Have you ever wondered why many Japanese people carry transparent plastic umbrella? It´s a really good invension and here is a history of plastic umbrella.
Japanese drug store is like an amusement park. You can spend time there easily. It´s cheaper and the shop is full of products. You can´t resist not going inside there.
Japan is apparently the country where has the most family names in the world. Where they come from? This is the first part about Japanese family names.