Are LGBT people accepted in Japan?

In any country in the modern world, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) people have hurtles to jump. Being out and open about your sexuality can be met with anything from acceptance and love, to hatred, violence, and even prison terms and execution. Every country has different dynamics and social views. In some, we can "put a ring

Are there any dangerous parts of Tokyo that should be avoided?

Avoid Kabuki-cho. It's across the street behind Shinjuku. You might get a Nigerian door man ask you into a botakkuri bar(high-way robbery bar, first drink is free, 2nd is 20,000 yen. ) or an overy friend ladymight ask you you want a massage those late night

How common is bullying in Japan among mama-tomos?

Yikes. This is a good question, and as a new mom, it's also one that frightens me deeply. My son is only 8 months old, and when I'm out doing activities with him and other moms, most of the people I meet are being friendly to each other. But

How common is bullying in Japan?

Much less common than the foreign press would have you believe. A few months ago, I look for serious research that attempted to compare bullying in Japan with other countries. There is very little.My two

How does tipping work in Japan? Do I tip for meals? For taxi rides?

I remember when I was in Japan, I left the change equivalent to a little less than a dollar at a kiosk because I was in a hurry. As I started running to hopefully catch the next train, the cashier lady began shouting,

Is bullying in Japanese schools common?

Thank you for the A2A. Yes, bullying is common in Japan - just as common as 25 years ago, and just as common as most countries with comparable population and class size/number of students per teacher. It's most common between 4th grade and junior high school (9th grade).While it's always difficult to assess the exact number of incidents

What are some beauty tips and tricks used by Geishas?

Oil CleansingOil cleansing is a recent skincare trend, where you are advised to cleanse your face with an oil-based cleanser first before using your regular face wash. This makes sense, because makeup (even waterproof) ones are not fully water soluble, so, using both oil and soap-based cleanser is the way to make sure all your makeup is taken

What are some day to day cultural differences between Australia and Japan?

(I've worked as a substitute English teacher at many different Japanese schools).Breakfast- Japanese breakfast usually includes some kind of protein, like fish or tofu. I heard from a mother at school whose child went to Australia that he got hungry again quickly after breakfast because it was cereal (all sugar and carbs). Generally they will prefer toast

What are some of Tokyo's very well-kept secrets?

One fact of Tokyo that surprised me (and continues to surprise me) is the fact that many streets and roads in Tokyo used to be rivers or streams. Many of these rivers and streams were paved-over in the decades after WW2, though some were covered even earlier.Although the water in these streams

What are the best kept secrets about Japanese women?

That the great strides they took after World War 2 in business, education and representation have almost completely been wiped away by a constant pressure to procreate. That women make up less of a percentage of the Diet than they do of the US Congress. That while women graduate more from college, there

What are the biggest misconceptions about Japan and Japanese culture?

Biggest? Why only the biggest? I have had so many misconceptions to deal with while interacting with foreigners including on Quora. This would be a perfect opportunity for me to express my own native Japanese perspectives on some of the well distributed ideas regarding our country.Table of contentsJapanese trains

What are the biggest misconceptions that Indians have about Japan?

There might have been a various instance when you have heard about the way Japanese do things differently.In fact, Japanese trains are late all the time...The government finally started tracking these numbers and found that trains in Tokyo on the Chuo-Sobu Line were late an average of 19.1 days a month

What do you like most about Japan?

I would have to say the people. I'm not talking about appearance, the general culture and personality of people. I have been to many countries and nowhere except the Philippines have I felt like a guest. The people are great at

What other traditions, like tipping in restaurants, are uniqely offensive in Japan?

I am trying to give you a list below, which is incomplete, although it depends on the person how much/if s/he feels it is offensive. It may range from offensive to impolite. And a lot of Japanese understand foreigners may just not have the knowledge, so they tend to cut slack

What sort of behavior could be considered rude or offensive in Japan?

Everyone so far has mentioned some of the most important tips but I'll throw out a few more. Note -- this is a mixture of do's and don'ts.Bring back omiyage (usually edible snacks with some sort of link to a region -- whether

Why do we hear very little about taxis in Tokyo?

Why we don't hear much from cabs in Tokyo?  - They fit flawlessly into the transportation system, but unlike in other cities cabs are not as vital for transporting people (at least until midnight, see below). - The cabs are squeaky clean and in perfect condition and the doors open automatically

Why does Japan have no tipping culture?

