Discover here a list of the oddest and craziest fact about Japan that you didn’t know and are going to surprise you for sure.
Each country has its own culture and traditions, and they differ so much from each one, and that’s why for some people other costums are too eccentric for them to even try, and this happens with this Asian country that has some really unusual facts that you are not going to believe, but you need know them for sure.
Your blood type is like your zodiac sign
In Japan you often asked your blood type, just as if it is your zodiacal sign. It’s just that they believe that your blood type determines a personality and it might be true according to them.
In Japan there are no thieves
In Japan there aren't thieves and is something really unusual, almost imposible, the country is really pacific and safe. You can even leave your bag open with an iPad and a phone, that nobody is going to take it. Also you can sleep anywhere without fearing that somebody is take your things away.
Places selling used panties...
This is one of the strangest businesses in the world, and in Japan is a total success. There are places where people come to buy panties that have been already used, and the price is really cheap. Each one includes a dedication of the girl who used it and also informs the date of the last time it was washed...
It is forbidden to park bicycles on the street
It is forbidden to park bikes outside, in few cities they have a specific place destined to this, but usually you need to pay for a private parking spot.
Japan has the highest suicide rate
Unfortunately, Japan has one of the highest suicide mortality rates in the world. Many trains are delayed daily for this reason. Tokyo is a really frequent site of suicide, also, at the foot of Mount Fuji, there is a forest known as “the Suicide Forest " because many people go there to take their own lives.
In Japan, homeless people do not ask for alms.
In the crisis of the 1990s, many people became unemployed and since then they have been living on the streets. A curious thing is that they do not ask for alms ever, instead they survive by doing small jobs for other people, because working for them is really important.