Tomoyoshi Watanabe

Last updated

Tomoyoshi Watanabe(渡辺 具能,Watanabe Tomoyoshi, born April 7, 1941) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Kasuya District, Fukuoka and graduate of Kyushu University, he worked at the Ministry of Transport from 1964 to 1994. After teaching at Fukuoka University, he was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1996.

Japan Island country in East Asia

Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian continent and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and the Philippine Sea in the south.

A politician is a person active in party politics, or a person holding or seeking office in government. Politicians propose, support and create laws or policies that govern the land and, by extension, its people. Broadly speaking, a "politician" can be anyone who seeks to achieve political power in any bureaucratic institution.

Liberal Democratic Party (Japan) Japanese political party

The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan, frequently abbreviated to LDP or Jimintō (自民党), is a conservative political party in Japan.

Related Research Articles

Watanabe is the fifth most common Japanese surname.

Eri Watanabe, who was previously known as Eriko Watanabe, is a Japanese actress. She won the award for Best Supporting Actress at the 21st Hochi Film Awards for Shall We Dance?.

Noriko Watanabe is a Japanese actress and singer. She won the award for best supporting actress at the 8th Yokohama Film Festival for His Motorbike, Her Island.

Michio Watanabe Japanese politician

Michio Watanabe was a Japanese political figure. He was born in Ōtawara, Tochigi and graduated from the Tokyo College of Commerce in 1942. He worked as a reporter for the Yomiuri Shimbun, a certified tax accountant, and a member of Tochigi prefectural assembly before serving as a member of House of Representatives of Japan.

Kōzō Watanabe is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet. A native of Tajima, Fukushima and graduate of Waseda University, he was elected to the first of his two terms in the assembly of Fukushima Prefecture in 1959 and then to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1969 as an independent. He later joined the Liberal Democratic Party and eventually the DPJ. According to The Economist, he "represented JA interests in the Diet".

Shu Watanabe Japanese politician

Shu Watanabe is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet. A native of Numazu, Shizuoka and graduate of Waseda University, he worked at the national newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun from 1987 to 1999. He was elected to the first of his two terms in the assembly of Shizuoka Prefecture in 1991 and then to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1996. He is an assenter of "The Truth about Nanjing(movie)."

Hiromichi Watanabe Japanese politician

Hiromichi Watanabe is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet. A native of Matsudo City, Chiba he attended Waseda University as an undergraduate and received a master's degree from Meiji University. He was elected to the assembly of Chiba Prefecture in 1995 and then to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1996.

Takao Watanabe is a Japanese politician of the New Komeito Party, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet. A native of Ishioka, Ibaraki and graduate of Tohoku University, he was elected to the House of Councillors for the first time in 1995.

Hideo Watanabe is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan and was a member of the House of Representatives and House of Councillors in the Diet from 1976 to 1993 and 1998 to 2010 respectively.

Makoto Watanabe may refer to:

Watanabe-dōri Station metro station in Fukuoka, Fukuoka prefecture, Japan

Watanabe-dōri Station is a train station located in Chūō-ku, Fukuoka. Watanabe-dōri(ja:渡辺通り) means Mr.Watanabe's avenue in Japanese, because to commemorate Yohatirō Watanabe(渡辺與八郎) makes efforts to establish the tram line on here in 1911. This station's symbol mark is a tram that used to run here.

Junichi Watanabe was a Japanese writer, known for his portrayal of the extra-marital affairs of middle aged people.

Mamoru Watanabe was a Japanese film director, screenwriter and actor, known for his work in the pink film genre. Along with directors Genji Nakamura and Banmei Takahashi, Watanabe was known as one of the "Three Pillars of Pink".

Yasunori Watanabe was a Japanese rugby player, who played for Japan in three Rugby World Cups from 1999 to 2007.

Tomoyoshi is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:

Minayo Watanabe is a Japanese idol and singer.

Miyuki Watanabe is a former member of multiple Japanese idol girl groups. She is a former member of NMB48's Team BII, and a former member of SKE48's Team S. She was also on AKB48 Team B.

Akira Watanabe (shogi) Japanese shogi player

Akira Watanabe is a Japanese professional shogi player ranked 9-dan. He is the current holder of the Kiō, Ōshō and Kisei titles. He is also a Lifetime Kiō and a Lifetime Ryūō title holder.

Masakazu Watanabe is a Japanese professional shogi player, ranked 5-dan.

Rika Watanabe is a member of the female Japanese idol group Keyakizaka46. She also serves as a regular model for the female fashiom magazine LARME since July 2017 and an exclusive model for the female fashion magazine Ray since November 2017. Like other members, Watanabe is represented by Sony Music Labels.

References

JANJAN, short for Japan Alternative News for Justices and New Cultures, was a Japanese online newspaper started by Ken Takeuchi, journalist and former mayor of Kamakura, Kanagawa. Launched in February 2003, the newspaper is credited for pioneering citizen journalism in Japan. After registration, anyone was free to post comments on the JANJAN website. However, there were different windows for registering depending on the nationality or ethnicity of the potential poster.