Japan has no tipping culture because it is extremely service orientated. Most places will reject tips, as it is considered crude and offensive to both sides.Tipping adds unpredictability to the situation and puts undue stress on both customer and staff, two things that Japan abhors. So they fix their prices and pay their staff

Why is everything considered rude in Japan?

Actually there are only about a half dozen things considered rude.Sneezing directly on someone.Eating food on a subway (but not on an intercity train, the bentos and beers come out before the train even leaves the platform).Loud talk, cursing swearing, sonic abuse you could call it.Disrespect for private space

Why is it considered offensive to tip somebody in Japan?

I have Japanese students who go overseas, and I've talked to them about this. One student related her experience to me:She went into a cafe in town in the UK, and had a cup of tea and a scone. I think it came to just

Why is office bullying so common in Japan?

I used to ask my then boyfriend who is Japanese this question:

Why is overtime work so common in Japan?

I used to have intimate knowledge of these habits, when I worked on projects in Japan - so allow for a margin of error in what follows because I haven't updated what I saw: In the latter part of the 20th century, as part of Japan's ascent to what at one time was imagined to be world

After my trip from Japan I loved eating with chopsticks. Would it be weird if I ate everything with chopsticks back at home in the US?

I've got this new theory which probably isn't right, and a few observations about chopsticks :)As a background I lived in China for 4 years, married over there and have lived here in New Zealand with my Chinese wife for 6 years now.

Are extra hours very common in Japan?

It depends on the company and the industry, but in general, working unpaid overtime is the rule, not the exception.When I worked at a public school, officially teachers worked from 8 to 5, with a 45 minute break for lunch. (I officially worked from 8:30 to

Can you hate Japan but love anime?

Not likely. Anime, especially those made in Japan, tend to focus a lot on Japanese culture and their ways of life. So you are constantly remedied that it is Japanese just by their actions and customs presented in their cartoons.There are some Japanese anime that don't focus on their culture,

Do foreigners feel excluded in Japan, how is it like for a foreigner living in Japan?

Yes. I've lived and also visited Japan for the past 16 years, I'm also married to a Japanese national. No Japanese person will ever admit to or acknowledge exclusion but it's rife. It's indirect and subtle to a frustrating point which will then be interpreted as

Do non-Japanese attend Japanese schools?

It depends on the region and the school.In Tokyo or other metropolitan areas non-Japanese kids aren't that special any longer. Go to many places in Kyushu, and some schools don't even have a single haafu. My kids' elementary school has about 550 kids, and I knew only of another mixed kid whose father

Does being an 'otaku' imply something negative in Japanese?

Yes it does. They are usually seen as socially withdrawn nerds at best, or mentally disturbed criminals-to-be at worst.Illustrative example: Akihabara (or 'Akiba' in short)This is a district of Tokyo and the mekka of 2D-subculture in Japan. There are a few leftover consumer electronics shops in there, but most

For people who were not born in Japan, what are some reasons that you decided to live in Japan?

Like many others, I came here to work and study for a year. I will have been here for 22 years on Sept. 1! In fact, as of next Sept. I will have lived half of my life in the US and half

Have you been to Japan? What's your most lasting impression of Japan?

I lived in a small town in Japan almost 30 years ago teaching English. It was a life-changing experience and filled with the kindness of strangers, the thousands of years of rich, vibrant cultural history, the journey of awareness of self and making me a better person, of healthy food and lifestyle, of learning, and of respect

How common is bullying in Japan among mama-tomos?

Yikes. This is a good question, and as a new mom, it's also one that frightens me deeply. My son is only 8 months old, and when I'm out doing activities with him and other moms, most of the people I meet are being friendly to each other. But even with moms of such

How common is bullying in Japan?

Much less common than the foreign press would have you believe. A few months ago, I look for serious research that attempted to compare bullying in Japan with other countries. There is very little.My two

How does 'ijime' or bullying in Japan differ from other countries?

Hierarchy is very important in Japan. In every interaction you have you need to know where you stand with that person, whether you are on the same level or not. In such a strictly hierarchal society it's not surprising that those perceived as the weak links of a group may become targets. And here is where

How welcome is a foreigner in Japan?

