List of Imperial Japanese Navy admirals

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The following is a list of the Admirals of the Imperial Japanese Navy during its existence from 1868 until 1945.

Admirals of the Fleet[edit]

  This colour along with the * (asterisk) indicates that the promotion was posthumously.

Name Picture Date of Rank
Saigō Jūdō Tsugumichi Saigo 2.jpg 20 January 1898
Itō Sukeyuki Itoh Sukeyuki.jpg 31 January 1906
Yoshika Inoue Inoue Yoshika.jpg 31 October 1911
Tōgō Heihachirō Togo Heihachiro,1907.jpg 21 April 1913
Prince Arisugawa Takehito Arisugawa Takahito.jpg 7 July 1913
Ijūin Gorō Ijuin Goro.jpg 26 May 1917
Prince Higashifushimi Yorihito HIH Prince Yorihito Higashifushimi.jpg 27 June 1922*
Shimamura Hayao Shimamura Hayao.jpg 8 January 1923*
Katō Tomosaburō Admiral Kato Tomosaburo.jpg 24 August 1923
Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu.jpg 27 May 1932
Isoroku Yamamoto Isoroku Yamamoto.jpg 18 April 1943*
Osami Nagano Osami Nagano.jpg 21 June 1943
Mineichi Koga Koga Mineichi.jpg 31 March 1944*

Admirals[edit]

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Name Picture Date of Rank
Kabayama Sukenori Kabayama Sukenori.jpg 10 May 1895
Yamamoto Gonnohyōe Gonbee Yamamoto later years.jpg 6 June 1904
Kawamura Sumiyoshi SumiyoshiKawamura.jpg 12 August 1904*
Samejima Kazunori Kazunori Samejima 01.jpg 13 November 1905
Shibayama Yahachi Yahachi Shibayama 01.jpg 13 November 1905
Hidaka Sōnojō Sonojo Hidaka 01.jpg 7 August 1908
Kataoka Shichirō Kataoka Shichiro.jpg 1 December 1910
Kamimura Hikonojō Kamimura Hikonojo.jpg 1 December 1910
Dewa Shigetō Dewa Shigeto.jpg 9 July 1912
Uryū Sotokichi Sotokichi Uryu.jpg 16 October 1912
Saitō Makoto Saito Makoto 1910.jpg 16 October 1912
Misu Sotarō Misu Sotaro.jpg 25 September 1913
Yoshimatsu Shigetarō Shigetarō Yoshimatsu.jpg 1 December 1916
Fujii Kōichi Fujii Kouihi.jpg 1 December 1916
Yashirō Rokurō Vice Adm. Rokuro Yashiro.jpg 2 July 1918
Katō Sadakichi Katou Teikichi.jpg 2 July 1918
Yamashita Gentarō Yamashita Gentaro.jpg 2 July 1918
Nawa Matahachirō Nawa Matahashirou2.jpg 2 July 1918
Murakami Kakuichi Murakami Kakuichi.jpg 2 July 1918
Arima Ryōkitsu Arima Ryokitsu.jpg 25 November 1919
Yamaya Tanin Yamaya Tanin.jpg 25 November 1919
Takarabe Takeshi Takeshi takarabe.jpg 25 November 1919
Kuroi Teijirō Kuroi Teijirou.jpg 16 August 1920
Tochinai Sojirō Tochiuhi Soujirou.jpg 16 August 1920
Nomaguchi Kaneo Nomaguchi Kaneo.jpg 16 August 1920
Suzuki Kantarō Suzuki Kantaro.jpg 3 August 1923
Isamu Takeshita Isamu Takeshita cropped.jpg 3 August 1923
Oguri Kozaburō Kouzaburou Oguri.jpg 3 August 1923
Okada Keisuke Okada Keisuke cropped.jpg 11 June 1924
Ide Kenji Kenji Ide.jpg 11 June 1924
Katō Hiroharu Kanji kato.jpg 1 April 1927
Abo Kiyokazu Abo Kiyokazu.jpg 1 April 1927
Hyakutake Saburō Saburō Hyakutake.jpg 2 April 1928
Taniguchi Naomi Naomi Taniguchi.jpg 2 April 1928
Yamamoto Eisuke Eisuke Yamamoto.jpg 1 April 1931
Ōsumi Mineo Mineo Oosumi1.jpg 1 April 1931
Yamanashi Katsunoshin Katunoshin Yamanashi.jpg 1 April 1932
Kobayashi Seizō Seizō Kobayashi.jpg 1 March 1933
Nomura Kichisaburō Kichisaburō Nomura.jpg 1 March 1933
Nakamura Ryōzō Ryōzō Nakamura.jpg 1 March 1934
Suetsugu Nobumasa Nobumasa Suetsugu 2.jpg 1 March 1934
Takahashi Sankichi Full Admiral Takahashi Sankichi.jpg 1 April 1936
Fujita Hisanori Hisanori Hujita.jpg 1 April 1936
Yonai Mitsumasa Yonai Mitsumasa.jpg 1 April 1937
Hyakutake Gengo Hyakutake Gengo.JPG 1 April 1937
Katō Takayoshi Katou Takayoshi.JPG 1 April 1939
Hasegawa Kiyoshi Kiyoshi Hasegawa cropped.jpg 1 April 1939
Oikawa Koshirō Oikawa koshirō.JPG 15 November 1939
Shiozawa Kōichi Shiozawa kōichi.JPG 15 November 1939
Yoshida Zengo Yoshida Zengo.jpg 15 November 1940
Shimada Shigetarō Shimada Shigetarō.JPG 15 November 1940
Toyoda Teijirō Toyoda Teijirō.JPG 4 April 1941
Toyoda Soemu Toyoda Soemu.JPG 18 September 1941
Kondō Nobutake Vizeadmiral Nobutake Kondo.jpg 29 April 1943
Takasu Shirō Takasu Shirō.JPG 1 March 1944
Nomura Naokuni Nomura Naokuni.jpg 1 March 1944
Sawamoto Yoriō Yorio Sawamoto.jpg 1 March 1944
