Top 10 Things Japan Is Known For

The Top Ten
1 Anime

It is my heart and soul. I love it a lot than any thing in this world.
Some of them are naruto, death note, one punch man

I used to love this, so simple but memorable at the same time.

Of course. One of the most popular types of cartoons

A very polarizing subject on this site

2 Technology

Japan leads in many Technology fields such as Aeronautics, Nuclear power, Electronics, Biomedical Research & Robotics among many others. - Joeljohns249

This country is ahead of the world - darthvadern

3 Sushi

I'm sure all of you have tried this at some point. If not, please do - Joeljohns249

I'm not used to rice yet, but if I am, I'll try this!

Iconic dish - darthvadern

SUSHI. IS. THE. BEST. Case closed.

4 Nintendo Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and software company headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.

Nintendo is the Jesus of the gaming company. They saved the Video game crash back in 1983 with the NES, Nintendo defeated Sega after Sega stopped making games in 2001, their DS's sold a bunch even though they thought the DS wouldn't sell well, and they saved themselves and made the Nintendo Switch after the Wii U failed.

Super Nintendo World (Theme Park) Opens In 2020 In Osaka!

Japan basically created our childhood...

The company that created Mario

5 Godzilla Godzilla is a giant monster originating from a series of tokusatsu films of the same name from Japan.

This fictional character actually originated from a series of Japanese films of the same name.

Greatest Movie Franchise Ever. 35 films and counting

I love godzilla

6 Sumo Wrestling

Awesome sport to watch - darthvadern

Combat sport - Joeljohns249

7 Dragon Ball Dragon Ball is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. It made anime popular in America and is based on the manga of the same name by Akira Toriyama. It was dubbed in English on Cartoon Networks Toonami block and still has many fans today.
8 Tokyo Tokyo, officially Tokyo Metropolis, one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, has served as the Japanese capital since 1869. Located at the head of Tokyo Bay, the prefecture forms part of the Kantō region on the central Pacific coast of Japan's main island of Honshu. Tokyo is the political and economic center more.

Biggest city ever

Capital city

9 Pokemon Pokémon, abbreviated from the Japanese title of Pocket Monsters and currently advertised in English as Pokémon: The Series, is a Japanese anime television series, which has been adapted for the international television markets. It was first broadcast in Japan on April 1, 1997, in the United States more.

Mario is more known but yeah Pokemon is second place when it comes to most known video game franchises of this country

Detective Pikachu looks like a film I would like to see. Never played the game before.

10 Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombing

That's all their good for

Mushroom cloud

The Newcomers

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The Contenders
11 Playstation Playstation Product Image

May as well put Sony on here - darthvadern

12 Toyota Toyota is a Japanese car manufacturer, located in Toyota, Japan. Some of their most notable cars include the Prius, Corolla, and Highlander.

Best car company of all time

13 Porn

It's called hentai and it's art

14 Ramen Noodle Soup

Again, I'm sure all of you have tried this at some point. If not, please do - Joeljohns249

I love ramen noodles. - HoldenFanatic

15 Samurai

Japanese warriors - darthvadern

16 Japanese Commercials

Typical Japanese Commercial:! Hey! Get new men lipstick only I no even know how much it is so you will have to go to local store, bye! - JoeBoi

Does anyone know about that scary car tire commercial? - Ananya

If anyone's wondering, I added that picture - Joeljohns249

17 Hideki Tojo Hideki Tōjō was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army, the leader of the Imperial Rule Assistance Association, and the 27th Prime Minister of Japan during much of World War II, from October 17, 1941, to July 22, 1944. As Prime Minister, he was responsible for ordering the attack on Pearl Harbor, more.
18 Mount Fuji (Japan)

An active volcano located a few miles south-west of the capital city "Tokyo". - Joeljohns249

19 Honda Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power equipment.
20 Geisha
21 Hirohito Emperor Hirohito was the 124th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 25 December 1926, until his death on 7 January 1989. He was succeeded by his eldest son, Akihito. In Japan, he is now referred to primarily by his posthumous name, Emperor Shōwa.
22 Isoroku Yamamoto
23 Noodles

Isn't that chinese? - darthvadern

24 Mitsubishi The Mitsubishi Group is a group of autonomous Japanese multinational companies in a variety of industries.
25 Bullet Trains

The first bullet train service was first started by Japan in 1964. - Joeljohns249

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