Japan is such an amazing country that you’ll be surprised how etiquette literally rules the culture of every environment. Travelling, work, shopping and entertainment are all governed by rules of proper social behavior which make Japan so ingenious that it would be awesome of such protocols were followed in every country. From Vending machines that supply you with almost every commodity you can think off to public utilities not seen anywhere else on earth.
Here are 12 amazing things in Japan that will amaze you at how well the country is disciplined in its social behavior.
Drink cans for the blind
The Japanese are so preemptive about public convenience that they have also invented Beer cans for the blind. In this way a blind man will know what exactly he is drinking, Drink cans have names written in Braille on the top.
A chair that holds your bag
One of the most common things seen across the world is people hanging their bags over chairs at public places or restaurants. Japan has invented chairs where the bags don’t slip off.
Trains with foot spas
Where else can you hope to experience a foot spa on a train but in Japan? Suburban trains come with hot water baths so you can soak your feet and distress yourself while travelling.
Tissues are handed out for free on the street
For your public convenience, Tissues are handed out free on the street so if you have catch cold or the sniffles suddenly in Japan, There’s no need to worry about Tissues.
Toilets aren’t just for basic functions in Japan; They have multi utility functions where disabled can clean or heat themselves apart from several other useful features.
“Poppers” Bubble wraps for distress
How thoughtful can you get? Now you must have experienced what a calming effect popping bubble wraps can have on you. Well in Japan, bubble wraps are provided for free so that people can de stress themselves from the tension faced at work. Try out a bubble wrap and see how you feel.
Automatic taxi doors
The Japanese are fixated with automation which is why the majority of taxi in the country have automatic doors where you will never need to bother about opening or shutting car doors.
Hotels for those to sleep
Japan has a great public feature called capsules for men or women who can’t go home in time to sleep. You can rent on of these capsules if you’ve had a late night at work and sleep it off till morning. Sleep capsules are also convenient for single men who don’t really want to rent a room far from work.
An amazing thing found in Japan is driving on certain roads in the country. You can hear a musical melody playing which is a real pleasant actor while travelling. This is a great way to beat a traffic jam in the process or even be entertained on any long drives.
Japan has a number of cat lovers because they seem to somehow love the coziness and warmth of a cat. This is why there are a number of cat cafes in Japan where cat owners can relax over a meal or a cup of coffee while their cats just laze around.
Kotatsu: The heated table
This is a really neat contraption. The Kotatsu is table with a blanket which is heated to a comfortable warm level from below. IT was first developed in the 14th century and can be seen commonly in Japan. Snuggling under these devices can really make a person experience the most pleasant feeling.
The chance to sleep at work
Among the amazing things found in Japan, can you even contemplate sleeping on the job? Well? Japan recognizes the importance of siesta and a human being’s common urge to sleep. The practice of sleeping at work is regarded as ‘Inemuri’ which translates as ‘present while sleeping’. So you can even take a nap next to your boss and he won’t mind because he may be snoozing too.