Japan

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of the Birds of the World . Volume 13, Penduline-tits to Shrikes year 2008 pages 166–179 place Barcelona publisher Lynx Edicions isbn 978-84-96553-45-3 postscript Legends One oft-repeated story featuring Captain Crunch goes as follows: Draper picked up a public phone, then proceeded to “phreak” his call around the world. At no charge, he routed a call through different phone switches in countries such as Japan, Russia


energy rock

"Nu rykker energi rocken" (Energy rock is coming). ''GAFFA (Gaffa (magazine))'', 1993(12), 12. The trio consisted of Tim Christensen (vocals, guitar, songwriter), Martin Nielsen (Martin Nielsen (bassist)) (bass guitar) and Søren Friis (Søren Friis (drummer)) (drums). Christensen would later describe the band's success as: "The Dizzy records were a mild version of what took place in Seattle with a delay of two years, and therefore perfect


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sent her to the bottom. A port of the game for FM Towns platform was made primarily for Japanese market. Description of the FM Towns version This CD-ROM-based version included full speech in both English (English language) and Japanese (Japanese language). Remarkably, in this particular version voice acting was recorded at Origin, mostly by the people the characters


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data?aokyuk01 title 青木 裕子 (Aoki Yuuko) accessdate 2007-08-01 date August 11, 2002 publisher 'Web I-dic' (Idol Dictionary) language Japanese She was a frequent cover girl on Japanese bikini photo magazines in the late 1990s. She appeared in the advertising campaign for Suntory's zh:日本 Commons:Category:Japan Wikipedia:Japan Dmoz:Regional Asia Japan


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it is limited to Japan and in the west it ranges from British Columbia to California. They may live in the open ocean in between the two areas, but no observations have been made. Because of their presumed small range, they may be rare, but nothing is known for certain about their population. Population and distribution This species of beaked whale is found in tropical and warm waters in all oceans, and has been known to range into very high latitudes. Strandings have occurred off

be implemented to a relatively small range of articles. --Plastictv (User:Plastictv) 6 July 2005 06:33 (UTC) 1943 After escorting a convoy to Casablanca between 1 April and 9 May, ''Foote'' prepared for Pacific duty, and on 28 June arrived at Nouméa, New Caledonia, to join Destroyer Squadron 23. Through the next 3 months, she escorted convoys from Nouméa to Guadalcanal, Efate, Espiritu Santo, Vella Lavella, and Rendova. From 27–29 September, she

. They specialize in second-hand books, manga, anime, video games, and DVDs. The quality of the products can range from almost brand new (read once) to more well loved. Be sure to check out the ¥105 area where the quality of the books may be more well-loved, but there are many great finds. There is a small range of English translated manga but the majority are in Japanese. Anime is available in DVDs and or Blu-rays, depending on the title. Unless you find bootleg copies, DVDs are all region 2 NTSC


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, they released the live album ''Rock N' Roll Noodle Shop: Live from Tokyo'' and then the full album ''The Art of Losing'', in 2002 and 2003 respectively. The group was dropped from their label, Island Records, and they then moved to Los Angeles to remake their production and sound. Working with veteran music producer Butch Walker, they released ''Hearts on Parade'' in 2005. The band has toured since to a widespread fan base in Japan and in the U.S. ref name wilson >


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15, 2005 Kasumi is "of course" Itagaki's favorite ''DOA'' character Tomonobu Itagaki Interview: Dead or Alive Ultimate, Digital Entertainment News, Jun 23rd, 2004 and he feels "very close to her". Awards His work has been recognized by about 30 awards for research, teaching, and service, including Fellow of the Association


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of professional wrestling terms#Promoter promoter and booker (Glossary of professional wrestling terms#Book) for midget wrestling at the time was Jack Britton, who was stationed in Montreal. In Ontario, Larry Kasaboski also promoted midget

Japan

'''Japan''' or '''''Nihon-koku''''', literally " the State of Japan") is an island nation (island country) in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. The characters (Kanji) that make up Japan's name (Names of Japan) mean "sun-origin", which is why Japan is often referred to as the "Land of the Rising Sun".

Japan is a stratovolcanic (Stratovolcano) archipelago of 6,852 islands (List of islands of Japan). The four largest islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku, which together comprise about ninety-seven percent of Japan's land area. Japan has the world's tenth-largest population (List of countries by population), with over 126 million people. Honshū's Greater Tokyo Area, which includes the ''de facto'' capital (Capital of Japan) of Tokyo and several surrounding prefectures (Prefectures of Japan), is the largest metropolitan area (World's largest cities) in the world, with over 30 million residents.

Archaeological research indicates that people lived in Japan as early as the Upper Paleolithic period. The first written mention of Japan is in Chinese history (History of China) texts from the 1st century AD. Influence from other regions, mainly China, followed by periods of isolation, later from Western European influence, has characterized Japan's history (History of Japan). From the 12th century until 1868, Japan was ruled by successive feudal military shoguns in the name of the Emperor. Japan entered into a long period of isolation in the early 17th century, which was only ended in 1853 when a United States fleet pressured Japan to open to the West. Nearly two decades of internal conflict and insurrection followed before the Meiji Emperor (Emperor Meiji) was restored as head of state in 1868 and the Empire of Japan was proclaimed, with the Emperor as a divine symbol of the nation. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, victories in the First Sino-Japanese War, the Russo-Japanese War and World War I allowed Japan to expand its empire during a period of increasing militarism. The Second Sino-Japanese War of 1937 expanded into part of World War II in 1941, which came to an end in 1945 following the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Since adopting its revised constitution (Constitution of Japan) in 1947, Japan has maintained a unitary constitutional monarchy with an emperor (Emperor of Japan) and an elected legislature called the Diet (Diet of Japan).

A major economic power (Economic power),

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