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    お前はもう死んでいる。(Omae wa mou shindeiru)
     
    — Kenshiro from Fist of the North Star
    こんにちは ! (Kon'nichiwa!)
     
    Japan-icon.png Japanball saying hello
    Japan is an island by the sea filled with volcanoes, and it's beautiful.
     
    — Bill Wurtz
    Kawaii, Desu, Sugoii (Meow)
     
    Japan-icon.png Japanball meowing

    Japan-icon.png Japanball, officially known as the State of Hentaiball, Kawaiiball, Poket Monstersball, Super Marioball, Detective Conanball and Debtball Japanball, is a Jojo's reference a countryball located in the part of East Asia. is a imperialistic and detective sovereign state with a parliamentary constitutional monarchy. The capital and largest metropolitan area in the world with a world famous detective the capital cityball is Beikaball Tokyo-icon.png Tokyoball. The emperor is a figurehead who performs ceremonial duties. Japanball is the largest island country in East Asia and the 4th largest island country globally. Its clay has 377 975 square kilometers, making it the 61st biggest country. One hundred twenty-six million people live there, and one which makes it the 11th most populous countryball in the world (2021) and 2nd most populated island country, just behind Indonesia-icon.png Indonesiaball. It has the 8th largest exclusive economic zone, 4,470,000 sq km. Most of Japan's clay is sea territory, yet it does not yet have the technology to live in the sea. It is also called the "land of the rising sun" because being the most eastern country in East Asia. The kanji (the logographic symbols used in the Japanese language) used in 日本 (Japan) translates to "the sun's origin."

    Japanball has the third-largest economy in the world. It is a member of the G20 (or Group of Twenty), the countryballs with the 19 largest economies plus the EU-icon.png EUball. It is also a member of the exclusive G7 (Group of Seven) and the OECD-icon.png OECDball for one of the most economic countryballs in the world, and the UN-icon.png UNball. It is considered a great power. Throughout its history, Japanball has achieved outstanding scientific and economic progress. Japanball is also one of two balls that can have cat ears and cattail (kawaii). The other is Hawaii-icon.png Hawaiiball. Japanball also invented emojis.

    Its clay is made of about 6,852 islands. The four largest islands are Hokkaido-icon.png Hokkaidō (also a prefectureball), Honshū, Kyūshū, and Shikoku. Honshū can be divided into the regionballs of Tōhoku, Kantō, Chūbu, Kansai, and Chūgoku, which along with the other islands, adds to a total of 8 regionballs. Japanball is divided into 47 prefectureballs, consisting of 2 urban prefectureballs, 1 territoryball, 1 metropolisball (its capitalball Tokyo-icon.png Tokyoball), and 43 prefectureballs proper. Japanball is separated from its neighbors by vast seas. Its neighbors are North Korea-icon.png North Koreaball, South Korea-icon.png South Koreaball, and China-icon.png Chinaball to the west; Taiwan-icon.png Taiwanball to the southwest; and Russia-icon.png Russiaball to the north. Its maritime borders are the Okhotsk Sea to the north, the East China Sea and the Philippine Sea to the south, the East Sea to the west, and the Pacific Ocean to the east.

    It was once an isolated feudal country with a warrior class known as the samurai and Shogun (military dictators) as the de facto rulers from 1192 till 1868. This made Japan a "warrior nation." Then it became a major world player and Asian superpower as the Japanese-Empire-icon.png Empire of Japanball. It was one of the largest empires in history. It was a member of the Entente in WW1. It was one of the few major non-European empires, just like its then-friendly-rival, USA-icon.png USAball. Later, it joined the Nazi-icon.png Axis Powers in WW2 but lost and went back to living peacefully; thus, creating stuff that strengthens its economy. It was an avid fan of art since the 15th century. Nowadays, Japanball has a lot of "soft power" influence and gets more money through its greatest invention -- The DVD. It is famous for high technology and video games like Sonic, Kirby, Mario Brothers, Pac-Man, Dig Dug, etc. The USA-icon.png American-written 1947 constitution made Japan a pacifist country. In 2015 it had the 4th highest ranked military force Self-Defense Forces in the world. USA-icon.png USAball wants Japan-icon.pngJapanball to help more in the world. So it is gradually shedding its pacifist ideals. Sadly, its population is also decreasing due to anime girls.

    Despite being wealthy and developed, Japanball is not considered an Hong Kong-icon.png South Korea-icon.png Singapore-icon.png Taiwan-icon.png Asian Tiger. Mostly due to its stagnant economic growth since the 1990s.

