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Pop Culture
9.5k votersThe Creepiest Japanese Urban Legends To Keep You Up At NightThere are so many scary urban legends from Japan. The country has a rich history of ghost stories. Yūrei, similar to ghosts in Wes...
Weird
2.2k votersThe Craziest Japanese Fashion TrendsAh, Japan: birthplace of sushi, tentacle porn, and some of the strangest fashion trends you've laid your eyes on. A steady history...
Anime
432k views10 Misconceptions About Japanese Culture Anime PerpetuatesPopular anime have garnered audiences from across the world, but with so many inaccurate portrayals of Japanese culture in these r...
Interesting
1.2k voters16 Instances Of Everyday Japanese Tech That Make You Wish You Lived In JapanDuring the late 20th century, Japan became a world leader in innovation and technology, pioneering efforts in nuclear energy, elec...
Japanese People
48.2k viewsReasons Japan Became a Sexless Society and What It Means for the FutureStudies suggest that Japan is is shifting towards a sexless society. Life in Japan has changed drastically since the 1990s, and a ...
Travel
1.1k voters14 Locations in Japan You Must Visit If You're An Anime FanIf you give an anime fan a free plane ticket to anywhere in the world, chances are they will end up in Japan. Japan is the birthpl...
Culture
156.3k viewsThe 12 Biggest Similarities And Differences Between Anime School And Real Life School In JapanThe vast majority of anime are at least partially set in Japanese high schools... but the depictions aren't always accurate. How d...
Interesting
1.4k votersThe Most Awesome Sushi Art That You'll See All DayJust when you thought sushi couldn't get any more amazing, sushi chefs went ahead and created these works of sushi art to excite t...
Food
1.4k voters20 Utterly Bizarre Japanese Snack Foods That Actually ExistThis is a list of the craziest Japanese snack foods. The Japanese have a pretty amazing imagination when it comes to their snacks....
Fruits & Vegetables
7k viewsA Look Into Japan's Luxury Fruit Obsession, Where Melons Sell For ThousandsJapan has garnered a reputation around the globe for having uniquely wonderful values and traditions that are not present elsewher...
Myths & Legends
42.9k views7 Creepy Japanese Urban Legends That Inspired Horror FilmsThere are countless Japanese urban legends and most of them are pure nightmare fuel. A lot of the legends are supernatural, making...
Weird
478 voters13 Totally Absurd Themed Cafes That Could Only Be In JapanIf you visited your local Hello Kitty cafe and thought it was a bit too tame for your tastes, these weird Japanese themed cafes wi...
Bands/Musicians
13.5k votersThe Best J-Pop Bands & SingersJapanese pop music (known as J-pop) is a mashup of traditional Japanese music influenced by 1960s American pop and rock music and ...
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471 votersThe Most Messed Up Japanese TV Shows EverWay before there were wacky game shows like "Wipeout" and "Minute To Win It," there were a whole slew of bizarre shows running in ...
Gaming
263 votersThe 13 Coolest Japanese Arcades You Have to See to BelieveYour local arcade may have boarded up its doors a few decades ago, but in Japan, arcades are as popular as ever. It should come as...
Japanese People
11.7k viewsThe All-Time Weirdest Japanese Kids ShowsTelevision is riddle with uncanny, colorful, and psychedelic kids' show. Among the wildest children's shows around the globe, craz...
Asia
2.7k votersThe Creepiest Japanese Monsters & Demons (and the Stories Behind Them)Japanese lore is dense with yokai, supernatural beings that come in many forms. These creatures - call them demons - might be mons...
Culture
187 voters14 Borderline Amazing Japanese Bathroom Perks You Can't Find In AmericaNo one says, "I'm going overseas for the sweet restrooms!," but bathrooms in Japan have fascinated visitors with their luxurious c...
Weird
8k votersThe Most WTF Japan Photos EverAh, Japan - home to cutting edge technology, couture fashion, cool cars, and the best food ever. But Japan is about more than just...
Gaming
112 voters22 Wonderfully Japanese AF Video GamesA lot of amazing video games (Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, Final Fantasy, Contra, Resident Evil, etc.) were ma...