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