You might know Japan as home to anime, sumo wrestlers, and Cherry blossoms but What about all of their extremely innovative toilets? Have you ever Dreamed about Your train always arriving on time? Drainage canals that look like Koi ponds? Or Vending machines filled with fresh eggs?

TEI has compiled some Of the Weirdest inventions (seriously, you won’t believe how many toilets), cultural practices And random facts about Japanese culture that make Japan a must visit destination.

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#1 Bus Drivers In Japan Were On Strike But Continued Driving Their Routes While Refusing To Take Fares From Passengers.


#2 Drink Cans Have Names Written In Braille On The Top.

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


#4 There Are Baby Seats Attached To The Wall In Most Bathrooms.


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


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


#7 Japan’s Manhole Covers Are Beautiful.



#8 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.


#9 The Note In Japanese Says, “I Accidentally Knocked Over Your Bike And Broke The Bell. I Am Very Sorry”.


#10 This Is How Smooth The Bullet Train Is In Japan.

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