    Personality

    Japanball lives in harmony with ancient traditions and high tech. Harmony, the collective (greater good), traditions, and unity are important in Japanball culture and society. The group is often put before the individual. Japan-icon.png Japanball respects its ancient culture, such as sumo wrestling, tea ceremony, martial arts, festivals, etc. It loves to eat seafood like sushi that it fishes from its vast sea territory. Japanball likes life with rules, order, cleanliness, and hierarchy and dislikes unpredictable earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, and Godzilla. Fujisan (Mount Fuji)(Japanese:富士山) is a sacred mountain admired for its natural beauty. Japan loves the Sun because its name is the "land of the rising sun" (Nihon, 日本). It is polite and a tech-guru. Politeness depends on your status. Japanball is a workaholic; it's all for money. It also works into the night to serve its company. It has little free time and frequently puts work before dating, family, and friends. Japan-icon.png Japanball enjoys all kinds of anime and video games. It can act modest and shy to strangers. Japan-icon.png Japanball likes everything kawaii. Gaining and keeping honor is sometimes more important than material things. Japanball is punctual and wants everything to be on time, getting angry when other countries are a few minutes late.

    Japan-icon.png Japanball is semi-pacifist due to the 1947 constitution that was forced given by USA-icon.png USAball. It made Japan-icon.png Japanball kawaii like a catgirl. However, tensions and disputes with neighbors South Korea-icon.png South Koreaball, China-icon.png Chinaball, Russia-icon.png Russiaball, and a possible nuclear threat from North Korea-icon.png North Koreaball lead to the rearming of Japanball to protect itself. The pacifism is slowly, but surely decreasing.

    Many people in USA-icon.png USAball and plenty of other countries associate Japan with, Shoguns, Samurai, Shinobi Ninjas (Japanese: 忍び) from the Sengoku "jidai" (Japanese: 戦国時代) and the Edo "jidai" (Japanese: 江戸時代), despite Japanball being very ahead of those old days.

    As the 4th largest island country, the Japan-icon.png Japanball people are islanders. Many people have an island mentality. It prefers to be inward-looking and preoccupied with its own weird culture and society. It sees itself as superior unique from all other countryballs. It likes to live in its own world and cares less about other countryballs. Sometimes Japan-icon.png Japanball becomes isolationist when it has enough barbarians gaijins (foreigners) on their clay. It finds the continentball gaijins strange and entertaining. As a fellow island country, Japanball can better understand UK-icon.png Igirisu-san, Taiwan-icon.png Taiwan-san, Philippines-icon.png Firipin-kun, Palau-icon.png Parao-kun, and Indonesia-icon.png Indoneshia-kun.

    And VERY, VERY, Kawaii.

    History

    1-icon.png Prehistoric and Ancient Japan 1-icon.png

    The first people that settled in the Japanese archipelago were the 1-icon.png Native Islanders, followed by the 7-icon.png Native Austronesians who discovered the Ryukyu Islands and the 2-icon.png Ancient Siberians who discovered Hokkaido via the Sakhalin. Then they fused each other up into 1-icon (division).png Jomonball (14,000 – 1000 BC). It had a hunter-gatherer culture and made the finest pottery. Then the 1-icon.png Yayoi Japanball (1000 BC - 300 AD) arrived and brought new technology such as iron tools and rice cultivation. Japan became a settled agricultural society. The 1-icon.png Jomonballs and 1-icon.png Yayoiballs mixed and formed the modern Japanball.

    Classical Japan

    Like all historically existing formal regimes in Japan, its "leader de jure" is the Kousitsuball (皇室ボール), the Japanese Imperial Familyball, founded in 660 BC, the age of Jimmu (神武天皇). It makes Japanball as first oldest kingdom in the world that still exist today. There were long periods of clan warfare and civil wars. At first, Japanball practiced Shintoism before learning about Buddhism-icon.png Buddhism. After that, it started having emperors and eventually became a samurai. For most of Japanball history, it was ruled by military governments. The Shogun (supreme military dictator), the daimyo (feudal lords), and the samurai (military nobility, officers) ruled Japan from 1192 till 1868. After that, Kousitsuball was mostly a figurehead without real power. The nobility had limited power largely in the Imperial Court in Kyoto, so Japanball had many centuries of militarism as a "warrior" country where samurai, katanas (weapons), ninjas, and bushido were very important. After World War II, Kousitsu-ball became the "symbolic leader." no longer the "leader de facto." But it's true that Kousitsu-ball had been, and is still the leader de jure since 660 BC.

    Feudal Japan

    Japanball's clay is far from the Asian continent, so it was difficult for continental people to reach the Japanese islands. Moreover, the sea storms (tsunamis) and steep mountains made it nearly impossible and costly to invade. However, some, such as the Mongol Empire-icon.png Mongol Empireball, have attempted it.

    At one point, the Mongol Empire-icon.png Mongol Empireball had conquered most of Asia and Eastern Europe. It had tried to take Minamoto Clan-icon.png Kamakuraball's clay. Still, it couldn't work because of the mighty Kamikaze typhoon (神風) and Kamakuraball's fierce samurai. Kamakuraball resisted two different Mongol invasions in 1274 and 1281. The Ashikaga shogunate ruled Japanball from 1338 to 1573.

