Fascinating Facts About Japanese Culture.

Fascinating Facts About Japanese Culture.

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37. Japan has more than 50,000 people who are over 100 years old.

38. 98% of all adoptions in Japan are of male adults so that family businesses can remain within the family.

40. The Japanese person who survived the Titanic crash was called a coward in his country for not dying with the other passengers.

41. In Japan, 90% of mobile phones are waterproof because youngsters use them even in the shower.

42. In Japan, teachers and students come together to clean the classrooms and cafeteria. This type of teamwork not only takes some of the load off of teachers and school cleaning staff, it instills a sense of community in students and teaches them valuable skills.

43. In Japan, there's a festival that is a celebration of the penis and fertility.

44. In Japan, Ronald McDonald is calledDonald McDonald due to a lack of a clear "r" sound in Japanese.

45. In Japan, there's a 'Crying Sumo' contest, where wrestlers compete to see who can make a baby bawl first.

46. During WW2, a Japanese Consul saved 6,000 Jews from the Holocaust by writing them all Visas to Japan even after the government told him not to.

47. About 1 million Japanese men are estimated to be locking themselves in their bedrooms for years. Why? (Find out on the next page!)


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