|Birth||1 January 1961, Tōkai, Japan|
|Politics||Democratic Party of Japan|
Yutaka Banno in 2011. Yutaka Banno (伴野 豊, Banno Yutaka, born January 1, 1961) is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Nagoya, Aichi he attended Nagoya Institute of Technology both as undergraduate and graduate. Upon graduation, he joined Japanese National Railways in 1985 and JR Central in 1987 when Japanese National Railways was privatized. He left JR Central in 1994. In 2000 he was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time after an unsuccessful run in 1996.