Kyle Do's Awesome Japan Adventure
Video Part 3
Culture's rich history, influenced modern-day Japan
A famous myth was about two gods named Izanagi and Izanami who created the Japanese islands.
The two gods created deities that would form the geographic regions of the country.
When Inzanagi's wife died, he then finished the creation of Japan.
Apart from the myth, the recorded history was more important.
The first settlements were from Jomon tribes who populated the 4 islands of Japan.
Later during the Kofun era, religion played a big role in the society.
The ruling class praticed Buddhism and Chinese calligraphy And the lower class followed Shintoism.
During the next era, a new government was formed
After 700 years under samurais, the consitutional monarchy was formed.
The samurai was the ruling class
The famous myths and legends contributed to a modern society, making everything the way it is in Japan.