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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/

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