Japan Omnibus

This section covers just about everything not included elsewhere, from religion to sports, history to sightseeing. Whether you want to know about martial arts, the J-League, Japan's golf stars or the workings of the ancient sport of sumo, it's covered here. We also have a comprehensive guide to the most popular sightseeing spots around the country, from Hokkaido in the north to Okinawa in the south.

Some general info about the geography and climate of Japan

If you're sightseeing in Japan, our comprehensive guide will be invaluable

The most popular Japanese sports are imports but traditional sports still thrive

Japan has a long and complex history, including centuries of civil war and isolation from the world

Apart from its indigenous religion of Shinto, Japan has been greatly influenced by Buddhism

Japan has been a democracy for over 60 years but politics are largely a one-horse race