You may know Japan as home to anime, sumo wrestlers and cherry blossoms but What about all of their innovative toilets? Have you ever dreamed about your train always arriving on time? Drainage canals that look like Koi ponds? Or vending machines filled with fresh eggs?
Here are some of the weirdest inventions, cultural practices and random facts about Japanese culture that make Japan a must visit destination.
#2 Drink Cans Have Names Written In Braille On The Top
#3 Japanese Fans Stayed Behind After The FIFA World Cup 2014 Match To Help Clean Up
#4 There Are Baby Seats Attached To The Wall In Most Bathrooms
#5 I Recently Gave Birth In Japan. Here Is Some Of The Hospital Food I Ate
#6 You Can Often Find This Kind Of Toilet In Japan. Wash Your Hands And Reuse The Water For Your Next Flush
#7 Japan’s Manhole Covers Are Beautiful
#8 Most Japanese Schools Don’t Have Custodians. Instead, The Students Do The Cleaning Themselves As A Part Of Showing Gratitude To The School And Learning How To Become More Productive Members Of Society
#9 The Note In Japanese Says, “I Accidentally Knocked Over Your Bike And Broke The Bell. I Am Very Sorry”
#10 This Is How Smooth The Bullet Train Is In Japan
#11 I Dropped My Shopping Bag On The Streets Of Osaka And When I Went Back To Look For It Later That Day, Someone Had Placed It Next To A Tree Untouched
#12 Koi Fishes Even Live In Drainage Channels In Japan
#13 Japanese Toilets Often Have A Button That Plays White Noise/Water Sounds So You Can Poop Without Other People Hearing Your Business
#14 Commuters In Tokyo Pushed A Train Car To Save A Woman Who Fell And Got Stuck Between The Car And The Platform
#15 Another Reason Why I Love Japan