In 1997, 685 kids in Japan were rushed to hospitals after an intense Pokemon episode caused dizziness, vomiting and seizures.
Brazil is home to the largest population of Japanese people outside of Japan – more than both America and Canada.
During WWII a US congressman gave president Roosevelt a letter opener made from a Japanese soldier’s arm.
A Japanese man accidentally hibernated for 24 days in the cold without food or water.
A Japanese soldier stayed hidden for 29 years after WWII ended, not knowing the war was over.
Only one Japanese soldier was captured during the Attack on Pearl Harbor.
The Japanese temporarily occupied the Aleutian Islands (Alaska) during WWII. This was the first time Canadian conscripts were deployed to a combat zone.
In Japan, Western developed games are considered low-quality. “Yo-ge, kuso-ge, goes the saying: Western game, shit game.”