Have you ever been to Japan? If yes, you must’ve got fascinated by how modern Japan is, but if you have not been to Japan, we’re here to show you 5 things you can only find in Japan.
1- Vending Machines
We’ve all seen vending machines and sometimes use them if we’re out of options or simply for fun but in Japan, vending machines are everywhere! You can find them even in a rural alley! Vending machines in Japan, sell whatever you’d imagine, from warm food and Ice cream to newspapers and adult stuff!
2- Washlet toilet seat
In Japanese toilets, you’ll find the option of using water to clean yourself with various functions like spraying hot water, dryer, and even music! Foreigners who visit Japan, fall in love with Washlet toilet seat.
3- Limited edition Kit-Kats
Limited edition Kit-Kats are a very popular souvenir to bring back home. The flavors of Kit-Kats in Japan would blow your mind.
4- Capsule Hotels
Capsule Hotels could be found in other parts of the world but the original idea belongs to Japan. Capsule Hotels are very popular among tourists in Japan because they’re very safe, cheap, and make you feel you’re in a Sci-Fi movie!
5- Free tissues on the street
It’s quite normal for Japanese people to see someone standing on a corner, handing out free tissues to everyone. Companies put their advertisements inside these tissues and give them away for free!
6- People wear face masks everywhere
With the rise of the Coronavirus pandemic, it’s not that uncommon for us to see people wearing masks but in Japan, people use face masks all the time for different reasons such as pollen, germs, and some just don’t like to be recognized by others!
7- Unmanned vegetable stands
It’s a common thing to see Unmanned vegetable stands beside the roads in Japan. There’s no seller beside the stands, simply the price tag above every product and a basket to put your money!
8- Machine-operated multistory parking space
Since there’s not a lot of spaces in a narrow country like Japan, they have invented automatic parking spaces which take your car to a massive underground parking lot.
9- One-use pocket heater
These heater packs are used to put in your pocket during winter. you simply open them up, shake it a little, put it in your pocket and use it, then throw it away! The one-use pocket heater is very convenient during wintertime!
10- Automatic taxi doors
Taxi doors in Japan would automatically open up for you! Nothing could be more welcoming than a taxi door being open for you as you step out of a Japanese airport!