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Japan Presentation
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Japan Presentation
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Japan Presentation
Japan Presentation
Japan Presentation
Japan Presentation
Japan Presentation
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    • 1. Japan<br />Gambatte!<br />Kris Nolt<br />October 2009<br />
    • 2. Geography &amp; Currency<br />68th Largest Landmass<br />127,078,679 People (11th)<br />3rd Largest Economy<br />708.3 Billion Imports (5th)<br />Yen<br />
    • 3. Government<br />Parliamentary<br />Constitutional Monarchy<br />Emperor<br />Prime Minister<br />Judicial and Legislative (Diet)<br />
    • 4. Religion<br />Shintoism 83.9%<br />Life on This Planet<br />Buddhism 71.4%<br />Lifestyle<br />Zen<br />
    • 5. Food and Drink<br />Rice Based<br />Sushi<br />Modernizing<br />Sake<br />Soy Milk<br />
    • 6. Culture<br />Respect<br />Bowing<br />Indoor Shoes<br />Conformity<br />
    • 7. Mainstream Sports Of Japan<br />
    • 8. Underground Sports Of Japan<br />
    • 9. Soccer and Baseball<br />Baseball<br />29,946 Attendance<br />Soccer<br />19,278 Attendance<br />
    • 10. Sport Structure<br />Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)<br />Promote Health<br />Enhance Physical Education<br />Lifelong Sports Society<br />International Competitiveness<br />
    • 11. Sumo<br />Wrestling<br />Dohyo<br />Myth<br />1,500 Years Ago<br />6 Tournaments<br />Rankings<br />
    • 12. Little League Baseball<br />Little League<br />Ages 9-12 <br />300 Leagues<br />12 Districts<br />Little League World Series<br />6 Titles<br />
    • 13. High School Baseball<br /> Very Popular<br />2 Tournaments<br />4,000 Teams<br />TV Broadcast<br />1 Million Fans<br />
    • 14. Collegiate Baseball<br />Big 6<br />Division System<br />Tournaments<br />
    • 15. Professional Baseball<br /> Nippon<br />Pacific<br />Central<br />Farm League<br />Eastern<br />Western<br />Yomiuri Giants<br />Tokyo Stadium<br />Nagashima Shigeo<br />Japanese Players in MLB<br />
    • 16. Media Coverage<br />Baseball, Baseball, Baseball<br />Worldwide View<br />High-Tech<br />
    • 17. Opinion<br />Passion<br />Healthy Lifestyle<br />Tradition<br />Olympic Problem<br />Pro Sport Growth<br />
    • 18. Summary<br />Conservative and Conformist<br />MEXT<br />Baseball<br />Soccer<br />Sumo<br />
    • 19. References 1<br />Pictures courtesy of Google Image Search.<br />A Country Study: Japan. (2009, May 7). Retrieved October 4, 2009, from The Library of Congress: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/jptoc.html<br />Allen, J. (n.d.). Jim Allen&apos;s Baseball Page. Retrieved October 4, 2009, from http://www2.gol.com/users/jallen/jimball.html<br />Baseball: America&apos;s Most Successful Export To Japan. (2009, January 9). Retrieved October 4, 2009, from Web Japan: http://web-japan.org/factsheet/pdf/13Baseball.pdf<br />Baseball: Attendance growing in both CL and PL+. (2009, August 27). Retrieved October 4, 2009, from Breitbart: http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9ABO6CG0&amp;show_article=1<br />Beginner&apos;s Guide Of Sumo. (2009). Retrieved October 4, 2009, from Grand Sumo Home Page: http://sumo.goo.ne.jp/eng/ozumo_joho_kyoku/shiru/kiso_chishiki/beginners_guide/origin.html<br />Japan. (2009, September 24). Retrieved October 4, 2009, from The World Factbook: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ja.html<br /> <br />
    • 20. References 2<br />Japanese Food and Drink. (2005). Retrieved October 4, 2009, from bite-Japan: http://www.bite-japan.com/eng/food-e.html<br />Japanese Food Culture. (2008, December 18). Retrieved October 4, 2009, from Web Japan: http://web-japan.org/factsheet/pdf/46JapFoodCulture.pdf<br />Japanese Region Little League Tournament Historical Results. (2009). Retrieved October 4, 2009, from http://www.unpage.org/japan/jn-body.htm<br />Match Attendances by Club in 2008. (2009, May 21). Retrieved October 4, 2009, from J-League: http://www.j-league.or.jp/eng/data/2009/01-02.pdf<br />Shigeo Nagashima. (2009). Retrieved October 4, 2009, from JapaneseBaseball: http://japanesebaseball.com/players/player.jsp?PlayerID=412<br />Sports and Youth. (n.d.). Retrieved October 4, 2009, from http://www.mext.go.jp/english/sports/index.htm<br />Sports: Promoting Health for People. (2009, January 6). Retrieved October 4, 2009, from Web Japan: http://web-japan.org/factsheet/pdf/12Sports.pdf<br />Sumo: Traditional ceremonial beauty and strength. (2006, November 24). Retrieved October 4, 2009, from Web Japan: http://web-japan.org/factsheet/pdf/15Sumo.pdf<br />Wright, T. (2008, May 27). 10 Japanese Customs You Must Know Before a Trip To Japan. Retrieved October 4, 2009, from MatadorAbroad: http://matadorabroad.com/10-japanese-customs-you-must-know-before-a-trip-to-japan/<br />

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