Endō Yoshikazu Yoshikazu Endō.jpg 3 May 1944*
Nagumo Chūichi Chuichi Nagumo.jpg 8 July 1944*
Takagi Takeo Takagi Takeo.jpg 8 July 1944*
Yamagata Seigō Yamagata Seigō.jpg 17 March 1945*
Itō Seiichi Ito Seiichi.jpg 7 April 1945*
Tsukahara Nishizō Nishio Tsukahara.jpg 15 May 1945
Inoue Shigeyoshi Admiral Shigeyosi Inoue.jpg 15 May 1945

Vice Admirals[edit]

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Name Picture Date of Rank
Enomoto Takeaki Enomoto Takeaki.jpg 14 January 1874
Itō Sukemarō Itou Sukemaro.jpg 21 November 1878
Nakamuta Kuranosuke Nakamuta Kuranosuke.jpg 21 November 1878
Maki Nagayoshi Nagayoshi Maki.jpg 29 June 1885
Nire Kagenori Nire Kagenori.jpg 29 June 1885
Akamatsu Noriyoshi Akamatsu Noriyoshi.jpg 26 September 1887
Itō Toshiyoshi Ito Toshiyoshi.jpg 24 September 1890
Abo Kiyoyasu Abo Kiyoyasu.jpg 24 September 1890
Matsumura Junzō Junzo Matsumura.jpg 23 July 1891
Arichi Shinanojō Arichi Shinanojo.jpg 12 December 1892
Aiura Norimichi Aiura Norimichi.jpg 16 February 1895
Tsuboi Kōzō Tsuboi Kozo.jpg 26 February 1896
Tsunoda Hidematsu Tsunoda Hidematsu.jpg 20 May 1900
Morooka Yoriyuki
24 April 1902
Arima Shinichi Arima Shinnichi.jpg 24 May 1902
Kurooka Takewaki Kurooka Tatewaki.jpg 5 September 1903
Kawahara Yōichi Kawahara Yoichi.jpg 5 September 1903
Matsunaga Yuujuu
5 September 1903
Onomoto Tomomichi
12 January 1905
Arai Aritsura Arai Yukan.jpg 23 September 1905
Kimotsuke Kaneyuki Kaneyuki Kimotsuki.jpg 23 September 1905
Miura Isao Miura Isao.jpg 23 September 1905
Inoue Yoshitomo Inoue Ryochi.jpg 13 November 1905
Uemura Nagataka
13 November 1905
Uchida Masatoshi
13 November 1905
Kamimura Shonōjō
13 November 1905
Itō Yoshigorō
13 November 1905
Hashimoto Masaaki Masaakira Hashimoto.jpg 13 November 1905
Mukaiyama Shinkichi
13 November 1905
Sakamoto Toshiatsu Toshiatsu Sakamoto.jpg 13 November 1905
Yamauchi Masuji Masuji Yamanouchi.jpg 13 November 1905
Tōgō Masamichi Masamichi Tougou.jpg 30 November 1905
Nashiba Tokioki Tokioki Nashiha.jpg 12 March 1907
Mochihara Heiji
12 March 1907
Kano Yunoshin
12 March 1907
Tomioka Sadayasu Tomioka Sadayasu.jpg 12 March 1907
Nakamizo Tokutarō
12 March 1907
Ogura Byōichirō Ogura Byouichirō.jpg 28 August 1908
Yamada Hikohachi Yamada Hikohachi.jpg 28 August 1908
Kunikane Taketomi Taketomi Kunikane.jpg 27 August 1909
Tamari Chikataka
1 December 1909
Kitakoga Takeichirō
1 December 1909
Teragaki Izō Teragaki Izō.jpeg 1 December 1909
Matsumoto Kazu Kazu Matsumoto.jpg 1 December 1909
Nakao Yu
1 December 1910
Ijichi Hikojirō Japanese Rear Admiral H. Ijichi, 1909.jpg 1 December 1910
Saitō Koshi
17 April 1911
Ijichi Suetaka
5 June 1911
Sakamoto Hajime Sakamoto Hajime.jpg 5 June 1911
Miyaoka Naoki
1 December 1911
Nomoto Tsunaakira
1 December 1911
Koizumi Kōtarō
1 December 1912
Tsuchiya Tamotsu
1 December 1912
Kawashima Reijirō
7 January 1913
Egashira Yasutarō Egashira Yasutaro.jpg 7 January 1913
Wada Kensuke
31 May 1913
Nishi Shinrokurō
25 September 1913
Ishibashi Hajime Hazime Ishibashi.jpg 1 December 1914
Sendō Taketeru
1 December 1914
Mori Yoshitarō
1 December 1914
Kamaya Tadamichi Kamaya Chudo.jpg 1 December 1914
Fujimoto Hideshirō
1 December 1914
Kamiizumi Tokuya Kamiizumi Tokuya.jpg 1 December 1914
Yamagata Bunzō
1 December 1915
Yajima Junkichi
1 December 1915
Yoshimi Kenkai Norimi Yoshimi.jpg 1 December 1915
Eguchi Rinroku
13 December 1915
Tsuchiya Mitsukane Mitsukane Tsuchiya.jpg 13 December 1915
Itō Otojirō Ito Otojiro.jpg 13 December 1915
Sekino Kenkichi
1 December 1916
Tanaka Morihide
1 December 1916
Tōgō Kichitarō Togo Kichitaro.jpg 1 December 1916
Kamimura Osuke
1 December 1916
Satō Tetsutarō Sato Tetsutaro.jpg 1 December 1916
Matsumura Tatsuo Matsumura Tatsuo.jpg 1 December 1916
Yamaguchi Kujurō
1 June 1917
Iwamura Toshitake Iwamura Toshitake.jpg 1 December 1917
Chisaka Tomojirō Chisaka Chijiro.jpg 1 December 1917
Nakano Naoe Nakano Naoe.jpg 1 December 1917
Akiyama Saneyuki Akiyama Saneyuki.jpg 1 December 1917
Ogasawara Naganari Naganari Ogasawara 01.jpg 1 December 1918
Kimura Takeshi
1 December 1918
Mori Etsutarō Mori Etsutaro.jpg 1 December 1918
Yamanaka Shibakichi