As some have said, it depends on where you go.Personally, I have lived in Hiroshima, Japan for the past 6 years. It has mostly been a very enjoyable experience, with only a handful of distasteful incidents (that I could count on one hand). Most were from elderly people giving me the

Is bullying because a student is of a mixed race prevalent in Japanese schools?

It is going to depend on a number of factors.As others have mentioned, there are private ‘international schools' where you tend to get foreign kids, and some ‘hafu' kids. They have an entirely different environment.

Is bullying common in Japanese high schools? If so, what are the reasons?

Bullying is more typical of middle school than high school. There are two main reasons for this:Japanese middle school covers the age range where bullying is most common in many countries.Japanese high schools are selective and as a result the student body is

Is bullying in Japanese schools common?

Thank you for the A2A. Yes, bullying is common in Japan - just as common as 25 years ago, and just as common as most countries with comparable population and class size/number of students per teacher. It's most common between 4th grade and junior high school (9th grade).While it's always difficult

Is crossdressing a common thing in Japan?

Thirty years living in Japan . . . rural areas, suburbs and urban Tokyo/Yokohama.So . . cross-dressing as in drag queens: not so common, contained in certain areas and events.Cross-dressing among TV celebrities: ubiquitous! Many famous cross-dressers on tv every day and evening. I could name so

Is it allowed to bring your own chopsticks to restaurants in Japan?

If you're eating in a relatively lower-cost restaurant where you're most likely going to be offered nothing but wooden waribashi (disposable chopsticks) to use, there's usually no big problem doing this. In some of the traditional, family-run places where I used to eat regularly, the owners would actually thank me for saving them the small cost

Is it difficult to open a boutique in Japan as a foreigner?

If you're simply asking about the difficulty of opening one or processes involved, I don't think it's difficult because Japan is very structured and organized when it comes to setting up businesses and it has very efficient government agencies, at least

Is it true that in Japan it is very common for men to have affairs?

I worked in 2 different bars in Japan, as well as teaching English there. I saw a lot of people that I knew were married or had committed partners do things in bars which they would not have done in front of their

Is Japan starting to care about foreigners?

For one, they are not boiling them alive in fish broth along the seashore where villagers would spot their shipwreck and dutifully call in the

Is working overtime still common in Japan?

Unfortunately overtime is a normal thing in Japan.The Japanese logic says that a person working for a longer is more productive than a person working smart and efficient. A good employee is measured by the time spent in office, rather than the amount of work actually

Other than Japan, where's Japanese most spoken?

There's no much data about that, at least I've never found it easily. I know Japanese is spoken as a second language by roughly ~1 million people and is also an official language of Palau, although only spoken mostly by elderly people of Japanese ancestry.I'm not completely sure but

What are some day to day cultural differences between Australia and Japan?

We hosted quite a few exchange and language students from Japan when my kids were younger.  There are so many cultural differences between the two countries that there is just no point even being concerned about them.  Exchange students don't go to another country to be treated like they are at home, they love to experience all the

What are the best things about Japan?

Wow ! Now this was something i was looking for since Quora world is full of negative questionnaires nowadays.Many unique things of Japan and Japanese culture can be watched on YouTube as well that i am going to ommit. So here we start.once I dropped my wallet, carrying around 50,000 yen and almost

What are the cultural differences between France and Japan?

I used to live in France with my Japanese wife. There are two aspects I remember vividly.In Japan, salespeople in shops are friendly and professional 99% of the time. In France, they tend to show how they feel. If life is good, they serve you well. If not, they don't. I remember

What are the difference between Japanese Otaku VS Overseas Otaku?

Mainly, the respective objects of their obsessions are different.  There are some things that both groups go overboard about (e.g., all the mineral ores found naturally in one or more continents, the winning kicks in World Cup matches since the first one in Uruguay, etc.), but usually otaku obsess about something they

What are the differences between Japanese culture and American culture?

Speaking as a writer myself, you'd better plan on either moving to Japan or reading everything you can get your hands on about Japan ON TOP OF befriending some Japanese nationals in your area. Quora ain't going to cut it.Anything else than

What are the main differences between Korean and Japanese culture (e.g. social structure and etiquette)? What is it like to interact with Koreans vs. interacting with Japanese?

Level of respect.Elaborating on what's already been mentioned, the level of respect to be shown based on age or societal ranking is much, much more strict in Korea.I attended an university in Japan and went to Seoul as an exchange student for one

What are the major cultural differences between Taiwan and Japan?

