Science knows no borders. This shirt celebrates the science (科学, kagaku) of Japan.
A pale gold screen printed on super-soft black fabric—this is the kind of shirt that you wear as soon as it comes out of the laundry.
Japan is one of the leading nations in the fields of scientific research, technology, machinery, and medical research with the world's third largest budget for research and development at $130 billion USD, and over 677,731 researchers. Japan has received the most science Nobel prizes in Asia.
JAXA, The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, is one of the most notable space planetary and aviation research groups on the planet. A notable achievement is "Kibo" The Japanese Experimental Module, the largest single module of the International Space Station. It features an exposed "terrace" and robotic arm for conducting experiments in the vacuum of space. JAXA patch available here.
Japan develops such a large share of the world's electronics that it is estimated that 16% of the world's gold and 22% of the world's silver is contained in electronic technology in Japan.