1 December 1918
Tadokorō Hiromi
1 December 1918
Moriyama Keizaburō Keizaburo Moriyama.jpg 1 December 1918
Yamaji Kazuyoshi Yamaji Kazuyoshi.jpg 1 December 1918
Saneyoshi Yasuzumi Yasuzumi Saneyoshi.jpg 23 September 1919
Kamaya Rokurō
1 December 1919
Asano Masayasu
1 December 1919
Nagata Yasujirō Nagata Yasujiro.jpg 1 December 1919
Funakoshi Kajishirō
1 December 1919
Horiuchi Saburō Saburo Horiuchi.jpg 1 December 1919
Nunome Mitsuzō
1 December 1920
Mukai Yaichi
1 December 1920
Kawahara Kesatarō
1 December 1920
Saitō Hanroku HanrokuSaito.jpg 1 December 1920
Yoshida Masujirō Yoshida Masujiro.jpg 1 December 1920
Satō Kōzō Sato Kozo.jpg 1 December 1920
Yoshida Kiyokaze
1 December 1920
Yamaoka Toyokazu
1 December 1921
Yamaguchi Ei
1 December 1921
Shimomura Nobutarō Nobutarō Shimomura.jpg 1 December 1921
Matsumura Jun'ichi
1 December 1921
Yoshioka Hansaku Yoshioka Hansaku.jpg 1 December 1921
Iida Hisatsune Hisatsune Iida.jpg 1 December 1921
Nakajima Suketomo
1 December 1921
Tanaka Kotarō Admiral Kotaro Tanaka.jpg 1 June 1922
Kawada Katsuji
1 June 1922
Saitō Shichigorō Saito Shichigoro.jpg 1 December 1922
Takeuchi Shigetoshi
1 December 1922
Nakazato Shigetsugu Nakazato Shigeji.jpg 1 December 1922
Yamauchi Shirō
10 November 1923*
Kobayashi Kenzō
1 December 1923
Kuwashima Shōzō
1 December 1923
Kaneda Hidetarō
1 December 1923
Fujiwara Eizaburō
1 December 1923
Furukawa Shinzaburō Shinzaburou Furukawa.jpg 1 December 1923
Yoshikawa Yoshihira
1 December 1923
Masaki Yoshimoto Masaki Yoshimoto.jpg 1 December 1924
Uchida Kosaburō
1 December 1924
Ōtani Koshirō
1 December 1924
Tajiri Tadatsugu
1 December 1924
Matsushita Tojirō
1 December 1924
Matsumura Kikuo Kikuo Matsumura.jpg 1 December 1924
Yuchi Teikan
20 December 1924
Takeda Hideo
20 December 1924
Ichikawa Kiyojirō
20 December 1924
Kamo Iwao
20 December 1924
Irisawa Toshio
20 December 1924
Nakajima Yosohachi
20 December 1924
Funaboshi Zenya
20 December 1924
Kisaki Kosuke
20 December 1924
Ohashi Sei
20 December 1924
Hiratsuka Tamotsu
20 December 1924
Mizutani Chimakichi
20 December 1924
Miyakawa Kunimoto
20 December 1924
Iwabe Suetaka
20 December 1924
Okazaki Teigō
20 December 1924
Masui Keijirō
20 December 1924
Ikeda Iwasaburō
20 December 1924
Iida Nobutarō Nobutaro Iida.jpg 1 December 1925
Shirane Kumazō Kumazo Shirane.jpg 1 December 1925
Inutsuka Tarō Inuzuka Taro.jpg 1 December 1925
Komatsu Naomoto
1 December 1925
Shikama Kōsuke
1 December 1925
Tosu Tamaki
1 December 1925
Shimizu Tokuichi
1 December 1925
Mizutani Mitsutarō
15 December 1925
Kiyokawa Jun'ichi
1 December 1926
Nagasawa Naotarō
1 December 1926
Yamashita Gihachirō
1 December 1926
Ogura Yoshiaki
1 December 1927
Oyamada Shigezō
1 December 1927
Kanesaka Takashi
1 December 1927
Furukawa Shirō
1 December 1927
Hatano Sadao
1 December 1927
Kawai Shuntarō
1 December 1927
Andō Masataka Andō Masataka.jpg 10 December 1928
Ueda Yoshitake
10 December 1928
Ugawa Wataru
10 December 1928
Sakonji Seizō Seizo Sakonji Close-up.jpg 10 December 1928
Tateno Tokujirō
10 December 1928
Hara Kanjirō Kanjiro Hara.jpg 10 December 1928
Kishina Masao
30 November 1929
Ōminato Naotarō Oominato Naotaro.jpg 30 November 1929
Shima Yukichi
30 November 1929
Taniguchi Yoshisada
30 November 1929
Yonemura Sueki Yonemura Sueki.jpg 30 November 1929
Kishimoto Nobuta
30 November 1929
Sugi Masato
30 November 1929
Araki Jirō Jiro Araki.jpg 1 December 1930
Yasumi Saburō 八角三郎.jpg 1 December 1930
Imamura Shinjirō Imamura Nobujiro.jpg 1 December 1930
Ushimaru Fukusaku
1 December 1930
Kuroda Takuma
1 December 1930
Ijichi Kiyohirō
1 December 1931
Usui Kuni
1 December 1931
Shigeoka Nobujirō Shigeoka Nobujirō.jpg 1 December 1931
Hamano Eijirō Eijiro Hamano.jpg 1 December 1931
Matsuura Matsumi
1 December 1931
Matsuyama Shigeru Matsuyama Shigeru.jpg 1 December 1931
Yuchi Shusei
1 December 1931
Yoshioka Yasusada
1 December 1931
Edahara Yurikazu Yurikazu Edahara.jpg 1 December 1932
Kawano Tōgō
1 December 1932
Terajima Ken Vice Admiral Terajima Ken.jpg 1 December 1932
Hajime Matsushita Hajime Matsushita.jpg 1 December 1932
Onodera Hiromu
1 December 1932
Murata Toyotarō
