Get the most recent news and updates from RT on Japan, including weather, sports, and breaking news. Japan is an island nation in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. The capital and largest city of Japan is Tokyo. Japan consists of approximately 6,800 islands. The three largest are Shikoku, Honshu, and Hokkaido. Read news on geography and history at RT.com. Japan is considered a Great Power and is a member of international organizations such as the UN, G7, ASEAN Plus Three and Six, etc. Follow RT for news and reports on politics in Japan, as well as Japan’s relations with other countries, including Russia, the US, and North Korea. Don’t miss news and stories about Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe - who is also leader of the Liberal Democratic Party - and his relations and meetings with other world leaders. Japan is one of the most developed countries in Asia with a very high standard of living, and also known for its traditions, culture, and history. Don’t miss news and stories on the culture and history of Japan. Сheck out news on the economy of Japan. It enjoys a highly skilled workforce, industrial sector, tourism, etc. Read about the terrible accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear power plant in Okuma, Japan in March 2011. It was mainly triggered by a tsunami following an earthquake. Follow RT for its consequences and investigations, as many critics claim the disaster could have been foreseen, and Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) failed to meet the most fundamental standards, causing thousands of deaths.