Saturday, October 6, 2018

Photos That Prove That Japan Is Unlike Any Other Country (107 Pics)

Drink Cans Have Names Written In Braille On The Top

 Japanese Fans Stayed Behind After The FIFA World Cup 2014 Match To Help Clean Up

There Are Baby Seats Attached To The Wall In Most Bathrooms

I Recently Gave Birth In Japan. Here Is Some Of The Hospital Food I Ate

 You Can Often Find This Kind Of Toilet In Japan. Wash Your Hands And Reuse The Water For Your Next Flush

Japan's Manhole Covers Are Beautiful

Most Japanese Schools Don't Have Custodians. Instead, The Students Do The Cleaning Themselves As A Part Of Showing Gratitude To The School And Learning How To Become More Productive Members Of Society

The Note In Japanese Says, "I Accidentally Knocked Over Your Bike And Broke The Bell. I Am Very Sorry"

This Is How Smooth The Bullet Train Is In Japan

I Dropped My Shopping Bag On The Streets Of Osaka And When I Went Back To Look For It Later That Day, Someone Had Placed It Next To A Tree Untouched

Commuters In Tokyo Pushed A Train Car To Save A Woman Who Fell And Got Stuck Between The Car And The Platform

Koi Fishes Even Live In Drainage Channels In Japan

Japanese Toilets Often Have A Button That Plays White Noise/Water Sounds So You Can Poop Without Other People Hearing Your Business

Another Reason Why I Love Japan

 In Trains You Can Rotate The Seats In Any Direction

Another Great Japanese Invention: Umbrella Lockers. So You Don't Have To Carry Them Around Inside A Building And Nobody Takes Yours 'Accidentally'

This Toilet In Japan Has A System Of Occupied/Vacant Toilets Information

 Expectations Meet Reality In Japan

 This Japanese Gum I Have Came With Little Pieces Of Paper Inside For You To Spit Your Gum In To When You’re Finished With It

This Shopping Center In Japan Has Free Refrigerated Lockers For Your Perishables So You Can Keep Shopping After You Get Your Groceries

At Narita International Airport (Tokyo) They Give You Free Origami Instead Of Candy

Photo I Took Of Tokyo Commuters Waiting For Their Train

 Japanese Being Japanese

This Smartphone Wiper Dispenser In Japan

 In Japan, Even The Deer Are Polite

In Japan, The Ground Crew Bows And Waves Goodbye To The Departing Aircraft

Japanese Airport Staff Sorted Luggages On The Belt By Their Colour

This Bedside Lamp At My Hotel In Japan Can Be Half Lit

Ordered This From Japan And It Came With A Little Note And Origami Crane

Children's Seat On The Fujikyu Railway Line In Japan

Toreiyu Tsubasa Train In Japan Is Equipped With Footbaths So You Can Enjoy A Relaxing Trip

Japanese Often Line Up For Buses, Trains, Restaurants Or Shops And Can Wait In Lines For Long Periods Of Time. Kids Learn How To Line Up As Early As Kindergarten As It Teaches Self-Discipline, Cooperation And Respect

Almost Everyone In Japan Reverse Parks

Tokyo Train Company Tsukuba Express Apologized For 20-Second-Early Departure

 This Lift In Japan Has A Seat That Can Be Used As A Toilet In An Emergency

 Restaurants In Japan Display Fake Food That Looks Just Like The Real One From The Menu

 Japanese ATM's Have Cane Holders Due To The Aging Population

 There Are Over 300 Scramble Intersections In Japan Where You Can Cross A Street Diagonally

At Some Tourist Spots In Japan There Are Stands To Hold Your Smartphone So You Can Take Good Selfies

Japanese Hotel Apologies For One Minute Internet Stoppage At 4am

 The Elevators In My Office Building Have An Umbrella Sign That Lights Up If It's Raining Outside (Osaka, Japan)

This Hospital In Japan Offers Glasses With Different Prescriptions For Filling Out Forms

 This Japanese Taxi Has A Button To Request Slower Speeds

In Japan, You Not Only Have To Take Your Shoes Off And Change Them To Slippers At The Entrance, But Also Use Different Slippers When You Go To The Bathroom

A Vending Machine Selling Farm Fresh Eggs In Japan

Everybody Lines Up Their Carts Nicely At The Food Court In Costco In Japan

These Fitting Room Instructions In Japan. Cover Your Face To Prevent Makeup From Getting On The Garment

In Japan They Sell Square Watermelons To Fit Better In The Refrigerator

 Toothpick At A Mall In Japan Had A Mint Coated Tip

This Urinal In Japan Is A Video Game You Play With Your Pee

 Only In Japan Would Someone Leave These Out While They Sleep

 Designated Smoking Rooms On Trains In Japan

 This Japanese Handrail Bends With The Steps

Japanese Team Leaves A Spotless Locker Room With A "Thank You" Note In Russian Despite Their Heartbreaking 2-3 Defeat To Belgium

This Hand-Written Letter I Received From A Mail Order Off Amazon

 Most Organized Luggage Pickup You’ll Ever See. All Upright With Handle Facing Outward For Easy Pickup

Rice Paddy Art Is An Art Form Originating In Japan Where People Plant Rice Of Various Types And Colors To Create Images In A Paddy Field

This Fountain In Kanazawa, Japan Displays The Time

A Hotel In Tokyo Has A Reception Desk That Is Run By Robot Dinosaurs

 Went In To A Police Booth In Tokyo To Get Directions To A Place 3 Blocks Away, The Officer Made Me A Detailed Handdrawn Map To Make Sure I Find It... Just Wow!

