The late nineteenth century, in Tokyo there were about 40,000 rickshaws, and currently 60,000 taxis, more than:Paris, London and New York together?
Sumo wrestlers are not allowed to cut their hair, to drive a car and are forced to sleep after lunch?
Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa is one who managed to land on an asteroid and return to Earth?
Japanese tourists are the most welcome people in the world because they are polite, they are not noisy, they are calm even when they are facing difficulties and they are not complaining?
To worship is an art form in Japan, children are taught to tilt their head at the entrance of the school? The length and the angle of inclination of the body, when Japanese greeting, varies are depending on whom it is addressed.
In Japan you don’t have to tip the hotel, taxi or restaurant?
Japanese when it comes to toilet slippers change to the special toilet?Using the same shoes is a sign of poor growing!
Japanese do not eat on the street?
The fact that Japanese are sipping soup quite noisy shows appreciation and respect for the host?
Japanese attach great importance for weather information and climate studies are related to high accuracy, so that when rain is announced, all Japanese don’t forget their umbrella home?
Japanese national flag is called “hinomaru” and means “sun circle”?
In Japanese schools cleaning ladies do not exist, cleaning is done by students and teachers alike?
Within Japan is higher than Germany and almost equal to that of Italy?
Japan’s population of 125 million is slightly lower than that of Russia?
The Japanese use the phrase “I love you”, consists of the noun ” i – 愛” = “love” and the auxiliary verb “suru – する” = “to” very rarely, because is not used to express feelings directly? They believe that this proves the good behavior toward others. When they put their feelings into words yet, you prefer to use the phrase “Suki desu – 好き です” which translates: “I like you”.
In Japan, shoes are generally worn barefoot outside the entrance? You need to put shoes next to each other carefully. Family members put their shoes in “getabako” (a shoe rack or cabinet).
Over half of the victims of the giant tsunami that hit Japan on March 11 were over 65 years?
In Japan are being sold watermelons of square shape ? They are actually used watermelons, grown in square boxes to be stored more easily. Their price is still 3 times higher than your regular watermelons.
The title of the oldest man in the world was held most by Shigechiyo Izumi which was a Japanese? He was “crowned” on November 16, 1976 and held the record until death, in February 21, 1986, for a total period of 3384 days.
Japan is one of the countries where recycling is regulated by law and generally accepted by people, more than in other countries? In 2007, Japan has been collected for recycling 802,036 tons of plastic, with 429.5% more than in 2000, that each person in the country recycles about 6.4 kg of plastic per year.
The largest island from Japan is Honshu, followed by Hokkaido and Kyushu?
Japan’s forests cover more than two thirds of the country?
Japan is the largest urban area in the world? Tokyo metropolitan agglomeration around the city is the first one in the world in number of inhabitants since 1950.
Japan is primarily a country of fishing? Fish is used both for domestic consumption and for export?
High speed train in Japan is the fastest train in the world? He is riding on the island of Honshu.
The most expensive bridge in the world is Seto-Ohashi Bridge ? Is 13.22 kilometers (8.21 miles) long, it was built between 1978-1988, and it was invested $ 8.3 billion. Crossing the bridge takes about 20 minutes.
The most expensive city in the world is now, Tokyo, where a beer costs in bar, $ 10.56, 5.38 a dozen of eggs and a movie ticket about 25 dollars?