Asia- Japan is in this continent
calligraphy- the art of handwriting with ink and brush
futon- a thick cotton pad to sleep on at night
Haiku- is poetry with only three lines. The first and third line have 5 syllables, the second has seven.
Hiroshima- The first city in the world to suffer atomic bombing. The atomic bomb named Little Boy was dropped on Hiroshima by the Enola Gay, a Boeing B-29 bomber, at 8:15 in the morning of August 6, 1945
Honshu- Japan's largest island
Japan-means source of the sun. It is also called the land of the rising sun
Kendo- the oldest form of Japanese martial arts, is Japanese style fencing or sword fighting. It means " the way of the sword."
origami-an ancient Japanese art of paper folding
Mt. Fuji- Japan's highest mountain and still an active volcano
Noh-oldest form of traditional theatre, combing words, music, and dance to tell stories about Japanese history, folktales, and legends.
Shikoku -smallest island in Japan
sushi- patties of rice with vinegar and raw fish wrapped in seaweed
tatami- woven straw mat
tempura- batter fried fish and vegetables
Tokyo-the capital of Japan
yen - Japanese money