This Sign In Japan Shows The Proper Seating Etiquette

In Japan, Beginner Drivers Use A Shoshinsha Mark - Green And Yellow V-Shaped Symbol That New Drivers In Japan Must Display On Their Cars For One Year After They Obtain A Standard Driver's License. There Is Also A Fukushi Mark Used To Denote Elderly Drivers

Unattended Grocery Store. Just Pick What You Want And Leave The Money In The Jar

 Flight Delayed In Japan. Airline Employees Bow To The Passengers To Apologise

Sticker That Was On My Package From Japan

 This Tank Style Stairs Dolly In Japan

The Fire Escape For This Building Is A Slide

 A Tiny Pocket In The Back Of Train Seat To Put Your Train Ticket In So When The Conductor Comes Round He Just Checks It Without Waking You Up

The Japanese Ebay Seller I Bought This PS3 Game From Also Sent Me A Japanese Tea Bag With It

Japan’s Highest Bridge’s Height Is Compared To Godzilla

The Seat Pattern On The Train In Japan Tells You Where Priority Seating Is

Bus Driver Holding An Umbrella So That You Don’t Get Wet While Opening Yours

Real-Life Mario Kart Racing In Tokyo Traffic

Sheet Of Paper That Japanese Trains Give To Riders To Excuse Their Tardiness At Work. It Indicates The Date And How Late The Train Was

Japan Is A Rapidly Ageing Population And Is Running Out Of Workers To Take Care For Elders. They Are Solving This Problem With Robots. One Of Them - Robear - Is Able To Lift A Parson And Transfer Him To A Wheelchair Or Help To Get To A Bathroom

Anti-Bacterial Handrails In Tokyo Metro Escalator

 This Coffee Shop In Tokyo Clearly Marks Each Customers Space At The Counter

 This Parking Space For The Disabled Has A Remote-Controlled 'Gate'. Disabled People Can Apply For A Remote To Open These Gates

My Receipt Came With A Cat Typed Onto It

What Happens When A Train Ticket Machine Runs Out Of Change In Tokyo

In The Narita Airport Of Japan, While It Says "Welcome To Japan" In English, The Japanese Text Says "Welcome Back"

The Elevator In The Hotel I'm Staying At Has An Emergency Toilet

At Tokyo Airport: A Wall To Hang Wishes And A Vending Machine To Buy The Cards. Shows Tradition And Modernity

Japanese Prime Minister's Motorcade Merging Into Traffic

 Expectations Meet Reality In Japan

The Tokyo Government Sent This Earthquake Manual And Evacuation Map To All Its Residents

This Sushi Restaurant Has Tables That Simulate Traditional Japanese Seating While Letting You Sit Normally

 In Tokyo, Some Of The Subway Cars Are For Women Only When It's Before 9:30am

Japanese Multi-Level Parking Lots To Save Space

 You Can Find Melons With Your Favorite Characters On It In Japan

Japanese Demolition System (Taisei Ecological Reproduction System) Used To Demolish Tall Buildings

My Neighbors Have This Veggie Stand Outside Their House. You Just Pick Whatever You Want And Insert The Coins To That Grey Box

It Says "A Foreigner Is Driving" On The Back Of Our Japanese Rental Car

How Children Are Transported In Kyoto

 In Japan They Have Gourmet Kit Kat Shops

Umbrella Vending Machine

This Bench In The Tokyo Subway Has A Place To Hold Your Cane As You Sit

 They Sell Cucumber On Stick

 Shopping Bag From A Mall In Kyoto Came With A Rain Cover

 This Braille Plaque At Tokyo Tower's Observation Deck Accurately Depicts The Off-Center Position Of Mt. Fuji From The Window Where The Viewer Is Standing/Reading

A Japanese Sidewalk With A Chicane To Slow Down Cyclists (Or Fast Walkers)

 This Anti Static Patch On My Hotel Elevator Button In Japan

This Construction Site In Tokyo Displays Noise Pollution And Vibration Levels

You Can Find Watermelons In Pyramid Shape

 Japanese 7/11s Sell Prepackaged Ice Cream Cones

Open Air Mall In Japan Has A Place To Go Inside To Smoke

1 comment:

  1. The Japanese are a very practical people