An awesome country in the far east. It has fantastic horror movies, anime, songs, singers, and food. The capital is Tokyo and currently (as of 2010) the Emperor and Empress are Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko. The Japanese are very healthy people, since their foods are so healthy such as sushi, rice, tea, and many people walk more than drive, which gives them more exercise. Japan has been around for a long time, and its Kanji is derived from Chinese characters. 花is a japanese character meaning "flower" but it is also a chinese character. In Japan, their language has three main writing systems: Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji. Hiragana and Kanji are used for japanese words, and Katakana for foreign, or emphasized words. There is more than one kanji for many sounds, and there is more than one reading for most (or all) Kanji.
Person 1: Hey, have you ever been to Japan?
Person 2: No, what's that?
Person 1: Dude! It's one of the best countries ever! Awesome culture, food, songs, all that stuff! You need to go there.
by 笑顔 November 03, 2010
Bizarre. Most everything in their culture is (to western mindsets) either mind-blowingly awesome, or mind-numbingly horrifying. There seems to be no middle ground.
Japan is where 7/10 of the worlds' weird shit comes from.
by Not_A_Clever_Man January 17, 2010
"Just Another Pretty-Ass Nigga"

Acronym or phrase used to represent those kids living in areas around Japan- particularly the military bases. Usually the baller or gangster type; skaters and punkers may be included- just make sure that you're "pretty" and "fresh". No, you don't have to be Black or even a Japanese person to represent or be represented...as long as you're down and you're one of 'them cool kids', you're "just another pretty-ass nigga".

*note: only those living or have lived in Japan can use/represent themselves as J.A.P.A.N
Damn, look at Keith.. he's J.A.P.A.N.

after checking yourself out in the mirror, you say to yourself with full big-headed arrogance: "I'm J.A.P.A.N."
by Nihon September 03, 2006
A codeword for when girls have their monthly business. Derived from the appearance of their national flag.
Girl1: Holy shit, I don't feel well at all.
Girl2: Oh really? What's wrong?

Girl1: I'm in Japan...
Girl2: Aw, take an Advil.
by A Sympathetic friend May 09, 2009
just
a
pimp
ass
nigga
dem niggas are j.a.p.a.n
by jtothaiza September 24, 2006
The only country in the world that has masturbating contests.
A guy masturbated for 9 hours during a masturbating contest in Japan.
by Striker122 July 30, 2009
the most overrated yet the most underrated country in the world.
overrated by maniac headless anime fans that think that japan is heaven while any anime is just an imaginary world that represents its maker dark sides or ideals just like any american or euro movie.
underrated by americans because it is the only country to actually reach america and damage it literally in WW2 and until now, and due to economical and artistic and sportive concurrence between the two countries.
so in general it is a country with highs and lows like any other country the only difference is that its facade is damaged by both its lovers and haters.
Japan at least it leaves tentacle rape into animes not like countries that rape your mind and soul every day while looking like saints from the outside. nevermind.
by purple moon wolf March 28, 2010

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