Japanese By logan barr

Appearance

The furisode is a dress worn by unmarried women, The tomesode is a bright colored kimono worn by married women. The Yukata is a summer kimono worn by men and women. Men wear buttoned-down shirts, short sleeves are okay. They never wear shorts, even in summer. https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g294232-i525-k6540143-What_to_wear_in_Japan-Japan.html

Belief system

Their main beliefs are Shinto and Buddhism. Shinto was one of the main cultures since the beginning of Japan, While Buddhism was taken from the mainland in the sixth century. Religion does not play a big role in Japanese lives, however they do celebrate birthdays, they go to temple on new years, weddings, funerals, and matsuri (local festivals). http://web-japan.org/kidsweb/explore/culture/q6.html

Communications

The country main language is Japanese. In Japanese you bow at different angles for greeting and apologizes,15 degrees for a formal bow, 30 degrees for a business meeting and stuff like that bow, and 45 degrees for deep gratitude or apology. http://traditionscustoms.com/lifestyle/japanese-greeting-]

Dates

Japan got its independence on May 3, 1990. Japan most important holiday is Shogatsu (New Year), it is placed on January 1st, however shops still stay closed through to the 3rd. http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2062.html

Entertainment

Some sports Japan plays are Sumo wrestling and martial arts, however some people in the western area like to watch association football and baseball. Sumo wrestling is Japan's national sport though. Kabuki is a form of dance theatre using everyday life and historical events as their plays. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sport_in_Japan

Food

Some food are teriaki which is a meat cooked a certain way, sushi a fish wrapped in a seaweed wrap, and tempura which I’m pretty sure is a type of fish. http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e620.html

Goverment

Japan has four government roles, the emperor, the diet which is put into two separate houses, the representative, and the house of councilors, The cabinet which is basically the prime minister, and the judiciary which is their supreme court. http://japan.kantei.go.jp/constitution_and_government_of_japan fundamental_e.html

Housing

The blocks have names instead of the streets. The house order is in the order built. Their houses are mostly similar to ours. This is a picture of one. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Housing_in_Japan

Information

Japan's school system is the same as ours, you start at 6 years old and then end it at 18, unless you want to go to college then college ends at 27 years old. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Education_in_Japan

Jobs

The top job in Japan is corporate business instructor, the second is a finnish language teacher, the third is a talent acquisition expert. http://www.japan-talk.com/jt/new/14-jobs-in-Japan-for-foreigners

Kind of environment

32*to 62* is the average temp. in Tokyo. Tokyo is where most people in Japan live. It’s a big city with a lot of tall buildings. https://www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g298184- s20Tokyo:Japan:Weather.And.When.To.Go.html

Fun facts

In Japan if they find a really nice watermelon then it is worth 300 dollars in our money there. Japn has An average of 1,500 earthquakes every year in Japan. In Japan horse meat is a popular dish. http://facts-about-japan.com/interesting.html

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Links

https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g294232-i525-k6540143-What_to_wear_in_Japan-Japan.html

http://web-japan.org/kidsweb/explore/culture/q6.html

http://traditionscustoms.com/lifestyle/japanese-greeting-]

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2062.html

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sport_in_Japan

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e620.html

http://japan.kantei.go.jp/constitution_and_government_of_japan_fundamental_e.html

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Housing_in_Japan

http://www.japan-talk.com/jt/new/14-jobs-in-Japan-for-foreigners

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g298184- s20Tokyo:Japan:Weather.And.When.To.Go.html

http://facts-about-japan.com/interesting.html

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