30 Weird Things About Japan That Baffle Foreigners, #13 Is Absolutely Disgusting.
#25. The world’s most expensive tuna was sold in Japan.
Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji market auctioned a 593 lb. tuna for over $735,000.
#26. Japan has an island full of rabbits.
Okunoshima, an island located in Japan's Inland Sea, is the home of thousands of free-roaming rabbits.
#27. They have the world’s shortest escalator
The world’s shortest escalator is located in the basement of More’s Department store in Kawasaki, Japan. It has only five steps.
#28. Japan has a weird way of passive aggressively terminating employees.
Like many countries, Japan has labor laws that prevent employers from firing people without paying huge benefits packages. Many companies have come up with an unfortunate solution in the form of banishment rooms. There, employees are sent to do tasks that serve no purpose or are mind numbingly boring, with the hopes that they'll eventually quit.
#29. Japan changed its constitution after World War II.
The amendment infamously includes Article 9, which completely renounces all war and aggression.
#30. Japan has oldest company in the world.
Kongō Gumi Co., Ltd. was founded in 578 AD.
Source: Cover Image / masaru minoya
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