Japan As a Country of Crypto-Christianity

Arimasa Kubo
15 min readFeb 23, 2022

Arimasa Kubo

Opening of Japan to the world (1853)

Japan Has Been Christian-like

Many people think that Japan is not a Christian country. Certainly it is not Christian ostensibly. Japan is generally thought to be a country of Shintoism or Buddhism. However, Japan is in fact a country of crypto-Christianity, in which I mean that many people do not realize; however, it has ever had a…