I'll compare mostly Tokyo and Taipei, since I've only been to Tokyo, and I only really know Taipei.Japan drives on the left side of the road (same as UK), while Taiwan drives on the right (same as America). However, Taiwan used to drive on the

What are the most popular sports in Japan? Why?

Nope. Not baseball. Not soccer. Spectator sports, in person, then maybe horseracing. I know you're disappointed, but gambling and luck are the gods that drive a lot of Asia. Participant sports, then it's swimming because there are tons of beautiful public pools and every public elementary school

What countries are most similar to Japan?

Most of its neighboring countries, such as South Korea, Taiwan, etc. South Korea and Japan seem to have almost the same

What culture shocks have you experienced while visiting or living in Japan?

Visiting Japan is bound to give you a string of culture shocks, but there is one particular aspect that shocked me the most.Being a very polite, homogeneous and conformist society with rituals and codes of honor, I thought there would be a great deal of sexual repression in Japan. So I was surprised to experience

What defines a 'commoner' in Japan?

If you have Japanese citizenship, you are a commoner in Japan. The exceptions are the members of the imperial household, and exactly who belongs to the imperial household is defined in the Imperial Household Law of 1947. Technically speaking, the members of the imperial family do not have Japanese citizenship, so they do not enjoy

What do I need to know about the Japanese culture before doing business with them?

I had an American friend who complained about dealing with the Koreans and Japanese (I think he was in corporate contracting back in the day).He said that negotiating with Koreans was hard because if you looked the least bit satisfied with a

What is bad about living in Japan?

I love Japan. However, I am a high status foreign man (despite my name and face). It was easy to be a high status (American, English speaking) foreign man in Japan. My job and my life have never been as easy as it was when I lived for 12 years in Japan being paid to speak my

What is bullying like in a typical Japanese classroom?

I'll share one case of bullying that's based on my personal experience and I had a part in resolving the issue. A vertical caste system had been created between the girls. There was a leader at the very top, a sub leader. Below that was the rest of the girls. One day, a girl at the bottom of

What is it like living in Japan as a foreigner? How do Japanese people treat foreigners?

What is it like living in Japan as a foreigner?My thoughts on this are much more qualitative (how it feels) than quantitative (measured across the spectrum of foreigners from different home countries).I think there's two ways I could approach this question:First, the usual approach focuses on the Japanese and how they perceive and interact

What is it like living in Japan as a foreigner?

Japan was my life dream until I really lived there.I chose Japanese language and culture as my major in university, I felt the sound of Japanese language was extremely attractive that every night I listened to my text book record as a¨lullaby¨ before sleeping.After graduating, when I got an offer from a company in

What is the main difference between American and Japanese Culture?

Japanese are into ritual and formality in person to person interaction to a degree that is nothing short of amazing. It's also amazing the degree they feel bound to supporting whatever group or organization they are in, even the public in general, rather

What makes Japan different from other countries?

Japan is technologically more advanced than any other country with a technical score of 97.5 percent,it has better technology than United-States,Finland and South-Korea and all other countries of the world.One,more thing which it is different from other countries is it has a

Which country is more stressful? Japan or South Korea?

Both countries are pretty high stress, on different aspects. I'll explain a bit further. And no, it doesn't have to do with North Korea either.KoreaThe stress comes from the excessive competition of our society. Everything is like a high strung competition here,

Which flowers are most popular in Japan?

According to a book "日本人の好きなもの"(Japanese's favorites) published by NHK Research in 2008 (NHK is Japanese public TV), sakura(cheery blossom) was the top with 66% liked.cherry blossom tuliprosecosmossunflowerplumorchidlily-of-the-valleylilyhydrangeaMinistry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries(MAFF)'s this document(in Japanese) has the chart of the first research in page 23.

Which is better: reading manga or watching anime?

Interesting question. For this answer, I'm going to focus on mangas that have been converted into animes.In its most basic definition, anime shows are just conversions of manga. They take the still from manga and give them colour, voice and motion.Anime is better in all Manners

Why are chopsticks made of steel popular in Korea but not in Japan?

It's not exactly a new trend, as Koreans have apparently been using metal chopsticks for centuries. That said, I'll forewarn readers that a lot of this is my speculation as I haven't found too much documentation of the why...as of writing this.First of all, to my knowledge, Japan

Why do people watch anime (Japanese)?

