitter followers. 

16. On Kawara

On Kawara was born on January 2, 1933 in Japan.
One of his "Date" paintings sold for $1.8 million.

17. Tadahiro Nomura

Tadahiro Nomura was born on December 10, 1974 in Japan.
He won the Olympic gold medal in the extra lightweight division 3 years in a row from 1996 to 2004.

18. Takeshi Obata

Takeshi Obata was born on February 11, 1969 in Japan.
Death Note, his collaboration with writer Tsugumi Ohba, inspired an anime series and multiple films and had sold more than twenty-five million copies by 2008.

19. Yusuke Murata

Yusuke Murata was born on July 4, 1978 in Japan.
He's credited with creating the Mega Man bosses Dust Man and Crystal Man, which were based on designs he submitted to a Mega Man design competition when he was 12.