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101st June 20, 2011
Prize NameTitle
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
SATAKE Akira Studies on "The Revelation of John"
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
MIYATA Hideaki Studies on Nonlinear Ship Wave
Japan Academy Prize SHOGAITO Masahiro Uighur Abhidharma Texts: A Philological Study
Japan Academy Prize SATO Tsuneo Studies on Fujiwara Tameie
Japan Academy Prize KOBA Akira Roman Origins of the Law of Possession
Japan Academy Prize MOCHIZUKI Takuro Study of Pure Twister D-modules
Japan Academy Prize HIROSE Kei Studies on Materials and Dynamics of the Earth’s Deepest Mantle
Japan Academy Prize TANIGUCHI Naoyuki Pioneering Accomplishments in Glycobiology, Especially on the
Significance of N-glycans in Disease
Japan Academy Prize MIYAZONO Kohei Study on Cell Signaling and Its Regulation in Cancer

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102nd June 4, 2012
Prize NameTitle
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
YOSHIKAWA Kazuyoshi Proust et l’art pictural
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
NAMBA Keiichi Structural and Functional Analyses of Biological Macromolecular Nanomachines
Japan Academy Prize NAKANISHI Satoru Wealthy Kitamae Shipowners and Japanese Capitalism
Japan Academy Prize KAJITA Takaaki Discovery of Atmospheric Neutrino Oscillations
Japan Academy Prize TAKAYANAGI Kunio Investigation of Nano-structures using an Ultra-high Vacuum Electron Microscope
Japan Academy Prize KIMURA Tsutomu Mechanical Behaviour of Foundation Soils
Japan Academy Prize SATO Fumihiko Microbial Production of Plant Secondary Metabolites, Isoquinoline Alkaloids, Based on Metabolic Engineering Research (Joint Research)
KUMAGAI Hidehiko
Japan Academy Prize FUTAI Masamitsu Studies on the Synthesis and Cellular Use of Biological Energy
Japan Academy Prize SAKAGUCHI Shimon Control of Immune Responses by Regulatory T Cells
Duke of Edinburgh Prize TSUKAMOTO Katsumi The Fundamental Studies on Fish Migration, especially the Discovery of the Eel Spawning Area in the Pacific

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103rd June 17, 2013
Prize NameTitle
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
MATSUURA Jun Martin Luther: Erfurter Annotationen 1509-1510/11
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
TOKURA Yoshinori Study of Strongly Correlated Electron Materials with Emergent Electromagnetic Functions
Japan Academy Prize KŌZEN Hiroshi Research on Chinese Literary Theory
Japan Academy Prize TATSUMI Kazuyuki Study on Bioinorganic Chemistry of the Active Sites of Metalloreductases
Japan Academy Prize IYE Masanori Observational Studies of the Early Universe
Japan Academy Prize NAKAZAWA Masataka The Realization of Erbium-doped Fiber Amplifier and its Application to Sophistication of Optical Communication Technology
Japan Academy Prize SATO Eimei Studies on the Regulatory Mechanism of Oogenesis in Mammals
Japan Academy Prize NABESHIMA Yo-ichi Control of Homeostasis by Newly Discovered Klotho Gene Family
Japan Academy Prize KADOWAKI Takashi Molecular Basis of Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome

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104th July 7, 2014
Prize NameTitle
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
AKASAKI Isamu Creation of GaN-Based Semiconductors of Excellent Quality and Invention of p-n Junction Blue-Light-Emitting Devices
Japan Academy Prize TERANISHI Juro Financial System of Prewar Japan
Japan Academy Prize KONDO Takao Studies of Biological Time Measurement in Cyanobacteria by Reconstitution of the Circadian Clock
Japan Academy Prize NAKAJIMA Hiraku Geometric Representation Theory and Mathematical Physics
Japan Academy Prize SHUTO Nobuo Comprehensive Research on Tsunami Hazard Mitigation
Japan Academy Prize OKAMOTO Yoshio Study on Precision Synthesis, Structure and Function of Helical Polymers
Japan Academy Prize MORI Satoshi Clarification of Molecular Mechanisms Involved in Iron Nutrition of Graminaceous Plants and Its Application to Crop Breeding (Joint Research)
NISHIZAWA Naoko K.
Japan Academy Prize TANAKA Koichi Establishment and Development of Living Donor Liver Transplantation
Japan Academy Prize YAMAMOTO Masayuki Deciphering Molecular Basis of Environmental Stress Response
Duke of Edinburgh Prize KOMAGATA Kazuo Studies on Microbial Taxonomy and Development of Microbial Culture Collections

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105th June 1, 2015
Prize NameTitle
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
HOSONO Hideo Study on Creation and Application of Inorganic Electro-Active Materials
Japan Academy Prize SHIMO Hirotoshi A Study into the History of Mongol Empire
Japan Academy Prize SUZUKI Keisuke Studies on Synthesis of Complex Natural Products
Japan Academy Prize KONDO Yutaka Science of Global Atmospheric Environment
Japan Academy Prize MAKISHIMA Kazuo Study of Strong Magnetic Fields of Neutron Stars by means of X-Ray Observations
Japan Academy Prize KATORI Hidetoshi Invention of the Optical Lattice Clock and its Development
Japan Academy Prize YOSHIDA Minoru Studies on Regulation of Eukaryotic Gene Expression using Bioactive Microbial Metabolites and their Application to Drug Discovery
Japan Academy Prize MITSUYA Hiroaki Discovery and Development of Antiviral Therapeutics for HIV Infection and AIDS
Japan Academy Prize SUZUKI Masakuni Establishment and Dissemination of the Human in vitro Fertilization Technique in Japan

