18 Fascinating Info About Nippon I Discovered in Tokyo

18 Fascinating Info About Nippon I Discovered in Tokyo

Sure, that is a rabbit on a leash.

Hey, I am Sam and I am British dwelling in London. I like to journey and have ALWAYS wished to go to Nippon!

Reminiscing about my pre-Covid journey, I’ve compiled an inventory of random observations about Nippon/Tokyo that I assumed had been price mentioning.

1. There are these vehicles that drive round with loud music, presumably for promotional functions.

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Take a look at this singing mouse who acquired hammered so dangerous she handed out and misplaced her wig – what an icon!

2. There are particular eating places the place you possibly can order from a machine!

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The faster strategy to eat for each misanthrope.

3. You should purchase sandwiches with the crust already reduce off!

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Tbh, I wasn’t mad at this one.

4. In a restaurant you typically get a small basket to place your issues in whilst you sit and eat.

Love this concept – in Nippon all eating places/cafes will ship you a basket when you find yourself seated to maintain your purse or groceries secure and tidy.

04:56 – Mar 07, 2018 Jenn

In case you did not know, Nippon likes to maintain issues ~tidy~.

5. The site visitors cones we noticed had been far more thrilling than ours.

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Some glow and a few are even painted with faces and patterns, like these Fuji-inspired cones at Kawaguchi Station.

6. Some locations have particular slippers to put on in the bathroom for hygiene causes. I am instructed individuals do the identical at dwelling too!

7. Folks do not simply stroll their canine!

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It is truly known as a “hop” when it is a rabbit.

8. Most Tokyo shops tape your procuring bag to tape as proof of buy.

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No ma’am, you possibly can’t put on this exterior of the shop.

9. Folks experience bikes on each the sidewalk and the road.

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My nervousness welches 110% for many of the journey.

10. Comfort shops have a extremely wild number of drinks, together with this fluorescent inexperienced melon soda that I turned hooked on.

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Different scrumptious drinks I loved had been chilly milk tea, matcha latte, plum wine and ALL OF THE CHU-HI – a flavored highball cocktail made with a Japanese liquor known as shōchū.

11. The entire nation is obsessive about cute issues eg kittens, puppies, rabbits, mice.

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I imply, we in all probability already knew this, however I can not stress sufficient what number of adverts, merchandise, and companies are coated with ~kawaii~ characters!

12. Practice seats will be turned to face the course of journey on your pleasure.

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Say sayōnara to movement illness!

13. There are these flat wood flip-flops known as “geta” (much like clogs) that the Japanese generally put on.

14. You may’t smoke in all places – there are these designated smoking cages on the road.

15. 95% of bathrooms are ~tremendous~ fancy, with plenty of buttons that improve your toileting expertise!

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Choices embrace heated seats, bidet, karaoke and ejection seat.

16. There are these “maid cafes” the place younger girls costume up in maid outfits and serve you food and drinks.

17. And eventually, when a prepare pulls right into a subway station, an lovable little jingle performs over the tannoy.

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Relying on which line you’re on, the jingle will change!

18. Extra: I HAD TO embrace this level about masks that I wrote again in 2019… And naturally, everybody wears face masks for causes as different as eager to keep away from air air pollution, allergens or germs, and even eager to cowl a stain or blemish!

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#TBT when masks had been enormous information!

Anyway, hope to see you once more quickly Nippon!!! 🇯🇵♥️🇯🇵♥️🇯🇵

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