October 10, 2006, was declared "Tom Cruise Day" in Japan
Tom's love and close association with Japan was so strong that he was awarded with his own day.
Cruise's film, The Last Samurai, grossed $117 million more in Japan than it did in the U.S.
The actor has spent endless hours researching his role in the movie – a movie which focused on Japanese culture and tradition. The actor has visited the nation more than any other major movie star and spends hours on end with fans in the country.
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