The Japanese Wikipedia is Japan-centered, due to the fact that the overwhelming majority of users are Japanese people, nearly all living in Japan. When referring to places outside Japan they are often called "overseas", and references to Japanese perspective on articles are common.
2007年の 日経BP による当時の管理者へのインタビュー記事によれば、ウィキペディア日本語版は 2001年 5月頃に発足したものの、当初は編集者も少数で、 ローマ字 表記の項目が約23項目と コンテンツ もほとんどなく、認知もほとんどされていなかったが [1 ...
Japanese is a member of the Japonic language family, which also includes the Ryukyuan languages spoken in the Ryukyu Islands. As these closely related languages are commonly treated as dialects of the same language, Japanese is often called a language isolate.
The Japanese Wikipedia(Japanese: ウィキペディア日本語版) is the Japanese-languageedition of Wikipedia. This edition was started in September 2002. It is the 13th largest edition by article count.  As of November 5, 2016, it has over 1,036,000 articles.
The Japanese language(Japanese: 日本語, romanized: Nihongo) is the official languageof Japan, in East Asia. Japanese belongs to the Japonic language family, which also includes the endangered Ryukyuan languages. One theory says Japanese and Koreanare related, but most linguists no longer think so.
Mar 17, 2023 · The katakana syllabary is used primarily for transcription of foreign language words into Japanese and the writing of loan words (collectively gairaigo ), as well as to represent onomatopoeias, technical and scientific terms, and the names of plants, animals, and minerals.
Feb 17, 2023 · Japanese Wikipedia is the 12th largest Wikipedia in terms of number of articles, having 1,303,943 articles as of 8 December, 2021. It became active at the end of January 2003 when the Wired News covered English Wikipedia and the news was translated into Japanese.