List of Japanese Inventions Anything

List of Japanese Inventions

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A list of famous Japanese inventions and innovations. Ancient cultures have long been known to discover, create, and produce new and useful tools, medicines, and foods, and ancient Japanese inventions are among the most popular discoveries still used today. This list of Japanese inventions includes martial arts like karate, aikido, and jujutsu, as well as modern Japanese inventions like karaoke.

Over the years, historical inventions from Japan have helped move society forward, enabling humans to hunt, eat, and travel in much more efficient ways. Ancient Japan inventions have also allowed people to learn more about the world, keep safe from wildlife, and stay healthier longer.

These inventions by Japanese inventors are labeled by era from which they came. Vote for your favorites to move them to the top of the list, and add any that you see missing.



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    Food science

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    Flash Memory Storage technology

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    Compact Disc Storage technology

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    Memory card Storage technology

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    Camcorder Cameras

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    Pocket Calculator Calculators

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    Plasma television Visual display units

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    Compact Disc player Audio technology

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    Electric rice cooker Domestic appliances

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    Elimination theory Mathematics

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    Platform game Video games

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    Martial arts

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    Katana Weapons

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    Walkman Audio technology

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    Robotics

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    Blu-ray Disc Storage technology

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    Quartz wristwatch Timekeeping

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    Cup noodles Food science

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    Liquid crystal display television Visual display units

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    Dvd Storage technology

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    Video cassette Storage technology

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    Ninjutsu Martial arts

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    The fire balloon Weapons

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    Transport

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    Real Robot Film and animation

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    Psychological horror Film and animation

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    Biplane Aviation

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    Electronics

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    Umami Food science

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    Martial arts

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    Solar-powered calculator Calculators

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    Martial arts

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    Nuclear medicine Biomedical science

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    Pocket television Visual display units

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    Portable CD player Audio technology

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    Digital single-lens reflex camera Cameras

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    Motion-sensing controller Game controllers

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    Graphing Calculator Calculators

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    Shuriken Weapons

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    Steampunk animation Film and animation

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    Racing game Video games

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    Stealth game Video games

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    Cultured pearl Technology

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    Survival horror Video games

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    Martial arts

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    Videocassette recorder Electronics

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    Autonomation (autonomous automation) Technology

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    Indium gallium nitride Electronics

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