Kingdom of Japan (Empire of Japan until 1945) was is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, Korea, and Soviet Union, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and island of Taiwan in the south. The Kanji that makeup Japan's name mean "sun origin", and Japan is often called "Land of the Rising Sun". Itself was true government of Japan for four thousand years; Put after WW3, Japan itself goes into lock down until 2000; This caused the nation it own civil war leaving a ceasefire in 1965. They remained split until 1985 with reunfication to Republic to make nation to recivilized.