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{{Infobox country
 
{{Infobox country
 
|native_name = ''日本国 <sup>(Japanese)</sup>''
 
|native_name = ''日本国 <sup>(Japanese)</sup>''
|conventional_long_name = <span style="line-height:1.33em;">Japan</span>
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|conventional_long_name = Japan
 
|common_name = Japan
 
|common_name = Japan
 
|image_flag = Flag of Japan.png
 
|image_flag = Flag of Japan.png
|official_languages = [[wp:Japanese language|Japanese]]|capital = [[wp:Tokyo|Tokyo]]
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|official_languages = [[wp:Japanese|Japanese]]
|established =
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|capital = [[Tokyo|Tokyo]] (東京)
|currency = Yen (JPY)}}
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|established = 660 B.C <small>(first Japanese state)</small><br>3 January 1868 <small>(as Empire of Japan)</small><br>2 May 1947 <small>(current Japan)</small>
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|currency = Yen (日本円 JPY)
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|leader_name1 = [[wp:Akihito|Emperor Akihito]] (昭仁天皇)
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|leader_name2 = [[wp:Shinzō Abe|Shinzō Abe]] (安倍晋三)
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|leader_title1 = Emperor
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|leader_title2 = Prime Minister
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|image_map = Topographic_Map_of_Japan.png
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|national_anthem = [[wp:Kimigayo|君が代]] (Kimigayo)
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|population_estimate = 127,016,000 <small>(as of 2015)</small>}}
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{{Wikipedia}}
 
'''[[wp:Japan|Japan]]''' is a country in Eastern Asia. The country uses the [[CERO]] rating system to rate all [[Grand Theft Auto]] releases, with so far all of the series being rated Z (18+). Japan received Grand Theft Auto releases at a much later time, as it has taken a long time for [[Rockstar Games]] to localize them, which is done by [[Rockstar Japan]]. The GTA games are published in Japan mainly by [[Capcom]] which had released the following games:
 
'''[[wp:Japan|Japan]]''' is a country in Eastern Asia. The country uses the [[CERO]] rating system to rate all [[Grand Theft Auto]] releases, with so far all of the series being rated Z (18+). Japan received Grand Theft Auto releases at a much later time, as it has taken a long time for [[Rockstar Games]] to localize them, which is done by [[Rockstar Japan]]. The GTA games are published in Japan mainly by [[Capcom]] which had released the following games:
   
*[[Grand Theft Auto III]] (September 25, 2003)
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*[[Grand Theft Auto 1 ]](August 27, 1998)
*[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] (May 20, 2004)
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*[[Grand Theft Auto 2]] (March 30, 2001)
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto III]]'' (September 25, 2003)
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]'' (May 20, 2004)
 
*[[Grand Theft Auto Double Pack]] (July 29, 2004 Xbox version, February 27, 2007 PS2 version)
 
*[[Grand Theft Auto Double Pack]] (July 29, 2004 Xbox version, February 27, 2007 PS2 version)
*[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] (January 25, 2007)
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]'' (January 25, 2007)
*[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]] (July 26, 2007 PSP version, September 6, 2007 PS2 version)
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]'' (July 26, 2007 PSP version, September 6, 2007 PS2 version)
*[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] (December 6, 2007)
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]'' (December 6, 2007)
*[[Grand Theft Auto IV]] (October 10, 2008)
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'' (October 30, 2008)
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*[[Grand Theft Auto V]] (October 10, 2013)
   
 
[http://www.cyberfront.co.jp/ CyberFront] has released recent GTA games:
 
[http://www.cyberfront.co.jp/ CyberFront] has released recent GTA games:
   
*Grand Theft Auto IV (March 20, 2009)
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*''Grand Theft Auto IV'' (March 20, 2009)
*Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (September 24, 2009)
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*''Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars'' (September 24, 2009)
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==Game World==
 
==Game World==
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===2D Universe===
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*The [[Yakuza]], a real-life criminal organization based in Japan, is featured in [[Grand Theft Auto|Grand Theft Auto 1]] and [[Grand Theft Auto 2]].
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* GTA 2 introduces the [[Zaibatsu Corporation]], a mega-corporation and criminal organization named after the Japanese term for a type of business. Although it is later revealed in [[Grand Theft Auto III]] that Zaibatsu was founded in Liberty City (located in the United States of America), the organization's name still implies strong ties to Japan.
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*Also in GTA 2, the host of [[Funami FM]] is a Japanese woman named [[Teriyaki-chan]].
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*The place [[Funabashi]] in GTA 2 is in Chiba prefecture.
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===3D Universe===
 
