How can you get to Japan?
Assuming one has a valid passport, by airplane or, from South Korea or China, by boat. If you have a time machine, you might be able to arrange having been born there, but other uses for such a machine might be preferable.
The Enola Gay an American plane dropped two Atomic Bombs the first one on the 6th of August on Hiroshima, then the second on Nagasaki three days later.
It is an island country (made up of four large islands and nearly 7000 smaller ones) off the eastern coast of Asia. It stretches from Russia in the north to Taiwan in the south. The flag consists of a red circle on a white field and represents the rising sun. The capital is Tokyo.
There are a large variety of ways of getting to Japan depending on your location. The most common way is by air or flying. But ferries, or even Cruises can get you their depending where you are.
The English word for Japan came to the West via early trade routes. The early Mandarin or possibly Wu Chinese (å³èª) word for Japan was recorded by Marco Polo as Cipangu. In modern Shanghainese, a Wu dialect, the pronunciation of characters æ¥æ¬ 'Japan' is Zeppen [zÉÊpÉn]. T…he old Malay word for Japan, Jepang, was borrowed from a Chinese language - Jih'pen'kuo, and this Malay word was encountered by Portuguese traders in Malacca in the 16th century. Portuguese traders were the first to bring the word to Europe. Japan is called that because someone misunderstood the Japanese word for Japan and used that as the English word for Japan. (MORE)
Japan has a breif thing it is known for making toys and other products that we use in America!
It is on the cusp of the North American, Eurasian and Philippine plates. That is why there is so much tectonic activity there.
Most of today's people weren't born during those times to be at war with Japan.
In the Meiji period that started in 1868. Before this year, Japan had really closed borders, they didn't have relations with anyone but with the beginning of the Meiji period they reopened their borders to foreign countries who brought industrialization to Japan.
I think Japan is an awesome place because it's the game, computer and comic book capital of the world but there are also a lot of girls in mini skirts! Japan is a beautiful island nation full of energy culture and antiquity. The temples are breathtaking, especially in Kyoto. Japan will transport you… to another place in time. The food is amazing, the transportation is flawless, and crime is low. I love Japan. (MORE)
they like us are home to video games and play them very often like america does
Japan was never a colony, and was never conquered; until two Atom Bombs were used.
answer: . Periods of Japanese history are classified by shoguns :. Shogunate: (names and dates refer to families) . Minamoto family and their successors with their capitol at Kamakura (1192-13233) . Ashikaga with their capital at Kyoto (1338-1597) . Tokugawa (aka Edo) with their capital at Ye…do, later Tokyo) (1603-1867. . Modern era . Meiji restoration: beginning of modern Japan (1867-1912) . Japanese history is also defined by historical periods: . Early Historical Period . Asuka/Nara Period 550 BE - 794 AD . Heian Period 794 - 1185 . Medieval Period . Kamakura Period 1185 - 1333 . Moromachi Period 1333 - 15658 . Early Modern Period . Momoyama Period 1568 - 1600 . Edo (Tokugawa) 1600 - 1868 . early-Edo . Kan'ei 1624-44 . Meiriki 1655-58 . Manji 1658-61 . Kanbun 1661-73 . Enpo 1673-81 . Tenna 1681-84 . Jokyo 1684-88 . Mid-Edo . Genroku 1688-1704 . Shotoku 1711-1715 . Kyoho 1716-1736 . Horeki 1751-1764 . Meiwa 1764-1772 . An'ei 1772-1781 . Tenmei 1781-1789 . Late-Edo . Kansei 1789-1801 . Bunka 1804-1818 . Tenpo 1830-1844 . Modern Period: . Meiji Restoration 1868-1912 (MORE)
Yes. It is very mountainous, and has a few. One, for example, is at Kiyomizudera , otherwise known as the 'Water Temple'. It is based entirely around a small waterfall.
Japan's name in America is Japan. In Japan, it is called Nippon or Nihon (æ¥æ¬). Officially it is called (æ¥æ¬å½ Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku. This means the country where the sun rises.
Japan means land of the rising sun and that the Japanese flag (the red circle in the middle of the flag) is the sun.
