Person of Cultural Merit

Japanese recognition and honor

Person of Cultural Merit (文化功労者, bunka kōrōsha) is an official Japanese recognition and honor which is awarded annually to select people who have made outstanding cultural contributions. This distinction is intended to play a role as a part of a system of support measures for the promotion of creative activities in Japan. By 1999, 576 people had been selected as Persons of Cultural Merit.
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Tomiko Miyao cover

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Tomiko Miyao

Japanese novelist and writer

works

2

Tenshō-in Atsuhime

nobel by Tomiko Miyao

author: Tomiko Miyao

Tōfukumon-in Masako no Namida

novel by Tomiko Miyao

author: Tomiko Miyao

1993

Author

Nanami Shiono

Japanese writer

works

1

Stories of the Romans

book by Nanami Shiono

author: Nanami Shiono

1992

Author

Tetsuro Watsuji

Japanese philosopher

works

1

Ethics

book by Tetsuro Watsuji

author: Tetsuro Watsuji

Author

Yaeko Nogami cover

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Yaeko Nogami

Japanese writer

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