I can still make it to japan!
Well after thinking about it ive worked out how to get to japan without getting through china!
Malaysia (1 Week)
Western Australia (6 Weeks)
Japan (6 Weeks)
East Australia (Brisbane to Sydney - 4 weeks)
New Zealand ( 4 Weeks)
Rest of Australia (Cairns to Brisbane - 10 Weeks)
Thailand (4 Weeks)
Europe (4 Weeks)
About 9 months in all starting beginning of september!