If you ever felt the need for driving from Tokyo to Beijing, Google Maps has great driving directions available for you. There is just one problem. When you arrive at pacific coast in Southern Japan, Google Maps wants you to “Jet Ski” 782 km across Pacific Ocean to China. (#48 in the Directions List). Here is the Directions Link and image grab from Google Maps.
Google Maps Driving Directions from Tokyo, Japan to Beijing, China – Link