JapanThe Land of the Rising Sun<br />日本国 <br />日本国 <br />
General Overview of Japan<br />National Name: Nippon or Nihon (日本) <br />Government: Constitutional Monarchy<br />        ...
Who is this Group?<br />Japanese<br />Very homogenous culture<br />Edo-period – Tokugawa era<br />Ainu people<br />Indigen...
Ethnic Groups in Japan<br />Japanese – 98.7%<br />Other 1.3%<br />
Attraction<br />Tokyo Imperial Palace<br />Yasukuni Shrine<br />
Other attractions<br />Edo-Tokyo Museum<br />Akihabara<br />Senso-ji Temple<br />Mount Fuji<br />
Culture<br />Crafts<br />Ikebana<br />Origami<br />Performances<br />Kabuki<br />Bunraku<br />Traditions<br />Tea Ceremony...
Religion<br />Buddhism<br />Shintoism<br />Syncretism<br />
Language<br />Kanji<br />Hiragana<br />Katakana<br />Foreign influences<br />
Special Events<br />Oshougatsu<br />Hinamatsuri<br />Tango no sekku<br />Tanabata<br />Ohanami<br />Matsuri<br />
Education<br />Hoikuen/Youchien<br />Daycare/Kindergarten<br /> 6 years and down<br />Shougakkou<br />Lower compulsory<br ...
Sports & Recreation<br />Sumo<br />Budou<br />Kendou<br />Judou<br />Aikidou<br />Baseball<br />Soccer<br />Marathon<br />
Food<br />Typical cuisine<br />Combination of rice/noodles, soup, and 3 okazu<br />Okazu – fish, meat, vegetables, tofu<br...
Food continued<br />Sushi/Sashimi<br />Tempura<br />Yakiniku<br />Soba/Udon<br />Donburi mono<br />Tendon<br />Katsudon<br...
Japanese Clothing<br />                           <<Kimono.<br />Yukata>><br />Zori>><br />
Famous People<br />Ibuka Masaru<br />Toyoda Kiichiro<br />Suzuki Ichiro & Nakata Hidetoshi<br />Kobayashi Takeru<br />
Thank You…. Arigatou gozaimashita<br />Surabhi Agarwal<br />
Bibliography<br /> “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan<br /> History<br /> Government and politics<br /> Foreign relations...
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  1. 1. JapanThe Land of the Rising Sun<br />日本国 <br />日本国 <br />
  2. 2. General Overview of Japan<br />National Name: Nippon or Nihon (日本) <br />Government: Constitutional Monarchy<br /> Emperor Akihito<br /> Prime Minister Fukuda Yasuo<br />Land Area: 377,873 km^2<br />Population: 127,433,494 (2007 estimate)<br /> Ranks 10th in the world<br /> 337/km^2 (Population density)<br />Currency: Yen ¥ 円<br />Main Islands: Honshu<br /> Hokkaido<br /> Shikoku<br /> Kyushu<br />Prefectural System: 47 Prefectures<br />
  3. 3. Who is this Group?<br />Japanese<br />Very homogenous culture<br />Edo-period – Tokugawa era<br />Ainu people<br />Indigenous to Hokkaido<br />Fair-skinned Caucasian<br />
  4. 4. Ethnic Groups in Japan<br />Japanese – 98.7%<br />Other 1.3%<br />
  5. 5. Attraction<br />Tokyo Imperial Palace<br />Yasukuni Shrine<br />
  6. 6. Other attractions<br />Edo-Tokyo Museum<br />Akihabara<br />Senso-ji Temple<br />Mount Fuji<br />
  7. 7. Culture<br />Crafts<br />Ikebana<br />Origami<br />Performances<br />Kabuki<br />Bunraku<br />Traditions<br />Tea Ceremony<br />Architecture<br />Comic Book<br />Naruto<br />Bleach<br />Music<br />Shamisen<br />Koto<br />Literature<br />Kojiki<br />Nihon shoki<br />
  8. 8. Religion<br />Buddhism<br />Shintoism<br />Syncretism<br />
  9. 9. Language<br />Kanji<br />Hiragana<br />Katakana<br />Foreign influences<br />
  10. 10. Special Events<br />Oshougatsu<br />Hinamatsuri<br />Tango no sekku<br />Tanabata<br />Ohanami<br />Matsuri<br />
  11. 11. Education<br />Hoikuen/Youchien<br />Daycare/Kindergarten<br /> 6 years and down<br />Shougakkou<br />Lower compulsory<br />6 to12 years old<br />Chuugakkou<br />Upper compulsory<br />12 to 15 years old<br />Koutogakkou<br />Upper secondary<br />15 to 18 years old<br />Daigaku<br />Tertiary education<br />18 and up<br />
  12. 12. Sports & Recreation<br />Sumo<br />Budou<br />Kendou<br />Judou<br />Aikidou<br />Baseball<br />Soccer<br />Marathon<br />
  13. 13. Food<br />Typical cuisine<br />Combination of rice/noodles, soup, and 3 okazu<br />Okazu – fish, meat, vegetables, tofu<br />Dashi, miso, and soy sauce<br />Low in fat, high in salt<br />
  14. 14. Food continued<br />Sushi/Sashimi<br />Tempura<br />Yakiniku<br />Soba/Udon<br />Donburi mono<br />Tendon<br />Katsudon<br />Oyakodon<br />
  15. 15. Japanese Clothing<br /> <<Kimono.<br />Yukata>><br />Zori>><br />
  16. 16. Famous People<br />Ibuka Masaru<br />Toyoda Kiichiro<br />Suzuki Ichiro & Nakata Hidetoshi<br />Kobayashi Takeru<br />
  17. 17. Thank You…. Arigatou gozaimashita<br />Surabhi Agarwal<br />
  18. 18. Bibliography<br /> “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan<br /> History<br /> Government and politics<br /> Foreign relations and military<br /> Administrative divisions<br /> Geography and climate<br /> Economy<br /> Science and technology<br /> Demographics<br /> Education and health<br /> Culture and recreation<br /> Sports<br />
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