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Japan is an island nation in East Asia. The archipelago has 6,852 islands, the four biggest of which are Shikoku, Kyushu, Hokkaido and Honshu. It has a total area of 145,925 sq mi and an estimated population of 127.4 million as of 2010.
There was never a time when it was usual for managers to wear street clothes in the dugout. The original reason managers wore the uniform was that back then all managers were also players. so a guy would (say) play third base and manage the team during his playing career. Then he retires from playin…
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Japan Guide Have a look at this guide. it should be able to answer any cultural questions you may have. japan-guide.com Japanese Beer and Snacks Hello, I lived in Japan for a couple of years and drank A LOT of beer there. Here are my observations: Asahi Super Dry is the most popular beer fo…
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Japanese Geography and Geology Also more input from wikianswer contributors : Mountains: Mount Fuji (Fujisan), Mt. Ato, the Japanese Alps Rivers: Shinano River (longest river in Japan 367 km),Teishio,Tokachi (both main rivers in Hokkido), Yoshino river Lakes: Lake Biwa, Lake Kattura (cleanest fresh…
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The capital of Japan is Tokyo (formerly known as Edo).Tokyo
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Japan was engaged in a war with China. Early in 1941 the United States had stopped exporting oil to Japan. Oil is a strategic material for any mechanized military force, and Japan had no domestic sources of oil. To obtain petroleum to supply their army in China, the Japanese decided to occupy the D…
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Corregidor, in the Philippines fell to Japan in May 1942.
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Japanese are proud of their four seasons (and a surprising number believe the phenomenon is unique to Japan), but the discerning tourist should try to aim for two of them. Spring is probably the best time of year to be in Japan. The temperatures are warm but not hot, there's not too much rain, and …
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Answer Without question, it is the complacency and incompetence of American Commanders, which allowed the disaster at Pearl Harbor to happen, as well as the disaster in the Philippines. Admiral Kimmel cannot be excused, though his failings are nothing like those of General Short. To begin with, …
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It ended badly, with an atomic mushroom cloud and Russian Troops threatening the Home Island. Ultimately, it wasn't the fact that the United States used atomic weapons on the Japs, it was that the Japanese finally realized that loss of any part of Japan to the Russians would mean never getting it b…
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The original inhabitants of Japan are known as the Jomon culture. This cultural period is dated by pottery to have started sometime around the 14th century BCE. Subsistence was derived from fishing, hunting, and light agriculture and they clearly had a complex culture for the period based on the int…
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Japan was angry because after World War one they received little for aiding the allied countries. They decided that they could claim the land they needed if they helped the axis. It was a chance to expand. Japan is after all, a very small country with one of the largest populations. Being small, it…
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Japanese Landforms Japan is an archipeligo - essentially the top of a mountain ridge that rises above sea level in many places, each place forming an island in the chain. The Japanese archipelego begins from just north of Taiwan and ends just offshore of Russia (the last Japanese-controlled islan…
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Answer There are many. Mt. Fuji (aka Fuji-san), Hiroshima Memorial Park (where japan was bombed in war with America), Nara Temple (the largest wooden temple), Nagoya Castle (made of gold), the Akashi Bridge (longest suspention bridge in the world)
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Finished manufactured goods in exchange for oil or another natural resource. As an aside, Japan has higher labor costs than many of it's neighbors.from: http://www.springerlink.com/content/8587j65x522q7167/Answerthe Japanese have recovered nicely since WWII from a comparative and many times absolute…
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Answer the us did not give back okinowa until the early 70's. They still have a large base
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Yeah, on my cross word puzzle, it apparently starts with a c. Answer Wake Falls to Japs Wake Island
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Asiatic black bears are found in Japan on the islands of Kyushu, Honshu and Shikoku. Hokkaido is populated by brown bears. In correcting a previous entry here I must point out that Panda bears are native only to China and are not native to Japan.
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The bombing of Pearl Harbour by the Japanese. Up until 1941, there was no Japanese-American war. Simply Sino-Japanese. This led to the increased American activity with the Chinese and eventually, in 1945 the USA bombed Japan back which signaled the end of the Second World War in Asia.Unfortunately C…
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The leader of Japan in August 1914 The Prime Minister of Japan from 16 April 1914 � 9 October 1916 was Shigenobu Okuma. The Emperor of Japan in 1914 was Yoshihito (Taisho) father of Hirohito.
