Toranosuke

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Toranosuke
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Origin
Word/nameJapanese
MeaningDifferent meanings depending on the kanji used

Toranosuke (written: 虎之助 or 虎之介) is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:

Toranosuke Katayama Japanese politician

Toranosuke Katayama is a Japanese politician who held different cabinet posts. He is a former member of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan and currently one of leaders of Nippon Ishin no Kai.

Shimada Toranosuke (1810–1864) was a Japanese samurai from Nakatsu, Ōita. His father was Shimada Chikafusa. He studied Kashima Shinden Jikishinkage-ryū kenjutsu under Otani Nobutomo and zazen meditation under Sengai; he was also a student of Kitō-ryū jujutsu. He taught kenjutsu and acted as a spiritual mentor to Katsu Kaishū.

Toranosuke Takagi racecar driver

Toranosuke Takagi, known simply as Tora Takagi is a Japanese former racing driver.

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