Japan is a cluster of islands in the Eastern Hemisphere of the Earth, forming an archipelago. It was known for its capital city, Tokyo (later replaced with Neo-Tokyo) and for being known as "The Land of the Rising Sun".
- Japan was one of the places known for experimenting on people with ESP.
- It was directly involved in three World Wars.
- Its capital city, Tokyo, was unintentionally destroyed by Akira (Character) using his psychic powers.
- Despite being one of the smallest nations, it has one of the largest populations.