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Japan is located in the Northern Hemisphere. It is located in Asia.
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Tokyo is on the island of Honshu, which is the main island of the county called Japan. Japan is off the coast of China. China and Japan are both in Asia.The Japanese capital is located on Honshu Island. The name Tokyo means "east" and "capital". Japan is located in the east coast of Asia. It has 4 …
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5,583,072. Not many people live here as it is very mountainous.
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"How long does it take to fly from Japan to China?"Your question requires more detail. Remember Japan is a country with many cities; geographically Japan is in China. However an example of flight time between the two regions would be from Tokyo Japan to Bejing China which is roughly 4 hours. And the…
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Tokyo Narita to Vancouver is 8 hours 10 mins to 9 hours 00 minsVancouver to Tokyo Narita is 8 hours 50 mins to 9 hours 50 minsJapan is 17 hours ahead of VancouverGoing to Vancouver about -9 hours from when you leftGoing to Tokyo about +26 hours from when you left
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Japan joined the United Nations on the 18th of December, 1956
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The three top sports in the United states are Basketball as first because it is played by most kids on streets and in schools for gym and by adults as a hooby or profession. Number 2 would be football a very challenging sport and a sport that is really great to watch if you love seeing hard hits.
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I bought an ornamental samurai word online. I was impressed by their customer service. It was really easy, no memberships, no long procedures, and the item arrived quickly. There are other similar services, but in my research the one I used seemed to be the best value. If you want to buy a sword for…
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westerners think that japan is a place where the martial arts originatedand get the impression that sushi and other Asian delicacies were invented there.
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Historians may never cease arguing over why Canadian forces were sent to reinforce Hong Kong. In retrospect, with perfect hindsight, it certainly seems a strange decision. It was one that Churchill himself initially opposed, and it now seems clear that however many men had been sent to defend Ho…
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There are lots of businesses but I think that wealthiest one among them is the business of wholesale trade and dropshipping in Japan as it is evident from aidandtrade.com
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Japans major imports Major Imports are as follows: ships, automobiles, steel, plastics, machinery, cameras, and electornics
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Japan's CitiesThere are MANY cities in Japan. It's a country, just like the US, Russia,or Mexico! However, the most recognized cities by the average commoner would be Tokyo; and, of course Hiroshima and Nagasaki, made famous by the World War II nuclear weapon phenomenon. Another popular city is Kyo…
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Mt. Fuji is the most obvious. and kuukuato
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Before around the late 1500's (i think) there had been no western influence, any forigners caught in japan at this time was likely to have his head chopped off on the spot. Commadore Perry (American i think) and his fleet of ships arrived, the Japanese realised that the travellers had far superior t…
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my sister just came back from maui for her honeymoon and we are in PA. it was a 12 hour plane ride for them so from Arkansas it would be a little less im guessing
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The power of Singapore's defence lies in this forts, which then faces the sea. To the British, the biggest threat that Singapore faces was an attack from the sea. To them, it was impossible for the enemy to fight their way through Malaya, which they taught was hard to take over due to the whole stre…
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Lots! There are many species of animals native to Japan. Some of the ones that first come to mind are the snow monkeys, which are a type of macaque. There are other native mammals such as bears, deer, otters and minks, and small mammals like shrews, moles, mice etc... There are tons of native birds,…
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There are many animals in Japan such as bears & fish and tortoises. One famous native animal is the Japanese macaque monkey.
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9 - 10 hours a long time
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Japan was steadily on a path toward ruling the world. They felt they were the ultimate race. The sun literally rose and set on their country which ~ in their mindset ~ made them 1 step away from gods. If you read the 1st 77 pages of James Bradely's 'Flyboys'. The information he has there describes t…
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mi answeramt. fuji.Fuji Mountain
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On a nonstop flight, it should take you around 8 hours or so from Sydney or Melbourne. If Cairns of Goldcoast, maybe 7. If Perth, maybe 8.5 to 9hrs.It used to take around 10, but it got shorter due to newer planes.
