Japan

Japan /dʒəˈpæn/ (Japanese: 日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 About this sound Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku, literally "[the] State of Japan") is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, 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. The characters that make up Japan's name mean "sun-origin", which is why Japan is sometimes referred to as the "Land of the Rising Sun".Japan is an archipelago of 6,852 islands. The four largest islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku, which together comprise about ninety-seven percent of Japan's land area.
Posts about Japan
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse Takes Place Many Years After DBZ Timeline

    … and restore history. There is a strong indication too that the Dragon Ball Xenoverse timeline also takes place after the events from Dragon Ball GT too. We know that Super Saiyan 4 Goku is in the game as well as Super Android 17. The Jump Festa in Japan is happening this weekend so hopefully some more details about the game are shared very soon. The game is playable at the event for attendees, so a new gameplay trailer is to be expected. …

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  • Theatrhythm Dragon Quest Trailer - Tickle some ivories with your ol' pal Slime

    … is a super nice touch. Take a gander below: No word if this one will make its way across the pond, but man, I really hope so. Dragon Quest has had a rough go of things in western territories in recent years, but maybe a Theatrhythm title to celebrate the entirety of the series could help change all of that. Please, Square Enix? Theatrhythm Dragon Quest for Nintendo 3DS comes out in Japan on March 26, 2015. Share this post: …

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  • Check Out Final Fantasy XIV's New Race, Raid, and Jobs

    … the in game items available for a lower price. Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am. To contact the author of this post, write to BiggestinJapan@gmail.com or find him on Twitter @BiggestinJapan. …

    Richard Eisenbeis/ Kotaku- 2 readers -
  • Theatrhythm Dragon Quest debut trailer

    … Square Enix has released the debut trailer for Theatrhythm Dragon Quest, its newly announced latest entry in the Theatrhythm rhythm game series featuring the music and characters of Dragon Quest. The game is due out for 3DS in Japan on March 26. Watch the trailer below. Read Theatrhythm Dragon Quest debut trailer in full on Gematsu. …

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  • SEGA’s Jump Festa 2015 lineup

    … SEGA’s Jump Festa 2015 lineup Posted under 3DS, News December 19, 2014 by Brian (@NE_Brian) SEGA’s lineup for this year’s Jump Festa is in. The company has Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX, Phantasy Star Nova, and Shining Resonance on display. Those who stop by SEGA’s booth and play the games will receive special gifts – like the Hatsune Miku…

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  • Dragon Quest Heroes second trailer

    … Quest VIII‘s Yangus an Jessica, and Dragon Quest VI‘s Terry, as well as a powerful new enemy. The Omega Force-developed action RPG is due out for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in Japan on February 26. Watch the trailer below. …

    Sal Romano/ Gematsu- 2 readers -
  • Happy Holidays from Supergiant!

    … in that relatively quiet period where we’re putting our heads together figuring out what’s next. We’re keeping busy in the mean time! Just this month we announced Bastion’s coming to PlayStation 4 and Vita, and Transistor for PS4 will soon be available on PSN in Japan, come January 8. Plus, we just moved to a new space in San Francisco that’s a better fit for us…

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  • The most perfect eShop icon ⊟ This is one of the Animal Crossing...

    … The most perfect eShop icon ⊟ This is one of the Animal Crossing badges you can win from Collectible Badge Center's crane game and decorate your 3DS home menu with. The eShop app is only available in Japan right now — please bring it here soon, Nintendo of America! Credit to @FarmboyinJapan for the pic. CHECK OUT Tiny Cartridge's Holiday Gift Guide Source twitter.com …

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  • That lil Bulbasaur! Pokémon Center has the adorable Red Nendoroid

    … 7 minutes ago - 6:00 PM on 12.19.2014 We last spoke about Good Smile Company's Red Nendoroid months ago, which is just too dang long. The figure has since released in Japan, and the US Pokémon Center now has it in stock. For $49.99, the set comes with the iconic trainer, plus Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle. There are also swappable expressions and items like a backpack, Pokédex, and Master Ball. Forget about amiibo for a second and gaze deep into this image. Life is good. [Via Tiny Cartridge] …

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  • Three minutes of Etrian Mystery Dungeon ⊟ Along with brief...

    …Three minutes of Etrian Mystery Dungeon ⊟ Along with brief previews of various classes (Swordman, Paladin, Gunner, Rune Master, Medic, Dancer, Curse Maker, Shinobi, Prince/Princess, and Wanderer), the 3DS game’s new trailer shows off Etrian Odyssey-style town menus, DOE (Dungeon on Enemy?) minibosses, and a bonus CD for Japan. Etrian Mystery Dungeon will release in North America next spring! BUY Etrian Mystery Dungeon, Tiny Cartridge's Holiday Gift Guide …

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