What is the name of the sea that separates Japan from the rest of mainland Asia?
The Sea of Japan
The sun rises in the east, and Japan (being east of China) was given that name by the Chinese. The Japanese word for Japan is Nihon / Nippon. The written characters, originally from Chinese, mean "sun-origin" and referred to Japan's location east of mainland Asia, in the direction of the rising sun.
What is the name of the large body of water separating North and South America from Europe and Asia?
Japan is indeed apart of Asia although it is referred to as a island nation since it is not connected to the mainland but overall it is apart of Asia. Japan is located in the Pacific Ocean and lies to the east of the Sea of Japan,China,North Korea,South Korea, and Russia. Stretching from the Sea of Okhostk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. Japan is also an archipelago…