Japan day in year 6

As part of our Japan day, we will be looking into the Japanese culture. Please write down any facts and information about Japanese culture. 


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  1. In Japan 🇯🇵 They have a sport called sumo wrestling 🤼‍♂️ this is the best known game in Japan 🇯🇵 . The game was tried by year 6 they liked it. The game is not like any sport because any other miritial art that hurting people. It is a pushing game what you would normally do is the you push them off the ring or make them fall without tripping them or swinging then.the weird pants that they were are normally called a gara . The y would stomp to take the evil soul away.

  2. sushi and sumo wrestling

    Although the Japanese get full credit for what we call sushi today, the inspiration for sushi is thought to have started in Southeast Asia.

    Sumo wrestlers used to be skinny.Sumo wrestlers dance before they fight for gratitude.No one under 50 is interested in sumo.There’s a tradition of female sumo in Japan.Sumo wrestlers must live a traditional lifestyle. They eat 10,000 calories a day .

  3. Japan’s most loved sport is sumo wrestling but you need a type of diet to get you to 500 pounds in weight of more I thought it was fun but you can get injured 🤕.

    They live next to the sea so there’s lots of sea food like fish and seaweed we tried the seaweed and I did not like it and a little fact sushi comes from fish.

    They also had some ancient warriors called samari.

  4. Japanese people consume 85% of Jamaica’s coffee.

    Japanese people have the biggest amount of people who can read and write.

    In Japan the most popular sport is sumo.

    Japanese people eat raw fish.

    Japan has the biggest seafood market in the world.

    One of the most dangerous types of sea food is served in Japan.

  5. Japan is full of culture .

    Sumo wrestling is really important in Japanese culture . It is one of the oldest sport in Japan . Dating back 1000 years .

    Kimonos are worn on weddings or really formal events . They cost up to £20000 . Really expensive material like silk are used to make them .

    Tea ceremonies , also called way of tea , are traditional ceremonies . They are really important in Japanese culture . People normally wear Kimonos to it

  6. Sumo wrestling was good because i won 3:0 I was vs shahjahan in the last one i in the last one i banged my chin on the ground then it carried on very good it was :Takwa vs Ruqayyah it was me vs shahjahan it was Fatima vs Nidhi Eros vs Umayr then we had to go inside then we tried out Japanese food: seaweed,green tea nacho,tofu,seaweed rice crackers,lucky stick the lucky stick was nice it tasted like strawberry milkshake.

  7. Sumo wrestling
    Sumo wrestlers have to be over 300 pounds to be a challenge towards the opponent and to be able to be or remain at that weight they have to eat at least 4000 calories everyday. The rules of sumo wrestling are simple you have to push out of the wring. You are not allowed to punch or push with your shoulder. But you are only allowed to push with your hands. Sumo wrestling is a sport that has the winner so when you w8n the match then you will be able to move to a higher stage.
    The food in Japanese is very different to the music in uk as they eat stuff that we don’t eat here in uk and the stuff I would not like.

  8. There was a period of the samurai in japan and they used to teach children ages 11 or 12 and they had whole schools for it.They had a traditional sport called sumo wrestling and the sumo wrestlers eat 5000 calories a day the rules are push the other person out the ring or push the person to the floor your alowed to slap and hit.

    There is a dress called the kimono men and women wear it. They mostly wear it to special things like weading or formal other formal things.

  9. In japan they do sumo fighting and they usually last for a minute and they only push and grab and they need to eat a lot to become 500 pounds.

    In Japan schools they learn 2136 alphabet letters but different countries use 26 alphabet letters and it’s hard for them because they need to pronounce correctly

  10. Japanese culture and traditions are incredibly different to our one because of lots of things. Tea ceremonies are a common part of Japanese culture. This formal yet that women and men have to both wear kimonos made to special occasions. These ceremonies have been greatly taken by the Bhuddist religion practices and the event can be really posh . Japanese tea ceremonies means deep to the country and those who are invited should feel quite welcomed.

    Sumo wrestlers live in sumo stables where they are trained from young. Being an old sumo wresteller , there is strict rules in both the sport and in the stables. Younger sumo-wrestlers are traditionally required to clean after them.Some more of the rules are when someone falls out of the ring they are out or if someone falls on the floor they are also out.

    Random facts
    Japanese haiku poem if the shortest in the world and consists of exactly 17 syllables.The first Japanese novel was called the tale of genii and was made in 1007. Japanese is also the home of all martial arts performers like Kum fu panda and the karate kid.Oragami is on the Japanese tradition and used for special occasions.

  11. In Japan they wear kimonos to special occasions. Men’s wear it to tea ceremonies and weddings however women wear i5 to very special occasions.They speak Japanese, Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji. The most famous sport in Japan is

    Sumo wrestling was part of the Shinto religion in Japan. Sumo wrestling that is played all around the country. Sumo wrestlers eat up to 5000 calories every day to make them fat enough to be a Sumo wrestler. Each sumo wrestler has six matches every year. They have matches that lasts less than a minute. They can push, pull, hit and slam each other.

