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===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]].
 
*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]].
* 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]].
 
*Also 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.
 
*The place [[Funabashi]] in GTA 2 is in Chiba prefecture.
   
 
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===3D Universe===
*The Yakuza also appears in [[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]] 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]] 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]].
 
*The country capital, [[Tokyo]], is mentioned in the [[Liberty Tree]] article [[Yakuza Operating With Impunity]].
 
*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.
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**[[Nagasaki]]
 
**[[Nagasaki]]
 
**[[Shitzu]]
 
**[[Shitzu]]
**[[Maibatsu Corporation]]
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**[[Maibatsu Corporation|Maibatsu]]
 
*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.
 
**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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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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  • The Yakuza, a real-life criminal organization based in Japan, is featured in Grand Theft Auto 1 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.
  • Also 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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