1 December 1932
Uemura Shigeo
1 December 1932
Fujiyoshi Akira
15 November 1933
Teikichi Hori Teikichi Hori.JPG 15 November 1933
Ichimura Hisao
15 November 1933
Shigeru Matsushita
15 November 1933
Tokusaburō Ono
15 November 1933
Gotō Akira
15 November 1934
Tsugumatsu Inoue Tsugumatsu Inoue.jpg 15 November 1934
Kenji Maebara
15 November 1934
Yoshiyuki Niiyama
15 November 1934
Shigeoki Nobeta
15 November 1934
Hiroshi Ono Hiroshi Ohno.jpg 15 November 1934
Giichi Suzuki
15 November 1934
Nobufusa Wada
15 November 1934
Kobayashi Seizaburō
15 November 1934
Tsuda Shizue
15 November 1934
Arima Yutaka Yutaka Arima.jpg 15 November 1934
Sakano Tsuneyoshi Tsuneyoshi Sakano.jpg 15 November 1934
Yoshitomo Aritsuka
15 November 1934
Muneshige Ueda Muneshige Ueda.jpg 15 November 1934
Anno Kiyoshi Kiyoshi Anno.jpg 6 April 1935*
Giichirō Kawamura
15 November 1935
Hoichi Wanami
15 November 1935
Hamada Kichijirō
15 November 1935
Hara Keitarō Keitaro Hara.jpg 15 November 1935
Idemitsu Manbei Manbe Idemitsu.jpg 15 November 1935
Inoue Chōji
15 November 1935
Nakamura Kamezaburō Nakamura kamesaburō.JPG 15 November 1935
Ono Yaichi
15 November 1935
Yamashita Kanemitsu
15 November 1935
Masayuki Yamanaka
15 November 1935
Arichi Jugorō Zyugoro Arichi.jpg 1 December 1936
Sugisaka Teijirō Teijirou Sugisaka.jpg 1 December 1936
Hibino Masaharu Hibino.JPG 1 December 1936
Kikuno Shigeru
1 December 1936
Satō Saburō
1 December 1936
Sumiyama Tokutarō Tokutarou Sumiyama.jpg 1 December 1936
Wada Hideho Hideho Wada.jpg 1 December 1936
Tatsuo Furuichi
1 December 1936
Hiroshi Kawahara
1 December 1936
Nagaaki Ujiie
1 December 1936
Sonosuke Kobayashi Sounosuke Kobayashi.jpg 1 December 1937
Hirata Noboru Noboru Hirata.jpg 1 December 1937
Katagiri Eikichi Katagiri Eikichi.jpg 1 December 1937
Maeda Masaichi
1 December 1937
Otagaki Tomisaburō
1 December 1937
Wada Senzō
1 December 1937
Hara Gorō Goro Hara.jpg 1 December 1937
Ichirō Kaneda
1 December 1937
Muneo Yoshinari
1 December 1937
Umatarō Tanimoto Tanimoto Mataro.jpg 15 November 1938
Furihata Satoshi
15 November 1938
Hoshino Shuichi
15 November 1938
Kawase Yoshishige
15 November 1938
Matsuzaki Iori
15 November 1938
Noda Kiyoshi Noda Kiyoshi.jpg 15 November 1938
Shimomura Shosuke
15 November 1938
Satō Ichirō
15 November 1938
Kōichi Hanashima
15 November 1938
Iwao Hiraoka
15 November 1938
Boshirō Hosogaya Hosogaya Boshiro.jpg 15 November 1939
Masaichi Niimi Niimi Masaichi.jpg 15 November 1939
Mitsumi Shimizu Mitumi Shimizu.jpg 15 November 1939
Kaneo Sunagawa
15 November 1939
Ibō Takahashi Ibou Takahashi.jpg 15 November 1939
Sugiyama Toshisuke
15 November 1939
Hirose Masatsune
15 November 1939
Kondo Eijirō Kondo Eijiro.jpg 15 November 1939
Kumaoka Yuzuru
15 November 1939
Mito Shunzō
15 November 1939
Miyata Giichi
15 November 1939
Iwamura Seiichi Seiichi Iwamura.jpg 15 November 1939
Koike Shirō
15 November 1939
Togari Takamoto Takamoto Togari.jpg 15 November 1939
Hikokichi Asakuma
15 November 1939
Konomu Mishuku
15 November 1939
Ishichi Tsuzuki
15 November 1939
Sonoda Shigeru
7 February 1940*
Kiyoshi Hara
15 November 1940
Teruhisa Komatsu Komatsu Teruhisa.jpg 15 November 1940
Jin'ichi Kusaka Jinichi Kusaka.jpg 15 November 1940
Gun'ichi Mikawa Gunichi Mikawa.jpg 15 November 1940
Denshichi Ōkawachi Ookouchi Captain.jpg 15 November 1940
Masakichi Okuma
15 November 1940
Jisaburō Ozawa Ozawa11.jpg 15 November 1940
Ikuta Sakamoto
15 November 1940
Rokuzō Sugiyama Rokuzo Sugiyama.jpg 15 November 1940
Hidehiko Ukita
15 November 1940
Kōki Yamamoto
15 November 1940
Horie Rokurō
15 November 1940
Myoga Hideo
15 November 1940
Kōri Hidesaburō Kōri Hidesaburō.jpg 15 November 1940
Ōta Taiji
15 November 1940
Shishido Yoshinobu
15 November 1940
Yukitake Nikaido
15 November 1940
Tadatake Sakurai
15 November 1940
Ryūtarō Shibuya
15 November 1940
Tsunejirō Ishii Tsunejiro Ishii.JPG 15 November 1940
Hikojirō Suga Hikojiro Suga.jpg 5 February 1941*
Kakusaburō Makita
15 September 1941
Shirō Kawase Kawase Shiro.jpg 15 October 1941
Masami Kobayashi Kobayashi Masami.jpg 15 October 1941
Shinichi Moizumi
15 October 1941
