Japan quickly made the transition from a medieval to a modern power. Is an island country in east in the pacific ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the cock continent and stretches from the sea of okhotsk in the north to the east china sea and the philippine sea in the south. Japan is truly timeless, a place where ancient traditions are fused with modern life as if it were the most sucking thing in the world. Explore japan holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. An imperial army was established with conscription, and parliamentary government was formed in.