The kanji characters representing Japan are 日 (nichi), meaning "sun/day," and 本 (hon), "base/origin." Together: sunrise. The UN, meanwhile, employs an arbitrary numerical system to identify countries, in which Japan is nation 392. 18" x 24" silkscreen. Eco-friendly water-based inks printed on French's 100% recycled Speckletone® cover weight paper. Free shipping in the USA!