Tomoshige Samejima Tomoshige Samejima.jpg 15 October 1941
Tamazō Sukigara
15 October 1941
Eiji Gotō
15 October 1941
Higuchi Shuichirō Syuitirou Higuchi.jpg 15 October 1941
Matsuki Masukichi
15 October 1941
Takasu Sanjirō
15 October 1941
Yasuo Inoue
15 October 1941
Kakusaburō Makita
15 October 1941
Eijirō Matsuura
15 October 1941
Daisuke Soejima
15 October 1941
Michitarō Totsuka Totsuka Michitaro.jpg 15 October 1941
Minoru Tayui Admiral Minoru Tayui.jpeg 15 October 1941
Misao Wada Wada Misao.jpg 15 October 1941
Hiromitsu Yanagihara
15 October 1941
Shizuka Gosho
15 October 1941
Kinya Hokotate
15 October 1941
Yoshihiko Mito
15 October 1941
Shigeaki Nabeshima
15 October 1941
Sukeyoshi Yatsushirō
1 February 1942*
Masao Kanazawa Vice Admiral Kanazawa Masao.jpg 1 May 1942
Tetsuri Kobayashi
1 May 1942
Takeo Kurita Kurita.jpg 1 May 1942
Toraō Kuwabara Torao Kuwahara.jpg 1 May 1942
Nobukazu Oku
1 May 1942
Moriji Takeda
1 May 1942
Kabashima Setsuo
1 May 1942
Ryōzō Fukuda Ryouzou Fukuda.jpg 1 May 1942
Keijirō Goga
1 May 1942
Jirō Matsunaga
1 May 1942
Ichirō Ono
1 May 1942
Tamon Yamaguchi TamonYamaguchi.jpg 5 June 1942*
Ayao Inagaki
15 September 1942*
Aritomo Gotō Goto Aritomo.jpg 12 October 1942*
Hiroaki Abe HiroakiAbe.jpg 1 November 1942
Kasuke Abe
1 November 1942
Katsuo Abe Katsuo Abe.jpg 1 November 1942
Shigeru Fukudome Fukudome Shigeru.jpg 1 November 1942
Chūichi Hara ChuichiHara.jpg 1 November 1942
Kenzaburō Hara
1 November 1942
Shigenori Horiuchi
1 November 1942
Kakuji Kakuta Kakuji Kakuta 1938-1939.jpg 1 November 1942
Shigeyoshi Miwa ShigeyoskiMiwa.jpg 1 November 1942
Takasumi Oka OkaKeijun.jpg 1 November 1942
Matome Ugaki Ugaki Matome.jpg 1 November 1942
Torahiko Nakajima
1 November 1942
Toshihisa Nakamura Captain Toshihisa Nakamura.jpg 1 November 1942
Rokurō Soma
1 November 1942
Arata Oka
1 November 1942
Senkichi Ozawa
1 November 1942
Hisatake Suzuki
1 November 1942
Yoshitatsu Yasuda Yasuda Yositatsu 2.jpg 2 January 1943*
Yasuo Satō Satō Yasuo.jpg 3 March 1943*
Kōichirō Hatakeyama
1 May 1943
Kumeichi Hiraoka
1 May 1943
Fukuji Kishi
1 May 1943
Takijirō Ōnishi ViceAdmiralTakijiroOnishi.jpg 1 May 1943
Kiyohide Shima Shima Kiyohide.jpg 1 May 1943
Yoshio Suzuki Yoshio Suzuki.jpg 1 May 1943
Ruitarō Fujita
1 May 1943
Benichi Jinbo
1 May 1943
Katsumi Shimomura
1 May 1943
Kanji Ugaki
1 May 1943
Seisaku Wakabayashi
1 May 1943
Risaburō Fujita
1 May 1943
Genzō Satō
1 May 1943
Tomoyuki Senō Tomoyuki Seno.jpg 1 May 1943
Aiki Obata
1 May 1943
Kanae Iwamoto
1 May 1943
Teruō Akiyama
6 July 1943*
Shunji Isaki Syunzi Izaki.jpg 12 July 1943*
Tadashige Daigo Daigo Tadashige.jpg 1 November 1943
Sunichi Kira Kira Syunichi.jpg 1 November 1943
Minoru Maeda
1 November 1943
Kuninori Marumo
1 November 1943
Sadaichi Matsunaga
1 November 1943
Shōji Nishimura ShojiNishimura.jpg 1 November 1943
Yoshikatsu Saio
1 November 1943
Takeo Tada
1 November 1943
Kinpei Teraoka
1 November 1943
Gisaburō Yamaguchi
1 November 1943
Yaichirō Shibata
1 November 1943
Kiyoshi Shiroya
1 November 1943
Zenshirō Hoshina Hoshina Zenshirō.jpg 1 November 1943
Yoshimasa Nakahara Yoshimasa Nakahara.jpg 1 November 1943
Seizaburō Nakajima
1 November 1943
Munetaka Sakamaki
1 November 1943
Sakae Tokunaga
1 November 1943
Isao Akasaka
1 November 1943
Shinzaburō Hosotani
1 November 1943
Todomu Nakamura
1 November 1943
Tokutarō Wazumi
1 November 1943
Keiji Shibazaki Shibazaki Keiji.jpg 25 November 1943*
Monzō Akiyama Akiyama Monzō.jpg 6 February 1944*
Michiyuki Yamada
6 February 1944*
Kiichi Hasegawa Kiichi Hasegawa.jpg 29 March 1944*
Gonta Ueno Gonta Ueno.jpg 31 March 1944*
Kōsō Abe Koso Abe.jpg 1 May 1944
Naosaburō Irifune
1 May 1944
Kenzō Itō
1 May 1944
Kyūji Kubo
1 May 1944
Ryūnosuke Kusaka RyunosukeKusaka.jpg 1 May 1944
Sentarō Ōmori SentaroOmori.jpg 1 May 1944
Fumio Shimizu
1 May 1944
Shigeaki Yamazaki Yamazaki Shigeaki.jpg 1 May 1944
Seiichi Harada
1 May 1944
Suguru Tamura
1 May 1944
Shinichi Ichise
1 May 1944
Yoshiharu Kobayashi
1 May 1944
Matsuo Morizumi
1 May 1944
Tatsu Sawa
1 May 1944
Masumi Yamaguchi
1 May 1944
Masaki Ogata
3 May 1944*
Matsuji Ijūin Japanese navy officer Matsuji Ijuin.jpg 24 May 1944*
