Japanese in English

Can you name the English words derived from Japanese?

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Japanese pilot trained for suicide attacks during World War II
A leader or chief, as in the military
Japanese bullet train
Wealthy business magnate
Japanese system of unarmed self-defense which focuses on striking sensitive areas with the fists and feet
Traditional long-sleeved Japanese robe, often ornately decorated
Large ocean wave caused by an earthquake or volcanic eruption
Proprietary video cassette format released by Sony in the 1970s, later superseded by VHS
Fictional giant monster that first appeared in an eponymous 1954 film
School of Mahāyāna Buddhism particularly prevalent in Japan
Stylized Japanese comic books and graphic novels
Japanese art of paper folding
Musical entertainment involving singing along to popular songs
Traditional female Japanese entertainer trained in classical music, dance, etc.
Member of a feudal Japanese warrior caste
White foodstuff produced by coagulating soybean milk
Mutant seedless mandarin orange native to Japan
Throwing star or blade used especially in ninjutsu
Dish of vinegared rice topped with raw fish or other seafood
A two-wheeled cart powered by a bicycle or runner
Exceptionally fast-growing climbing vine, now considered a pest weed in the West
Logic puzzle that involves filling a 9x9 grid with the numbers 1-9 under certain rules

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