Famous Dancers from Japan

List of notable or famous dancers from Japan, with bios and photos, including the top dancers born in Japan and even some popular dancers who immigrated to Japan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Japanese dancers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These dancers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known dancer from Japan is included when available.

This list has a variety of people, like Miyavi and Tomohisa Yamashita, in it.

This historic dancers from Japan list can help answer the questions "Who are some Japanese dancers of note?" and "Who are the most famous dancers from Japan?" These prominent dancers of Japan may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Japanese dancers.

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  • Ami Suzuki (鈴木 亜美, Suzuki Ami, born 9 February 1982) is a Japanese recording artist, DJ, and actress from Zama, Kanagawa, Japan. Having been discovered at the talent TV show Asayan, she was one of the most popular female teen idol in the late 1990s. However, in 2000, Suzuki faced legal problems with her management company resulting in a controversial blacklisting from the entertainment industry. Suzuki attempted to resurrect her career under her own steam with two indie singles before signing to Avex Trax in 2005. She released "Delightful", a dance song that reached No. 3 on the Japanese Oricon charts with a style similar to electronic club music, significantly different from her pop idol ...more
    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Zama, Japan
  • Ayaka Nishiwaki (西脇 綾香, Nishiwaki Ayaka), nicknamed A~chan (あ~ちゃん, stylized as a-chan), is a Japanese singer and dancer. She is known as one of the members of the Japanese electropop group Perfume.
    • Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan
  • Ayano Ōmoto (大本 彩乃, Ōmoto Ayano, born 20 September 1988), nicknamed Nocchi (のっち, stylized as NOCCHi), is a Japanese singer and dancer. She is known as one of the members of the Japanese electropop group Perfume.
    • Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan
  • Ayumi Ito (伊藤 歩, Itō Ayumi, born April 14, 1980 in Tokyo) is a Japanese actress.
    • Age: 43
    • Birthplace: Japan, Tokyo
  • Azuma Tokuho

    Azuma Tokuho was a dancer.
    • Age: Dec. at 89 (1909-1998)
    • Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
  • Daichi Miura (三浦 大知, Miura Daichi, born 24 August 1987) is a Japanese singer, songwriter, dancer, and choreographer. He belongs to Rising Production and signed a record contract with Avex.
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Okinawa Prefecture, Japan