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Elements of location

Place of birth

Notable locations

  • Ancestral Home of Clan Yashida
  • Jigoku-Chu Castle (Ancient sanctum of the Hand)
    • Great Hall
  • Maneki Neko Casino.
  • Narayama

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Summary

Japan is an 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 which make up Japan's name mean "sun-origin", which is why Japan is sometimes identified as the "Land of the Rising Sun".
Japan is an archipelago of 6,852 islands. The four largest islands are Honshū, Hokkaidō, Kyūshū and Shikoku, together accounting for 97% of Japan's land area. Most of the islands are mountainous, many volcanic; for example, Japan’s highest peak, Mount Fuji, is a volcano. Japan has the world's tenth-largest population, with about 128 million people. The Greater Tokyo Area, which includes the de facto capital city of Tokyo and several surrounding prefectures, is the largest metropolitan area in the world, with over 30 million residents.
Archaeological research indicates that people were living on the islands of Japan as early as the Upper Paleolithic period. The first written mention of Japan begins with brief appearances in Chinese history texts from the first century A.D. Influence from the outside world followed by long periods of isolation has characterized Japan's history. Since adopting its constitution in 1947, Japan has maintained a unitary constitutional monarchy with an emperor and an elected parliament, the Diet.
A major economic power, Japan has the world's second-largest economy by nominal GDP and the third largest in purchasing power parity. It is also the world's fourth largest exporter and sixth largest importer. It is also the only Asian country in the G8 and is currently serving as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. Although Japan has officially renounced its right to declare war, it maintains a modern and extensive military force which is employed in self-defense and peacekeeping roles. It is a developed country with very high living standards (10th highest HDI). Japan has the highest life expectancy of any country in the world (according to both the UN and WHO estimates) and the third lowest infant mortality rate. (source Wikipedia)

Appearances

Avengers: The Initiative

Avengers: The Initiative #035 (2010)

undefined location. Taskmaster and Constricor are doing business with yakuzas.[1]

Daredevil

Daredevil #500 (2009)

The Mountains. Izo leaves the Hand.[2]

Daredevil 500 p01
Daredevil 500 p02

Daredevil #505 (2010)

Jigoku-Chu Castle. Matt and Angela meets the 4 others Daimyo. Later, somewhere beneath the castle, the Daimyo plans their scheme.
Maneki Neko Casino. Bakuto enjoys himself.
Jigoku-Chu Castle Great Hall. Daredevil has dinner with the Daimyo. Poisoned, Bakuto is taken to his quarters. When Daredevil visits him, he takes him for a demon. Ninjas arrive to kill them.[3]

Daredevil 505 p04
Daredevil 505 p05
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Daredevil 505 p07

Daredevil #506 (2010)

Jigoku-Chu Castle. Bakuto and Daredevil take care of the ninjas. Daredevil talks with Angela about the fight.

Daredevil 506 p02
Daredevil 506 p03
Daredevil 506 p04
Daredevil 506 p05
Daredevil 506 p06
Daredevil 506 p10

Jigoku-Chu Castle Great Hall. At dinner, Daredevil talks about the unity of the Hand but Bakuto doesn't trust him.

Daredevil 506 p14

Jigoku-Chu Castle. Daredevil dreams of Elektra. In the meantime, the daimo meet and are joined by Angela.[4]

Daredevil #507 (2010)

Jigoku-Chu Castle. Daredevil fights a group of ninjas while the daimo and Angela keep track of his progress. Angela is sent to kill Bakuto. The daimo say he committed suicide. Daredevil decides it's time to go home.[5]

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Daredevil #509 (2010)

Jigoku-Chu Castle.

Daredevil #512 (2010)

Jigoku-Chu Castle.

Dark Reign

Dark Reign: Zodiac #01 (2009)

Zodiac sends his team recover Red Ronin.

Dark Wolverine

Dark Wolverine #081 (2010)

Daken tells a story of when he killed an old lady.

Dark Wolverine #088 (2010)

Doomwar

Doomwar #04 (2010)

Narayama

Hit-Monkey

Hit-Monkey #01 (2010)

Hit-Monkey #02 (2010)

Hit-Monkey #03 (2010)

Marvel Boy: The Uranian

Marvel Boy: The Uranian #03 (2010)

New Avengers

New Avengers: Finale #01 (2010)

Punisher

Punisher #014 (2010)

Psylocke

Psylocke #01 (2010)

Psylocke #02 (2010)

Psylocke #03 (2010)

Psylocke #04 (2010)

Shadowland

Shadowland #01 (2010)=

Jigoku-Chu Castle.

Shadowland: Ghost Rider #01 (2010)=

Jigoku-Chu Castle.

Wolverine

Wolverine #052 (2007)

Wolverine Origins

Wolverine Origins #43 (2010)

Silver Samurai teaches Logan how to handle a sword.[6][7]

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Wolverine Origins 043 p04

Wolverine Origins #046 (2010)

Wolverine Origins #048 (2010)

Wolverine: Weapon X

Wolverine: Weapon X #010 (2010)

Wolverine brings Melita at Mariko's memorial.[8]

References


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