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IN Travel & Adventure ON 07 Feb, 2016
We've been seeing articles about crazy food recipes in Japan recently, and it's pretty sure that this country is super interesting. Not just the food, this country has so much more to offer that we don't know yet.
Here are some of the cool things that make Japan so damn awkward.
There's an entire island in Japan dedicated to rabbits which is a famous tourist attraction. The bunnies are friendly and tourists love having them crawl around everywhere. Bizarre!
Farmers grow watermelons in square shape so that they are easy to store.
Adult diapers are sold way more than baby diapers.
Masabumi Hosono, a Japanese citizen who survived the drowning of the Titanic was labelled a coward because he didn't go down with the other passengers.
Japan also has cat cafes where people can go, drink coffee and hang out with kittens.
In Japan, sleeping during the working time is considered as a sign of working too hard. People are also allowed 30-minute break session in the afternoons to take a nap.
Discotheques, pubs and late night dancing was illegal in Japan until 2015.
Teachers and students clean the school together.
It uses over 24 billion pairs chopsticks every year.
Ronald McDonald is called 'Donald' McDonald because Japanese people cannot produce the 'R' sound.
It's a tradition and sometimes they pre-order buckets of KFC chicken months in advance.
The Maglev trains travel at the speed of 500 km per hour or 300 miles per hour by hovering over the tracks using magnets.
This is because the Japanese people mostly use their phones while taking a shower.
It's a festival that celebrates penis and fertility.
For some weird reasons, streets aren't named in Japan.
Where sumo wrestlers compete against each other to see who makes a baby cry first.
Godzilla was made the citizen of Japan and was also appointed the brand ambassador for tourism in Shinjuku.
Hikikomori is the name given to a condition suffered by young men in Japan when they lock themselves up in a room for years. It is said that they do this due to depression.