A 3,000 km arc of four large islands (Honshu, Hokkaido, Shikoku, Kyushu) and 3,000 small islands in NW Pacific. Mountainous; only 13% can be cultivated.

Capital: Tokyo

Population: 126,995,411

Peoples: 34 (68% unreached)

Largest Religion: Buddhist

 Shintoism 79.2% (Buddhism 66.8%), Christianity 1.5%, other 7.1%


  1. Pray for the Gospel to take root in Japanese culture and no longer be perceived as a western religion.
  2. Pray for drifting, over-worked, and anxious youth to find freedom in Christ.
  3. Pray for the unity of God’s Spirit to demolish barriers dividing the 120 different denominations.