    The Japanese eat sushi, ramen which is egg noodles wrapped in broth, donburi, onigiri and lots more. The popular drinks are green tea, ramune, pocari sweat and other drinks. The popular Japanese dishes are Sashimi, Ramen, Japanese curry, Tempura and other dishes.

  12. 1 fact is that Japan was isolated for a period of time until European travellers created a trade with them from then they got involved in everything else from then on. Sumo wrestlers have to eat over 5000 calories of food to sustain weight.samurai warriors were controlling japan at the premodium period they were all ruled by a dictator .samurI still got education but they got taught samurai as swell. On special occasions Japanese people wear kimonos a type of tradition Dress made for men and women , women wear it more often. Food that Japanese people eat are seaweed ,mocha green ,tofu,rice crackers .seaweed rice crackers and lucky stick.

  13. They have schools so that boys train to be a samurai.Everybody’s name has a meaning.They eat whales.They have to learn 1490 letters and we only have to learn 26.

  14. In Japan, the main type of sport that Japan participate is Sumo wrestling. Sumo wrestler weigh about 150kg. In order to become this big, the average sumo wrestler eats up to 20,000 calories per day – about 10 times. We also tried Sumo Wrestling and it was fun and I was really good at it. We also tried different Japanese food and they were really good and tasty. We tried: seaweed, green tea mochi,Tofu,seaweed rice crackers and lucky stick. We ate all this with chopsticks. We also wrote our name in Kanji and Japan scroll. We also designed kimonos a Japanese dress.

  15. Facts about Japan : 🎎🎎🎎
    They train young boys in special training centres to be Samurai.
    They wear traditional clothing which includes :sandals,toe socks,Japanese Kimono .The Japanese Kimono usually has the pattern of beautiful flowers 🌷.
    Ta in Japanese Kanji means form ,Ka means question mark and Fu means fortune ,good luck,blessing or happiness.
    The food that I know they eat are:Seaweed,Green Tea Mache,Tofu;Miso soup,Rice crackers,Lucky sticks;Fortune cookies,Seaweed rice crackers,Sushi and Noodles.The sports that Japanese people play are :a traditional sport called Sumo wrestling as well as skating⛸football⚽️,martial arts 🥋and baseball ⚾️.
    Christmas is not a traditional holiday in Japan.
    Japanese people always carry an umbrella in the summer.
    People who live in Japan eat Sushi for breakfast.People in Japan 🇯🇵 go in for the Olympics to skate.

  16. I loved Japan day and loved sumo wrestling.Some of my favourite things to do was taste the food and sumo wrestle.I have learnt that the kimono is a very sacred dress and is very noble to wear because only the wealthy can afford the best intricate designed ones. They can cost exceeding $10000.I have then also learnt that sumo wrestlers have to eat at least 100000 calories a day at minimum to maintain a very fat body.some of the food Japanese people eat is sea weed , sushi,lucky stick ,baked seeweed.By suffyan and Abir

  17. A fact that I know in Japanese culture is that when you do sumo wrestling you need to floor them or get them out the line you win a whole round.
    Another fact is that both men and women’s were kimons to speacial ocassion such as wedding and special ceremony. These are facts that I reserched. Raw horse meat is a popular food in Japan,More than 70% of Japan consists of mountains, including more than 200 volcanoes,There are four different writing systems in Japan; Romaji, Katakana, Hiragana, and Kanji,Sumo is Japan’s national sport, although baseball is also very popular,when you go to someone’s house out of respect you have to take your shoes off and place it on a mat in front of the door and you might see some other shoes that are near your shoes.Coffee is very popular and Japan imports approximately 85% of Jamaica’s annual coffee production.

  18. 1)6 times a year Japan watches sumo wrestling.
    2)sumo wrestling was created 1000 years ago.
    3)Sumo wrestlers used to be skinny.
    4)Sumo wrestlers must live a traditional lifestyle.
    5)No one under 50 is interested in sumo.
    6)Sumo wrestlers dance.

    7)Raw horse meat is a popular food in Japan.
    8)usually Japan women where something called a kimono
    9)There are four different writing systems in Japan; Romaji, Katakana, Hiragana, and Kanji
    10)Coffee is very popular and Japan imports approximately 85% of Jamaica’s annual coffee production.

  19. 1) 6 times years, Japanese sumo wrestlers battle to get the name upon the leader ship.
    2) This sumo wrestling sport dates back to over 1000 years.
    3) The most surprising thing about sumo wrestling is the size of the players.
    4) The sumo’s hair is oiled and combed into the shape of a ginkgo leaf.
    5) The roof suspended over the dohyo represents a shrine roof and the large tassles on each corner represent the seasons of the year.
    6) The dohyo, the place where all the action happens is made from clay and he surface covered with sand.
    7) The most traditional woman’s clothing are called kimono.
    8) Raw horse meat is a popular food in Japan.
    9) Japan has the third longest life expectancy in the world with men living to 81 years old and women living to almost 88 years old.
    10) Twenty-one percent of the Japanese population is elderly.
    11) The Japanese eat more fish than any other people in the world, about 17 million tons per year.
    12) Over two billion manga, Japanese comic books or graphic novels, are sold in Japan each year
    13) More than 5 billion servings of instant ramen noodles are consumed in Japan each year.

