Top 10 Things Japan Is Known For


The Top Ten

1 Anime Anime

Japan: We invented anime!
Germany: But the first anime was created in German-
Japan: Shut up, Germany.
(This is a joke, nothing against Japanese people) - RoseWeasley

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

Of course. One of the most popular types of cartoons - darthvadern

What did I expect to be number 1? - MaxAurelius

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2 Technology Technology

This country is ahead of the world - darthvadern

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

3 Sushi Sushi

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

Iconic dish - darthvadern

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

SUSHI. IS. THE. BEST. Case closed.

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

Best video game companyy along with Sierra - darthvadern

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.


Japan basically created our childhood... - Joeljohns249

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

I love godzilla - Noudritman123

Greatest Movie Franchise Ever. 35 films and counting - RustyNail

This fictional character actually originated from a series of Japanese films of the same name. - Joeljohns249

Really? Woah who would have thought Godzilla came from the Godzilla movies? - Stalin

6 Sumo Wrestling

Awesome sport to watch - darthvadern

Combat sport - Joeljohns249

7 Dragon Ball 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.

An anime - darthvadern

8 Tokyo Tokyo Tokyo, officially Tokyo Metropolis, one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, has served as the Japanese capital since 1869. As of 2018, the Greater Tokyo Area ranked as the most populous metropolitan area in the world.

Biggest city ever - darthvadern

Capital city - Joeljohns249

9 Pokemon 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.

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

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 - DarkBoi-X

The Newcomers

? Culture
? Kawaii

The Contenders

11 Playstation

May as well put Sony on here - darthvadern

12 Toyota 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 - darthvadern

13 Porn

It's called hentai and it's art

14 Karate Karate

Another sport - darthvadern

Combat sport - Joeljohns249

15 Japanese Commercials 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

16 Samurai Samurai

Japanese warriors - darthvadern

17 Hideki Tojo 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 Ramen Noodle Soup 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

19 Cherry Blossom Cherry Blossom
20 Honda Honda Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power equipment.
21 Isoroku Yamamoto Isoroku Yamamoto
22 Noodles Noodles

Isn't that chinese? - darthvadern

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

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

27 Mount Fuji (Japan) Mount Fuji (Japan)

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

28 Earthquakes Earthquakes

Yeah unfortunately - darthvadern

29 Pearl Harbor
30 The Shape of the Country
31 Hentai
32 Discipline
33 Yoko Ono Yoko Ono Yoko Ono is a Japanese multimedia artist, singer, songwriter, and peace activist who is also known for her work in performance art, music, and filmmaking. Singer-songwriter John Lennon of the Beatles was her third husband.

She didn't break up The Beatles. They had been together since 1960.
Like most groups they go their own way after a while.
But she is bad at singing and her modern art is creepy.

She sucks! - XxembermasterxX

34 The Bushido Code
35 Snow Monkeys
36 Land of the Rising Sun

So there's house and land of the rising sun? - Userguy44

37 Sony Sony Sony Corporation, commonly referred to as Sony, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

Sony is popular true - darthvadern

They make everything - LightningStrike

38 Girls

Unless you speak Japanese like I've been studying for Year, don't try anything.

39 Ninja

got ligma - DarkBoi-X

40 Kobe Beef Kobe Beef Kobe Beef comes from Japan and is so tender and fatty that rivals foie gras in texture. The cow is fed on beer and grain (Japanese breed of black cow). Kobe Beef can cost up to $300 per pound.
41 Sega Sega Sega Games Co., Ltd., originally short for Service Games and officially styled as SEGA, is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with multiple offices around the world.

Another japanese company, known for Sonic - darthvadern

42 Death Note Death Note Death Note is a Japanese television drama series based on the manga series of the same name by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. The show is centered around Light Yagami a promising highschooler and aspiring detective with a strong sense of "justice".

One of the best anime - DarkBoi-X

43 Naruto Naruto Naruto is an anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto. The manga was later adapted into a television anime, which was produced by Studio Pierrot and Aniplex. It premiered across Japan on the terrestrial TV Tokyo and other TX Network stations on October 3, 2002. The first series more.

Another anime - darthvadern

44 BABYMETAL BABYMETAL Babymetal is a Japanese metal idol band. Their line-up consists of Suzuka Nakamoto as "Su-metal", Yui Mizuno as "Yuimetal", and Moa Kikuchi as "Moametal".
45 Nissan Nissan
46 Suzuki Suzuki Suzuki Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational corporation headquartered in Minami-ku, Hamamatsu.
47 Bowing
48 Japan Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. more.

Flag is iconic - darthvadern

Uh do you mean the flag? - ParasN2000

49 Filthy Frank Filthy Frank
50 2011 Tsunami
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