German and Japanese trains are so punctual, they offer “Delay Certificates” so that you can prove you’re late because of train delays.
The first Japanese person in space was a heavy smoking, whiskey-drinking, middle-aged news anchorman.
Its possible to buy wigs in vending machines in Japan. Wigs for dogs that is, and mostly in Tokyo.
In Japan it’s considered extremely rude to blow your nose in public. Instead, people will just sit for hours and sniffle away.
Japan occupied a small portion of Alaska for over a year during World War II.
In Japan, a husband can legally divorce his wife for sex neglect, but wives cannot make the same claim about their husbands.
30% of single Japanese men in their 30’s have never dated a woman.
Many people in Japan are discriminated against because of their blood type.Employers often request blood types. Children at school have been split up by blood type. Japan’s softball team customizes training by player’s blood type. Companies have assignments according to workers blood type.
You can rent old men in Japan for only 1,000 yen (US$10) an hour, for example, going to art galleries, having lunch and talking about your love life, test driving cars with you, renting weepy DVDs, looking at new apartments together, complimenting you, and even running errands for you.