Japan or The Land of the Rising Sun is located on the east coast of Asia or the northern of Pacific Ocean. It is an Island country because it consists of more than 3,700 islands. The capital of Japan is Tokyo. Japan consists of 4 main islands Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu. Japan climate is divided into 4 seasons. Spring: begins from March to May. Temperatures are warm. Sakura watching is recommended. Summer: begins from June to August. Temperatures are humid and hot. Autumn: begins from September to November. It's a good time for staying in Japan. This season, typhoon often hits the southern parts of Japan. Winter: begins from December to February. It is usually heavy snow in the northern part as well as coastline of Japan. While southern and pacific ocean areas are generally warmer.