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21 Sep 2015

27 Things You Learn As A Tourist In Japan

"Arigatou gozaimasu."

1. Going to the toilet requires a license.

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2. And the trains are legit spaceships.

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3. Dogs can apparently be "curbed".

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4. EVERYTHING has a mascot.

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Everyone needs more mascots in their lives, tbh.

5. Love of Disney mashups is universal.

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6. Sometimes the movies you know aren't the movies you know.

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7. The burrito's brand is not strong.

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8. Whereas specialty burgers at Burger King are out of control.

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9. And Macca's cones defy gravity.

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10. Absolutely EVERYTHING is packaged.

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Like seriously, WHY DO FRUIT AND VEGETABLES NEED PROTECTION!?

11. And apparently Bubble O' Bill made it to Japan!

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12. Bukkake ~might~ have two meanings.

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13. And cute baked treats are abundant.

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14. The drinks have ~interesting~ names.

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15. And they are OBSESSED with vending machines.

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16. Which means cigarettes are a little too accessible.

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17. Insane architecture is everywhere you look.

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18. And bathrooms are so pretty.

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19. There are a lot of mixed signals for tall people.

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20. Politeness is next level.

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"Please be considerate of other passengers while using your computer (keyboard noises, etc.)"

WHAT COULD THE "ETC." POSSIBLY BE?!?

21. And in some places, adorable deer roam free!

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22. But drones are not welcome.

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23. Doges can read?

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24. And SEGA is still a thing.

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25. Sometimes you stumble across questionable products.

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26. And then there's this.

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27. Oh Japan, you are a wondrous, insane and amazing place.

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Never change.

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