The land of the rising sun made the Japanese are incredibly resourceful nation. But sometimes their creativity and technological researches go too far, thanks to what on light there are things that Westerners find strange and shocking.
1. Faux fangs.
Japanese women literally get crazy with the pointed teeth, which in Japan are called “abea”. Local women are willing to spend hundreds of dollars on cosmetic procedures to attach these mini-fangs on his teeth.
2. Toilet Slippers.
The Japanese are famous for their strict habits of hygiene and sanitation, so it is not surprising that they have toilet Slippers, which are used to minimize contact between the unclean toilet floor and the clean floor in the rest of the house.
3. Unusual Parking.
Live in Japan more than 126 million people. Naturally, saving space has become one of the main problems for local residents, and Parking is no exception. If you arrive at the Mall, you will surely stumble here on these unusual places for Parking.
Judging by the ingredients, Japanese mayonnaise is no different from usual, but its presence makes strange Japanese. While the rest of the world normally uses mayonnaise sandwiches and salads, traditional Japanese use Kewpie mayonnaise Continue reading
Strange about Japanese traditions
Funny about Japanese traditions, we speak and write entire books and not to remove the one file.
So try to choose the TEN most funny and weird Japanese traditions:
1. New year
Traditional New year in Japan no. The Japanese do not celebrate the New year in our understanding. New year’s eve, they quietly go to sleep, but Wake up early in the morning and all go together to see the sunrise of the New year. We, of course, also met some new year’s dawn, but in a completely different state.
The Japanese have no jokes, but a kind of sense of humor
2. Never say never
People in Japan try never to say the word NO, just replacing it with a polite departure from the topic, or this agreement, which does not bind to anything, and ultimately leads nowhere.
The Japanese have virtually no jokes.
4. Business cards
In Japan it is considered very unseemly, if You do not have a business card. Therefore, even in the Japanese pool are wearing special waterproof small bags for business cards.
Politeness is still in Japan comes to the extremes. Instead of pozhimanie hands of the Japanese used bows, and need to bow as many Continue reading
For the European consciousness in the culture of Japan, many strange and utterly incomprehensible. In no other country traditions, technologies and the living conditions are not so intricately intertwined. Samurai ideals perfectly coexist with computers of the last generation, and centenarians born in the 19th century – with teenagers dressed as Pokemon. Despite the striking development of all, with regard to technology, Japanese culture is one of the most conservative, closed and incomprehensible to foreigners.
Below you will find six of the most bizarre aspects of the culture of “land of the rising sun”.
The hikikomori are young people who do not wish to communicate with the outside world. Of course, in every culture, there are a small number of people, who are called “hermits”, but this is usually older or even elderly, many of whom suffer from mental disorders such as depression or agoraphobia.
The Japanese feature of “hermits” – age. It’s either teenagers or young people are slightly over twenty, which is almost completely cut off from the outside world. There are several objective reasons for the emergence of a huge number of hikikomori: the first, of course is the Internet, Continue reading