Japanese Culture | What's Special ??

Japan's tourism is increasing because it continues to arouse the interest and curiosity of the world, beginning with the brave samurai fighters and emphasizing respect for the elderly, through the persistence of its people to work and production and recover after the Second World War (World War II) in a way that dazzled and inspired all the people of the world.

These social and educational behaviors have been a subject of curiosity and concern. So we shed light on the customs and traditions of the Japanese people, who ride on horseback progress and technology in our time, but at the same time, he cherishes his legacies, ideas, and history. 

πŸ‘‰In today's article, we will share with you guys, some interesting facts about the Japanese Culture

They consume coffee In large quantities

China is famous for consuming very large quantities of tea, but the surprise is that its neighbor, Japan, is one of the countries in the world that consumes coffee in large quantities, as it consumes about 85% of the production of coffee in Jamaica.

But Japan's coffee consumption rates are certainly lower than that of Europe

Japanese language

The Japanese language is quite interesting and amazing because it contains three types of scripts: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. The language has more than 3000 kanjis which literally means Chinese letters, and by the way, they resemble real shapes of things and some of them changed by time and Japanese people used to like them!

Japan Have No illiteracy

Each time, Japan's news is proud to recall that the illiteracy rate is close to 100%, becoming one of the highest in the world. Because knowledge is important there: the unemployment rate drops to only about 4%!

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 map and flag of japan

Sumo country's national sport culture

This game dates back to the eighth century and dates back to the ritual Shinto religion.
Sumo is a form of fighting in which two wrestlers encounter a special arena called "doho", and they compete by using only hands and each tries to push the opponent to the ground or get him out of the battlefield.

Vending machines

It is interesting to note that the widespread use of these machines in Japan without being stolen is an indication of their safety and security.
And vending machines are popular in Japan compared to developed countries, and you find them almost everywhere, even in small towns. These machines are distinguished for selling various and varied products, with annual revenues reaching 5 trillion yen.

Japan is a land of volcanoes

Japan's weather is lovely... But it has about 10% of the world's active volcanoes, with about 109 volcanoes in them. 70% of these volcanoes are concentrated in the mountainous areas of the Japanese islands causing, for example, multiple japan earthquake 2020!

Certainly, the presence of active volcanoes represents a threat to the lives of the Japanese, such as Mount Asama volcano, which is located in the center of Honshu Island and it has a long scary history!

The volcano erupted again in 2009, reaching ashes to Tokyo. Although the danger of an explosion is possible at any time, the mountain is still a haven for popular holidays and skiing on the slopes, and there are hot springs.

Etiquette of sitting and bowing

The method used to sit in the Japanese culture, whether male or female or at the Japanese work culture, is to bend the knees, under the person and sit on it, and this sitting is prevalent except for some rare circumstances.
As for bowing, it is the official greeting in Japan that children are trained in, and they rarely use handshaking or hugs.
We have different degrees and positions, according to the required condition, such as saluting or apologizing, for example.

 Art, Food and Culture

Japanese people care a lot about the non-tangible heritage there, such as culture, knowledge, food, traditions, popular culture, myths, arts, sports, music...That's why the arts there are unique and diverse! 

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