Sagano, a forest in Kyoto, is made up mostly of what plant?
What is Japan’s nickname, as represented by its flag?
Land of the Sunrise
Land of the Big Red Circle
Land of the Rising Sun
Land Near The Ocean
Japan is the birthplace of several martial arts disciplines. Which of the following martial arts is not Japanese?
What was the leader of the medieval Japanese warlords called?
Although Japan has hundreds of islands, there are four major ones. Which one isn’t one of them?
The Ryukyu Archipelago is made up of Japan’s southwest islands. Which of the 72 islands is the largest?
Known as Emperor Shwa, who was Japan’s longest-reigning monarch and state ruler during WWII.
If you enjoy making 3D art, you’ll enjoy this Japanese paper folding technique.
In Japan, this flower is known as “hanami,” and it is celebrated with a variety of events in the springtime.
Who was this Japanese Marshal Admiral during WWII (also known as the mastermind of the attack on Pearl Harbor)?
Ulysses S. Grant
Tea and crumpets are popular in the United Kingdom, but these traditional Japanese sweets are also popular to be enjoyed along with tea.
Kasugai Yuzu Gummies
The United States (Hawaii) is 4,108 miles from Japan. Who is Japan’s most immediate neighbor?
There were three “Great Unifiers” in Japanese history. Who was not one of them?
In the late 1800s, Japan went to war with (and defeated) which two countries?
China and Russia
Russia and Ukraine
North Korea and South Korea
Philippines and the United States
Who is Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, who has led the country since the late 1990s and will continue to do so until 2020?
After seeking retribution for their master, 47 members of what gang were forced to kill themselves?
Many European explorers visited the Orient in the 16th century. Who were the very first Europeans to arrive in Japan?
In the late 17th century, Japan established an isolationist foreign policy that would last more than 200 years. Why did Japan do that?
Because they needed space
So they could grow from within
To create demand for their domestic products
So their religion wouldn’t become contaminated
This baseball legend played for the Seattle Mariners. What is this hall of famer’s name?
With the signing of a trade deal between Japan and which country, Japanese isolationism came to an end.
Kiyomizu-Dera, the famous Buddhist “Pure Water” temple, is located in which former Japanese capital?
What kind of shrine does these famed framed gates lead to?
What is Japan’s most populated city, as well as the country’s capital?
What are Japanese currency called?
During World War II, the atomic bomb was dropped for the first (and, presumably, the last) time on which two cities?
Hashima and Hiroshima
Okinawa and Hashima
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Tokyo and Kyoto
What type of traditional Japanese floor might you sit a seiza on?
What is the population of Japan, the world’s 11th most populated country?
This soup, cooked with fermented soybean paste, sea salt, and rice koji, will warm you up.
Which city is home to Dotonbori, the buzzing downtown district?
Shinto, which means “way of the gods,” is Japan’s indigenous religion. What does it think the gods have to do with it?
What accounts for more than 70% of Japan’s land area?
Who is this Academy Award nominee, who had roles in The Last Samurai and Letters from Iwo Jima?
What natural tragedy struck in the early 1800s, killing an estimated 20,000 people?
The eruption of Mount Fuji
A massive earthquake
The world’s most destructive typhoon
What are Japanese comics known as?
“If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets.” Who penned the best-selling novels Norwegian Wood and Kafka on the Shore?
“We only have one future, and it will be made of our dreams, if we have the courage to challenge convention.” Who is this legendary engineer who created a well-known automotive brand?
What industrialist is recognized for his “Seven Principles” and is the creator of Panasonic?
What would be Japan’s high school yearbook superlative if there was one?
Longest work week
Longest life expectancy
Highest literacy rate
Lowest birth mortality rate
This cheerful expert will assist you in organizing your life. What is the name of this Netflix star that gave a new meaning to the word “tidy”?
When does Japan celebrate National Foundation Day?