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[[Image:Flag of Japan.png||thumb|right|200px|The Flag of Japan]]
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[[File:Flag of Japan.png|thumb|right|400x400px|The '''日章旗?''' or '''Nisshōki''' (which translates to the "sun-mark flag", which has been used as the Japanese flag since August 13, 1999.]]
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'''Japan''' (Japanese: '''日本''') is an island country in East Asia with maritime borders to [[China]], [[Russia]], [[North Korea]] and [[South Korea]]. Japan was politically unified under the leadership of the Emperor through the [[:wp:Meiji Restoration|Meiji restoration]], a series of events that culminated in 1868. The current constitution came into effect on May 3, 1947. Japan's head of state is the Emperor [[:wp:Akihito|Akihito]]. The capital of Japan is [[:wp:Tokyo|Tokyo]], which including the [[:wp:Greater Tokyo Area|Greater Tokyo Area]], is the second largest single metropolitan area in the world, only behind New York City, and is the worlds most populous single metropolitan area.
  
==Real world==
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Japan's media rating system is called [[CERO|Computer Entertainment Rating Organization (CERO)]], which has rated all [[Grand Theft Auto]] games as Z, which is for people eighteen years of age and older. Older GTA games were released later in the Japan than in the English speaking world due to being localised for the Japanese audience through [[Rockstar Japan]]. [[Capcom]] publishes many of the GTA games when they are released in Japan while [http://www.cyberfront.co.jp/ CyberFront] have also released some recent GTA games.
 
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'''[[wp:Japan|Japan]]''' is a country in Eastern Asia. The country uses the [[CERO]] rating system to rate all [[Grand Theft Auto]] releases, with so far all of the series being rated Z (18+). Japan received Grand Theft Auto releases at a much later time, as it has taken a long time for [[Rockstar Games]] to localize them, which is done by [[Rockstar Japan]]. The GTA games are published in Japan mainly by [[Capcom]] which had released the following games:
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*[[Grand Theft Auto III]] (September 25, 2003)
 
*[[Grand Theft Auto III]] (September 25, 2003)
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*[[Grand Theft Auto V]] (October 10, 2013)
 
*[[Grand Theft Auto V]] (October 10, 2013)
  
[http://www.cyberfront.co.jp/ CyberFront] has released recent GTA games:
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[http://www.cyberfront.co.jp/ CyberFront] released games:
  
 
*Grand Theft Auto IV (March 20, 2009)
 
*Grand Theft Auto IV (March 20, 2009)
 
*Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (September 24, 2009)
 
*Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (September 24, 2009)
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==Japanese characters==
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;[[2D Universe]]
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*[[Hana Funabashi]]
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*[[Hiroshi]]
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*[[Refried Noodle]]
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*[[Gama Rei]]
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*[[Yonsi Zoo San]] (<small>born in Tokyo</small>)
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*[[Tetsuo]] (<small>born in Hiroshima</small>)
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*[[Danny Zoo]] (<small>born in Okinawa</small>)
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*[[Johnny Zoo]] (<small>born in Tokyo</small>)
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;[[3D Universe]]
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*[[Kanbu]]
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*[[Asuka Kasen]]
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*[[Kazuki Kasen]]
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*[[Kenji Kasen]]
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*[[Toshiko Kasen]]
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*[[Yamazaki]]
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*[[Yuka]]
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==Japanese gangs==
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;2D Universe
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*[[Yakuza]]
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;3D Universe
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*[[Yakuza]]
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==Japanese businesses==
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*[[Maibatsu Corporation]]
  
 
==Game world==
 
==Game world==
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;[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]
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*The film [[Full Robo Hickey Hurry Mech Battlesuit]] is set in Japan.
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*The anime series [[Princess Robot Bubblegum]] is made in Japan.
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;[[The Lost and Damned]]
 
*A contact of [[Jim Fitzgerald]] and [[Angus Martin]] buys stolen Angel bikes off of them, and then ships them to Japan.
 
*A contact of [[Jim Fitzgerald]] and [[Angus Martin]] buys stolen Angel bikes off of them, and then ships them to Japan.
*The Yakuza in all the Grand Theft Auto games originate from Japan.
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;[[Grand Theft Auto V]]
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*The golf club owned by [[Mark Fostenburg]] and [[Vinewood Souvenirs - Mark|stolen]] by [[Trevor Philips]] was imported from Japan.
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*A number of actors playing Vietnamese families in the [[1977]] film [[Bury Me]] were from Japan.
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*The Japanese yen, Japan's currency, is one of the possibilites your [[Money|$]]10,000 'investment' to [[iwillsurviveitall.com]] can be shown in
 
* The flag of Japan can be seen in the first trailer for [[Grand Theft Auto V]] (0:16).
 
* The flag of Japan can be seen in the first trailer for [[Grand Theft Auto V]] (0:16).
  
==Japanese characters==
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==Real world references==
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*The mission [[Dragon Haul Z]] in [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]] is a reference to the [[:wp:Dragon Ball Z|Dragon Ball Z]] anime series.
  
 
[[Category: Countries]]
 
[[Category: Countries]]

Latest revision as of 01:28, 18 June 2014

The 日章旗? or Nisshōki (which translates to the "sun-mark flag", which has been used as the Japanese flag since August 13, 1999.

Japan (Japanese: 日本) is an island country in East Asia with maritime borders to China, Russia, North Korea and South Korea. Japan was politically unified under the leadership of the Emperor through the Meiji restoration, a series of events that culminated in 1868. The current constitution came into effect on May 3, 1947. Japan's head of state is the Emperor Akihito. The capital of Japan is Tokyo, which including the Greater Tokyo Area, is the second largest single metropolitan area in the world, only behind New York City, and is the worlds most populous single metropolitan area.

Japan's media rating system is called Computer Entertainment Rating Organization (CERO), which has rated all Grand Theft Auto games as Z, which is for people eighteen years of age and older. Older GTA games were released later in the Japan than in the English speaking world due to being localised for the Japanese audience through Rockstar Japan. Capcom publishes many of the GTA games when they are released in Japan while CyberFront have also released some recent GTA games.

CyberFront released games:

  • Grand Theft Auto IV (March 20, 2009)
  • Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (September 24, 2009)

Japanese characters

2D Universe
3D Universe

Japanese gangs

2D Universe
3D Universe

Japanese businesses

Game world

Grand Theft Auto IV
The Lost and Damned
Grand Theft Auto V

Real world references