    Oda-icon.png Oda Clanball was an important daimyo (feudal lord). It unified much of Japanball in the Sengoku period (warring states) from 1560 to 1582 CE. The Oda-icon.png Oda Clanball successfully gained control over most of Japan's main island Honshu, and it went on to rule much of Japanball until it died in 1582. It was succeeded by its best friend, the daimyo Toyotomi-icon.png Toyotomi Clanball (Toyotomi Hideyoshi, the leader of the clan). It ended the Sengoku period (warring states of Japan). However, it ruled ruthlessly, dis-empowering those it hated and giving power to those it favored.

    In 1592, the Toyotomi-icon.png Toyotomi Clanball ordered the Japanese invasions of Joseon-icon.png Joseonball (1592–1598) to reach Ming-icon.png Mingball. It quickly captured Joseon-icon.png Joseonball's capital, but Admiral Yi won battles in the sea. The initial invasion was in 1592, which was a success. Then came a brief truce in 1596. After that, there was a second invasion in 1597, but Joseon-icon.png Joseonball, with the help of Ming-icon.png Mingball, managed to push it back. It retreated in 1597. Just before the final wars, the Toyotomi-icon.png Toyotomi Clanball died at 61 years old in 1598. This paved the way for Tokugawa-icon.png Tokugawaball to rise to power. Tokugawa would rule all of Japan as the Shogun (military dictator) from 1603 to 1867 CE.

    Japanball's fathers, Tokyo-icon.png Edoball and Tokugawa-icon.png Tokugawaball, were reclusive hermits and closed most of Japan from foreigners. However, Japanball allowed connections with westerners like the Dutch Empire-icon.png Dutch Empireball and PortugueseEmpire-icon.png Portugalball. Tokugawa-icon.png Tokugawaball was very skeptical of the barbarians gaijin such as the Dutch Empire-icon.png Dutch Empireball, UK-icon.png British Empireball, Russian-Empire-icon.png Russian Empireball, and USA-icon.png USAball. Japanball was isolated from gaijin from 1635 onwards, but in 1853 when USA-icon.png USAball arrived and taught it to open its markets, totally not through Gunship Diplomacy.

    Modern period

    During the late 1860s, revolutions began to sprout across the nation because the Shoguns could no longer protect Japan. It had to modernize to prevent westerners from exploiting and taking its clay. The Tokugawa-icon.png Tokugawaball Shogunate was replaced with the House of the rising Sun and a modern constitutional monarchy. Its leader Emperor Meiji held most of the power. Still, the Prime Minister was the real ruler of the Empire of Japanball. In 1868 Japan started actively trading with other European countryballs as well, but Kingdom of Prussia-icon.png Germanyball had yellow fever (not a real disease). Japan modernized quickly and became the only industrialized non-western country in the world. It also built up a large and modern army and navy to capture Okinawa in 1873 and the Kuril Islands in 1875. Japanball looked at western colonial powers and started to imitate their behavior in Asia. In 1894, it went to war with Qing-icon.png Qing Chinaball. It defeated the backward Qing Empire the following year, taking its Formosan (Japanese Taiwan-icon.png Taiwanball) clay as punishment along with (Qingdao-icon.png Qingdaoball) In 1904-1905. Japanball would war with the Russian-Empire-icon.png Russian Empireball, and win with an overwhelming naval victory. It was the first time that an East Asian power defeated a western power in modern history. The Empire of Japanball solidified its status as the main superpower of East Asia. It took half of the Russian Empireball's Sakhalin clay. While Joseon-icon.png Joseonball was a vassal state of Ming-icon.png Chinese dynasties Qing-icon.png for centuries, Japan's victory would change the balance in the Far East. Japan was now the dominant power. So Japan annexed Korea, which became Japanese Korea-icon.png Japanese Koreaball. It developed an interest in extreme bondage and subjugation of its (unwilling) sex partners, Japanese Korea-icon.png Koreaball and Japanese Taiwan-icon.png Taiwanball; the former was raped in 1910.

    When World War I broke out in 1914, it fought with UK-icon.png UKball and France-icon.png Franceball as part of the Allies, capturing Germanyball's Chinese possession Tsingtao, and was granted a place in the League of Nations afterward. It also acquired Manchuria which was a puppet and later fully annexed as Manchukuo-icon.png Manchukuoball in 1932. But in the 1930s, it developed an interest in a kidnapping and raping Taiwan-icon.png Chinaball, which it did in 1937 before its new ally Nazi-icon.png Nazi Germanyball attacked and raped France-icon.png Franceball. Oh and, even as neo-Nazi, Japan can into kawaii. It also kidnapped Second Philippine Republic-icon.png Philippinesball, British Singapore-icon.png Triangapore, British Hong Kong-icon.png Hong Kongball, French Indochina-icon.png French Indochinaball, Dutch East Indies-icon.png Dutch East Indiesball , Myanmar-icon.png Burmaball Papua New Guinea-icon.png Papua New Guineaball, Malaysia-icon.png Malaysiaball, and many pacific islands before brutally suppresing them and raping their women. However, they were "liberated" by USA-icon.png USAball, who also bombed ,or hurt badly, in its tentacles Hiroshima-icon.png Hiroshima and Nagasaki-icon.png Nagasaki parts. Japanball was shocked because it didn't have nuclear bombs. This lead to the only time in history that Japanball surrendered to a foreign power.

