In Japan, you can buy a single use lip balm or bread with the crust already cut off. And their attention to hospitality and excellent service is on a completely different level, even at a budget hotel. We’ve found examples depicting this unique world full of kind people and incredible technology.
We have collected photos that will let you plunge head first into this amazing Asian culture.
Compressed cotton t-shirts
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Single use lip balm
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Individual filtering coffee bags
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Tiny capsule hotels are really popular for their low prices, privacy, and small bonuses like Wi-Fi and a hanging TV.
All drivers take care of their passengers.
Smartphone toilet paper
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Even at a budget hotel, they offer a wide selection of pillows categorized by height, density, softness, bounce, filling, and so on.
Pringles flavored noodles
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The highest bridge’s height is compared to Godzilla in this chart:
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In hospitals, banks, and other public places, there are glasses for customers who’ve forgotten their own.
Bread with the crust cut off
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You can find these cool sewer covers in Osaka.
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“In stores, there are strollers for those who come with kids but without strollers.”
Carts that help you carry heavy things
“I ordered some pens from Japan and they came with a tiny origami Hawaiian shirt!”
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This dry ice maker to keep your cold purchases cold for the trip home:
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Airline employees bow to the passengers to apologize for a delayed flight.
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This flight gives passengers a view of what the pilot sees.
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Lunch boxes sold at railway stations
Something about their culture:
This tiny fire engine in Hokkaido
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High-tech parking structure system
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A building in Osaka
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This store in Tokyo tells you how many calories you’ve burned.
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Would you like to have lunch there?
The seat pattern on the train tells you where priority seating is.
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Bonus: Autumn in Kyoto
What part of the Japanese culture are you the most curious about?