2019 is one of the most significant years in recent memory for the Land of the Rising Sun. With the new season for Japan’s iconic spring cherry blossom (sakura) upon us, discover the Who’s Who entrants born or living in Japan, or who simply appreciate its fascinating culture and history.
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Featuredand Sweeney Todd alongside animated films such as James and the Giant Peach, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Corpse Bride. His latest film Dumbo, which was released at the end of March, is a live-action animated remake of the 1941 Disney classic.
- The arts sector is well represented in the 171st edition of Who’s Who, including actor Cate Blanchett, best known for her roles in Elizabeth and Lord of the Rings.
- Science and Technology also feature heavily in this year’s new entrants with Dr Richard Herrington, Head of the Earth Sciences Department of the Natural History Museum, and the Chief Scientist at the Meteorological Office.