Japan, a country made from an archipelago off the coast of East Asia, is well-known for its unique and proud culture. The Japanese have a certain way of doing things that may seem quirky to some, but this vibrant and successful nation can certainly teach others a thing or two about innovation, imagination, family values and respect for others.
We here at Butwalpage have compiled a follow-up list of the weird and wonderful cultural practices that make Japan just so Japanese. You can find part 1 here, and if these posts don’t make you want to visit Japan immediately then there’s always the gorgeous scenery, delicious food, fascinating history, skiing and more!
Scroll down below to check out the list for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!
#1 Japanese Team Leaves A Spotless Locker Room With A “Thank You” Note In Russian Despite Their Heartbreaking 2-3 Defeat
#2 This Hand-Written Letter I Received From A Mail Order Off Amazon
#3 This Fountain In Kanazawa, Japan Displays The Time
#4 A Hotel In Tokyo Has A Reception Desk That Is Run By Robot Dinosaurs
#5 Most Organized Luggage Pickup You’ll Ever See. All Upright With Handle Facing Outward For Easy Pickup
#6 Rice Paddy Art Is An Art Form Originating In Japan Where People Plant Rice Of Various Types And Colors To Create
#7 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!
#8 This Sign In Japan Shows The Proper Seating Etiquette
#9 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
#10 Unattended Grocery Store. Just Pick What You Want And Leave The Money In The Jar