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Japan

Japan

Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. The Kanji that make up Japan's name mean "sun origin", and Japan is often called "Land of the Rising Sun". Japan is a stratovolcanic archipelago of 6,852 islands. The four largest are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku, which make up about ninety-seven percent of Japan's land area. Japan's population of 126 million is the world's tenth largest. The Greater Tokyo Area, which includes the de facto capital of Tokyo and s ... more on Wikipedia

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30 Utterly Bizarre Japanese Snack Foods That Actually Exist 3.3k votes This is a list of the craziest Japanese snack foods. The Japanese have a pretty amazing imagination when it comes to their s...
13 Totally Absurd Themed Cafes That Could Only Be In Japan 944 votes If you visited your local Hello Kitty cafe and thought it was a bit too tame for your tastes, these weird Japanese themed ca...
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7 Misconceptions About Japanese Culture Anime Perpetuates 134.2k views Popular anime have garnered audiences from across the world, but with so many inaccurate portrayals of Japanese culture...
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The Top Beers from Japan 169 votes List of the most well-known, widely produced and popular beers from Japan. List includes the top beers from Japan, along wit...
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The Most Messed Up Japanese TV Shows Ever 783 votes Way before there were wacky game shows like "Wipeout" and "Minute To Win It," there were a whole sl...
The Weirdest Japanese Kid Shows Of All Time 3.4k views There are a lot of uncanny, colorful, and psychedelic kids' shows out there, and that's definitely not just limited to ...

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