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kanji were developed in China in the 14th century B.C these characters spread to the neighboring Korean Peninsula.
around the beginning of the 3rd century a man named Wani came to Japan from the ancient nation of Kudara, which was located across Japan sea on the eastern part of the Korean Peninsula. With him wani brought volumes o the Analects of Confusion and Senjimon, A Chinese text book for studuing kanji. this was the first time that kanji were introduced to Japan. However it was not until the 4th and 5th centuries, when there was exchange of trade and voyagers between Japan and the Korean Korean Peninsula, that were really introduced to Japan.
this is very first phase of kanji