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106th June 27, 2016
Prize NameTitle
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
MORI Kazutoshi Discovery and Elucidation of the Unfolded Protein Response
Japan Academy Prize KAWACHI Yoshihiro A Manchu Dictionary
Japan Academy Prize MIYAMOTO Ken’ichi A Critical History of Environmental Pollution in Postwar Japan
Japan Academy Prize NISHIDA Eisuke Elucidation of MAP-Kinase Signaling Pathway
Japan Academy Prize MORITA Kosuke The Discovery of a Z=113 Superheavy Element
Japan Academy Prize INOUE Hirochika Studies on Robots with Sensation and Intelligence
Japan Academy Prize KITAGAWA Susumu Studies on Creation and Application of Porous Coordination Polymers
Japan Academy Prize KAWAOKA Yoshihiro Molecular Basis of Pathogenicity and Control of Influenza Viruses
Japan Academy Prize MISHINA Masayoshi Studies on Synaptic Molecules, Learning and Memory
Duke of Edinburgh Prize MATSUOKA Makoto A Study on the Phytohormone, Gibberellin, Contributing to Species Conservation, Plant Diversity, and Crop Productivity

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107th June 12, 2017
Prize NameTitle
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
HASEGAWA Akira Seismological Study on Tectonics in Subduction Zones
Japan Academy Prize NARASAWA Yumi Les autels chrétiens du Sud de la Gaule (Ve - XIIe siècles)
Japan Academy Prize SHIMIZU Hiromu Grassroots Globalization: Cultural Practice and Life Strategy in a UNESCO World Heritage Village
Japan Academy Prize TAKASAKI Fumihiko Studies of CP Violation in the B-Meson System
Japan Academy Prize ARAKAWA Yasuhiko Research on Quantum Dots and their Application in Photonic Devices
Japan Academy Prize YOKOBORI Toshimitsu The Research on the Fundamental Theories of Fatigue and Time-dependent Strength of Materials based on Meso-scale Dynamics and their Practical Applications
Japan Academy Prize NAMBA Shigetou Molecular Biological Study on the Phytoplasmas, Plant Pathogenic Bacteria
Japan Academy Prize TODA Tatsushi Systematic Clinical, Biochemical, and Molecular Elucidation of Genetic Disorders due to Defective Synthesis of O-Mannose Type Sugar Chains, including Fukuyama-type Muscular Dystrophy, and Discovery of Sugar Chains of Novel Structures (Joint Research)
ENDO Tamao
Japan Academy Prize KITAMURA Soichiro A New Arena in Cardiac Surgery: Pediatric Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

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108th June 25, 2018
Prize NameTitle
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
MATSUMURA Takeshi Dictionnaire du français médiéval
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
TOYOSHIMA Chikashi Elucidation of the Molecular Mechanism of ATP-driven Ion-Transport
Japan Academy Prize MISAGAWA Akihiro Die Anfänge der deutschen Geschichte— Das mittelalteriche Römische Reich und das ethnische Werden der Deutschen
Japan Academy Prize KUSUOKA Shigeo Study of Stochastic Analysis and Mathematical Finance
Japan Academy Prize MARUOKA Keiji Development of Chiral Phase-transfer Catalysts
Japan Academy Prize AIDA Takuzo Studies on Precision Hierarchical Design of Innovative Soft Materials
Japan Academy Prize HORIE Takeshi Agricultural Systems Studies on the Effect of Global Warming on Rice Production in Asia
Japan Academy Prize NAGANOTetsuo Research on General Principles for Modulating the Fluorescence Properties of Bioimaging Probes and Their Applications to Life Science
Japan Academy Prize SEINO Susumu Studies on the Molecular Mechanisms of Signal Transduction that Regulates Insulin Secretion
Duke of Edinburgh Prize SUWA Gen Human Origins and Evolution: from Ardipithecus ramidus to Homo sapiens
109th June 17, 2019
Prize NameTitle
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
FUJITA Makoto Crystalline Sponge Method: Innovation of X-ray Crystallography and its Development into Molecular Science and Technology
Japan Academy Prize YAMAZAKI Shiro The Materials Mobilization Plan during the Pacific War
Japan Academy Prize HIRAMA Masahiro Total Synthesis of Ciguatoxins and Structurally Complex Bioactive Natural Products
Japan Academy Prize TSUNETA Saku Studies of Solar Magnetohydrodynamic Phenomena by the Satellite Observations
Japan Academy Prize NAGAMINE Kanetada Explorations of Muon-Beam Science and Non-Destructive Muon Radiography of Large-Scale Objects
Japan Academy Prize FUJINO Yozo Vibration and its Control in Large Civil Structures
Japan Academy Prize ISOGAI Akira Studies on Completely Dispersed Cellulose Nanofibers Originating from Plant
Japan Academy Prize NAGASAWA Takashi Elucidation of Microenvironments Essential for the Maintenance of Hematopoietic Stem Cells, Hematopoiesis, and Bone
Japan Academy Prize TAKAYANAGI Hiroshi Studies on Osteoimmunology that Unifies Bone Biology and Immunology

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