The Empire of Japan was one of the ancient national states on Earth.
During the mid-19th century CE, Japan was an isolationist empire until Matthew Perry of the United States helped open the country to the modern world. In 1903 PD, Protector Benjamin IX of Grayson compared his own planet to Japan. (HH2)
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Japanese films where considered influential even in the Post Diaspora era; Sansho the Bailiff was still admired, and Akira Kurosawa's The Seven Samurai had a profound impact on Grayson culture. (HH5, HHA4.5: F)
- Detailed article on Japan on Wikipedia