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The answer is Nara, JapanRecords show Dazaifu was an administrative capital in 663 A.D before Nara became the capital,however the were many Capitals in ancient Japan. Dating records have shown that the site Yoshinogari dates to before 400 BC
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Answer For the same reason Hitler, Sadam, and Constantine and all of the others who attempted to rule the known world. Power is a narcotic that entices leaders into wanting more. Note: Hitler wanted power in WWII because his country was weak from losing WWI and Germans thought he would be a good …
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Answer Their languages are completely different for one. Chinese is a Sino-Tibetan language most famous for its use of tones to indicate lexical meaning, whereas Japanese is an Altaic language, whose origins still remain a mystery to modern linguists. The only real simularity they share languag…
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The Japanese people believed they owed an absolute duty to their emperor and in that duty believe they should lay down their lives for the success of their country. From an American perspective, they were somewhat fanatic. From their point of view, they were absolutely correct. They developed the k…
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To the Chinese it is a sign of feminine beauty, female empowerment, and overall love. To the Japanese, it is a sign of the duality of life to death since the blossom is beautiful and full of life, and then withers and dies shortly thereafter.
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DREAM is a Japanese singing group. They had three singers MAi, YU and Kana. Only one of them is still there. Now six more have joined. There song MY WILL is one of INUYASHA'S endings. They have many good songs you should check them out. Like STAY and SOLVE those are really good songs.
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Judo, Karate, Baseball and Soccer.
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Up until mid 2012, it was believed that Japan had very few natural resources. Only about a quarter of the land is suitable for agricultural purposes. Forestry is important, and about 65% of the land area is used for forestry. However, the country uses as much as it produces, with high demand for woo…
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Answer The most recent change was the move from Kyoto to Edo, which resulted in Edo being renamed Tokyo. A key reason for moving to Tokyo was that under the Tokugawa government (1603-1868), Edo had become the effective center of government and infrastructure, whereas Kyoto had not been in control…
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Hiroshima is in Japan. Hiroshima is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu, the largest island of Japan.
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Japan (日本 Nihon or Nippon ? , officially 日本国 Nippon-koku (help·info) or Nihon-koku) is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of China, Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea in the south. The char…
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Bad Idea Yes you can but, the cost associated with importing a non compliant vehicle into the U.S. can be staggering. Look at the link below. But if the country your importing it to doesnt happen to be America you may be able to. You need to check your country's import laws. In essence you c…
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Japan is a part of an island chain in the Pacific ocean. Japan is full of thick forestry , some dessert plants as well as tropical plant species.
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They are both Asian countries. They are both very strong economies, and export many commodities to the world. China and Japan have almost the same written language. They also have similar forms of architecture. They both drink green tea. They both also use wet-rice farming. They both eat ramen, whi…
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Japan was largely unaffected by European imperialism. For centuries they maintained a very isolationist policy and had almost no contact with the opposite world. They never came under the rule of any Western power. Beginning in the 1800's though they, of their own accord, began allowing in Western i…
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The peacock in Japanese culture represents several different things such as caring for others, good will, and compassion. It also symbolizes love and nurturing.
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MUST SEE NEW YORK CITY Ground Zero Stock Exchange Wall Street Trinity Church Staten Island Ferry Ellis Island Statue of Liberty Chinatown Little Italy Washington Square Empire State Building 42nd Street Times Square Grand Central Station Chrysler Building United Nations Rockefeller Plaza Radio Ci…
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Miroku Firearms Web Site http://www.miroku-jp.com/gun/
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A typical flight from California to Japan takes about 10 to 11 hours.
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Mt Fuji is a volcano. Mt fuji was formed due to an explosion which made a hole in the shape of a cone which mt fuji.
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As of January 2010, Japan's Prime Minister is Yukio Hatoyama. The current Emperor of Japan is Emperor Akihito. The current Prime Minister is Naoto Kan (July 2010).
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Around 500 BCE.
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Valentine's Day Valentine's Day is celebrated in Asia, or more specifically Japan and Korea, as a day on which women, and less commonly men, give candy, chocolate or flowers to people they like. Those who work in offices end up giving chocolates to all their male co-workers. This chocolate is kno…
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Graduate in what? Each level of schooling has requirements particular to itself. Such levels might include, elementary education, secondary school, college undergraduate and graduate study, diplomas and certificates etc.