    Contemporary period

    In 1947, the Empire of Japanball lost all its overseas colonies, and it was reformed as the "State of Japanball" with liberal democracy. Its constitution was written by USA-icon.png USAball, which made it a pacifist country (article 9). Japanball has mixed pride and regrets for the Empire of Japanball. It learned from the past to do better. USA-icon.png USAball made it up to it by offering free psychotherapy sessions, aka the Marshall Plan, teaching it how to control its lust for its former colonies, and is now one of its best friends and trading partners. Japanball regained full independence in 1952. Japanball didn't have a military, but due to the Cold War and the threat of Soviet-icon.png Soviet Unionball, it established the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) in 1954.

    Japanball achieved rapid growth in the 1950s to become the second-largest economy in Za Warudo in 1970. This made Japanball great power again. However, the asset price bubble burst in 1992. After that, there was a decade of economic stagnation and low growth. Yet, due to a dispute over a part of Sakhalin-icon.png Sakhalin Oblastball's clay in the South Kuril Islands called Chishima (千島ボール) that were seized by Soviet-icon.png Soviet Unionball after the Empire of Japanball surrendered, Japanball didn't sign a peace treaty with Russia-icon.png Russiaball.

    Japanball became the third largest economy after China-icon.png Chinaball surpassed it in 2011. It can make anything but is very good at cars, ships, high-speed bullet trains, technology, and electronics. Japanese cartoons Anime (Japanese cartoons) became world-famous. It invented amazing TV shows like Takeshi's Castle, Ninja Warrior, and even Ajinomoto. No one ever wins!

    On March 11, 2011, an earthquake and tsunami destroyed a huge chunk of Japan's clay. It also caused a nuclear meltdown, poisoning a big chunk of Japan's clay. That was a very bad day for it.

    On April 14, 2016, MULTIPLE earthquakes struck the island of Kyushu. This caused the earthquake to transfer from Japan and Ecuador 3 days later, so now Ecuador-icon.png Ecuadorball blames Japan for damaging its country. Now the earthquake might trigger another one on the US west coast, but USA-icon.png USAball was glad that nothing happened after that.

    From 2012 to 2018, it got angry when North Korea-icon.png Kitachōsen fired missiles in the Sea of Japan.

    Japanball struggles with its pacifist 1947 constitution that prevents it from having a normal military. It has the Japan Self-Defense Forces, the 4th highest ranked in 2015. It has a security alliance with USA-icon.png USAball and relies on it for offensive military duties. USA-icon.png USAball wants Japanball to do more military activities in the alliance. Disputes with China-icon.png Chinaball caused Japanball's military resurgence. In 2015 collective-self defense was allowed. Japanball does more regional security in East and South-East Asia. However, there is still big opposition to changing article 9 of the 1947 constitution that was written by USA-icon.png USAball, and the disasters in Fukushima galvanized opposition to nuclear proliferation. The Tokugawa-icon.png samurai have not fully returned yet....

    On May 1, 2019, Crown Prince Naruhito became the new Emperor after Akihito abdicated the throne. He is a figurehead, a symbol of the state and unity of the people of Japanball.

    Shinzo Abe has resigned, and Japanball feels sad. Luckily, Yoshihide Suga has been chosen as the new Prime Minister, who will continue what Abe wanted to do but could not do.

    In 2021, Japanball can into hosting the Olympics!

    On September 3, 2021, Yoshihide Suga resigned due to controversy, and Fumio Kishida succeeded Suga as the prime minister on October 4.

    On July 8, 2022, its former prime minister Shinzo Abe was shot dead by Tetsuya Yamagami.

    Regions

    Regions of Japanball

    Japanball is a unified island country. It is over 3,000 km (1,900 mi) long with 6,852 islands. The 5 main islands are Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku, and Okinawa. It is divided into 8 informal regions. Each region contains 1 or more prefectures. The regions are from north to south:

    Prefectures

    Prefectures of Japanball

    There are 47 prefectures.

