Japanese People

Chapter 7: Japanese People

Answering quirky questions about Japanese people and culture.

Every once in awhile someone will ask me something about Japanese people, and Japanese culture, that I haven’t answered at least a thousand times already.

I think for the most part it is because visitors want to better understand the Japanese people so they don’t make cultural mistakes. 

Pro tip: don’t worry about making cultural mistakes. As long as you’re being polite, the Japanese will understand if you make cultural mistakes.

What follows is a collection of some of the lesser asked questions, but I thought it would be interesting to share with you.

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