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People Are Sharing Interesting Facts About Life In Japan (30 Pics)

I’ve never been to Japan, but it seems like a pretty cool place. They do things a bit differently than we do here in the U.S. In many ways, for the better. After seeing these pics, I think I have to book a trip ASAP.


1. “A Cafe In Japan Is Hiring Paralyzed People To Control Robot Servers In Order To Still Make An Income”

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2. “Train Tracks In Japan Have Special Pathways For Turtles Under Them To Avoid Turtle Casualties And Train Delays”

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3. “Bus Drivers In Japan, Striking In Such A Way That People Don’t Suffer”

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4. “Tree In Japan Being Relocated To Make Way For A Road”

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5. “There Is A Phone Booth Known As The “Telephone Of The Wind” On A Hill Overlooking The Ocean In Otsuchi Town In Northeastern Japan. It Is Connected To Nowhere, But People Come To “Call” Family Members Lost During The 2011 Earthquake And Tsunami”

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6. “Long Walkway Covered In Semi-Transparent Umbrellas In Moominvalley Park, Saitama Prefecture, Japan”

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7. “On Many Japanese Toilets, The Hand Wash Sink Is Attached So That You Can Wash Your Hands And Reuse The Water For The Next Flush. Japan Saves Millions Of Liters Of Water Every Year Doing This”

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8. “Penguin Soap Opera In Kyoto Aquarium”

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9. “This Is A Rice Paddy. Farmers In Japan Plant Specific Rice Species To Make These Amazing Artworks”

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10. “Somewhere In Kyoto, Japan, There’s This Man And His Dog. He Plays The Flute, The Dog Is Cute, And That’s How They Earn Some Loot”

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11. “This 400 Year Old Bonsai Tree Survived The Bombing Of Hiroshima In Japan”

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12. “While Waiting At Kyoto Station This Guy Asked If I Want To Play Two Player Game Boy With Him. 30 Mins Well Spent”

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13. “There’s An Ancient Japanese Pruning Method From The 14th Century That Allows Lumber Production Without Cutting Down Trees Called ‘Daisugi'”

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14. “Crystal Cola? Is Being Sold Here In Japan”

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15. “Japan Repair A Sinkhole In Fukuoka City In 2 Days”

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16. “These Sprinklers On The Road Near The Ski Resort I’m At In Japan To Keep The Road From Freezing Over. (Salt Water If You Were Wondering)”

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17. “Hospital Food In Japan”

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18. “These Square Watermelons In Japan – Grown In Boxes To Shape Them While On The Vine – For Convenient Stacking, Shipping, And Refrigerator Storage”

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19. “Train Seats In Japan Facing Outwards So You Can See The Scenery”

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20. “In Japan Some Restaurants Are Really Private, You Are Sitting In A Corner, Where No One Sees You, A Door Opens In Front Of You, The Chef’s Hands Come Out And Serves You Without Looking”

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21. “This Train Stop In Japan Has No Entries Or Exits, It Has Been Put There Merely So That People Can Stop Off In The Middle Of A Train Journey And Admire The Scenery”

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22. “Flood In Japan, Just Realized There Are Barely Any Floating Trash And Debris”

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23. “Born In Japan, 1751 And Died In July 7, 1977 At A Grand Old Age Of 226, Koi Hanako Was The Oldest Koi Fish Ever Recorded”

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24. “When You Need Help At A Train Station In Japan, Station Staff Will Literally Pop Out And Help You”

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25. “At Japanese Airports, The Baggage Handlers Arrange Luggage By Color So It’s Easier For You To Find Your Bag”

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26. “The Gum I Bought In Japan Comes With A Stack Of Paper For Easy Disposal”

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27. “Subways In Japan Have Women Only Cars”

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28. “My Package From Japan Just Came In And The Owner Sent Me A Note With Some Origami”

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29. “This Is How Smooth The Bullet Train Is In Japan”

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30. “Japan’s Fans Cleaning Up Their Sections After Their Match vs. Ivory Coast. Much Respect”

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