1. Japan is known as the land of the rising sun. The name was chosen because the country was so close to where the sun rises.
  2. Most High-Tech toilets in the world – Toilets in Japan are more advanced than any other developed country in the world. These toilets can block unwanted sounds, gives of perfumes and adjust seats automatically.Most High-Tech toilets in the world
  3. Vending Machine– Japan has the highest number of vending machines. Japan has over 5 million vending machines. These vending machines sell almost everything, not just cold drinks; but also sushi socks, underwear, etc…
  4. Japan is the world’s 4th largest island country.
  5. Train Delays- Train Delays in Japan makes headlines, Japanese trains are among the most punctual in the world. Even some times of delays are taken seriously, The railway company issues delay certificates to provide proof for students and employees.No Train Delays in Japan
  6. Kids clean their own school – Cleaning own classroom and school is a part of their school education.
  7. Queue – Japanese are considered as the most gentle people in the world. Their education system is so great that they don’t need any guiding to form a queue in while waiting for a bus or while climbing an elevator.
  8. There are two main religions in Japan: Shinto and Buddhism. Shinto is a Japanese religion, while Buddhism was imported in the 6th century from China.
  9. The Aokigahara forest in Japan has the bad name of being a destination for people who are contemplating suicide. In 2003, a record number of 105 suicide victims were discovered.
  10. There are no exams/grading systems in Japan until the 5th standard. The system in Japan believes young age kids should enjoy life than being bothered about the exams/competition.
  11. Japan is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in the world. Japan buildings are designed for keeping this in mind.
  14. Tattoos are something that’s considered ugly in Japan
  15. Tokyo is the biggest city in the world.Worlds largest cithy
  16. They eat more than 17 million ton fish per year, more than any other country
  17. Japan has the second-longest life expectancy in the world with 85.3 years just after Monaco citizens living an average of 89.4 years.
  18. Ninety percent of all mobile phones sold in Japan are waterproof because youth like to use them even while showering.
  19. Japan has over 100 active volcanoes, more than almost any other country and accounts alone for about 10 % of all active volcanoes in the world.
  20. Origami is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese culture. Different shapes & designs are made using paper, This art has become popular around the world in recent times.Origami is the art of paper folding
  21. Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, one of the largest aquariums in the world, has succeeded in raising a number of whale sharks in captivity for the purpose of breeding.
  22. Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
  23. Japan is a tea lover’s paradise. Tea is the most popular drink in Japan and is an important part of their culture. Japanese tea is a beverage known worldwide for being both healthy and delicious.
  24. In Japan, a tōrō (light basket, light tower) is a traditional lantern made of stone, wood, or metal. In Japan, tōrō were originally used only in Buddhist temples, where they lined and illuminated paths. Lit lanterns were then considered an offering to Buddha.Lanterns Japan
  25. In Japan, traditional umbrellas are referred to as “Wagasa”. In contrast with typical Western umbrellas which are mostly made of either cloth or plastic, Wagasa is surprisingly made from paper.
  26. Japan is the only country with a natural forest of bamboo. During winds, it creates pleasing sound more like a piece of music.