Tei Monzen
9 June 1944*
Hideo Yano Hideo Yano.jpg 8 July 1944*
Yasunoshin Itō
8 July 1944*
Ko Nakagawa
8 July 1944*
Takehisa Tsujimura
8 July 1944*
Ichimatsu Takahashi
4 August 1944*
Giichirō Nakahara
7 August 1944*
Sadamichi Kajioka Kajioka Sadamichi.jpg 12 September 1944*
Masafumi Arima Arima Masafumi.jpg 15 October 1944*
Shintarō Hashimoto Hasimoto Shintaro.jpg 15 October 1944
Osamu Imamura
15 October 1944
Shigeru Ishikawa
15 October 1944
Kazuma Kondō
15 October 1944
Shinzō Ōnishi Ōnishi shinzō.jpg 15 October 1944
Naomasa Sakonju Sakonju Naomasa.jpg 15 October 1944
Kazutaka Shiraishi Shiraishi Kadutaka.jpg 15 October 1944
Raizō Tanaka RaizoTanaka.jpg 15 October 1944
Keizō Uwano
15 October 1944
Sadayoshi Yamada Sadayoshi Yamada.jpg 15 October 1944
Shutoku Miyazato
15 October 1944
Teizō Hara
15 October 1944
Hidehiko Nishio
15 October 1944
Torao Sawada
15 October 1944
Kengo Kobayashi Kengo Kobayashi.jpg 15 October 1944
Yasuichirō Kondō Taiichiro Kondo.jpg 15 October 1944
Kanichi Morita
15 October 1944
Rikizō Tada
15 October 1944
Toshihira Inoguchi
24 October 1944*
Masami Ban
25 October 1944*
Takeo Kaizuka
25 October 1944*
Katsukiyo Shinoda
25 October 1944*
Mikio Hayakawa
11 November 1944*
Shizue Ishii
17 November 1944*
Kanji Matsumura Matsumura Kanji.jpg 18 November 1944*
Toshio Shimazaki
21 November 1944*
Heitarō Edo
25 November 1944*
Sadatoshi Senda
25 December 1944*
Shirō Shibuya
12 January 1945*
Sanji Iwabuchi
26 February 1945*
Satoshi Takada
10 March 1945*
Toshinosuke Ichimaru Ichimaru Rinosuke.jpg 17 March 1945*
Kōsaku Aruga Kōsaku Aruga.jpg 7 April 1945*
Kuni Asaakira HIH Kuni Asaakira.jpg 1 May 1945
Sueto Hirose
1 May 1945
Hisashi Ichioka Hisashi Ichioka.jpg 1 May 1945
Michiaki Kamata
1 May 1945
Chimaki Kawano Chimaki Kawano.jpg 1 May 1945
Susumu Kimura Susumu Kimura.jpg 1 May 1945
Gunji Kogure
1 May 1945
Kunizō Mori
1 May 1945
Morikazu Osugi Morikazu Ohsugi.jpg 1 May 1945
Ryūzō Takenaka
1 May 1945
Kyuhachi Kudō
1 May 1945
Gihachi Takayanagi
1 May 1945
Shigeji Kaneko Shigeji Kaneko.jpg 1 May 1945
Yasuo Yasuba
1 May 1945
Nobusuke Yamaguchi
1 May 1945
Tomojirō Yamanaka
1 May 1945
Kaju Sugiura
16 May 1945*
Ushie Sugimoto
12 June 1945*
Minoru Ōta Minoru Ota.jpg 13 June 1945*
Miki Otsuka
18 July 1945*
Kiyoshi Kusagawa
24 July 1945*
Masao Okamura
31 July 1945*
Hideo Fukuchi
17 August 1945*
Kaku Harada Harada Kaku 2.jpg 25 September 1945*
Masatomi Kimura Kimura Masatomi.jpg 1 November 1945
Tomiji Koyanagi Koyanagi Tomiji.jpg 1 November 1945
Tasuku Nakazawa Tasuku Nakazawa.jpg 1 November 1945
Tamotsu Takama
1 November 1945
Jihei Yamaguchi
1 November 1945
Kaoru Arima
1 November 1945
Hisashi Mito Hisashi Mito.jpg 1 November 1945
Shikazō Yano Shikazou Yano.jpg 1 November 1945
Takaichirō Enomoto
1 November 1945
Gorō Nakamura
1 November 1945

Rear Admirals[edit]

  This colour along with the * (asterisk) indicates that the promotion was posthumously.

Name Picture Date of Rank
Kanehirō Ijūin
5 November 1874
Kachō Hirotsune Prince Hirotsune Kachōnomiya.jpg 13 May 1876
Narayoshi Yanagi Yanagi Narayoshi.jpg 12 August 1880
Takanori Fukushima
26 September 1887
Susumu Motoyama
24 September 1890
Kagenori Yamazaki Yamasaki Kagenori.jpg 24 September 1890
Kaneyoshi Isobe
26 May 1893
Tsunatsune Tanaka
1 June 1893
Toshikuni Kodama
5 June 1893
Masanaga Matsumura
25 July 1895
Shizuo Sato
25 July 1895
Morimichi Sugi
25 July 1895
Naotoshi Takino
25 July 1895
Tokiyasu Yoshijima
25 July 1895
Tadashi Nomura Nomura Tadashi.jpg 5 November 1896
Koreyoshi Ogata
14 May 1898
Matashichirō Mori
16 August 1898
Tasuku Serata
21 May 1900
Kitarō Endo
22 May 1900
Toru Oda
1 November 1900
Kikunozo Sakurai Sakurai Kikunosuke.jpg 1 July 1901
Sachiemon Fujita
1 February 1902
Rentarō Funaki
28 May 1902
Eijirō Takagi
1 June 1904
Toshio Inoue Inoue Toshio.jpg 14 June 1905
Tadatoshi Sakai
23 September 1905
Takenobu Tokuhisa
12 December 1905
Makoto Kaburagi Kaburagi Makoto.jpg 28 May 1906
Sadashirō Arikawa
30 November 1906
Shojirō Asai
30 November 1906
Morizane Ota
30 November 1906
Heitarō Takeuchi Heitaro Takeuchi.jpg 27 December 1907
