Weird and wonderful facts about Japan
Japan - an amazing country, with their traditions and customs. Some of the Japanese traditions of other countries and seem ridiculous, but for Japanese it is in order. So, we present weird and wonderful facts about Japan.
Inemuri or sleep on the job.
Asleep in the office, you will most likely get a reprimand from his superiors. But not in Japan. Naps or Inemuri is not prohibited, but rather encouraged in society. It is believed that if you sleep on the job, then you have to work very hard and tired.
Maid cafe - cafes where waitresses dressed in maid costumes from the anime cartoon.
These hotels are designed for short-stay visits couples. Love hotels have quickly gained immense popularity among the Japanese and tourists alike. Some hotels offer very extravagantly decorated rooms with rotating beds, mirrors on the ceiling, neon lighting, and even karaoke.
There slurping noodles.
Japan is a country that is famous for its polite manners. However, there are noodles noisily slurping the broth - in the order of things. Chef of a Japanese restaurant, Rachel Hu, obhyasnyaet: "You have to eat ramen (Japanese noodles) hunched over a bowl right, noisily slurping the broth to get the maximum enjoyment."
Fashion for crooked teeth.
Fashion for crooked teeth. Are you surprised that many Japanese young people dress up as children, children's clothes and shoes, as there tapkinalapki.com.ua. You are even more surprised teenage fashion for crooked teeth. Yaeba "double tooth" - is one of the hottest trends of the Japanese youth.
hug Woman Cuddle cafes.
And no sex. For a fee, you can sleep with a girl in bed, hugging. For an extra charge you can order the service "to look into each other's eyes for a minute," and "stroking the girl's hair in three minutes."
Gangur - literally translated as the black face.
Special fashion among Japanese girls. The goal - to get deep tan. Often used for these purposes tanning. Gangur style also involves extreme bright make-up, bright clothes and bright hair.
Restaurant with canned food.
Mr. Kanso - popular Japanese restaurant that only served canned. Instead of the menu you choose food from the shelves. It is noteworthy that all the cutlery - plastic.
First capsule hotel appeared in Osaka. Such hotel is small capsules for overnight. Capsules are placed side by side and one above the other.
At first glance, most of the vending machines in Japan is not very different from machines in other countries. However, their location and the contents sometimes surprising. You can find vending machines next to the ancient church, and even on the top of Mount Fuji. The range of machines is also striking. In it, you can buy almost everything from live lobsters to their underwear.
or Kancho Kancho.
Japanese game, mostly children and adolescents. The bottom line is that the palms are added in the form of a pistol with an extended index finger. After playing should try to sink his fingers into the anus, an unsuspecting opponent nothing. It should shout out loud: "Kancho".
Hide your thumb.
It is a widespread belief. If you see a funeral procession, you need to hide your thumb into a fist. Thumb Japanese call "parent finger." His hiding during the funeral procession means protection of parents.
The island of rabbits.
Ōkunoshima - a small island that has become a tourist attraction. The reason - a huge population of rabbits. According to one version, the rabbits were brought to the island during the Second World War, when the island (and themselves rabbits) were used to test the poison gas.
The shortest escalator in the world.
This escalator is located in the basement of a department store in Kawasaki. In all five steps of the escalator.
This cafe is located in Tokyo, and it is full of rabbits of different breeds. Going into the cafe you have to wash your hands and choose a rabbit. You can then go to the room and put the rabbit on her lap.