Japanese refers to anything associated with Japan, an island country in East Asia. As a noun, it may specifically refer to:
- Japanese language, spoken mainly in Japan
- Japanese people, the ethnic group that identifies with Japan through culture or ancestry
- Japanese diaspora, Japanese emigrants and their descendants around the world
- Foreign-born Japanese, naturalized citizens of Japan
- Japanese writing system, consisting of kanji and kana
- Japanese cuisine
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1545) October 14 – Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (d. 1541) Takeda Nobutora, Japanese warlord (d. 1573) Matsudaira Shigeyoshi, Japanese general (d ...
... The Japanese posed more of a problem ... After the Russo-Japanese war of 1904-05 they had gained two important outposts in south Manchuria The Guandong (Kwantung) Leased Territory consisted of a 218-square-mile (560 km2 ... Shenyang (referred to as Mukden by the Japanese) linking up with the Chinese Eastern Railway in Changchun ...
... Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (30 April 1839 – 9 June 1892) (Japanese 月岡 芳年 also named Taiso Yoshitoshi 大蘇 芳年) was a Japanese artist ... as the last great master of Ukiyo-e, a type of Japanese woodblock printing ... Like many Japanese, Yoshitoshi was interested in new things from the rest of the world, but over time he became increasingly concerned with the loss of many aspects of traditional Japanese culture, among them ...
... There are two Japanese words equivalent to the English word "emperor" tennō (天皇, lit ... for Chinese emperors), which is used primarily to describe non-Japanese emperors ... "the Imperial person") was also used in Old Japanese ...
... Data Squad requires the human partner's DNA ("Digisoul" in the Japanese version) to activate, a strong empathy with their Digimon and a will to succeed ... This included giving the Japanese characters full Americanized names and American surnames as well as applying far more Americanization, cultural streamlining and more edits to their version ... Despite all that, the setting of the country was still in Japan and the characters were Japanese in the dub ...
Famous quotes containing the word japanese:
“A pragmatic race, the Japanese appear to have decided long ago that the only reason for drinking alcohol is to become intoxicated and therefore drink only when they wish to be drunk.
So I went out into the night and the neon and let the crowd pull me along, walking blind, willing myself to be just a segment of that mass organism, just one more drifting chip of consciousness under the geodesics.”
—William Gibson (b. 1948)
“The Japanese do not fear God. They only fear bombs.”
—Jerome Cady, U.S. screenwriter. Lewis Milestone. Yin Chu Ling, The Purple Heart (1944)
“In fact, the whole of Japan is a pure invention. There is no such country, there are no such people.... The Japanese people are ... simply a mode of style, an exquisite fancy of art.”
—Oscar Wilde (18541900)