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Takashi Murakami, a contemporary Japanese artist
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|Region of origin||Japan|
The name Takashi can have multiple different meanings depending on which kanji is used to write it. Some possible writings of the name include:
- 江詩 - "estuary , inlet, poem"
- 隆 - "prosperous noble"
- 喬士 - "high, boasting, samurai, gentleman"
- 峻 - "high, steep"
- 崇史 - "adore, revere, chronicler, history"
- 孝 - "filial piety, serve parents"
- 節 - "moral courage, integrity"
- タカシ (katakana)
- たかし (hiragana)
- Takashi Amano (天野尚, 1954–2015), Japanese photographer, aquarist, and designer
- Takashi Aonishi (青西 高嗣), Japanese music artist
- Takashi Asahina (朝比奈 隆, 1908–2001), a Japanese conductor
- Takashi Fujii (藤井隆, born 1972), a Japanese singer and comedian
- Takashi Hagino (萩野 崇, born 1973), Japanese actor
- Takashi Hara (原 敬, 1856–1921), a Japanese politician and the 19th Prime Minister of Japan
- Takashi Hasegawa, electrical engineer and programmer from Japan
- Takashi Hashiguchi (橋口 たかし, born 1967), a Japanese manga artist known for his manga series Yakitate!! Japan
- Takashi Hikino (曳野 孝), associate professor of industrial and business organization at the Graduate School of Management at Kyoto University
- Takashi Ishii (film director) (石井隆, born 1946), Japanese film director, screenwriter and manga artist
- Takashi Ishii (baseball) (石井貴, born 1971), Japanese baseball pitcher and coach
- Takashi Ishimoto (石本隆, 1935–2009), a Japanese butterfly swimmer who won a silver medal in 1956 Summer Olympics
- Takashi Kawamura (politician) (河村 たかし, born 1948), Japanese politician of the Nagoya-based Genzei Nippon party
- Takashi Koizumi (小泉堯史, born 1955), Japanese film director
- Takashi Matsumoto (disambiguation), multiple people
- Takashi Matsunaga (松永貴志, born 1986), Japanese jazz pianist
- Takashi Matsuoka, Japanese-American writer
- Takashi Miike (三池 崇史, born 1960), a Japanese filmmaker known for his controversial films such as Ichi the Killer, and Audition
- Takashi Murakami (村上 隆, born 1962), Japanese contemporary artist
- Takashi Nagai (永井 隆, 1908–1951), a Japanese physician specializing in radiology, and a survivor of the Nagasaki bombing
- Takashi Nagasako (長嶝 高士, born 1964), voice actor from Japan
- Takashi Nagatsuka (長塚 節, 1879–1915), a Japanese novelist and poet
- Takashi Nakamura (中村 たかし, born 1995), Japanese animator, and anime director
- Takashi Narita (成田 貴志, born 1969), Japanese former volleyball player who competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics
- Takashi Niigaki (新垣隆, born 1970), Japanese music teacher
- Takashi Okamura (disambiguation), multiple people
- Takashi Ono (小野 喬, born 1931), Japanese gymnast who took home five gold medals at four Olympic Games
- Takashi Ozaki (尾崎隆, 1952–2011), a Japanese mountaineer.
- Takashi Saito (斎藤 隆, born 1970), a Japanese baseball player currently playing for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles
- Takashi Sakai (酒井 隆, 1887–1946), lieutenant general in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II
- Takashi Shimizu (清水 崇, born 1972), a Japanese filmmaker well known for his Ju-on film series and the American adaptions
- Takashi Shimura (志村 喬, 1905–1982), a Japanese actor
- Takashi Sorimachi (反町 隆史, born 1973), Japanese singer and actor
- Takashi Umeda (梅田 高志, born 1976), Japanese former football player
- Takashi Yoshimatsu (吉松 隆, born 1953), Japanese contemporary and classical music composer
- Takashi Yanase, author of the picture book series Anpanman
- Takashi Yuasa (湯浅 卓, born 1955), Japanese lawyer
- Takashi Matsukawa, professor of Otani University, studying Mongolian history.
- Takashi Ayanokoji from Pita Ten
- Takashi Hayase, a character from The Super Dimension Fortress Macross
- Takashi Kawamura (The Prince of Tennis)
- Takashi Morinozuka (Mori) from Ouran High School Host Club
- Takashi Natsume, from Natsume's Book of Friends
- Takashi Ryugasaki from Cyber Team in Akihabara
- Takashi Takeda, nicknamed "Jumbo", from Yotsuba&!
- Takashi Komuro, from Highschool of the Dead
- Takashi Sone, from Haru yo, Koi
- Takashi Yamazaki, a character from Cardcaptor Sakura
- Takashi Shirogane, a character from Voltron: Legendary Defender
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