    Hokkaido-icon.png Hokkaidō (region)

    Japan-icon (division).png Tōhoku (region)

    Kanto-icon.png Kantō (region)

    Chubu-icon.png Chūbu (region)

    Kansai-icon.png Kansai (region)

    Japan-icon (division).png Chūgoku (region)

    Shikoku-icon.png Shikoku (region)

    Kyushu-icon.png Kyūshū (region)

    Flag Colors

    Color Name RGB CMYK HEX
    White 255, 255, 255 C0-M0-Y0-K0 #FFFFFF
    Crimson Glory 188, 0, 45 C0-M1-Y0.760-K0.262 #BC002D

    Relationships

    Tomodachi/友達/Friends

    • USA-icon.png Unova USAball - It can into arrogance and trade! I heard about your new president. Good luck; I hope he brings peace and prosperity (Its child likes anime!). And just to let yuo know, DAISUKI!' USA loves our video games, so I gib it their favorite one: Pokémon/Pocket Monsters and Super Mario Brothers. But we still have a good relationship. But 1945 never forget. But I'm sorry for calling Biden a rapist and pedophile, and congrats to him for being the 46th president. PlayStation and Nintendo are better than Xbox! Also, I made two places in my video game Pocket Monsters (Pokémon) (Unoba and Arora) based on yuo.
    • Argentina-icon.png Argentinaball - OMG IT'S AMATERASU, I LOVE YOU SO MUCHU!!!! Just kidding... Argentina is younger than me. In fact... a lot of countries are younger than me.
    • UK-icon.png Galar UKball - Western friend. We are the most polite countryballs in the world. It is a cat lover, too. And sorry for WW2, I seized your colony in Southeast Asia and South Pacific. As a fellow island country, I understand and feel affiliated with yuo island culture. Thanks for Sherlock Homes, something I likes so I make this anime-desu for yuo! His favorites are Detective Conan, Hellsing, Code Geass and Black Butler.
    • EU-icon.png EUball, Indonesia-icon.png Indonesiaball and Philippines-icon.png Philippinesball - They can likings into our kawaii. Prease stop asking for asylum, only a few can into residence.
    • Greece-icon.png Greeceball - Is of a good friend, It can into debt many of my anime and manga that based on it. We also have a cool ancient history.
    • Hawaii-icon.pngKawaii Hawaiiball - I made a Pokémon Region version of you, Arora!! Also, sorry for bombing your Pearl Harbor.
    • Hong Kong-icon.png Honkon-san - Of rich Asian buddy! Democracy to China!
    • Portugal-icon.png Portugalball - Ah yes, it is the first European country to step on the clay of mine. It introduced me to the usage of muskets back then. Sengoku Period was getting boring with simply just swords and bows. It knows we are experienced with gunpowder, so it taught us how to into our own Muskets during the Sengoku Period.
    • Malaysia-icon.png Malaysiaball - My waifu visited its clay in December 16. It also makes a parody called Covid Ball-Z!
    • Poland-icon.png Polandball - Voltorb Pokemon, my favorite desu.
    • Iran-icon.png Iranball - We had a really great history. It is like me, a very old country. It likes our car brands and gibs oil that I can make some good cars and shit for it, we rove cats too, but it is of friends with the China-icon.png commies.
    • ASEAN-icon.png ASEANball, East Timor-icon.png East Timorball, Papua New Guinea-icon.png Papua New Guineaball and Solomon Islands-icon.png Solomon Islandsball - Trading partners, just trading partners and sumimasen to yuor ASEANcoin's member (Except Thailand-icon.png Thailandball) 1942 NEVER FORGET. I feel very bad.
    • Brazil-icon.png Brazilball - My South American friend. It can into the largest Japanese population outside of me, and Watashi also hosts one of the largest populations. It also can into liking anime! Arigato.
    • El Salvador-icon.png El Salvadorball - My Central American friend whom I support the benefits. It also can into liking TV Series, Anime, and Video games! Thank you for getting the new president of 2019 and Dōmo-arigatō for visiting me.
    • India-icon.png Indiaball - Holy land where Buddhism came from (not really). It loves my anime and kawaii. It also likes my trains and technology, and we supply it with our nuclear technology. We both have economic and military ties, with frequent military drills, and it can visit my base in Djibouti. It is also of スケベ (perv). DEFEND CURRY!
    • Egypt-icon.png Ejiputo-san - Ancient Middle East friend. It's a very old country like mine. We have a great history and especially cat lovers. His favorite Anime is JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders.
    • Turkey-icon.png Toruko-san - Turkik Middle eastern friend and fellow cat lover just like me. Watashi wants to learn from yuo how to capture Constantinople.
    • Israel-icon.png Israelcube - Juden friend. Your tech is good. But not as good as mine.
    • Chile-icon.png Chileball - Chiru-Kun or Aureria, We can both into earthquake, it hit me once with one, I hit it back with other and so on...
    • Philippines-icon.png Philippinesball - Futago Onee-chan and also an Otaku country (#1 otaku besides me), loves being kawaii, especially their cosplay queen Alodia (Even it likes K-pop and Kdramas also). It's also my fellow island, and Nihonji, like its culture as well. Apologies to my Imperiaristic version of myself for invading yuo and your people. We are also good trading partners, especially we gib investments also keep up the good work to fight drugs also we sell them new Coast Guards vessels for their PCG. BTW, I designed your first microsatellite, the "DIWATA 1"? Japanese-Empire.gif
    • Italy-icon.png Italyball - Is also an Otaku country roves being kawaii especially. It likes to make cosplay (Even it likes K-pop and Kdramas). Since Imperiaristic version of myself, we have been friends. We are also good trading partners. Super Mario is Italian, and his favorite animes are Lupin III and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind.
