Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies across from the east coast of China, North Korea, South Korea along the Sea of Japan and lies southeast of Russia.
Known for their historic warriors; the Samurai and Ninja, volcanic hotsprings, as well as being a cultural hub for anime, manga and games, mainland Japan are the four largest islands that make up the archipelago of 6,852 islands. These islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku. Most of the islands are mountainous and volcanic;its largest peak being the famous Mount Fuji.