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.”
The Japanese developed an underwater aircraft carrier in WWII.
In ancient Japan before toilet paper, they used something called “Kusobera”, translated to “shit spatula”.
During the course of the Second World War, six Americans were killed by the Japanese on the US mainland. The Japanese sent a series of balloon bombs to the States and most of them were destroyed by the military or landed without exploding. But, one bomb was caught in a tree in the woods near Bly, Oregon, and when a young girl tried to pull it out of the tree it exploded, killing her, the local church minister’s wife, and four children.
75 percent of Japanese women own vibrators. The global average is 47 percent.
There are around 1,500 earthquakes every year in Japan.
Japanese celebrate Christmas, but it is more like Valentine’s day in the western world.
Japan’s literacy rate is almost 100%.
Raw horse meat is a popular food in Japan.