    • Taiwan-icon.png Taiwanball - Best baseball friends! Fellow island country. Kawaii, just like me! We help each other in disaster! (biggest aid after what happened in Tōhoku) Don't worry, I will stand with yuo against Chinaball! HOMOSEX DETECTED. NANI?!!
    • Lee Teng Hui - Arigato for your service; rest in peace, hero!
    • Indonesia-icon.png Indonesiaball - Same as Phirippines, many of his peopre ale anime rovers. Especially, Naruto. And sumimasen for 1942. I killed many of yuol peopre (4 mirrion by UN-icon.png UNball). But at reast, yuo learned from me how to be a nationalist. Also no, I will promise not to become my ord self again.
    • Czech-icon.png Czechiaball - My friend, WHY YUO OF CALLING ME TOMIO OKAMURA?
    • Sweden-icon.png Swedenball - We both like the song Caramelldansenu especially since Watashi translate it in Nihonji version! He also likes anime - his favorites are Starzinger, Bastard!! and Love Live.
    • Denmark-icon.png Denmarkball - Another Nordic friendo! I like its LEGOs, and he likes anime (his favorite is Vinland Saga). It also hate that China-icon.png Chinaball. It also calls it a fake Lego producing commie!
    • Norway-icon.png Norwayball - Yet another Nordic friend! Likes my anime (his favorite is A Certain Magical Index).
    • Serbia-icon.png Serbiaball - Good old friend of mine who likes my stuff, but stop bullying Kosovo-icon.png Kosovoball, and flee it from the premises!
    • Georgia-icon.png Georgiaball - They like us, and we invest many monies there... they are very kawaii too. And also can into sumo wrestling...
    • France-icon.png Kalos Furansu-chan - European version of Me. Big fan; I like it very much. It gave little Saitama-kun its own fun cycling race. The 6th Pokémon region (Kalos) is based in your northern European area!
    • Germany-icon.png Germanyball - Great support in science and architecture and we were allies during the WW2! rororororo! Best friends forever! His favorite anime are Neon Genesis Evangelion, Girls und Panzer, Saga of Tanya the Evil and Attack on Titan.
    • Netherlands-icon.png Netherlandsball - One of my first Tomodachi-desu. It likes kawaii and my games, and it also usings to own one of Dejima-icon.png my islands aka Nagasaki-icon.png My child in the past.
    • Thailand-icon.png Thailandball - Admirer and forced u to give yuo passage in WWII. It is also Buddhist and has some kawaii college girls. Its favorite Anime are Black Lagoon and Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba.
    • Canada-icon.png Canadaball - My best friend who loves anime.
    • Iraq-icon.png Iraqball - Likes my car brands, and we both have a rich history, and it is also a cat lover. meow meow unlike this guy that hates my cars.
    • Peru-icon.png Peruball - Good South American friend that can into APEC like me! It has one of the biggest communities of Japanese people! Goku is popular there, like Toyota! But I'm sorry fol Alberto Fujimori; it destroyed Peru.
    • Mexico-icon.png Mexicoball - Child of Spainball! I like its culture! And thanks for supporting my Kars cars!
    • Spain-icon.png Paldea Spainball - It likes my cars and anime - its favorite being Doraemon; I also liked its Paerra in return.
    • Sri Lanka-icon.png Sri Lankaball - It defended me from paying reparations after World War II and loves my technology, so I also give it a lot of aid. But stay away from China, who does not care about anyone!
    • Vietnam-icon.png Vietnamball - Gomenasai for 1945. But we ale of good friends now. I heard you like my anime very much. Sometimes it wants me to call it Etsunan, but I think I'll stick with the current pronunciation. BUT STOP SHOPLIFTING, PLOX!!!
    • Yakutia-icon.png Sakhaball - It became really interesting for me to visit. May I help you somehow?
    • Somalia-icon.png Somaliaball - I made an anime based olf it! It really likes it! It is carried One Piece!
    • Ethiopia-icon.png Ethiopiaball - It is like me but reverse. It speaks of a bit properly, it is poor (hope yuo become rich), and it is landlocked, where I am the reverse of it (Island country, rich and worse grammar). How amazing to see a country that is the reverse of me! One thing that is the same is we are once Empires, once occupied and not colonized by European colonizers.
    • Yemen-icon.png Yemenball - Aww, Kankoku-san doesn't accept your refugees. So Watashi can take your people here in my clay. We welcome yuo.
    • Nigeria-icon.png Nigeriaball - Best African buddy! It likes my car brands like Toyota and Honda! But do you really have to name everything in your clay after me?
    • Japanese-Empire.gif Empire of Japanball - My past self. I will still have the power yuo have to always stay stronk. But I still mostly hate you!
    • Albania-icon.png Albaniaball - I recognized Kosovoball on you. It also likes my anime!
    • Palau-icon.png Palauball - Precious little boy :)
    • Russia-icon.png Russiaball - Likes Orudo Japan car. And I like Roritas. Doesn't wants to give Chishimaball back. They're still a good countryball, but Crimea-icon.png Crimeaball belongs to Ukraine-icon.png Ukraineball. At least we can into appreciating and visiting each other. Still, I don't know if EU-icon.png EUball will scold yuo again. But why did yuo ban the Isekai anime? Stop barring it; remove it! Yuo should of stopps invadings Ukraine ol erse... Well nevermind then he told me to stop allying with Amerika-san to sanctions against you. Let's trade our fish okay?
    • Rodrigo Duterte - Arigato for being the best president in the Philippines!
    • Shinzo Abe - NOOOOOO! I will miss you ;(

