World Heritage Sites Ōbeikei Islanders / The first human inhabitants of the Japanese archipelago have been traced to the Paleolithic, around 38-40,000 years ago.  The Jōmon period, named after its cord-marked pottery, was followed by the Yayoi period in the first millennium BC when new inventions were introduced from Asia.
Japanese (日本語, Nihongo, ⓘ) is the principal language of the Japonic language family spoken by the Japanese people.It has around 128 million speakers, primarily in Japan, the only country where it is the national language, and within the Japanese diaspora worldwide.. The Japonic family also includes the Ryukyuan languages and the variously classified Hachijō language.
This people's most widely known ethnonym, "Ainu" ( Ainu: アィヌ; Japanese: アイヌ; Russian: Айны) means "human" in the Ainu language, particularly as opposed to kamui, divine beings. Ainu also identify themselves as "Utari" ("comrade" or "people"). Official documents use both names.
日本 ( Japanese) Nippon-koku or Nihon-kokuNippon or Nihon Anthem: Kimigayo
(December 2022) Japanese people are a ethnic group and nation native to Japan. They are ethnically closely akin to other peoples of eastern Asia.  References ↑ Japan-Peru Relations (Basic Data) ↑ Annual Report of Statistics on Japanese Nationals Overseas p.8 ↑ Japan - People - Encyclopedia Britannica
1,550,875 (0.5% of U.S. population including part-Japanese people) (2020) Regions with significant populations; Hawaii, San Francisco Bay, and Greater Los Angeles: Languages; American English, Japanese: Religion; 33% Protestantism 32% Unaffiliated 25% Buddhism 4% Catholicism 4% Shinto: Related ethnic groups; Japanese people, Ryukyuan Americans
Wikimedia Commons. Subcategories. This category has the following 11 subcategories, out of 11 total. Japanese people by occupation (22 C, 2 P) People by prefecture in Japan (44 C) C. Japanese centenarians (1 C, 12 P) Japanese criminals (1 C, 2 P) D.