14 Things You Will Only Find In Japan

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1. Giant robots IRL

2. Driving around in anime

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Some anime fans take their devotion to the next level by turning their cars into itasha by plastering their cars with stickers and other paraphernalia of their favorite characters.

3. Pyramid watermelons

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4. Lilliputian hotel rooms

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These miniscule rooms are found in capsule hotels and offer literally nothing more than a place to sleep.

5. The most adorable grandparents ever

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6. Anime ramen

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8. Maid cafes

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9. Truck drivers who take their pieces of flair very seriously

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This blinging out of trucks is called dekotora and is short for “decoration truck.”

10. Vending machines literally sell everything

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11. Statues that get their own raincoat

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12. Cat cafes

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No cat? No problem. You can visit cafes to snuggle all you want with some furry friends.

13. A sweaty beverage

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Pocari Sweat is a popular drink in Japan and it’s basically a clear Gatorade.

14. Johnny Depp impersonators

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