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, the first Michiko Maeda Japanese actress to appear nude in a mainstream film, was banned from Japanese cinema for 42 years for disobeying a director?
, a Ken Okuyama Japanese person, designed the Enzo Ferrari super car?
Japanese pink film actor carried out a Mitsuyasu Maeno kamikaze attack on multi-millionaire and ultra-nationalist leader Yoshio Kodama?
Shinto, a represents a manifestation of a gongen buddha from India to guide the Japanese people to salvation?
, in which Nikolayevsk Incident Japanese people were killed by Bolshevik revolutionaries, was pretext for the invasion of Sakhalin island?
resulted in about 10% of the present-day islanders having some Japanese presence in the Marshall Islands Japanese ancestry?
, a Katsuhiko Nakajima Japanese professional wrestler, represented as a freelancer by Kensuke Office, is the youngest junior heavyweight champion in history?
, a disciple of Saint Bernardo the Japanese Francis Xavier, is the first Japanese person known to have set foot in Europe?
Japanese mathematician received the Yozo Matsushima Asahi Prize for his research on continuous groups in 1962?
Japanese manga artist worked at an insurance company for 16 years before retiring to work on manga full time?
Japanese author , who patterned his fictional detective Kodō Nomura Zenigata Heiji after Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, wrote 383 detective stories set in Edo period Japan?
Japanese pop R&B singer-songwriter Mai Kuraki's 2009 album, became her first album in five years to top the Japanese album chart?
, Arishima Ikuma Japanese novelist, published his new-style poems and short stories as a vehicle to introduce the works of the French impressionist painter Paul Cézanne to the Japanese public?
Japanese film critic did not miss a single appearance in his 36 years as the host of Nagaharu Yodogawa TV Asahi's Sunday Western Movie Theatre until a week before his death?
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Question 1: When was Isoroku Yamamoto born?
Question 2: Although the islands
were already abundant with resources for hunting and dry-rice
farming, Yayoi farmers created more productive wet-rice ________ systems.
Question 3: The Jōmon people were ________ hunter-gatherers, though at least
one middle to late Jōmon site (Minami Mosote (, ca. 南溝手)
Question 4: What branch is the Hiroo Onoda in?
Question 5: What is Satoshi Tajiri known for?
Question 6: The Japanese people ( are the predominant 日本人 Nihonjin, Nipponjin) ethnic group of ________.
Question 7: What was Tadanobu Asano's birth name?
Question 8: There is also a small group of Japanese descendants
living in Caribbean countries such as ________ and the Dominican Republic where hundreds of
these immigrants were brought in by Rafael L.
Trujillo in the 1930s.
Question 9: The term "Japanese people" may also
be used in some contexts to refer to a locus of ethnic groups
including the Yamato
people, ________, and Ryukyuans.
Question 10: When is Takeshi Kaneshiro's birthday?