List of Famous people with last name Tanaka
Kei Tanaka is a Japanese actor.
Minami Tanaka is a Japanese female freelance announcer and tarento who is a former Tokyo Broadcasting System Television announcer.
Masahiro Tanaka is a Japanese professional baseball player for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB). From 2007 through 2013, he played for the Eagles in NPB. Tanaka was posted by the Eagles after the 2013 season to be signed with the New York Yankees in Major League Baseball (MLB) and signed a seven-year, $155 million contract, the fifth-largest deal ever given to a pitcher at the time. He made his major league debut in 2014 and played for the Yankees through the 2020 season, before deciding to return to Japan.
Kane Tanaka is a Japanese supercentenarian, who is the world's oldest verified living person at age 118 years, 33 days. She is the third-oldest verified person and oldest verified Japanese person ever. On 2 January 2021, she became the third person ever to reach the age of 118, behind Sarah Knauss and Jeanne Calment.
Koki Tanaka is a Japanese singer–songwriter and actor. He was a member of Jpop idol boy band KAT-TUN from their debut until September 30, 2013 when his contract with Johnny & Associates was terminated. When he was a member of KAT-TUN, he was recognized as the rapper in the group and has a hip-hop-influenced style. Out of the other members, Tanaka was most often paired up with Yuichi Nakamaru and they even formed a comedy duo 'TaNaka'. After leaving Johnny & Associates, Tanaka formed a new rock band called INKT.
Mayumi Tanaka is a Japanese actress, voice actress and narrator. She voiced Ryuunosuke Fujinami in Urusei Yatsura, Koenma in Yu Yu Hakusho, Pazu in Laputa: Castle in the Sky, Monkey D. Luffy in One Piece, Kuririn, Yajirobe and Uranai Baba in Dragon Ball, Kirimaru Settsuno in Nintama Rantarō, Kanna Kirishima in the Sakura Wars series; the titular role of TwinBee in Konami's shoot-'em-up series TwinBee, and MegaMan Volnutt in the Mega Man Legends series and related Capcom crossovers. She received the Kazue Takahashi Award at the 5th Seiyu Awards.
Makiko Tanaka is a Japanese politician. She is the daughter of former Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka and his official wife Hana.
Ao Tanaka is a Japanese football player.
Yūko Tanaka is a Japanese actress from Osaka Prefecture, Japan. She has won several acting awards during a long career working in both film and television, after she graduated from Meiji University.
Nozomi Tanaka is a Japanese track and field athlete who specializes in long-distance running. She represented Japan at the 2019 World Athletics Championships, competing in women's 5000 metres.