Japan, a country created from an archipelago off the coast of East Asia, is famous for its extraordinary and proud culture. The Japanese have a special way of doing things that may seem quirky to some, but this vibrant and prosperous nation can undoubtedly teach others a thing or two about innovation, imagination, family values, and respect for others.
Here is a list of the weird and wonderful cultural practices which make Japan so Japanese. Scroll down to check out the list for yourself, and share your thoughts in the comments!
Japanese Team Leaves A Spotless Locker Room With A “Thank You” Note In Russian Despite Their Heartbreaking 2-3 Defeat To Belgium
This Hand-Written Letter I Received From A Mail Order Off Amazon
Most Organized Luggage Pickup You’ll Ever See. All Upright With Handle Facing Outward For Easy Pickup
Rice Paddy Art Is An Art Form Originating In Japan Where People Plant Rice Of Various Types And Colors To Create Images In A Paddy Field
This Fountain In Kanazawa, Japan Displays The Time
A Hotel In Tokyo Has A Reception Desk That Is Run By Robot Dinosaurs
Went In To A Police Booth In Tokyo To Get Directions To A Place 3 Blocks Away, The Officer Made Me A Detailed Handdrawn Map To Make Sure I Find It… Just Wow!
This Sign In Japan Shows The Proper Seating Etiquette
In Japan, Beginner Drivers Use A Shoshinsha Mark – Green And Yellow V-Shaped Symbol That New Drivers In Japan Must Display On Their Cars For One Year After They Obtain A Standard Driver’s License. There Is Also A Fukushi Mark Used To Denote Elderly Drivers
Unattended Grocery Store. Just Pick What You Want And Leave The Money In The Jar
Flight Delayed In Japan. Airline Employees Bow To The Passengers To Apologise
Sticker That Was On My Package From Japan
This Tank Style Stairs Dolly In Japan
The Fire Escape For This Building Is A Slide
A Tiny Pocket In The Back Of Train Seat To Put Your Train Ticket In So When The Conductor Comes Round He Just Checks It Without Waking You Up
The Japanese Ebay Seller I Bought This PS3 Game From Also Sent Me A Japanese Tea Bag With It
Japan’s Highest Bridge’s Height Is Compared To Godzilla
The Seat Pattern On The Train In Japan Tells You Where Priority Seating Is
Real-Life Mario Kart Racing In Tokyo Traffic
Bus Driver Holding An Umbrella So That You Don’t Get Wet While Opening Yours