Rivers of Japan
Japanese rivers are rather steep, comparing to the rivers elsewhere in East Asia.
Rivers are called $B@n(B"-gawa" kanji in Japanese language. For example, Tone River is called $BMx:,@n(B,Tonegawa.
Japanese people do have a special relationship to rivers as well as other parts of nature. Rivers such as tonegawa in Ibaraki prefecture or Sumidagawa in Tokyo have inspired Japanese artists throughout the times.
Here is the list of biggest rivers in Japan.
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