Tama Art University Famous Tama Art University Alumni

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List of famous alumni from Tama Art University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Tama Art University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Tama Art University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Tama Art University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Tama Art University.

Issey Miyake and Gengoroh Tagame are only the beginning of the graduates on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Tama Art University?” and “Which celebrities are Tama Art University alumni?”
Gengoroh Tagame is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Tama Art University Alumni
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Gengoroh Tagame is a Japanese manga artist who specializes in gay BDSM erotic manga, many of which depict graphic violence. The men he depicts are hypermasculine, and tend to be on the bearish side. Born into a family descended from samurai, Tagame began his career as a manga artist in 1982, while ...more

Profession: Writer

Age: 53

Birthplace: Eurasia, East Asia, Asia, Japan

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Issey Miyake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Tama Art University Alumni
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Issey Miyake is a Japanese fashion designer. He is known for his technology-driven clothing designs, exhibitions and fragrances. ...more

Profession: Fashion designer, Designer

Age: 77

Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan

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#82 on The Most Influential People in Fashion

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Naoto Fukasawa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Tama Art University Alumni
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Naoto Fukasawa is a Japanese industrial designer, born in Yamanashi Prefecture in 1956. He graduated from Tama Art University in 1980. After having acted as the head of the American company IDEO's Tokyo office, he established Naoto Fukasawa Design in 2003. Representative works include MUJI'S CD ...more

Profession: Industrial designer, Author, Teacher

Age: 59

Birthplace: Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan

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Akemi Takada is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Tama Art University Alumni
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Akemi Takada

Akemi Takada is a Japanese manga artist and anime character designer born in Tokyo, Japan. She is noted for her long collaboration with director Mamoru Oshii. She graduated from Tama Art University, after which she worked for Tatsunoko Pro. She is currently a freelance manga artist with her own ...more

Profession: Designer, Artist

Age: 62

Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan