Mastering Japanese will take from you 2200 hours or 88 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated 3 point.
Learning Norwegian might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 575-600 hours or 23-24 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is 1.
You will most likely find people, who speaks Japanese in Japan, merican Samoa, Argentina, Australia, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Germany, Guam, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and USA.
Number of native speakers is about 122,000,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 123,000,000. The biggest country in which Japanese is used as a native language is Japan.
Native speakers of Norwegian are mostly from Norway and are about 4,640,000 people.
Norwegian are spoken fluently by 4,741,780 people.
The language is spoken in Norway, US, Canada, Sweden.
Japanese came from Japonic language family.
Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family is the origin of Norwegian language.