Japan or Nihon [ɲihoꜜɴ] (listen)) is an island country in East Asia. Located in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, it borders the Sea of Japan to the west, and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south.
Japanese ) is an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language. It is a member of the Japonic (or Japanese-Ryukyuan) language family, and its relation to other languages, such as Korean, is debated.
War crimes were committed by the Empire of Japan in many Asian-Pacific countries during the period of Japanese imperialism, primarily during the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II. These incidents have been described as an "Asian Holocaust". Some war crimes were committed by Japanese military personnel during the late 19th century, but most Japanese war crimes were committed during the first part of the Shōwa Era, the name which was given to the reign of Emperor Hirohito, until the surrender of the Empire of Japan in 1945.
Japanese cuisine encompasses the regional and traditional foods of Japan, which have developed through centuries of political, economic, and social changes. The traditional cuisine of Japan, washoku , lit.
The yen is the official currency of Japan. It is the third most traded currency in the foreign exchange market after the United States dollar and the euro.
The Japanese invasions of Korea comprised two separate yet linked invasions: an initial invasion in 1592, a brief truce in 1596, and a second invasion in 1597. The conflict ended in 1598 with the withdrawal of the Japanese forces from the Korean Peninsula after a military stalemate in Korea's southern coastal provinces.The invasions were launched by Toyotomi Hideyoshi with the intent of conquering the Korean Peninsula and China, which were respectively ruled by the Joseon and Ming dynasty.
The Japan Self-Defense Forces , JSDF, also referred to as the Self-Defense Forces (SDF), or Japanese Armed Forces are the unified military forces of Japan that were established in 1954, and are controlled by the Ministry of Defense. The JSDF is ranked as the world's fourth most-powerful military in conventional capabilities by a Credit Suisse report in 2015 and it has the world's eighth-largest military budget.
Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (日本航空株式会社, Nihon Kōkū Kabushiki-gaisha), also known as Nikkō (日航), is an international airline and Japan's flag carrier, headquartered in Shinagawa, Tokyo.
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force , JMSDF, also referred to as the Japanese navy, is the maritime warfare branch of the Japan Self-Defense Forces, tasked with the naval defense of Japan. The JMSDF was formed following the dissolution of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) after World War II. The JMSDF has a fleet of 154 ships and 346 aircraft and consists of approximately 45,800 personnel.
Japan–United States relations refers to international relations between Japan and the United States. Relations began in the late 18th and early 19th century, with the diplomatic but force-backed missions of U.S. ship captains James Glynn and Matthew C. Perry to the Tokugawa shogunate.
The Japan's Floorball team activities page. Related with social media posts of Japan's games and scheduled events. Match records planned for future dates as well as home and away matches. Plan a trip and experience the excitement of the match on the spot!