Photos Proving That Japan Differ From Other Countries In The World

You might know Japan as home to anime, sumo wrestlers and Cherry blossoms but What about all of their extremely 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 (seriously, you won’t believe how many toilets), cultural practices And random facts about Japanese culture that make Japan a must visit destination. Scroll down to explore This island nation and don’t forget to up vote your faves!

1 Bus Drivers In Japan Were On Strike But Continued Driving Their Routes While Refusing To Take Fares From Passengers

#2 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

3 This Is How Smooth The Bullet Train Is In Japan

4 I Recently Gave Birth In Japan. Here Is Some Of The Hospital Food I Ate

5 Japan’s Manhole Covers Are Beautiful

6 You Can Often Find This Kind Of Toilet In Japan. Wash Your Hands And Reuse The Water For Your Next Flush

7 Japanese Fans Stayed Behind After The FIFA World Cup 2014 Match To Help Clean Up

8 There Are Baby Seats Attached To The Wall In Most Bathrooms

9 Another Reason Why I Love Japan

10 Drink Cans Have Names Written In Braille On The Top

11 In Trains You Can Rotate The Seats In Any Direction

#12 The Note In Japanese Says, “I Accidentally Knocked Over Your Bike And Broke The Bell. I Am Very Sorry”

#13 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

14 Another Great Japanese Invention: Umbrella Lockers. So You Don’t Have To Carry Them Around Inside A Building And Nobody Takes Yours ‘Accidentally’

15 This Japanese Gum I Have Came With Little Pieces Of Paper Inside For You To Spit Your Gum In To When You’re Finished With It

16 Commuters In Tokyo Pushed A Train Car To Save A Woman Who Fell And Got Stuck Between The Car And The Platform

17 This Toilet In Japan Has A System Of Occupied/Vacant Toilets Information

18 Japanese Toilets Often Have A Button That Plays White Noise/Water Sounds So You Can Poop Without Other People Hearing Your Business

19 Koi Fishes Even Live In Drainage Channels In Japan

20 This Shopping Center In Japan Has Free Refrigerated Lockers For Your Perishables So You Can Keep Shopping After You Get Your Groceries

21 In Japan, Even The Deer Are Polite

#22 Japanese Being Japanese


23 Expectations Meet Reality In Japan

24 Tokyo Train Company Tsukuba Express Apologized For 20-Second-Early Departure

25 Toreiyu Tsubasa Train In Japan Is Equipped With Footbaths So You Can Enjoy A Relaxing Trip

#26 Almost Everyone In Japan Reverse Parks

27 In Japan, You Not Only Have To Take Your Shoes Off And Change Them To Slippers At The Entrance, But Also Use Different Slippers When You Go To The Bathroom

28 Children’s Seat On The Fujikyu Railway Line In Japan

29 At Narita International Airport (Tokyo) They Give You Free Origami Instead Of Candy

30 This Bedside Lamp At My Hotel In Japan Can Be Half Lit

31 In Japan, The Ground Crew Bows And Waves Goodbye To The Departing Aircraft

32 Restaurants In Japan Display Fake Food That Looks Just Like The Real One From The Menu

33 This Lift In Japan Has A Seat That Can Be Used As A Toilet In An Emergency

34 Japanese Airport Staff Sorted Luggages On The Belt By Their Colour

35 Japanese Often Line Up For Buses, Trains, Restaurants Or Shops And Can Wait In Lines For Long Periods Of Time. Kids Learn How To Line Up As Early As Kindergarten As It Teaches Self-Discipline, Cooperation And Respect

#36 There Are Over 300 Scramble Intersections In Japan Where You Can Cross A Street Diagonally

#37 Ordered This From Japan And It Came With A Little Note And Origami Crane

38 A Vending Machine Selling Farm Fresh Eggs In Japan

39 Everybody Lines Up Their Carts Nicely At The Food Court In Costco In Japan

40 These Fitting Room Instructions In Japan. Cover Your Face To Prevent Makeup From Getting On The Garment

41 Photo I Took Of Tokyo Commuters Waiting For Their Train

42 This Smartphone Wiper Dispenser In Japan


Photos Proving That Japan Differ From Other Countries In The World