What is Japan famous for?
The country of Japan is famous for it's advances in technology (they are more high-tech and futuristic than many other countries) and miniaturization.
It is also famous for it's food, as well as it's cultural traditions. It is widely known as "The Land of the Rising Sun".
It gained the world's attentions and sympathies when the March 2011 earthquake and resulting tsunami wreaked havoc on Japan's Honshu Island, killing thousands of people.
See lots more fascinating information about Japan at the related CIA World Factbook page, listed below: