Japanese people and 15 strange things that make the world admire (Part 2)

5. Best regards with chopsticks

Chopsticks are considered to be an application that needs respect to show the sophistication of Japanese culture, so when using it, you should pay attention to the following:

  • Avoid use for purposes other than eating and drinking.
  • Avoid picking up someone on the same plate at the same time
  • Avoid stirring chopsticks in food plates.
  • Avoid stabbing food with chopsticks as this is considered rough behavior with your food.
  • Avoid stirring the chopsticks in the soup bowl.
  • Avoid transferring food from your own chopsticks to someone else’s chopsticks.
set of 2 pairs of Japanese chopsticks, SAKURA, pink

6. No tips

In service sector jobs like restaurants and taxis, tips can be accused of offending employees. Because in Japan, customers are always served with the most sincere heart, so feel free to welcome this wonderful service spirit.

7. Always carry an umbrella with you

Always carrying umbrellas trained by the Japanese since childhood shows the sophistication, not affecting the people around because when wet, it will wet the people around on the bus or train. At restaurants or department stores offer umbrella covers

8. Always exercise in the morning

The Japanese have always had a habit of exercising in the morning including students, students, employees, … This exercise started in 1928 and is still preserved until now.

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In addition to health training, this is seen as an opportunity for people to get closer together – an extremely important thing for a country with a community culture like Japan.

9. Extremely excellent repair and post-disaster recovery speed.

In 2014, a large hole, 15 meters deep, suddenly appeared on a road in Fukuoka. This landslide was probably the result of subway construction, but fortunately no one was injured. The damaged road was repaired in just 48 hours.

10. Japanese dog owners always have to carry a bag to collect dog droppings when they poop on the street.

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