Japan Coasts

Japan Coasts

The archipelago is separated from the Asian continent by generally shallow seas. The East China Sea is nothing but a vast expanse of shallow water (200m on average; at no point 1000m), located above an underwater plateau, on which, to the east, Formosa rises, which, keeping a short distance from the Ryū-kyū, it extends northwards […]

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Japan Cinema

Japan Cinema

According to computerminus, Japanese cinema showed encouraging signs of recovery in 2014 after the decline recorded since 2011: 161,166,000 tickets sold, 615 films produced (all-time record) and 3,364 screens overall. In the variety of genres addressed there has always been a link with the tradition of the past, but also strong elements of novelty represented […]

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Japan Christianity

Japan Christianity

According to carswers, St. Francis Xavier introduced Christianity in Japan (15 August 1549 – 20 November 1551). The Jesuits, his brothers, who followed him, made numerous conversions there, so much so that in 1582 there were already 200,000 Christians there with a seminary for many Japanese young people who were going to the priesthood. The […]

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Japan Arts

Japan Arts

According to cancermatters, the Japanese avant-garde art landscape in the early 1960s was almost dominated by the Gutai group, generated by the informal atmosphere of the 1950s, and, in the following decade, by Monoha, which can be considered an art form Japanese conceptual. By maturing a diversity from the West, both groups managed to achieve the originality that […]

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Japan Arts and Cinema

Japan Arts and Cinema

ART. THE ASUKA PERIOD The spread of Chinese culture in Japan took place in the Asuka period (552-645), especially through Buddhism, and the contribution of this figurative civilization of Asia immediately substantiated Japanese Buddhist sculpture with a series of masterpieces of its iconographic modules (gilt bronze group of the Triad of Sākyamuni, Nara, Hōryū-ji, Kondō; […]

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Japan Transportation and Tourism

Japan Transportation and Tourism

The island fragmentation, the remarkable orographic development as well as the calamities such as earthquakes and tsunamis have constituted, in Japan, a strong obstacle to the creation of a unitary network of communication routes. Precisely the geological instability has favored investments in research on methods of forecasting destructive natural phenomena and in the development of […]

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TOKYO

Tokyo Travel Guide

Tokyo of contrasts conquers with its courtesy, cherry blossoms and neon lights. Tokyo, one of the most famous metropolises in the world, is a combination of state-of-the-art architecture and traditional Japanese customs. Dive into the most fascinating destination in the East! The capital of Japan, Tokyo, is a large city of about nine million inhabitants, […]

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