Nagasaki is just 800km away from Shanghai. How ICBM is relevant here is really beyond my understanding.
They were the first to launch a satellite, the first to put animals in orbit and the first to retrieve animals savely from orbit, first EVA, the first probe on the Moon, on Venus and on Mars, the first robotic rover, the first woman in space as well as the first hispanic and black person in space, the first space station as well as the first permamently settled one, ...
I don't think their capabilities tell us much about Japan's.
SpaceX is certified for critical / national security launches and does not use Russia tech.