Japan was industrialized by a series of events called MeijiRestoration that restored imperial power. Japan went through rapidmodernization with many industries built such as ship yards,spinning mills and iron smelters.
Conventional bombing began with long-range B-29's in 1944, from islands such as Tinian and Okinawa, and fire-bombing of the major Japanese cities caused major devastation. Nonetheless, the Japanese leaders refused to capitulate. However, atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Augus…t 6 and August 9, 1945) and within a few days, Japan surrendered unconditionally. (MORE)
Not very far. This was not the question that was meant to be asked. (good alternates have been removed)
Japan has Japanese Alps, and not all of Japan has mountains. Nearly 70% of Japan is covered in mountains and volcanoes. Japan consists of 6,852 islands, and non-volcanic islands (such as coral islands) are very flat.
Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, People's Republic of 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.
for one, Japan signed a treaty not to have a standing military. they agreed to this so that America would not drop any more nukes on their civilians.
Long ago, the Japanese had different names for each of their islands within the archipelago. Completely different names from what we now call them. The main island (now called Honshu) represented entire Japan, and long ago was called Yamato. Later on in history, the Japanese referred to their count…ry as æ¥æ¬ "Nihon" or "Nippon". This name was derived from two kanji characters (characters the Japanese borrowed from China). The first one means "sun", and the other "origin" or "truth". "Origin of the Sun" is the meaning behind Nihon. Thus the phrase "Land of the Rising Sun" comes from as well. With all of that said, The English term "Japan" came from early western trading. When Marco Polo explored asia, he took note of Nihon and wrote it in his book "The description of the World". Not knowing the Japanese pronounciation for the two kanji characters, he referred to the Mandarin Chinese pronounciation for æ¥æ¬, which is quite different from Japanese. The Chinese pronounced the two kanji as "Cipan" or "Cipangu". The Malay word for Japan was borrowed from the Chinese and was pronounced as "Jepang", and it is believed that Portugese traders who visited Malacca were the first to bring this word to Europe. "Giapan" was the first recorded English form back in 1577. And from there, it is obvious to see how "Japan" become the ending product of a constant evolution from exploration times. (MORE)
Japanese have 3 different styles of writing: Hiragana (Native Japanese) Katakana (Foreign things) and Kanji (Chinese style of writing) Hiragana and Katakana both have alphabets that use characters that represent specific sounds. Kanji uses characters to represent entire words. æ¥æ¬ is the Ka…nji version. ã« ã»ã is how to write it in Hiragana. And though you would never use it, this is how you would write it in Katakana: ããã³. The Romanized version of this would translate to Nihon. There is a new type called Romaji. Romaji is just the pronunciation of a Japanese word. (MORE)
The Japanese flag has the red circle, and that represents the sun. Japan literally gets sunlight the fastest (International Date Line), so the circle means that Japan "meets" the sun the earliest.
Do you really want the truth? Well, this is the real answer but no one will believe you if you tell them this. Japan has all the power in the world!! Crazy huh? But true. (fyi don't listen to me. I am only a 6 year old)
Japan's name is Japan because it means Nihon in Japanese which means 'the land of the rising sun'.
Japan does indeed have a wildlife like most countries it has bears, birds and even monkeys.
It's east sea from Korea. There is Korean protectors in the island called dokdo and it is the island that decide whose sea it is. Historically it is Korean sea
out in the ocean, the tectoic plates submerge under another. this causes and earthquake. when an earthquake occurs it makes a wave. once this wave reaches land it creates a tsunami. because japan is an island it is surrounded by ocean all around its border
While most people wear Western style clothing (read jeans and tshirt/dresses/tuxedos, depending on the occasion) some people still wear kimonos, especially for formal ceremonies and festivals.
Yes, there are a lot of zoos in Japan. It is a popular place for people to visit.
