Shirota

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Shirota is a Japanese surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Yuu Shirota (or Shirota Yuu, 城田優), Japanese actor and singer
  • Minoru Shirota (代田稔 April 23, 1899 – March 10, 1982) invented Yakult, the yogurt-like probiotic drink containing Lactobacillus casei strain shirota