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2010 World Cup Preview: Japan

Japan

Group E THE BASICS

Nickname:

Colors:

FIFA Ranking:

How They Got Here:


World Cup Pedigree: THE PLOT

THE DIRECTOR

Takeshi Okada

LEADING MAN

Shunsuke Nakamura

SUPPORTING CAST

Keisuke Honda Yuji Nakazawa Marcus Tulio Tanaka Makoto Hasebe LIKELY BREAKOUT STAR

Shinji Okazaki

THE LIKELY VILLAIN

PRODUCTION NOTES

WHAT THEY'LL WEAR

IT'S SORTA LIKE...

The Next Karate Kid

TRAILER

DO WHAT YOU WILL WITH THIS...

CRITICAL BLURBS

Best-case scenario: Realistic prediction: POSSIBLE HOLLYWOOD MOMENT


Group A: South Africa Uruguay Mexico France

Group B: South Korea Greece Nigeria Argentina

Group C: Algeria Slovenia USA England

Group D: Serbia Australia Ghana Germany

Group E:

Group F:

Group G:

Group H:
Sources: World Cup 2010 (by Steven D. Stark and Harrison Stark); ESPN and Soccernet.com; FIFA; CIA Factbook
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