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{{Infobox country
 
{{Infobox country
 
|native_name = ''日本国 <sup>(Japanese)</sup>''
 
|native_name = ''日本国 <sup>(Japanese)</sup>''
|conventional_long_name = Japan
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|conventional_long_name = State of Japan
 
|common_name = Japan
 
|common_name = Japan
 
|image_flag = Flag of Japan.png
 
|image_flag = Flag of Japan.png
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|established = 660 B.C <small>(first Japanese state)</small><br>3 January 1868 <small>(as Empire of Japan)</small><br>2 May 1947 <small>(current Japan)</small>
 
|established = 660 B.C <small>(first Japanese state)</small><br>3 January 1868 <small>(as Empire of Japan)</small><br>2 May 1947 <small>(current Japan)</small>
 
|currency = Yen (日本円 JPY)
 
|currency = Yen (日本円 JPY)
|leader_name1 = [[wp:Akihito|Emperor Akihito]] (昭仁天皇)
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|leader_name1 = [[wp:Naruhito|Emperor Naruhito]] (今上天皇)
 
|leader_name2 = [[wp:Shinzō Abe|Shinzō Abe]] (安倍晋三)
 
|leader_name2 = [[wp:Shinzō Abe|Shinzō Abe]] (安倍晋三)
 
|leader_title1 = Emperor
 
|leader_title1 = Emperor
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|image_map = Topographic_Map_of_Japan.png
 
|image_map = Topographic_Map_of_Japan.png
 
|national_anthem = [[wp:Kimigayo|君が代]] (Kimigayo)
 
|national_anthem = [[wp:Kimigayo|君が代]] (Kimigayo)
|population_estimate = 127,016,000 <small>(as of 2015)</small>}}
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|population_estimate = 127,185,332 <small>(as of 2018)</small>}}
 
{{Wikipedia}}
 
{{Wikipedia}}
'''[[wp:Japan|Japan]]''' is a country in Eastern Asia. The country uses the [[CERO]] rating system to rate all [[Grand Theft Auto]] releases, with so far all of the series being rated Z (18+). Japan received Grand Theft Auto releases at a much later time, as it has taken a long time for [[Rockstar Games]] to localize them, which is done by [[Rockstar Japan]]. The GTA games are published in Japan mainly by [[Capcom]] which had released the following games:
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'''[[wp:Japan|Japan]]''' is a country in Eastern Asia. The country uses the [[CERO]] rating system to rate all ''[[Grand Theft Auto]]'' releases, with so far all of the series being rated Z (18+). Japan received ''Grand Theft Auto'' releases at a much later time, as it has taken a long time for [[Rockstar Games]] to localize them, which is done by [[Rockstar Japan]]. The ''GTA'' games are published in Japan mainly by [[Capcom]] which had released the following games:
   
*[[Grand Theft Auto 1 ]](August 27, 1998)
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto 1 ]]''(August 27, 1998)
*[[Grand Theft Auto 2]] (March 30, 2001)
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto 2]]'' (March 30, 2001)
 
*''[[Grand Theft Auto III]]'' (September 25, 2003)
 
*''[[Grand Theft Auto III]]'' (September 25, 2003)
 
*''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]'' (May 20, 2004)
 
*''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]'' (May 20, 2004)
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]'' (December 6, 2007)
 
*''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]'' (December 6, 2007)
 
*''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'' (October 30, 2008)
 
*''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'' (October 30, 2008)
*[[Grand Theft Auto V]] (October 10, 2013)
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*''[[Grand Theft Auto V]] ''(October 10, 2013)
   
[http://www.cyberfront.co.jp/ CyberFront] has released recent GTA games:
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[http://www.cyberfront.co.jp/ CyberFront] has released recent ''GTA'' games:
   
 
*''Grand Theft Auto IV'' (March 20, 2009)
 
*''Grand Theft Auto IV'' (March 20, 2009)
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==Game World==
 