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    They eat a variety of food:seaweed,green tea matchi,tofu,seaweed rice crackers and lucky stick.

    Sumo wrestling is also introduced from that country and is a popular sport also tyquondo.

    Due to gases produced by power plants, Japan sometimes suffers from acid rain.

    Japan is an industrialized nation, producing some of the most technologically advanced motor vehicles, electronics, and machine tools.

    Japan is a world leader in robotics. Japanese engineers are known for producing a range of human-like robots such as ASIMO.

    Some of the most well-known companies in the world are Japanese such as Toyota, Honda, Sony, Nintendo, Canon, Panasonic, Toshiba, and Sharp.

    Japanese cuisine has become popular around the world. Some well-known dishes are sushi, sashimi and tempura.

    Japan is home to many different forms of martial arts. Karate, Judo, Sumo, Ninjutsu, Kendo, Jujutsu, and Aikido to name a few.

    Sumo is recognized as the national sport of Japan, although the most popular spectator sport is baseball.

    They have three main writing structures:kanji,katakana and hiragana.

    Also for there formal type of clothing they wear a long type of dress called a kimonos both male and female where these the only difference is that men’s are more darker and the ladies are lighter and brighter.

    When they eat they use chop sticks.

    Japan is made up of 6,852 islands.

    The highest point in Japan in Mount Fuji, which stands at 3,776m (12,388ft).

    Tokyo is the capital city of Japan and also the largest city. Other major cities include Osaka, Nagoya, and Sapporo.

    Japanese is the official language of Japan.

    Form of Government: Constitutional monarchy with parliamentary government
    Capital: Tokyo

    Population: 126, 048, 450

    Official Language: Japanese

    Money: Japanese yen

    Area: 377,835 square kilometres

    Major Mountain Ranges: Japanese Alps

    Major Rivers: Biwa, Inawashiro, Kasumigaura

    The Japanese people have a deep affection for the beauty of the landscape. The ancient Shinto religion says natural features like mountains, waterfalls and forests have their own spirit or soul.

    Japan is home to some wonderful wildlife! Some of the country’s most incredible creatures include the sika deer, red-crowned crane, stellar’s sea eagle and one of the coolest critters on the planet…the Japanese macaque monkey!

  21. Sumo wrestling

    In Japan Sumo wrestling is a very popular sport it involves a lot of strength. The Sumos have to eat a stew of fatty meats to get them really big. The fights happen 6 times a year and when the finals happens the sumo wrestlers wear a big rope around their waist. The fight rules are simple, knock the opponent down or out of the ring.

    Tea ceremony

    The Japanese tea ceremony, also called the Way of Tea, is a Japanese cultural activity involving the ceremonial preparation and presentation of matcha, powdered green tea.


    Kimonos are used for special occasions including tea ceromonies and weddings
    Women wear brightly coloured Komonos with a dark background so the patterns stand out. Men wear less decorated Komonos and the prices range from ¥20,000

  22. One of there main sports in Japan.Is sumo wrestling and the player have to wight a alot so they do not get pushed off. They do it 6 time a year. They throw salt on the ring to purify it.Sumo life is really, really hard.Sumo wrestlers haven’t always been fat. Takanoyama Shuntaro is a Skinny Sumo.

  23. In sumo wrestling, you can push your opponent out of the ring or you can trip them up to fall over to win a point.In Japan, men and women have to wear kimonos to a wedding or tea ceremonies.In Japan, their alphabet has 2136 letters. in sumo wrestling, you have to wear Shinto guards in order to protect your private parts of the body.Sumo wrestling games less than one minute.Sumo wrestling dates back to more than 1000 years ago.In Japan, people eat seaweed. They also eat sushi.In Japan, people also eat lucky sticks ( for people who don’t know what it is) which is a stick that is pink and strawberry flavoured.Japanese people started writing in the year 500.

  24. In japan they have over 200 flavours of kit kat. The rose of the samurai was made because different countries tried to steal Japan. They made it to protect Japan and they did. They had special trainning. The samurai is a type of marshalate. They carry up to 7 weapons and they are wakizashi, katana, small knife, longbow and a spear. A kimono is a footy arm sleaf.

  25. Japanese people eat lots of strange things :seaweed,tofu and they even eat whales 🐳.They have a very interesting culture though and wear expensive silk kimonos for festivals and celebration. They are the creators of manga characters and they use that conscept for they’re films 🎥. Sumo wrestling 🤼‍♂️ is a popular sport in japan 🇯🇵.

    Kimonos have lots of intricate design and they different coloured silk. The colour on the silk is very plain and dull to ,are sure that the main attention is on the actual kimono. Men also wear kimono and they only wear it on weddings 🎩 and other VERY important and special event.

    Sumo wrestling 🤼‍♂️ is a very different sport from all other kinds of sport. Sumo wrestlers are very huge and weigh a lot. It is a very religious sport and is performed to please the Shintu gods. Before starting Sumo wrestlers stomp they’re feet on the ground to scare away the demons and evil spirits. Champion sumo wrestlers wear a white rope around their waists to be recognised and champions.