I don't know. Ok let me explain:I'm born to a Japanese dad and have lived most of my life in Tokyo. I am just about as Japanese as the next Japanese guy. When I was a kid, I used to watch anime that aired on TV. Mostly kidshows but anime no less. When I went to

Why is groping so common in Japan?

Because I think of Japan as a respectful and orderly society I decided to research the question and was surprised to find that apparently groping is a big problem in Japan. It has been tolerated but that tolerance is fading as steps are being taken to address it both with a publicity campaign and as

Why is high school bullying such a popular theme in Japanese TV dramas, animes and mangas?

So far the answers have ignored the most important element of why this is a theme; its because it is mostly not dealt with in Japanese schools.Let me explain, as someone who was bullied in my time in American k-12 schools (to be fair I think most people experience some

Why is it considered offensive to tip somebody in Japan?

I have Japanese students who go overseas, and I've talked to them about this. One student related her experience to me:She went into a cafe in town in the UK, and had a cup of tea and a scone. I think it came to just under 9 pounds, which meant that the tip should be about 12%,

Why is it that foreigners in Japan often know and understand Japan better than the Japanese?

the foreigners( gaijin)!!! right? WellWhich foreigners are we talking about?3 months or 3 years or 30 years... no! Not that much? let me start:3 mg( months gaijin) : the Japanese people are really very polite, they are guiding me road directions, smiling, people are doing their own business , never looking at here and there, reading books, saluting.6 mg

Why is office bullying so common in Japan?

I used to ask my then boyfriend who is Japanese this question:

Are there any dangerous parts of Tokyo that should be avoided?

I see some answers and have heard from others that Kabuki-cho in Shinjuku should be avoided at all cost... especially at night.Well, I for one, actually went to Kabuki-cho at night during my visit to Tokyo. What was I doing there, you ask? Well, I heard there was a cat cafe near

As a male, what do you think about Japanese women? Japanese women include those in the US, Japan or overseas.

This is assuming that this is for some kind of article or survey, I will answer, but it is a very strange question.When I was in University (20 Years ago) I spent a year in Japan. I had no special attraction

Do Japanese people have healthy teeth?

Ooh! This is one of my favorite topics!When I got here in 1980, there was a TV ad for a toothpaste that ended with

Does the movie The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift accurately portray Japanese culture?

No, especially when it comes to the school system which was entirely unrealistic. The school in Japan was basically an American school full of Japanese people with different shoe rules. And there is no way that new student, especially a foreign one with no Japanese language, would just turn

Is Starbucks popular in Tokyo?

Very. And they're everywhere. Starbucks have even recently opened its newest and biggest Roastery right next to the Meguro River and just in time for the Sakura season, which is w big deal in Meguro.Starbucks Japan is also known for its seasonal special, best known among which are its sakura-themed products and drinks, which is wildly popular

Is Tokyo a good place to live?

The answers so far pretty much covered a lot of ground already.  But I will just add a couple pointers from an Asian woman's perspective:If you're Asian and a woman, Tokyo can be a bit tough because, as I said elsewhere on this forum, you've

Is Tokyo the best city in Japan?

From my point of view, Tokyo is the last place I want to live/ visit in Japan. It is overcrowded and there is nothing, except shop, restaurants, trains, noise, smelly people and pollution.But that seems to be the main attraction to anyone who visits the country. After living here for decades, you probably

Tokyo residents, what's one place in Tokyo where you'd be surprised to see a tourist?

There are many tourists visiting Tokyo, and I'm always surprised to see how well prepared their research is before the visit, because I literally see them everywhere.Honestly I hardly see any foreign tourists at Sento, Public bathhouses which I love yet. I

What are some amazing facts about Japan and Japanese culture?

1. There are 127 million people living in the Japan2. There are over 200 volcanoes in Japan3. There are more than 1,600 temples in Kyoto.4. The fortune cookie dates back to Kyoto, Japan during the 19th century.5. Tokyo is the 2nd most expensive city to live in the world. Although it

What are some 'best kept secret' spots in the Tohoku region of Japan?

The Tohoku Region is one of the lesser explored areas of Japan, and offers a lot of uncrowded nature. Not as many go to its many cherry blossom spots, which bloom later than the rest of Japan. It depends on when you go to Japan

What are some common misconceptions about ninjutsu?

