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Japan Facts

Late-night dancing was illegal in Japan until 2015.

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Japan suffers 1,500 earthquakes every year.

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Japan has more than 50,000 people who are over 100 years old.

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Japan has just 2 gun-related homicides per year

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The World’s Oldest Company operated in Japan from 578 AD to 2006.

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Japan consists of over 6,800 islands.

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Japanese Trains are among the world’s most punctual: their average delay is just 18 seconds.

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Square Watermelons are grown by japanese farmers for easier stack and store.

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In Japan, there are more pets than there are children under 15.

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Japan’s birth rate is so low that adult diapers are sold more than baby diapers.

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98% of all adoptions in Japan are of male adults so that family businesses can remain within the family.

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The Japanese who survived the Titanic crash was called a coward in his country for not dying with the other passengers.

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In Japan, 90% of mobile phones are waterproof because youngsters use them even in the shower.

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In Korea and Japan, there is a Cat Cafe where you can go to drink coffee and hang out with cats for hours.

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Japan has 5.52 million vending machines.

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Sleeping on the job is acceptable in Japan, as it’s viewed as exhaustion from working hard.

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During WWII, Japan bombed China with fleas infected with bubonic plague.

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Japan and Russia still haven’t signed a peace treaty to end World War II due to the Kuril Islands dispute.

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In Japan, teachers and students come together to clean the classrooms and cafeteria.

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The number of Chinese killed by the Japanese during WWII is greater than the number of Jews killed in the Holocaust.

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In Japan, 685 kids were rushed to hospitals in 1997 after an intense Pokemon episode that caused dizziness, vomiting and seizures.

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Around 24 billion pairs of chopsticks are used in Japan each year.

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In Japan, there’s a building with a highway passing through it.

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In Japan, there’s a festival that is a celebration of the penis and fertility.

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Black cats are considered to bring good luck in Japan.

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In Japan, Ronald McDonald is called Donald McDonald due to a lack of a clear “r” sound in Japanese.

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In Japan, KFC is a typical feast of Christmas Eve.

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Many Hot springs and public bathhouses in Japan ban customers with tattoos from entering.

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In Japan, they use more paper for comics than for toilet paper.

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There’s an island in Japan that’s full of rabbits.

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During WWII, Japan received Jewish refugees and rejected the resulting Nazi German protests.

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In Japan, there’s a train that “floats” above the tracks by magnetism, reaching 500 km/h (311 mph).

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The biggest Japanese community outside of Japan is in Brazil.

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If you commit suicide in Japan by jumping in front of a train, the family of the deceased will be charged a disruption fee.

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There’s a town in Spain where 700 people share the surname “Japon” as they are descendants of 17th-century samurais who stayed there after an embassy returned to Japan.

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Argentina has the world’s second-highest rate of anorexia, after Japan.

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Norway introduced Salmon Sushi to the Japanese in the 80s.

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103 countries have abolished the death penalty. Notable exceptions include the U.S., Japan and China.

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Declawing cats is legal in most U.S. states but banned in at least 22 countries including Germany, Finland, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

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Most streets in Japan have no name.

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In Japan, there’s a ‘Crying Sumo’ contest, where wrestlers compete to see who can make a baby bawl first.

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In Japan, Burger King has an all-black burger.

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Godzilla is an official Citizen of Japan.

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The Japanese authorities constructed a fence around a volcano at Mount Mihara to stop a trend of over 2000 people committing suicide by jumping in.

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Japan has over 70 flavors of Fanta including ‘The Mystery Fruit’, ‘Genius Energy’ and ‘Hip Hop’ flavor.

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During WWII, a Japanese Consul saved 6,000 Jews from the Holocaust by writing them all Visas to Japan even after the government told him not to.

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About 1 million Japanese men are estimated to be locking themselves in their bedrooms for years, creating social and health problems, a condition called “Hikikomori.”

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The 2011 earthquake near Japan increased the Earth’s rotation speed, shortening the day by 1.8 microseconds.

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In Japanese, there are at least 20 different ways to say “sorry.”

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There were ancient stone tablets in Japan’s 2011 tsunami struck areas with inscriptions “Do not build your homes below this point!”.

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In Japan, the leading cause of death for men aged 20 to 44 is suicide.

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The first Frenchman known to visit Japan was imprisoned, tortured and killed because he tried to promote Christianity.

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