nearly 2000 years’ Sino-Japanese cultural exchanges, Japanese shows a very
complex mentality on the Chinese character culture where Japanese culture is
gestated, from imitation and worship at the beginning to the later resistance
and even breakaway, till today’s gradual return to the Chinese character culture.
This process shows the historical pulsation of Sino-Japanese relations, which definitely
gives us some enlightenments. This paper seeks to make a research on the
Sinosphere to find out the role that it plays in the Sino-Japanese relations by
analyzing the historical evolution process of the Sinosphere.