35 Fun Facts and Trivia about Japan

35 Fun Facts and Trivia about Japan

#11. Animated Japanese films and television shows are more famously known as Anime, accounts for more than 60% of the world’s animation-based entertainment and because of this, around 130 voice-acting schools are currently active in the country.

#12. The sole Japanese passenger who survived the sinking of RMS Titanic,” Masabumi Hosono” was called a coward in his country for not dying with other passengers.

#13. 90% of the adoption which takes place in Japan is of male adults, so family businesses can stay within those families.

#14. Unlike other countries Japanese don’t shake hands instead they bow when they meet people and it is a sign of respect, the lowest bow means the deepest respect.

#15. Russia and Japan are still in dispute and haven’t signed a peace treaty to end World War II. The reason for the dispute is Kuril Island.

#16. The relation between Cartoons and Japan goes way back in time, Cartooning began in the 12th century in the country.

#17. There is an Island in Japan which is highly populated with Rabbits, the island is called Ōkunoshima Island.

#18. In Japan, about 7,461 tons of horse meat is consumed every year and the most popular way to eat, is eating it raw and it is called Basashi. Eating raw horse meat is considered a delicacy in Japan.

#19. Mount Fuji, or Fujiyama, or Fujisan is the tallest mountain in the country with a height of 12,388 feet (3,776 m). It is also considered a sacred mountain to many Japanese and Mt. Fuji is one of the “the three holy mountains” of Japan.

#20. In Japan, a family will have more pets than children.

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