This is coolbert:
Cross a duck with a turkey and you get an eagle? That is what some are going to say? Eagle Japan!
Consider this as reported from Freeper:
"Lockheed Should Restart the Raptor Line If Japan Wants An F-22-F-35 Hybrid"
"Reuters has published a report that came as little surprise to us at The War Zone regarding Tokyo's interest in having Japanese industry work with Lockheed Martin to develop a semi-indigenous fighter that combines the best attributes of the F-35 Lightning and F-22 Raptor."
F-22 and air superiority/supremacy fighter plane. F-35 that multi-role combat-aircraft [MRCA].
This story the origin of which is the media outlet Russian Times and as noted the Japanese for some time have had their own indigenous stealth fifth generation fighter plane design and prototype development project.