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Japan, the country.
sun + origin, a calque of Japanese 日本 (にほん, Nihon)
He comes from the east, that is, the land of the rising sun.
In all the great reforms in the Land of the Rising Sun Ito played a leading part.
It was an instant success in the land of the rising sun when it hit shelves on November 21, 1990, with the American SNES following suit on August 13, 1991.
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