===3D Universe===
The [[Yakuza]] is a real-life criminal organization based in Japan; it also appears in GTA III and GTA Liberty City Stories. Characters such as the [[Shon Kikuchi]] hail from Japan. There are also many Japanese products in the GTA games, such as [[Kakagawa]] appliances, [[Maibatsu Corporation|Maibatsu]] vehicles, and [[A.M. Beer]]. The [[Kuruma]] may be a Japanese car, and 'kuruma' (くるま or 車) means 'car' in Japanese, although it can also be a Middle Eastern car, as Kuruma is Arabic for Pussy. The country capital, Tokyo, is also mentioned in the Liberty Tree article [[Yakuza Operating With Impunity]].
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*The Yakuza also appears in [[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]], [[Grand Theft Auto Advance]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories|GTA Liberty City Stories]]. Its members [[Asuka Kasen]], [[Kenji Kasen]], [[Kazuki Kasen]] and his wife [[Toshiko Kasen]], and Asuka's niece [[Yuka]] are all of Japanese origin.
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*The country capital, [[Tokyo]], is mentioned in the [[Liberty Tree]] article [[Yakuza Operating With Impunity]].
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*The [[Kuruma]] is a Japanese car, since it has some visual cues from Japanese sedans and 'kuruma' (くるま or 車) means 'car' in Japanese.
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**Many other cars in the 3D Universe are also inspired by Japanese cars, however, the Kuruma is the only one with a Japanese name.
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*There are also many Japanese manufacturers in the [[3D Universe]], such as [[Kakagawa]] appliances and the [[Maibatsu Corporation|Maibatsu]] vehicles (Based on Mitsubishi).
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*The game [[Space Monkey]] and its sequel Space Monkey 7 were originated in Japan, according to radio advertisement.
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*[[Sushi Man]] is a Japanese sushi shop appears in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]].
   
 
===HD Universe===
 
===HD Universe===
Japan is also responsible for the creation of the automaker [[Karin]], though no imported JDM models appear, the same information applies to [[Dinka]] and [[Annis]] as well.
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*Several automotive manufacturers are Japanese:
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**[[Annis]]
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**[[Dinka]]
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**[[Emperor (manufacturer)|Emperor]]
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**[[Fathom]]
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**[[Karin]]
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**[[Nagasaki]]
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**[[Shitzu]]
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**[[Maibatsu Corporation|Maibatsu]]
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*The [[Warrener]], while manufactured by the [[Sweden|Swedish]] car manufacturer [[Vulcar]], bears its overall, Japanese style to it, specifically the [[wp:Nissan Skyline|1969 Nissan Skyline C10]].
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**The car manufacturer Nagasaki is the name of a Japanese [[wp:Nagasaki|city]], and a Japanese [[wp:Nagasaki Prefecture|prefecture]] that was hit by a [[wp:Fat Man|nuclear bomb]] on August 9, 1945.
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*[[A.M. Beer]] is a brand of Japanese beer (Based on Asahi Beer).
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*[[Noel Katsuda]] and [[Shon Kikuchi]] are of Japanese origin.
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*The TV shows [[Princess Robot Bubblegum]] and [[Full Robo Hickey Hurry Mech Battlesuit]] are parodies of Japanese animes.
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*The [[Uptown Riders]], based on the real life Ruff Ryders, mostly ride Japanese bikes.
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*The [[Elegy RH8]] is metaphorically described as having been "''born in the fires of Mt. Fuji''".
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*[[Mark Fostenburg]]'s [[Golf Club|golf clubs]] are made in Japan.
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*[[Nutsaki]] is a Japanese-like restaurant.
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*[[Gozushi]] is also a Japanese restaurant, named for one of Japan's most famous film series, ''[[w:c:godzilla:Godzilla|Godzilla]]''.
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*[[The San Andreas Flight School Update]] added a Japan flag [[Parachute|Chute Bag]] in GTA V.
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*The Japan liveries is one of the liveries on the [[Cheval]] [[Marshall]].
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** There is also a Japanese flag available on the roof of the [[Dukes (car)|Dukes]].
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==Navigation==
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{{Countries}}
 
[[Category: Countries]]
 
[[Category: Countries]]

Latest revision as of 11:12, April 7, 2016

Japan
日本国 (Japanese)
Flag of Japan.png
Anthem君が代 (Kimigayo)
Topographic Map of Japan.png
CapitalTokyo (東京)
Official language(s) Japanese
Government
 -  Emperor Emperor Akihito (昭仁天皇)
 -  Prime Minister Shinzō Abe (安倍晋三)
Establishment 660 B.C (first Japanese state)
3 January 1868 (as Empire of Japan)
2 May 1947 (current Japan)
Population
 -   estimate 127,016,000 (as of 2015) 
Currency Yen (日本円 JPY)
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Japan is a country in Eastern Asia. The country uses the CERO rating system to rate all Grand Theft Auto releases, with so far all of the series being rated Z (18+). Japan received Grand Theft Auto releases at a much later time, as it has taken a long time for Rockstar Games to localize them, which is done by Rockstar Japan. The GTA games are published in Japan mainly by Capcom which had released the following games:

CyberFront has released recent GTA games:

  • Grand Theft Auto IV (March 20, 2009)
  • Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (September 24, 2009)

Game WorldEdit

2D UniverseEdit

  • The Yakuza, a real-life criminal organization based in Japan, is featured in Grand Theft Auto 1 and Grand Theft Auto 2.
  • GTA 2 introduces the Zaibatsu Corporation, a mega-corporation and criminal organization named after the Japanese term for a type of business. Although it is later revealed in Grand Theft Auto III that Zaibatsu was founded in Liberty City (located in the United States of America), the organization's name still implies strong ties to Japan.
  • Also in GTA 2, the host of Funami FM is a Japanese woman named Teriyaki-chan.
  • The place Funabashi in GTA 2 is in Chiba prefecture.

3D UniverseEdit

HD UniverseEdit

NavigationEdit

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