The ninjas have obtained an iconic and mythological status much like that of the gunslingers in the old West. This does not mean that they did not exist, or that the stories about them are untrue. What it does mean is that they receive much greater attention

What are the best kept secrets about Japanese women?

That the great strides they took after World War 2 in business, education and representation have almost completely been wiped away by a constant pressure to procreate. That women make up less of a percentage of the Diet than they do of the US Congress. That while women graduate more from college, there are less opportunities for

What are the biggest American misconceptions of Japanese culture?

That everything is like anime. Yes, there are certain cultural similarities that are present in anime but let me tell you something. Girl school uniform skirts are super long and teachers get pissed when you roll up your skirt waistband. Also, there is rarely school romance, unlike

What are the biggest misconceptions about Japan and Japanese culture?

Biggest? Why only the biggest? I have had so many misconceptions to deal with while interacting with foreigners including on Quora. This would be a perfect opportunity for me to express my own native Japanese perspectives on some of the

What are the biggest misconceptions about Japan?

I've answered this question in detail, but I think it's worth reiterating some things.Claim: Eating Lunch on the School Roof is normalVerdict: Mostly FalseExplanation: Eating lunch on the school roof is actually banned in most schools. Generally, students will either eat in the cafeteria

What are the biggest misconceptions that Indians have about Japan?

There might have been a various instance when you have heard about the way Japanese do things differently.In fact, Japanese trains are late all the time...The government finally started tracking these numbers and found that trains in Tokyo on the Chuo-Sobu Line were late an average of

What are the misconceptions about Japanese people?

People think that Japanese are polite and shy ALL the time. They have this image of Japanese being humble subservient obsequious people who cant think for themselves. There are 127 million Japanese and though most of them seem to act in conformity, Japanese can be rude, aggressive, outspoken and confident. Most Japanese tend to try and be considerate

What do I need to know about dating Japanese women?

I've dated and married a Japanese woman. Dated for 3 and married for 13 years. Dating scene, women tend to fall into different categories. Some marry for job and security others for romance. like any where in the world. I would say that if

What do most Japanese people know that foreigners living in Japan typically don't know?

I have lived in Japan on and off since 1972, and I am constantly learning new things that many Japanese people would take for granted. For example, the other night I saw the tail end of an old Japanese movie on TV. It was part of a

What do you think is Japan's biggest cultural problem?

Taking into consideration interactions with Japanese people, online comments and threads, answers on Quora, YouTube videos, social media blogs, etc I have found the following cultural problems which Japan has:Overworking and Depression: Companies in Japan treat their employees like robots.

What does everyone get wrong about Japan?

That Japanese people are shy/docile/submissive/sexist, or whatever similar words the West paints them as.This is an unfair assessment of Japanese culture. So you might ask, then how should we analyze Japan? What attitudes towards Japan are fair? What is unfair? Let me start by giving you a framework which we must consider when judging other

What is it like in Tokyo, Japan?

It's very different than living in any other city I've lived in (Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco). Here are some unique things I noticed, in no particular order:Having 24-hour convenience stores for food and basic necessities makes life very...

What is it like to live in Japan? Mainly Tokyo?

Moving to Tokyo is the biggest culture shock you'll probably ever receive. It's a city on a massive scale like most people have never imagined.  It's hard to predict whether or not you'll like that.  For me, I was unprepared,

What do you think of Japanese girls?

If you are referring to sex appeal, that is what I will address. I am an American man who has been fascinated by Asian women since puberty and lived in Japan for three years.Relative to other women, Japanese women tend to be smaller and have fair

What is unique about Japanese culture and what can the world learn from it?

Make food that tastes like food.  Japanese cooks almost never use seasonings other than soy sauce, ginger, fish stock, and mirin.  The idea is to make food taste like the food that it is, not dress it up and mess it up and hide it.  Your ingredients should speak

What's new in Tokyo?

The Tokyo Skytree which opened in 2013 is currently the most well-known and popular tourist attraction. If you're interested in art exhibits, I recommend the new "Art Triangle Roppongi" which includes The National Art Center, Tokyo, The Suntory Museum

Why don't most Japanese women gain weight?

A number of factors contribute to women being much thinner on average in Japan.Healthier food culture. Japanese cuisine focuses normally on meals containing a number of vegetables, smaller portions of meat, and less oil usually (fewer fried food groups, with a

Why is Japanese culture sexist?

As someone else said,