Minoru fushimi hakodate lady - Japan–United Kingdom relations - Wikipedia

History. The history of the relationship between Japan and United Kingdom began in 1600 with the arrival of William Adams (Adams the Pilot, Miura Anjin) on the shores ...

British people had often held the view that Japan was like "the Britain of the East", due to certain cultural similarities such as the constitutional monarchy, being an island nation, driving on the left, sense of humour and a perceived emphasis on being polite whilst coming across to others as reserved.