Monta Mino (みの もんた Mino Monta?), born Norio Minorikawa (御法川 法男 Minorikawa Norio, born 22 August 1944), is a Japanese television presenter. Mino is recognized by the Guinness World Records as being the TV host with the most hours of live TV appearances in a week (22 hours, 15 seconds), as of April 2008. This breaks his earlier 2006 record of 21 hours, 42 minutes.

From 20 April, 2000 until 2 January, 2013, he was the host of Quiz $ Millionaire, the Japanese version of the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?.


  • In the clip show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?: Chris' Final Answer, British host Chris Tarrant referred to Monta as 'the master of suspense', in reference to his management of Kazuyuki Nose's 2001 top-prize win.
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Monta Mino
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