Japanese Alps Yes, there are the Northern Japan Alps, the Central Japan Alps, and the Southern Japan Alps, all on Japan's main island of Honshu. There are also beautiful peaks on the northern island of Hokkaido, the southern island of Kyushu, and throughout Japan. Over the past 2 decades I've man…aged to climb the 25 highest mountains in Japan. With the exception of Mt. Fuji (å¯å£«å±±), the highest mountain in Japan, & Mt. Ontake-san (å¾¡å¶½å±±) which are independent peaks, all of the nation's 25 highest peaks are in the Northern, Central, or Southern Japan Alps mountain ranges, with 12 in the north, 10 in the south, and only 1 in the Central Alps. Pls. refer to the "Highest Mountains in Japan" & Google Map links below for more info. (MORE)
I think that is the name of person. His name were Matuo Basho. He lived about 200years ago. He were making Haiku.
In Japan you eat with chopsticks, instead of forks and spoons. But if you ask, they can get you forks and spoons too. So anywhere you go in Japan, you can still use forks and spoons.
The first signs of occupation in the Japanese isles were a Paleolithic culture around 30,000 BC.
they've made clothes and toys so thats how they get more money then the usa
Flying or by ship. It's faster and easier to fly than it is to travel by boat.
Fantage Japan was originally made for kids in Japan but then we, american kids, started playing on it. Unfortunately, some of us werent just playing it. People were hacking it because you could buy anything you wanted on it without a membership. Fantage & Nexon made it so only people in Japan can pl…ay it. I think Fantage Japan got cancelled sometime during the end of 2011. Thanks for reading! ~ Kristy (: (MORE)
No. It is just like the English Channel is not part of England. It lies beneath it but it is not actually owned by them. They share a partnership with France (secretly)
It takes 6 hours by bullet train (plus another hour to get you from Narita airport into central Tokyo) pand will run you about $250 each way. You can also fly to Hiroshima and then take the train from there, which will significantly reduce the time but won't be cheaper since no discount airlines ser…ve Hiroshima (only the very expensive ANA and JAL). One option might be to take a discount flight to Fukuoka on Skymark Airlines and then backtrack by train to Iwakuni. (MORE)
Japan is by China, the coasts of North Korea and South Korea and next to the sea of Japan.
Japan, like most countries, only has one capital. This capital is Tokyo and it was not hit by itself, but rather a tsunami, which I assume is what this question actually meant to say.
You can visit the manga drawing museum, keep an eye open for their latest fashions, and do many other things.
japan is in the first world and is in Asia Tokyo is the capital of japan
It's like a million and 64 miles away JAPAN IS NOT FAR FROM JAPAN, in fact that is where it is.
Japan has been known historically as either the land of the Rising Sun, or the House of the Rising Sun- which could refer to the ruling family, or their palace. Both titles are correct. Also a popular song by the Animals and later Frijid Pink-love that hot rod or is it X-craft run-up 25-50- 75- slig…ht slip- FULL! (MORE)
1. Say no (Refuse anything indirectly) 2. Talk about Politics 3. Talk loudly 4. Talk about Japanese history from the 1900s-1945 5. Not being polite to every single person you meet 6. Saying anything that could potentially be offensive 7. Directly tell a person what you're thinking.
Japan is an island that is located in Asia. The population of Japanis an estimated 126 million people.
Japan began manufacturing goods for export not long after it becameindustrialized in the late 1800s, and in the early 20th century itwas known for its low-cost, often low-quality goods such as toys."Made in Japan" used to have a negative connotation. But after theU.S. Occupation of Japan (1945-1952)…, when companies like the automanufacturers (Toyota and Honda, for instance) were helped bywestern experts on manufacturing concepts, the quality of country'sindustrial output improved. By the 1960s, American militarypersonnel took advantage of the low exchange rate of yen to returnhome with high fidelity audio and camera equipment, which waspraised for its high quality. By the early 1980s, Japaneseautomobiles had overtaken American brands as consumer favoritesbecause of their price and quality. Toyota remains one of the mostpopular auto brand in the world today, and Japan's largest company. (MORE)
I visited Japan tens of times and I realy like Japan for the following main features: . beautiful country and having clean environment . the Japanese are straightforward, honest, loyal to their employers, and they like work. . having very efficient public transport . their popular kinds of foo…d is very healthy . very polite and they welcome their guests and foreigners. . they have very strong economics and financial system (MORE)