Japanese Folk Song
Hokkaida Brown Bear
Clap, sing, or play along with the rhythm cards!
The Japanese language has 3 different alphabets called hiragana, katakana and kanji. Watch this video and learn to say some words and phrases in Japanese. How many can you pronounce and remember?
The lyrics of the song "Kuma San" are also in Japanese. The Music and the Brain Listening Collection features the lyrics in both Japanese and English.
Mt. Fuji and Pagoda in Japan
GEOGRAPHY & CULTURE
JAPAN FUN FACTS
Japan is similar in land area to the United States East Coast.
Japan is made up of 6,852 different islands!
Japan is home to a variety of martial arts including karate, judo, jujitsu, aikido and more.
Tokyo, Japan's capital is one of the most populated cities in the world.
Japanese food is famous all over the world. Well-known examples include sushi, sashimi, and tempura.