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[[caption-width-right:330:The [[{{Kaiju}} Kaijus']] favorite playground.]]
All the things you wanted to know about Japan, but were afraid to ask.

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!!!Settings and UsefulNotes related to Japan

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[[folder: Religion]]
* UsefulNotes/{{Buddhism}}
* JapaneseChristian
* JapaneseMythology
* UsefulNotes/{{Onmyodo}}
* UsefulNotes/{{Shinto}}
* SubculturesInJapan
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[[folder: Military]]
* EveryJapaneseSwordIsAKatana: Information about Japanese weapons.
** UsefulNotes/KaijuDefenseForce: Japan Self-Defense Force
* UsefulNotes/KatanasOfTheRisingSun: (Imperial Japanese Armed Forces)
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[[folder: Politics]]
* UsefulNotes/JapaneseEducationSystem
** UsefulNotes/JapanesePoliticalSystem
* UsefulNotes/{{JAXA}} (Japan's space program)
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[[folder: Geography]]
* UsefulNotes/TheFortySevenPrefectures
** UsefulNotes/{{Tokyo}}
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[[folder: History]]
* UsefulNotes/FirstSinoJapaneseWar
* UsefulNotes/ImperialJapan
* UsefulNotes/MeijiRestoration
* UsefulNotes/RussoJapaneseWar
* UsefulNotes/SecondSinoJapaneseWar
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[[folder: Culture and Customs]]
* UsefulNotes/HairColorInJapan
* UsefulNotes/InsideShoes
* JapaneseArchitecture
* UsefulNotes/JapaneseHolidays
** UsefulNotes/ChristmasInJapan
** {{Tanabata}}
* UsefulNotes/{{Kawaisa}}
* {{Kendo}}
* UsefulNotes/{{Kimono}}
* UsefulNotes/LolitaFashion
* SubculturesInJapan
* UsefulNotes/TeaAndTeaCulture
* WeddingsInJapan
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[[folder: Language]]
* UsefulNotes/JapaneseLanguage
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!!Works and Tropes from Japan
+ JapaneseMedia
+ JapaneseMediaTropes
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[[folder: The Japanese flag ]]

http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/japan_flag_5492.png
->Also known as the ''Hinomaru'' ("[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Disc of the Sun]]"), the red disc on a white field has long been a symbol of the nation since the feudal era, playing on the AlternateCharacterReading of Japan's name (日本), which can mean "sun-origin" or "sunrise".
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