Rinroku Ide Rinroku Ide.jpg 28 August 1908
Masayoshi Fukui
1 December 1910
Katsuhiko Hirose Katsuhiko Hirose.jpg 12 April 1911
Gitarō Ishii Ishii Gitarou.jpg 1 December 1911
Tarozō Yamasumi
1 December 1912
Kishi Arakawa
1 December 1912
Chugo Arakawa
1 December 1916
Keijirō Aranishi
1 December 1916
Tokutarō Hiraga Tokutaro Hiraga.jpg 1 December 1916
Tsuneo Kuzumi Kutsumi Tsuneo.jpg 1 December 1918
Yoshima Akizawa
1 December 1918
Kojūrō Nozaki Nozaki Kojuro.jpg 1 December 1919
Toshi Ijūin Ijuin Toshi.jpg 1 December 1919
Tsuneha Sano Sano Tsuneha.jpg 1 December 1919
Keiichi Ebihara
1 December 1920
Teisuke Fukuda
1 December 1920
Shizen Komaki Shizen Komaki.jpg 1 December 1921
Shinjirō Yamamoto Yamamoto Shinjirou.jpg 1 December 1922
Ichirō Fukuda
1 December 1922
Jirō Nango Jiro Nango.jpg 1 December 1922
Kanari Kabayama Kabayama Kanari.jpg 1 December 1922
Tohei Aoki
1 December 1923
Kaname Eguchi
1 December 1923
Norikazu Kanna Kenwa Kanna 1937.jpg 1 December 1923
Kaku Endo
1 December 1924
Hiroaki Tamura Tamura Hiroaki.jpg 1 December 1924
Naonori Yamamoto
20 December 1924
Tsurunosuke Yamazaki
20 December 1924
Takeshirō Akimoto
20 December 1924
Shoichi Anju
20 December 1924
Fumio Arao
20 December 1924
Itsushi Fujie
20 December 1924
Iwao Fujisawa
20 December 1924
Morio Matsudaira Morio Matsudaira.jpg 1 December 1925
Kensuke Fujii
1 December 1926
Minoru Morita Minoru Morita.jpg 1 December 1926
Morie Tokiwa Tokiwa Morie.jpg 1 December 1926
Kurō Endo
1 December 1927
Kenkichi Akabori
30 November 1929
Masao Hayashi Hayashi Masao.jpg 30 November 1929
Shirō Ijichi Ijichi Shiro.jpg 30 November 1929
Motosuke Mito Motosuke.jpg 1 December 1930
Toyonaka Yamauchi
1 December 1930
Wasuke Komaki Wasuke komaki.jpg 1 December 1930
Toraroku Akiyama
1 December 1931
Isao Monai Isao Mounai.jpg 1 December 1931
Makoto Kawase Kawase Makoto.jpg 1 December 1931
Toma Uematsu Uematsu Toma.jpg 1 December 1931
Rokurō Hani
1 December 1932
Hajime Tachibana Tachibana Hajime.jpg 1 December 1932
Takeji Teramoto Takezi Teramoto.jpg 1 December 1932
Takashi Ando
15 November 1933
Kenzō Awanohara
15 November 1933
Tokuzō Esaka
15 November 1933
Sadaaki Araki
15 November 1934
Masaki Shibayama Shibayama Masaki.jpg 15 November 1934
Shimazu Tadashige Tadashige Shimazu 01.jpg 15 November 1935
Kichihei Adachi
1 December 1936
Tsuneo Amari
1 December 1936
Kaneji Kishimoto Kishimoto Kaneji.jpg 1 December 1936
Seiichirō Fujimori
1 December 1936
Toshio Matsunaga Hisao Matsunaga.jpg 1 December 1936
Michimoto Nakayama Nakayama Michimoto.JPG 1 December 1936
Tsuyoshi Kobata Tsuyoshi Kobata.jpg 1 December 1937
Atsushi Kasuga Kasuga Atsushi.jpg 1 December 1937
Muneshige Aoyagi
15 November 1938
Setsuzō Araki
15 November 1938
Mitsuru Yamada Mitsuru Yamada.jpg 15 November 1938
Kikuji Okuda Kikuji Okuda.jpg 4 November 1939*
Junpei Yamamoto
15 November 1939
Unosuke Akasaka
15 November 1939
Keizō Chiba
15 November 1939
Teizaburō Fukuda
15 October 1941
Sokichi Fukaya
17 December 1941*
Yukio Katō
17 January 1942*
Takatsugu Jōjima
1 May 1942
Katsuzō Akiyama
1 May 1942
Masao Kawaguchi
4 June 1942*
Jisaku Okada Jisaku Okada.jpg 4 June 1942*
Ryūsaku Yanagimoto Yanagimoto Ryusaku.jpg 4 June 1942*
Tomeo Kaku Kaku Tomeo.jpg 5 June 1942*
Shakao Sakiyama
10 June 1942*
Shirō Yasutake
11 September 1942*
Toshio Akiyoshi
1 November 1942
Yoshirō Fujii
1 November 1942
Shingo Ishikawa Ishikawa Shingo.jpg 1 November 1942
Tadao Yokoi Tadao Yokoi.jpg 1 November 1942
Kanji Ogawa Kanji Ogawa.jpg 1 November 1942
Yoshisuke Okamoto
27 November 1942*
Ichirō Togami
6 January 1943*
Kenji Asai
13 January 1943*
Nobunosuke Ōta
11 February 1943*
Keishi Ishii
1 May 1943
Chiaki Matsuda Matsuda Chiaki.jpg 1 May 1943
Teijirō Yamazumi
1 May 1943
Takeo Aruga
1 May 1943
Makoto Awaya
1 May 1943
Morihiko Miki Morihiko Miki.jpg 1 May 1943
Denzaburō Emoto
1 May 1943
Sōkichi Takagi Takagi Sokichi.jpg 1 May 1943
Akiyoshi Fujii
15 June 1943*
Sukeichi Yamazaki
4 August 1943*
Shigeki Ando
21 August 1943*
Keizō Komura Komura Keizō.jpg 1 November 1943
Shinzaburō Hase
1 November 1943
Sukezō Adachi
1 November 1943
Masao Aoki
1 November 1943