    Chūrithu/中立/Neutral

    • Bangladesh-icon.png Bangladeshball - You don't look well :( I'll give you aid. Have some soup. I hope you can feel better. It hates it when I say it is sick, but rook at its green frag and poverty rates. It is definitely sick, and I will help with aid and soup!!! (It hates the soup, though, and IDK WHY) *cries in rejection*
    • Bolivia-icon.png Boliviaball - It's an Anti-Imperiarist again! I thought you changed, :( but it likes my cars and my anime. And I never realized that you're anti-imperialist because you have no sea. But anyway, you're fine with me.
    • Mongolia-icon.png Mongoliaball - At some point, we can be cool but still... (See enemies list)
    • Saudi Arabia-icon.png Saudi Arabiaball - Is of sharia kebab but likes, good I made car and gives, But I WILL NEVER FORGIVE YOUR ARABIAN STUDENTS DETOROYING MY BEAUTIFUL TEMPURA! ALSO, WHAT DID Canada-icon.png KANADA-KUN DO TO YOU IN 2018?! But its people are 80% anime fans, and they come to my clay for education!
    • Ukraine-icon.png Ukraineball - Don't worry, Crimea-icon.png Crimeaball and Donbass belong to you.
    • Wales-icon.png Walesball - One of UKball's sons. I often mistake him for a Dragon Ball or for a whale, which is why he keeps his distance from me. However he is a fan of Anime, especially Fate/stay night and High School DxD.
    • Hirohito-icon.png Hirohito - You made me a powerful country during the 19th century. You forced my people to kill each other like Chinese, Koreans, and Southeast Asian in Asia or the Pacific Islands. Then, Amelia-san nuked me twice. So you did apologize and treat my people nice and work harder after WW2. You're the hero and strongest emperor of my history. Rest in Peace...
    • Okinawa-icon.png Okinawa-kun - Little Sibling. It lives in my house with my kids, but solly, watashi cannot gib yuo independensu. Yuo need to accept that yuo are a part of me.
    • Finland-icon.png Finlandball - Hatsune Miku sings your song; really sorry about that. Just blame Turkey-icon.png this bird instead.
    • Australia-icon.png Australiaball - Your little "anti-whaling environmentalists (Sea shepherds) of really getting annoying! I will remove kangaroo! But at least it likes ordering Japanese cars. We're allies of USA-icon.png Amerika-san.
    • Soviet-icon.png Soviet Unionball - Not really as an enemy. But it thank me because I make Tetlis the 2nd popular game. (See enemies below)
    • GhanaCoffinDance-icon.png Ghanaball - It won against me in World Cup 2018, congratulations.
    • Madagascar-icon.png Madagascarball - I fell sorry for filming anime like ATTACK ON TITAN.
    • Pakistan-icon.png Pakistanball - It is Commie like China-icon.png Chinaball. It arso hates India-icon.png Indo-san. But at least it likes my anime. Watashi want it dislikes China-icon.png Chinaball.
    • Qatar-icon.png Qatarball- Other than football, not much of knowing it. But it loves my cars. Its clay is filled with my Toyotas and Lexus. A rot of anime rovers there. But never forget the things you did to me in football. First Agony of Doha 1993 and then Asia Cup final 3-1. Worst days of my life. REMOVE!!!
    • South Korea-icon.png South Koreaball - Sometimes, it distrusts me for my past. But we both have similar cultures and nearest clay to me. I like K-pop, but it stopped asking me to apologize and compensate anymore! ALSO IT IS SEA OF JAPAN NOT "EAST" SEA!


