Ieyasu Tokugawa won the battle of Sekigahara in 1600, the most important battle in the history of Japan, and soon took control of the country. In 1603, he established his government in Edo. In 1868, the emperor moved to Edo and renamed the city to Tokyo. Thus, Tokyo became the capital of Japan both officially and substantially.
1st olympics to be held in Asia
35,197,000 people. Japan.
Korea had realized that Japan had become more advanced by adapting and accepting some aspects of non-Asian cultures.
Director: Sofia Coppola. Although the soundtrack featured 'Alone in Kyoto' by Air, just to confuse you.
Director: Justin Lin. Also starred Brian Tee, Jason Tobin, Leonardo Nam, Nathalie Kelley and Keiko Kitagawa.
Destroys also the port city of Yokohama; over 100,000 casualties
Teriyaki Boyz from the "2 Fast 2 Furious" Soundtrack
The operation of a submarine as shown in the film was so accurate that the United State's Navy used it as a training film during World War II.
Born 1916; American-born Japanese woman who's real name is Iva Toguri; hosted a Japanese propaganda radio program aimed at U.S. troops during World War II.
1943. A submarine captain is on a covert mission take a meteorologist along the Japanese coast to gather weather information helpful to the upcoming Doolittle Raid, the first air strike on Tokyo. Stars Cary Grant & John Garfield. Directed by Delmer Daves.
1944. Starring Van Johnson, Spencer Tracey & Robert Walker. Depicts the Doolittle Raid in WW II.
Also the Southern Pacific in the US and the Orient Express in Eurasia