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According to the United Nations World Populations Prospects Report, in 2010, Japan's population density was 337.4 people per square mile. It should be noted that 80% of Japan is considered uninhabitable.
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Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in an attempt to immobilize the US Pacific fleet so that we would be unable to interfere with Japan's plans to invade Southeast Asia. They also hoped it would intimidate and destroy the morale of the American people.
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Buddhism and industrialism are both major influences on Japan's culture. Animated television series in a variety of genres are popular in Japan.
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there are many blacks (African-American) born in japan on the us military bases (not considered japan for citizenship) and at Japanese civilian hospitals to American couples if an African-American and a Japanese have a child in a Japanese hospital and if the American has a working, student, permane…
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Answer DISTANCE FROM NEW YORK,NY,US TO TOKYO,JP 6762 MI/10882 KM, Traveling at 600mph would put you at your destination with in 12hours.
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It depends on the time of year and the latitude. Most of the time South America would be first because it lies much farther east than North America. However, in the middle of North American summer at high latitudes, North America is first. On June 21, St.John's Newfoundland (eastmost city in North…
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In Japan, feudalism seemed to have a greater negative affect on its culture.
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The Great Depression DID hit the Japan hard. the great depression devastated an economy still heavily dependent on export earnings for financing imports of essential fuel and raw materials- from my AP world history book.
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Yes, the United States.If one defines as an "ally" someone they have consistently lied to, attacked, sought to best and destroy their national banks, companies and the country itself as well as the rest of the world the answer would be yes. However, that does not qualify as either an "ally" "friend"…
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Japan has never had a Fascist ruler or government. Japan was militarily aligned with Fascist Germany and Italy during WW2 as a part of the AXIS alliance.
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There was a time period when Japan made most of the things. I believe it was after WWI before WWII. There were a lot of political cartoons about it. Hong Kong has also been known for making boats, watches and clothing. However, all of these has been disappeared in the late 90s.
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Axis Powers - Germany, France, and Japan
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Mount Fuji is the tallest peak in Japan.
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Japan offers a great deal of electronics it is true but they also export many things like cars, building machinery and precious metals it exports cars, computers, food products, electronic devices and more Japan's main exports are transportation equipment, motor vehicles, electronics, electrical …
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The United Kingdom has been a Parliamentary Monarchy for centuries.
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On Monday, August 6, 1945, at 8:15 a.m., the Atomic Bomb "Little Boy" was dropped on Hiroshima by an American B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay.
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Answer In order for exports to be competitive Japan has actively engaged in the FX markets to keep a low exchange rate. It does this buy increasing the supply of Yen on the market which depreciates the price. However because Japan keeps a stable trade surplus and is seen as a safe economy both s…
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Yes. The only autos not coverd under the seat belt laws are the ones built so long ago that they were not installed at the factory.yes you need seat belts in the jeep however Because of the year of your vehicle you are only required to have what would have normally been installed by the factory in 1…
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An increase in manufacturing
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Traditional Japanese homes are made of wood and supported by wooden pillars, but today's homes usually have Western-style rooms with wooden flooring and are often constructed with steel pillars. More and more families in urban areas, moreover, live in large, ferroconcrete apartment buildings. T…
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negligible mineral resources, fish
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Japan has the type of government like Canada and Britain which is the parliamentary system. Unlike French and America, they donÕt elect their president directly. The prime minister leads the cabinet of minister of the country.
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The Sea of Japan
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For the most part, citizens of Japan think Russia is fine. They have no qualms with Russia. However, Russian culture and Japan culture are very different.
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What are the major exports of Japan?
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it is the second biggest island in japan
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The population of Japan (proper) is about 128 million, which is the figure from the census of 2010. However, a lower estimate of about 126.6 million was promulgated in 2012. This does not mean that the population decreased, but that different figures were used in the computation. The Japanese offi…
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You cant be sure- but there are a good amount of American teachers over there trying to teach the Japanese : English. It's hard for the Japanese to catch on because when we talk- which is what they call western- we usually interupt each other when someone's talking. Dont lie. You know you might ^-^.…
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Most Japanese are atheists. They used to worship their emperor, but that ended after they lost the War. Still in use are Shinto, Buddhism and Confucianism with some Taoists and a smattering of Christians. The first four are not mutually exclusive, so you could say the largest faith is "cafeterianism…
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