    Teki/敵/Enemies

    • Macedonia-icon.png Macedoniaball - BA-BAKA NA!!! YOU STORE WAGAHAI'S ORUDO EMPIRE!!!
    • Belgium-icon.png Belgiumball (only in sports) - I was about to get into the 2018 quarterfinals, but IT DEFEATED ME IN ROUND OF 16! 3-2 NEVER FORGET! WAI YUO DO THIS TO ME?!!!
    • Colombia-icon.png Colombiaball (only in sports) - I DEFEAT YUO AT THE 2018 WORLD CUP!! But we both hate Venezuelaball, however.
    • Venezuela-icon.png Venezuelaball - It hates me because I is a friend of USAball, and it calls it a devil! But at least it likes my anime. I wants to befriend with yuo... Because you hate Koronbia.
    • Syria-icon.png Syriaball - It only hates my prime minister. But not my whole population.
    • Jordan-icon.png Jordanball - Hah I defeated yuo by 6-0 me and China-icon.png Chinaball Hates yuo!!
    • Palestine-icon.png Palestineball - Shut it! You ale Israel's clay, period.
    • China-icon.png Chinaball -Old Kawaii as some people would like to take care of it and genocide is a lie! It always complained about Nanking Massacre! But gib minerals plox! (It also had tried many times to send me to therapy conversion, but it did not seem to work.) I saw a video where yuo threatened to nuke me if I intervene in Taiwan. If yuo do that, yuo will see all your anime and your main tourist source and destination! And also stop accusing me that I eating whales!
    • North Korea-icon.png North Koreaball - It "accidentally" press the launch button and nearly nuked me! Now get out of my sight or else!
    • Soviet-icon.png Soviet Unionball Communism is a degenerate system that does not care about its citizens, and it killed about 100 million people!! You're far worse than Nazi fascist far-righters!!! But the USA and I have figured out that you're so popular among teenagers!
    • Japanese-Empire.gif My Impeliaristic serf - YOU'RE THE REASON WHY EVERYONE HATES ME, ESPECIALLY THE ELDERLIES! EVEN KANKOKU AND PRC CHUGOKU STILL DISTRUST ME BECAUSE OF YOUR ACTIONS!!! YUO FORCED MY PEOPLE TO KILL EACH OTHER, ESPECIALLY YUO FORCED THEM TO INVADE OTHER COUNTRIES AND BRUTAL GENOCIDE PEOPLE LIKE DOING NOTHING! I'M VERY SORRY FOR WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO MY HISTORY!!! Then Amerika-san nuked my clay because of your BAKA!! 1945 was the best year of my life!! I am the better Japan! >:(
    • Nazi-icon.png Nazi Germanyball - Same as Japanese-Empire.gif Japanese Empireball. Hitler was very bad.
    • Philippines-icon.png Bongbong Marcos - THIS STUPID BAKA! He's trying to corrupt the Philippines just like what his father did in the 1980s!!! And now he is the elected as 2022 President!!

    Trivia (トリビア)

    • It is the oldest character in Polandball.
    • It created Anime and Electronic Products anime is Best REMOVE K-POP
    • It is the 11th-most populated countryball.
    • It was Failed To World Cup in 1970-1994
    • It has a very low birth rate.
    • Its population is declining.
    • Has a strange obsession with mecha (giant robots).
    • The Japanese do not pronounce the "L," so they use the "R."
    • When something catches its attention, it usually approaches by opening its eyes more than normal and saying, "SUGOI!".
    • Together with USA-icon.png USAball and France-icon.png Franceball (Ubisoft), they are the countries with the best video game industry today.
    • Together with Hong Kong-icon.png Hong Kongball, South Korea-icon.png South Koreaball and Singapore-icon.pngTringapore it makes up the 4 Asian Tigers.
    • It has soda, chocolates, potatoes, and other very rare things for other countryballs.
    • It can't stop showing its kawaii side. ONI-CHAAAN! YAMETE!!
    • They remember back in 1945 where its clay get bombed by USA-icon.png USAball
    • From here was the oldest confirmed man in history, Jiroemon Kimura, who lived 116 years (1897-2013) and was born in the Kyoto-icon.png Kyoto Prefecture.
    • It was a host of the Olympic Games, but due to the pandemic, it was moved to 2021.
    • In the Japan-icon.png Japanese language, the native name of the country (Nippon) is gender-neutral (just like also happens in English-icon.png English). Japan has two national personifications, Amaterasu, the Japanese goddess of the Sun-icon.png and Emperor Jimmun, the legendary first emperor of Japan (and descendant of Amaterasu, according to Japanese tradition).
    • It has an island that is literally full of cats that even outnumber humans in population.
    • It committed war crimes worse than Nazi-icon.png Nazi Germanyball but always denies that it committed them.
    • It has island territories in Oceania (Ogasawara Islands).
    • Until 2015, it was illegal to dance in a disco after midnight. This law was imposed after the Second World War.
    • Sometimes, it is dressed in a white cat's tail and ears ("kawaii," as it would put it).
    • The commercials are very weird, singular, quirky, eccentric, unusual, and short.
    • It is one of the Countryballs that makes the most animations and video games a year, especially its famous anime, which has been used both on television and on web pages all over the planet.

    How to draw

    This is how to draw Japanball:

    1. Draw a typical circle with a white background.
    2. Fill in a circle with crimson glory inside.
    3. Finally, draw the eyes.
    4. You can also put cat accessories (tail, ears) and kawaii eyes.
    5. You can draw the energized, warrior version with red streams going out in all directions. For reference, check the flag of the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).

    Gallery

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