In Japan, education is compulsory at the elementary and lower secondary levels. Most students attend public schools through the lower secondary level, but private education is popular at the upper secondary and university levels.
The Nihon Rettō is the group of islands that forms the country of Japan, and extends roughly from northeast to southwest along the northeastern coast of the Eurasia mainland, washing upon the northwestern shores of the Pacific Ocean. It consists of islands from the Sakhalin island arc and the Northeastern Japan arc.
Ryuki Ueyama (born 17 April 1976 in Tokyo) is a Japanese mixed martial artist who competes in the middleweight division. He has fought for organizations such as Fighting Network RINGS, DEEP, Pancrase, Hero's and Pride FC.
extra=JTU, often just called ''Nikkyōso'', is Japan's largest and oldest [[labor union|trade union]] of teachers and school staff. The union is known for its critical stance against the conservative Liberal Democratic Party government on such issues as ''Kimi ga Yo'' (the national anthem), the Flag of Japan, and the screening of history textbooks since its near continuous one-party rule since 1945. It is affiliated to the trade union confederation [[Rengo|RENGO]]. It had 290,857 members as of December 2009..
born on is a Japanese people female kickboxer and mixed martial artist. She has fought in MMA promotions Shooto and Jewels in Japan and Invicta FC in the United States. Hamasaki won the first Jewels Queen tournament to become the first lightweight champion of the promotion. Hamasaki vacated her title due to injuries on . She is the current Invicta FC atomweight champion. Hamasaki is the first Asian to win a North American premier MMA promotion title.
Chinmoku is a 1966 novel of historical fiction by author Shūsaku Endō, published in English by Peter Owen Publishers. It is the story of a Jesuit missionary sent to 17th century Japan, who endures persecution in the time of Kakure Kirishitan ("Hidden Christians") that followed the defeat of the Shimabara Rebellion. The recipient of the 1966 Tanizaki Prize, it has been called "Endo's supreme achievement" "Shusaku Endo's Silence" by Luke Reinsma, Response of Seattle Pacific University,Volume 27, Numbe..
John Ashmead (1917–1992) was an American novelist, Naval Intelligence officer, and professor of English. His writings include The Mountain and the Feather University Archives Hamilton Library University of Hawaii at Manoa about his experiences in the Pacific in World War II as a United States naval intelligence officer and translator. He received a commendation for obtaining information that helped Navy fliers shoot down the plane of Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, who had masterminded the 1941 surpri..
Kabushiki kaisha mitsui sumitomo finansharu gurūpu is a bank holding / financial services company established by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, which is the second largest bank in Japan by market value (as of Nov 2009).
Suika is a rechargeable contactless smart card, electronic money used as a fare card on train lines in Japan. Launched in November 18, 2001, the card is usable currently in the Kantō region, at JR East stations near Sendai and Niigata. The card can also be used interchangeably with JR West's ICOCA card in the Kansai region and San'yō region in Okayama, Hiroshima, and Yamaguchi Prefectures, and also with JR Central's TOICA starting from spring of 2008, Japan Railways Group - IC ‘Smart Cards’ JR Kyushu'..