October 31, 2020

These Photos Prove That Japan is Unlike Any Other Country

Japan is one of the most interesting countries on Earth. A country made from an archipelago off the coast of East Asia which is well-known for its unique and proud culture. Japanese culture is so incredible and it has embraced technology like no other nation on the planet. Their deeply rooted politeness, precision, and dedication to work are rarely seen anywhere else, and you might know Japan as a home to anime, sumo wrestlers, cherry blossoms, and bullet trains, their ingenuity shows in many other aspects of their daily lives.

These Japanese facts seem so far from the Western culture we’re used to that some of their traditions might seem exotic to us.

Below are some facts about Japanese culture, there are so many that this one post couldn’t fit them all.

Most Organized Luggage Pickup You’ll Ever See. All Upright With Handle Facing Outward For Easy Pickup


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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


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A Hotel In Tokyo Has A Reception Desk That Is Run By Robot Dinosaurs


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This Fountain In Kanazawa, Japan Displays The Time


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This Tank Style Stairs Dolly In Japan


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The Fire Escape For This Building Is A Slide


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The Japanese eBay Seller I Bought This PS3 Game From Also Sent Me A Japanese Tea Bag With It


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This Hand-Written Letter I Received From A Mail Order Off Amazon


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Japanese Team Leaves A Spotless Locker Room With A “Thank You” Note In Russian Despite Their Heartbreaking 2-3 Defeat To Belgium


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Went Into 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!


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This Sign In Japan Shows The Proper Seating Etiquette


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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


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Unattended Grocery Store. Just Pick What You Want And Leave The Money In The Jar


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Flight Delayed In Japan. Airline Employees Bow To The Passengers To Apologise


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Sticker That Was On My Package From Japan


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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


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Japan’s Highest Bridge’s Height Is Compared To Godzilla


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The Seat Pattern On The Train In Japan Tells You Where Priority Seating Is


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Bus Driver Holding An Umbrella So That You Don’t Get Wet While Opening Yours


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Real-Life Mario Kart Racing In Tokyo Traffic


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Sheet Of Paper That Japanese Trains Give To Riders To Excuse Their Tardiness At Work. It Indicates The Date And How Late The Train Was


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Japan Is A Rapidly Ageing Population And Is Running Out Of Workers To Take Care For Elders. They Are Solving This Problem With Robots. One Of Them – Robear – Is Able To Lift A Parson And Transfer Him To A Wheelchair Or Help To Get To A Bathroom


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Anti-Bacterial Handrails In Tokyo Metro Escalator


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