==Game World==
 
===2D Universe===
 
===2D Universe===
*The [[Yakuza]], a real-life criminal organization based in Japan, is featured in [[Grand Theft Auto|Grand Theft Auto 1]] and [[Grand Theft Auto 2]].
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*The [[Yakuza]], a real-life criminal organization based in Japan, is featured in ''[[Grand Theft Auto]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto 2]]''.
* GTA 2 introduces the [[Zaibatsu Corporation]], a mega-corporation and criminal organization named after the Japanese term for a type of business. Although it is later revealed in [[Grand Theft Auto III]] that Zaibatsu was founded in Liberty City (located in the United States of America), the organization's name still implies strong ties to Japan.
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* ''GTA 2'' introduces the [[Zaibatsu Corporation]], a mega-corporation and criminal organization named after the Japanese term for a type of business. Although it is later revealed in ''[[Grand Theft Auto III]]'' that Zaibatsu was founded in Liberty City (located in the United States of America), the organization's name still implies strong ties to Japan.
*Also in GTA 2, the host of [[Funami FM]] is a Japanese woman named [[Teriyaki-chan]].
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*In ''GTA 2'', the host of [[Funami FM]] is a Japanese woman named [[Teriyaki-chan]].
*The place [[Funabashi]] in GTA 2 is in Chiba prefecture.
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*[[Funabashi]] in ''GTA 2'' is named for [[wikipedia:Funabashi,_Chiba|a real city]] in Chiba Prefecture.
   
 
===3D Universe===
 
===3D Universe===
*The Yakuza also appears in [[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]], [[Grand Theft Auto Advance]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories|GTA Liberty City Stories]]. Its members [[Asuka Kasen]], [[Kenji Kasen]], [[Kazuki Kasen]] and his wife [[Toshiko Kasen]], and Asuka's niece [[Yuka]] are all of Japanese origin.
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*The Yakuza also appears in ''[[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto Advance|GTA Advance]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories|GTA Liberty City Stories]]''. Its members [[Asuka Kasen]], [[Kenji Kasen]], [[Kazuki Kasen]] and his wife [[Toshiko Kasen]], and Asuka's niece [[Yuka]] are all of Japanese origin.
*The country capital, [[Tokyo]], is mentioned in the [[Liberty Tree]] article [[Yakuza Operating With Impunity]].
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*The country capital, [[Tokyo]], is mentioned in the [[Liberty Tree]] article [[Liberty Tree/Yakuza Operating With Impunity|Yakuza Operating With Impunity]]. It is also the setting for the push up contest in [[Push-Up - The Movie]], which the movie's trailer incorrectly claiming it is in China.
 
*The [[Kuruma]] is a Japanese car, since it has some visual cues from Japanese sedans and 'kuruma' (くるま or 車) means 'car' in Japanese.
 
*The [[Kuruma]] is a Japanese car, since it has some visual cues from Japanese sedans and 'kuruma' (くるま or 車) means 'car' in Japanese.
 
**Many other cars in the 3D Universe are also inspired by Japanese cars, however, the Kuruma is the only one with a Japanese name.
 
**Many other cars in the 3D Universe are also inspired by Japanese cars, however, the Kuruma is the only one with a Japanese name.
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*Middle-aged Japanese tourists can be found around [[Ocean Beach]] and [[Washington Beach]].
 
*Middle-aged Japanese tourists can be found around [[Ocean Beach]] and [[Washington Beach]].
 
*[[Sushi Man]] is a Japanese sushi shop that appears in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]''.
 
*[[Sushi Man]] is a Japanese sushi shop that appears in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]''.
*Some pedestrians communicate in Japanese in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]''.{{Fact}}
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*The small restaurant chain [[Sayonara Restaurant]] from ''GTA San Andreas'', which means 'goodbye restaurant' is a Japanese restaurant chain.
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*The musical [[Wingding Sons of a Bitch Take Flight]] uses the {{WP|Rising Sun Flag}}, which was used as the war flag for the {{WP|Imperial Japanese Navy}}.
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*There are some Japanese-speaking pedestrians in ''GTA San Andreas''.
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*The [[Katana]] (かたな or 刀) is a Japanese weapon, which literally means 'sword'.
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*The song "[[wp:Japanese Boy|Japanese Boy]]" by [[wp:Aneka|Aneka]] is featured on [[Flash FM]].
   
 
===HD Universe===
 
===HD Universe===
 
*Several automotive manufacturers are Japanese:
 
*Several automotive manufacturers are Japanese:
**[[Annis]]
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**[[Annis]] (Nissan)
**[[Dinka]]
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**[[Dinka]] (Honda)
**[[Emperor (manufacturer)|Emperor]]
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**[[Emperor (manufacturer)|Emperor]] (Lexus)
**[[Fathom]]
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**[[Fathom]] (Infiniti)
**[[Karin]]
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**[[Karin]] (Toyota/Subaru)
 
**[[Nagasaki]]
 
**[[Nagasaki]]
**[[Shitzu]]
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**[[Shitzu]] (Suzuki/Honda bikes/Kawasaki)
**[[Maibatsu Corporation|Maibatsu]]
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**[[Maibatsu Corporation|Maibatsu]] (Mitsubishi/Daihatsu)
 
*The [[Warrener]], while manufactured by the [[Sweden|Swedish]] car manufacturer [[Vulcar]], bears its overall, Japanese style to it, specifically the [[wp:Nissan Skyline|1969 Nissan Skyline C10]].
 
