• The Katsura imperial villa
    Katsura Imperial Villa
    The , or Katsura Detached Palace, is a villa with associated gardens and outbuildings in the western suburbs of Kyoto, Japan...

    , one of Japan's most important architectural treasures, and a World Heritage Site


  • Katsuura, Chiba
    Katsuura, Chiba
    is a city located in southern part of Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Katsuura city is famous for Katsuura Fishing Port, which features one of the top three largest morning markets in Japan. As of February 2010, the city has an estimated population of 20,570 and the density of 218 persons per km²...

    , city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • Katsura, Tokushima
    Katsura, Tokushima
    is a town located in Katsuura District, Tokushima, Japan.As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 6,503 and a density of 93.17 persons per km². The total area is 69.80 km².-External links:*...

    , a town in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan
  • Katsura, Ibaraki
    Katsura, Ibaraki
    Katsura was a village located in Higashiibaraki District, Ibaraki, Japan.On February 1, 2005 Katsura was merged with the town of Jōhoku, also from Higashiibaraki District, and the village of Nanakai, from Nishiibaraki District, to form the new town of Shirosato and no longer exists as an...

    , a former village in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
  • Katsura River
    Katsura River
    The is a continuation of two other rivers, the Hozu River, a small, speedy river which begins in the mountains near Kameoka and then slithers through the mountains separating Kameoka and Kyoto; and the Ōi River , which emerges from those mountains and expands into a shallow, slow-flowing river...

    , a Japanese river
  • Katsura, Kyoto
    Katsura, Kyoto
    Katsura is a neighborhood in Nishikyo-ku, in the western part of the city of Kyoto, in Japan. It is also a particularly wealthy area, with most residents owning large, free-standing houses. The center includes an onsen, numerous restaurants and shops, and ubiquitous pachinko parlors. In the...

    , a suburb of Kyoto City in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan


  • Marquess Katsura Taro
    Katsura Taro
    Prince , was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army, politician and three-time Prime Minister of Japan.-Early life:Katsura was born into a samurai family from Hagi, Chōshū Domain...

     (1848–1913), Japanese Prime Minister 1901-1906, 1908–1911, 1912–1913
  • Katsura Kogoro, an alias of Kido Takayoshi, a Japanese politician during the Meiji Restoration
  • Masakazu Katsura
    Masakazu Katsura
    is a Japanese manga artist who is best known for several works of manga, including Dream Fighter Wingman, Shadow Lady, DNA², Video Girl Ai, I"s, and Zetman. He has also worked on the character designs for Iria: Zeiram the Animation, which was based on the movie Zeiram.-History:He was born in the...

    , a Japanese manga artist
  • Masako Katsura
    Masako Katsura
    , nicknamed "Katsy" and sometimes called the "First Lady of Billiards", was a Japanese carom billiards player who was most active in the 1950s. Katsura trailblazed a path for women in the sport by competing and placing among the best in the male-dominated world of professional billiards...

    , a carom billiards player
  • Hoshino Katsura, a Japanese manga artist
  • Prince Katsura
    Prince Katsura
    is a member of the Imperial House of Japan and the second son of HIH Prince Mikasa and HIH Princess Mikasa. He is a first cousin of Emperor Akihito...

    , cousin of Emperor Akihito


Katsura as a family name
  • Hinagiku Katsura from the Hayate the Combat Butler
    Hayate the Combat Butler
    is a Japanese manga series, written and illustrated by Kenjiro Hata, about a boy who starts a new job as a butler and the events he experiences with his employer. Shogakukan have released 29 volumes in Japan. The English edition of the series has been licensed by Viz Media for distribution in North...

    anime and manga
  • Kotaro Katsura from the Gintama
    , also known as Gintama, is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Hideaki Sorachi and serialized, beginning on December 8, 2003, in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump...

    anime and manga
  • Mafune Katsura in the film Terror of Mechagodzilla
    Terror of Mechagodzilla
    Terror of Mechagodzilla, released in Japan as , is a 1975 science fiction kaiju film. The film was titled The Terror of Godzilla in its original American theatrical release. The 15th film in Toho's Godzilla series, it was directed by Ishirō Honda with special effects by Teruyoshi Nakano...

  • Kotonoha Katsura from the visual novel School Days

Katsura as a given name
  • Katsura Tenjoin from YAT Anshin! Uchū Ryokō

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  • Blaine (Japanese name Katsura), the Guren Island gym leader in Pokémon, known as "Blaine" in English-speaking countries


  • Katsura-no-miya
    The ' was the one of the four shinnōke, branches of the Imperial Family of Japan which were eligible to succeed to the Chrysanthemum Throne in the event that the main line should die out. It was founded by Prince Toshihito, a grandson of Emperor Ōgimachi and brother of Emperor Go-Yōzei...

    , a branch of the Japanese Imperial Family
  • Katsura clan - Japanese clan of Japan (Sengoku period
    Sengoku period
    The or Warring States period in Japanese history was a time of social upheaval, political intrigue, and nearly constant military conflict that lasted roughly from the middle of the 15th century to the beginning of the 17th century. The name "Sengoku" was adopted by Japanese historians in reference...

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