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Where do you live? Where were you born? Japan is an island country in East Asia. Many businesspersons visit Japan from all over the world. 


Japan's capital is Tokyo. Tokyo is a central city from food to fashion to politics. Tokyo is one of the global cities along with London and New York. The University of Tokyo is famous worldwide as one of the top universities in research.


There are many airports throughout Japan. Airplane routes connect cities. Also, we use trains to move between cities. The subway, underground train system is a way of transport and bus. These public transportations operate from morning to night every day. 


The Yamanote Line is the loop train service in Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company. This line carries millions of passengers daily, with 30 stations. The line interval is as short as every two minutes during peak periods and every 5 to 10 minutes all day.


Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan. The mountain is located about 100 km southwest of Tokyo and is visible from there on clear days. The weather of Mount Fuji changes along with the seasons. Winter is very cold with much snow, and only summer allows us to climb the mountain from July to September.


Video gaming in Japan is a major industry. The first PlayStation console was released in Japan in 1994. The PlayStation 5 (PS5) is a home video game console released on November 20, 2020. Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese consumer electronics and video game company based in Kyoto. Many games created by Japanese companies are released in many countries. 


The first instant noodle was made in Japan in 1958. In 1971, Nissin introduced Cup Noodles, the first cup noodle product. Instant noodles are marketed worldwide under many brand names. 


The Japanese tea ceremony is a Japanese cultural activity involving the preparation and presentation of powdered green tea. Japanese tea ceremonies are typically held in specially designed rooms.

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Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. The five main islands are Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa. Tokyo is Japan's capital and largest city, and other major cities include Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Kobe, and Kyoto.


The Japanese population is the population of 125 million, the eleventh most populous country in the world. As of 2021, the country's economy is the third-largest by nominal Gross Domestic Product after the United States and China. Japan's labor is 67 million workers, and Japan has a low unemployment rate of around 3 percent. Japan exports a large number of goods. Japan's main export markets are the United States and China. The main items of export are cars, iron and steel products, semiconductors, and manufacturing parts.


Japan consists of about 7000 islands extending along the Pacific coast of Asia. Japan stretches over 3000 km from Hokkaido in the north to Okinawa in the south. In Japan, there are earthquakes, tsunami, and volcanoes. 


The climate of Japan is temperate but varies from north to south. Hokkaido has a cold winter and cool summer. Southern islands such as Okinawa have a subtropical climate with mild winters and humid summer because of the southeast seasonal wind.

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