Kameto Kuroshima Kuroshima Kameto.jpg 1 November 1943
Sadatoshi Tomioka Tomioka Sadatoshi.JPG 1 November 1943
Masao Ueno Msao Ueno.jpg 1 November 1943
Aritaka Aihara
4 November 1943
Tadashi Ara
3 December 1943*
Takashi Doi
12 January 1944*
Hideo Aoyama
17 February 1944*
Matsurō Eguchi
23 February 1944*
Fumio Kitamura
30 March 1944*
Yoshitane Yanagimura
31 March 1944*
Kuranosuke Yanagisawa Kuranosuke Yanagisawa.jpg 31 March 1944*
Bunji Asakura Bunzi Asakura.jpg 1 May 1944
Masamichi Ikeuchi
1 May 1944
Naoji Doi
1 May 1944
Keijō Minato Minato Keijō.jpg 1 May 1944
Hideo Hiraide Hideo Hiraide.jpg 1 May 1944
Kenroku Fujita
1 May 1944
Naoshirō Fujiyoshi
1 May 1944
Yushirō Wada
3 May 1944*
Tetsuo Onitsuka
3 May 1944*
Fuji Arimura
10 May 1944*
Toshiaki Fukumura Fukumura Toshiaki.jpg 15 May 1944*
Tetsushirō Emi
31 May 1944*
Shizuo Akazawa
8 June 1944*
Toyo Mitsunobu
9 June 1944*
Toshiie Irisa Toshiie Irisa.jpg 19 June 1944*
Ryōnosuke Katō Katō Ryōnosuke.jpg 25 June 1944*
Sadae Chiya
6 July 1944*
Saburō Ashina
8 July 1944*
Miyoshi Horinouchi
8 July 1944*
Shogo Narahara Narahara Syōgo.jpg 19 July 1944*
Takakazu Kinashi Kinashi Takakazu.jpg 26 July 1944*
Kanzō Miura
30 July 1944*
Hitoshi Awanohara
2 August 1944*
Yoshitake Miwa Miwa Yoshitake.jpg 2 August 1944*
Yoshio Kamei Kamei Yoshio.jpg 10 August 1944*
Toshi Kubota
18 August 1944*
Sukehiko Hosoya
12 September 1944*
Tsuto Araki
15 October 1944
Yuji Kobe
15 October 1944
Akira Yamaki
15 October 1944
Kamenosuke Yamamori
15 October 1944
Chikao Yamamoto Yamamoto Chikao.jpg 15 October 1944
Ichirō Aitoku
15 October 1944
Jirō Ban
15 October 1944
Akitomo Beppu
15 October 1944
Kanei Chudo
15 October 1944
Zensuke Kanome Chief Kanome Portrait.jpg 15 October 1944
Shirō Fujinaga
15 October 1944
Kiyoma Fujiwara
15 October 1944
Hankyū Sasaki Sasaki Hanku.jpg 15 October 1944
Nobuichi Yoshimi Nobukazu Yoshimi.jpg 15 October 1944
Noboru Nakase Noboru Nakase.jpg 15 October 1944
Toshitane Takada Toshitane Takada.jpg 15 October 1944
Tameki Nomoto Tameki Nomoto.jpg 15 October 1944
Matsujirō Yamataka
18 October 1944*
Keizō Domen
23 October 1944*
Ranji Ōe
23 October 1944*
Kimitake Koshino
24 October 1944*
Teizō Nagai
24 October 1944*
Eiichirō Jō
25 October 1944*
Yoshiyuki Kishi
25 October 1944*
Iwata Yamamoto
25 October 1944*
Teizō Yamauchi
25 October 1944*
Shigetaka Amano
25 October 1944*
Norihide Ando
25 October 1944*
Takeo Kamikawa
25 October 1944*
Setsuji Moriya
25 October 1944*
Jō Tanaka
25 October 1944*
Ryō Toma
25 October 1944*
Yoshitane Kisaka
8 November 1944*
Sei Azukizawa
17 November 1944*
Hiroshi Yoshimatsu
21 November 1944*
Soichirō Hitomi Souichirou Hitomi.jpg 25 November 1944*
Toshio Abe Toshio Abe.jpg 29 November 1944*
Kaname Konishi
19 December 1944*
Tamon Aoki
19 December 1944*
Yasuhira Kondō
19 December 1944*
Yoshishige Amaya
26 December 1944*
Yoshiichirō Akamatsu
29 December 1944*
Shigekazu Shimazaki Shigekazu Shimazaki cropped.jpg 9 January 1945*
Moriichi Akinaga
27 January 1945*
Akira Itagaki
17 February 1945*
Tokujirō Fukuoka
10 March 1945*
Takanobu Sasaki
1 April 1945*
Yuji Yamamoto Yuji YamamotoR.jpg 7 April 1945*
Shirō Hayashi
7 April 1945*
Eitarō Ankyu Anku Eitarō.jpg 12 April 1945*
Yasushi Kawano
12 April 1945*
Yoshio Yamamoto Yamamoto Yoshio.jpg 1 May 1945
Jitsue Akishige
1 May 1945
Seiho Arima
1 May 1945
Keikichi Araki
1 May 1945
Shinpei Asano
1 May 1945
Giichi Ban
1 May 1945
Sadakatsu Minobe Minobe Sadakatsu.jpg 1 May 1945
Etsuzō Kurihara Etsuzo Kurihara.jpg 1 May 1945
Masaharu Kawabata
1 May 1945
Iwao Kawai
1 May 1945
Tarō Taguchi
1 May 1945
Ichirō Yokoyama Yokoyama Ichirō.jpg 1 May 1945
Tadashi Maeda Tadashi-maeda.jpg 1 May 1945
Kumatarō Nakao
16 May 1945*
Nobukichi Takahashi
16 May 1945*
Nao Eguchi
4 June 1945*
Koun Abe
8 June 1945*
Nenosuke Nakamura
10 June 1945*
Hitoshi Tanamachi
13 June 1945*
Jirō Haneda
13 June 1945*
Sutezō Tomita
15 July 1945*
Teiji Higuchi
18 July 1945*
Morio Fukami
8 August 1945*
Tatsunosuke Ariizumi Ariizumi Tatsunosuke.jpg 29 August 1945*
Shigenori Kami Kami Shigenori.jpg 15 September 1945*
Tetsujirō Wada
29 October 1945*

References[edit]