19 Things Only to Be Seen in Japan. You Would Like to Have Them in Your Country, Too!

    19 Things Only to Be Seen in Japan. You Would Like to Have Them in Your Country, Too!

    19 Things Only to Be Seen in Japan. You Would Like to Have Them in Your Country, Too!
    Greg
    6:30 PM EDT, October 28, 2021, updated: 7:13 PM EDT, October 28, 2021

    Japan is one of the most original countries in the world. On one hand it is packed with technological innovations, on the other it will stun you with its extraordinary customs.

    Have you ever seen radiators on playgrounds? Have you ever bought vegetables from a vending machines? Met young ladies serving customers at elevators in shopping centers? If you have, it means you have been to Japan!

    #1 Vending machines offer fruit, vegetables and even... beer. The last one is available only at day

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    theta64/reddit

    #2 When they sleep on the subway train, they don’t hide their phones. It's a really safe country

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    ura_panda/reddit

    #3 This is a railway station and these are schoolbags belonging to students who are on the way home. They bags are waiting for the students who are having their lunch now. Nobody is concerned about their luggage being stolen

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    curated_japan/Instagram

    #4 If supermarkets rearrange the goods, each trolley gets a map showing where particular products can be currently found

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    familytravelsjapan/Instagram

    #5 A green line on the street marks a zone where kids often walk to school

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    ZirakJp/reddit

    #6 Waiting for their train passengers stand in yellow rectangles showing where the train door will be. Nobody pushes their way through the crowd trying to get on

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    rakhilya_aitkulova/Instagram

    #7 Taxi drivers have fallen for white seat covers

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    curated_japan/Instagram

    #8 The noise levels are constantly monitored at all construction sites

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    sonopan_msl/Instagram

    #9 If the temperature drops, playgrounds and other public places designed for people to relax are immediately equipped with extra radiator letting them warm up

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    olga_danshyna/Instagram

    #10 The airport personnel waves goodbye to a plane that is just about to take off. Waving is a common tradition there

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    SuspiciousPassenger/reddit

    #11 Shops offer bags with special handles. They enable you to carry object of very unusual dimensions

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    imgur
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    curated_japan/Instagram

    #13 These are not burnt toasts – this is just fresh bread with bamboo coal

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    kotofeichkotofej/pikabu

    #14 Some restaurants offer baskets to be put next to your table; you can put there any items you carry with you, for example bags or umbrellas

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    kawaijapanshop/Instagram

    #15 People delivering parcels in Kyoto ride bikes. The parcels are carried on special trailers

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    curated_japan/Instagram

    #17 Cats cafes are trending there these days. These are places where you can learn about the habits of these pets and meet other cat lovers of course

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    pinterest

    #18 Cool cucumbers – a Japanese alternative to popsicles

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    curated_japan/Instagram

    #19 Parents who don’t have a car get around their cities using a special bike, designed to carry one adult and two children

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    larisa_photonature/Instagram
    Which Japanese invention did you find the most surprising?
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