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Hokkaido
An island of Japan north of Hanshu in the Northern pacific
kyushu
The southernmost of the major islands of Japan, in the southwest on the East China Sea and the pacific ocean
Yamato
Traditional name for Japan or The ruling dynasty of 4th century AD from which all emperors are descended
Fujiwara
A member of a powerful family in Japan who exercised power in the name of the Emperor
Shotoku
He was a prince of ancient Japan
Amaterasu
The Japanese Shinto goddess personifying the sun
Archipelago
A large group or chain of islands
Nagasaki
A city of western Kyushu, on Nagasaki Bay, an inlet of the East china sea
Heian
A period in Japan known for modification and neutralization of ideas that were earlier introduced in China
Hiroshima
A city of southwest Honshu, Japan, on the inland sea west of Osaka
Kabuki
A type of Japanese drama in which music and dance are used to represent stores
Daimyo
A Japanese feudal lord who commanded a private army of samurai
Shogunate
The government, rule, or office of a Shogun
Bushido
The strict code of behavior followed by samurai warriors in Japan
Katana
A type of Japanese sword that is commonly referred to as a samurai sword
Shinto
A very nationalistic religion native to Japan
Samurai
A professional soldier in Japan who serves the interests of landowners and clan chiefs
Habuteru
Grumpy
Shibai
Play
Daikon
Radish
Norainu
Stray dog
Sensoo
War
Fuitchi
Disagreement
Kiramimasu
Pick a fight
Muchitsujo
Chaos
Hanakuso
Dried nasal mucus
Sukiyaki
Beef, vegetables, tofu
Iriguchi
Time
Taiiku
Physical education
Kamakura
A period during which Japan was ruled by a feudal government or a city of southeast Honshu, Japan