*The [[Warrener]], while manufactured by the [[Sweden|Swedish]] car manufacturer [[Vulcar]], bears its overall, Japanese style to it, specifically the [[wp:Nissan Skyline|1969 Nissan Skyline C10]].
**The car manufacturer Nagasaki is the name of a Japanese [[wp:Nagasaki|city]], and a Japanese [[wp:Nagasaki Prefecture|prefecture]] that was hit by a [[wp:Fat Man|nuclear bomb]] on August 9, 1945.
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**The car manufacturer Nagasaki is the name of a Japanese [[wikipedia:Nagasaki Prefecture|prefecture]], containing its capital [[wp:Nagasaki|city]] of the same name, which was hit by a [[wp:Fat Man|nuclear bomb]] on August 9, 1945.
 
*[[A.M. Beer]] is a brand of Japanese beer (Based on Asahi Beer).
 
*[[A.M. Beer]] is a brand of Japanese beer (Based on Asahi Beer).
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*[[Kisama Beer]] is another brand of Japanese beer.
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*[[Fukaru]] is a Japanese tire company.
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*[[ONO]] is a Japanese electronics company.
 
*[[Noel Katsuda]] and [[Shon Kikuchi]] are of Japanese origin.
 
*[[Noel Katsuda]] and [[Shon Kikuchi]] are of Japanese origin.
 
*The TV shows [[Princess Robot Bubblegum]] and [[Full Robo Hickey Hurry Mech Battlesuit]] are parodies of Japanese animes.
 
*The TV shows [[Princess Robot Bubblegum]] and [[Full Robo Hickey Hurry Mech Battlesuit]] are parodies of Japanese animes.
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*Another TV show, [[Kung Fu Rainbow Lazerforce]], is a parody of the ''[[wp:Power Rangers|Power Rangers]]'' franchise, which itself is the American adaption of the Japanese ''[[wp:Super Sentai|Super Sentai]]'' series.
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*The mission [[Dragon Haul Z]] is an obvious nod to the Japanese anime ''[[wp:Dragon Ball Z|Dragon Ball Z]]''.
 
*The [[Uptown Riders]], based on the real life Ruff Ryders, mostly ride Japanese bikes.
 
*The [[Uptown Riders]], based on the real life Ruff Ryders, mostly ride Japanese bikes.
 
*The [[Elegy RH8]] is metaphorically described as having been "''born in the fires of Mt. Fuji''".
 
*The [[Elegy RH8]] is metaphorically described as having been "''born in the fires of Mt. Fuji''".
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*[[Nutsaki]] is a Japanese-like restaurant.
 
*[[Nutsaki]] is a Japanese-like restaurant.
 
*[[Gozushi]] is also a Japanese restaurant, named for one of Japan's most famous film series, ''[[w:c:godzilla:Godzilla|Godzilla]]''.
 
*[[Gozushi]] is also a Japanese restaurant, named for one of Japan's most famous film series, ''[[w:c:godzilla:Godzilla|Godzilla]]''.
*[[The San Andreas Flight School Update]] added a Japan flag [[Parachute|Chute Bag]] in GTA V.
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*[[The San Andreas Flight School Update]] added a Japan flag [[Parachute|Chute Bag]] in ''GTA V''.
*The Japan liveries is one of the liveries on the [[Cheval]] [[Marshall]].
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*The Japan livery is one of the liveries on the [[Cheval]] [[Marshall]].
 
** There is also a Japanese flag available on the roof of the [[Dukes (car)|Dukes]].
 
** There is also a Japanese flag available on the roof of the [[Dukes (car)|Dukes]].
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* During [[Chakra Attack]], [[Ray De Angelo Harris]] talks about his koi fish and hibachi.
   
 
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Japan is a country in Eastern Asia. The country uses the CERO rating system to rate all Grand Theft Auto releases, with so far all of the series being rated Z (18+). Japan received Grand Theft Auto releases at a much later time, as it has taken a long time for Rockstar Games to localize them, which is done by Rockstar Japan. The GTA games are published in Japan mainly by Capcom which had released the following games:

CyberFront has released recent GTA games:

  • Grand Theft Auto IV (March 20, 2009)
  • Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (September 24, 2009)

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