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  • 1. Our team members are: We are going to tell you more about this exciting country - JAPAN Michele Holly Allen
  • 2. JAPAN
  • 3. About Japan
    • Capital: Tokyo
    • Official Language: Japanese
    • Population: 127,433,494
    • Currency: Yen (¥)
    • Calling Code: +81
  • 4. Major Cities City Prefecture Population 1 Tokyo Tokyo 8,535,792 2 Yokohama Kanagawa 3,602,758 3 Osaka Osaka 2,635,420 4 Nagoya Aichi 2,223,148 5 Sapporo Hokkaidō 1,888,953 6 Kobe Hyōgo 1,528,687 7 Kyoto Kyoto 1,472,511 8 Fukuoka Fukuoka 1,414,417 9 Kawasaki Kanagawa 1,342,262 10 Saitama Saitama 1,182,744
  • 5. Major Cities - Tokyo
  • 6. Major Cities - Osaka
  • 7. Major Cities - Kobe
  • 8. Major Cities - Kyoto Osaka
  • 9. Major Cities - Sapporo Osaka
  • 10. Japan Railways
    • Japan Railways (JR)
    • The best way to travel in Japan
    • Shinkansen/ Bullet Train
    • Japan’s high speed train (bullet train)
    • Night Trains
    • About Japanese sleeper trains
  • 11. Japan Railways Route
  • 12. Japanese Fashion
    • Japanese fashion including:
    • Japanese street fashion
    • Japanese fashion (Tokyo)
    • Kogal (Japanese fashion)
    • Traditional Japanese fashion (kimono)
  • 13. Harajuku
    • Harajuku Tokyo is a major fashion and shopping region, famous for its Harajuku Girls.
  • 14. Kogal
    • Kogals are known for wearing platform boots,
    • a miniskirt, copious amounts of makeup, hair
    • coloring (usually blonde or brown), artificial
    • suntans, and designer accessories .
  • 15. Ganguro kogal
    • The basic look consists of bleached hair, a
    • deep tan, both black and white eyeliners,
    • false eyelashes, platform shoes (usually
    • sandals or boots), and brightly colored outfits.
  • 16. Kimono
    • Meaning “clothing” in Japanese
    • National costume of Japan
  • 17. Kimono
    • To wear a kimono, wrap the right side of the
    • kimono over the body , then overlap it with the
    • left side. Right on top of the left is only used
    • to dress a corpse for burial.
  • 18. Shinto shrines
    • Shinto (the way of the gods) is the indigenous
    • faith of the Japanese people and as old as
    • Japan herself. It remains Japan’s religion
    • besides Buddhism.
  • 19. Shinto shrines Torii Komainu Purification through Main and Offering hall Stage Ema
  • 20. Cherry Blossoms
    • The cherry blossom (sakura) is Japan's unofficial national
    • flower. It has been celebrated for many centuries and takes
    • a very prominent position in Japanese culture.
  • 21. Cherry Blossoms
    • When do they bloom?
    • The most important factor that determines the blooming time of cherry trees is the geographical location. Basically, the milder the climate, the earlier the blossoms open.
  • 22. Sumo Wrestling
    • The Japanese consider sumo a modern
    • Japanese martial art, even though the sport
    • has a history spanning many centuries.
  • 23. Winning a sumo bout
    • The winner of a sumo bout is mainly determined by two rules:
    • 1. The first person to touch the ground with any part of his body other than the soles of his feet loses.
    • 2. The first person to be pushed out of the ring loses.
  • 24. Geisha
    • The word Geisha means "artist" in Japanese.
    • Geisha are traditional, female Japanese
    • entertainers, whose skills include performing
    • various Japanese arts, such as classical music
    • and dance.
  • 25. Geisha
    • A successful geisha must demonstrate beauty,
    • grace, artistic talent, charm, impeccable
    • etiquette, and refinement.
  • 26. Traditional Dishes of Japan
  • 27. Sukiyaki
    • Sukiyaki is prepared right at the table by
    • cooking thinly sliced beef together with
    • vegetables, tofu and vermicelli.
  • 28. Sushi
    • Sushi is a small piece of raw seafood placed
    • on a ball of vinegared rice. The most common
    • ingredients are tuna, squid and prawns.
    • Cucumber, pickled radish and sweet egg
    • omelet are also served.
  • 29. Tempura
    • Tempura is food deep-fried in vegetable oil
    • after being coated with a mixture of egg,
    • water and wheat flour. Among the ingredients
    • used are prawns, fish in season and
    • vegetables.
  • 30. Sashimi
    • Sashimi is sliced raw
    • fish eaten with soy
    • sauce.
  • 31. Shabu-shabu
    • Shabu-shabu is tender, thin slices of beef held with chopsticks and swished around in a pot of boiling water, then dipped in sauce before being eaten.
  • 32. The end
    • Japan is an exciting and funky country, you
    • should go to visit sometime.
    • Thank you for your time today!

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