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12 Crazy Facts About Japan

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Have you ever wondered what makes Japan one of the most popular countries in the world? Is it their  technological edge, or their unique culture, or is it their great food? According to the latest news and accessible information, Japan has become one of the most not only among the popular, but also among the interesting countries in the world. Do you know why? Well, that is all because of the contributing factors mentioned above.

Now you might be wondering why is it called an interesting country? Well, the answer is pretty simple. Due to some of Japans bizarre characteristics and tastes which are sure to befuddle anyone who stumbles upon these facts. Moreover, some of these facts are widely misunderstood, infact most would call them crazy.

These facts consist of eccentric activities to unearthly myths, funky products and so on. While many of these are unknown to the majority, getting to know them will surely puzzle your brain with a big question mark above your head, and thinking some of these facts could not get any crazier.

No.12. Nestle has sold over 200 flavors of Kit Kat in Japan, including flavors such as soy sauce, green tea, banana and cremebrulee.

12 Crazy Facts About Japan

No. 11. In Japan gambling is illegal; the way people gambled in the past, the law used to give out prizes instead of cash, which the winner can sell back to the establishment for cash.

12 Crazy Facts About Japan

No.10. The only Japanese man to survive  in the Titanic lost his job because he was known as a coward in Japan for not dying with the other passengers.

12 Crazy Facts About Japan

No.9. Naoto Matsumura is known as the Most Radioactive man on earth. He still continues to live alone in an abandoned city of Tomioka which was affected by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, to care for the animals that were left behind.

12 Crazy Facts About Japan

No.8. Researchers in Tokyo have developed a mirror that adjusts the viewer’s reflection in real-time to make it look like they are smiling. The projected application for this technology is for using in shopping mall bathrooms, in hopes that happier shoppers will buy more, talk about crazy!

12 Crazy Facts About Japan

No.7. Japan has 67 flavors of Fanta, including, ‘Genius Energy’‘Hip Hop’ and ‘The Mystery Fruit’ flavor.

12 Crazy Facts About Japan

No.6. German and Japanese trains are so punctual, they offer “Delay Certificates” so that you can prove you are late because of train delays.

12 Crazy Facts About Japan

No.5. In Japan it is possible to buy wigs in vending machines. Wigs for dogs though, and it’s found mostly in Tokyo.

12 Crazy Facts About Japan

No.4. In Japanese myth, there is a creature called the Ashiaraiyashiki. It is a gigantic, unwashed foot that appears before you and asks to be washed. If you don’t wash it, it will blow up your entire house.

12 Crazy Facts About Japan

No.3. In Japan it is considered extremely rude to blow your nose in public. Instead, people will just sit for hours and heave away.

12 Crazy Facts About Japan

No.2. Many people in Japan are discriminated because of their different blood type. Employers often request blood types. Children at school have been separated by blood type. Japan’s softball team customizes training by player’s blood type. Companies have assignments depending on workers blood type.

12 Crazy Facts About Japan

No.1. You can rent old men in Japan for only 1,000 yen (US$10) an hour, for example, doing things like going to art galleries,

12 Crazy Facts About Japan

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