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Famous People with Name Eiji

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Eiji Toyoda     Eiji Toyoda        Origin/Culture/Country: Japanese

Eiji Toyoda: a prominent Japanese industrialist, who was largely responsible for bringing Toyota Motor Corporation to profitability and worldwide prominence during his tenure as president and later chairman. Born into a family of textile manufacturers, Eiji Toyoda is the son of Heihachi Toyoda, the brother of Toyoda Loom Works founder Sakichi Toyoda.[1]He studied engineering at Tokyo Imperial University from 1933 to 1936.[2] During this time Toyoda's cousin Kiichiro established an automobile plant at the Toyoda Automatic Loom Works in the city of Nagoya in central Japan.[2] Toyoda joined his cousin in the plant at the conclusion of his degree and throughout their lives they shared a deep friendship. In 1938, Kiichiro Toyoda asked Eiji Toyoda to oversee construction of a newer factory about 32 km east of Nagoya on the site of a red pine forest in the town of Koromo, later re-named Toyota City.[3] Known as the Honsha ("headquarters") plant, to this day it is considered the "mother factory" for Toyota Motor production facilities worldwide.[4]

Eiji Okuda     Eiji Okuda        Origin/Culture/Country: Japanese

Eiji Okuda: a Japanese actor and film director. Born in Kasugai, Aichi, he was nominated for the Best Actor award at the 1990 Japanese Academy Awards for his performance in Sen no Rikyu.He made his directing debut in 2001, and has taken leading roles in front of the camera in the three films he has directed as of 2006.

Eiji Yoshikawa     Eiji Yoshikawa        Origin/Culture/Country: Japanese

Eiji Yoshikawa: was a Japanese historical novelist, probably one of the best and most famous authors in the genre. Among his most well-known novels, most are revisions of past works. He was mainly influenced by classics such as The Tale of the Heike, Tale of Genji, Outlaws of the Marsh, and Romance of the Three Kingdoms, many of which he retold later in his life. For instance, the original manuscript of Taiko is about 15 volumes, so Yoshikawa took up the job to retell it in close and accessible language. His other books also serve similar purposes and, although most of his novels aren't original, he created a huge amount of work and renewed interest in the past. He was awarded the Cultural Order of Merit in 1960 (the highest award for a man of letters), the Order of the Sacred Treasure and the Mainichi Art Award just before his death of cancer in 1962. He is cited as one of the best historical novelists in Japan and even the world in general.

Eiji Bando     Eiji Bando        Origin/Culture/Country: Japanese

Eiji Bando: a Japanese television entertainer and former baseball player. He had pitched many innings in his high school career. Japan High School Baseball Federation was afraid that he injured his arm, so they set a rule of rematch in 1958. However, he pitched 18 innings in a 1958 quarterfinal game, which resulted in the first case of rematch in the National High School Baseball Championship. He reached the final, but he didn't win the championship. His record with 83 strikeouts in the tournament remains unbroken to this day. He joined Chunichi Dragons but it is said that he didn't regain his pitching.[1] He can't extend his elbow even now.

Eiji Sawamura     Eiji Sawamura        Origin/Culture/Country: Japanese

Eiji Sawamura: was a right-handed pitcher who played professional baseball in Japan for the Yomiuri Giants.On November 20, 1934, the 17-year-old Sawamura faced a team of visiting all-star players from Major League Baseball, including Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx, Lou Gehrig, and Charlie Gehringer. Entering the game in the fourth inning, the high school pitcher struck out nine batters and held the Americans to a single run over five innings pitched; a home run by Gehrig in the seventh that would saddle Sawamura with the loss. However, he did manage to strike out Gehringer, Ruth, Gehrig, and Foxx in succession. Connie Mack, who was managing the American team, was so impressed by Sawamura's performance that he tried to sign him to a Major League contract; Sawamura refused to go, citing a reluctance to leave home.

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Kim Eiji     Kim Eiji       Origin/Culture/Country: Korean

Kim Eiji: a former member of the Korean girl group Baby V.O.X.As its oldest member, Kim had been the leader of Baby Vox and had been assigned the 'sexy' role in the group. She was the group's rapper and sang sub vocals. In March 2006 after Baby VOX broke up, Kim decided to pursue an acting career. She has also worked as an emcee for MNET. She has attended Kyung Hee University where she studied dance.

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