30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018


30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

Japan has always been an
example to follow for the rest of the world when it comes to development,
innovation, and service. Whenever you come to Japan it has something to amaze
you with. Robots working as the hotel staff, elevators with attendants and
shops without them, parking lots for umbrellas and the craziest food. These are
only a few things that make visitors admire Japan and think, “Wow! I want this
in my country!”
Here at Bright Side, we’ve
collected some curious facts about modern Japan that surprised us the most.
Come with us on this journey to the world of the future!
1. Rice paddy art is the art
of creating images by planting rice of different types in a certain order. It
has recently become very popular in Japan.



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

2. Grooming dogs into cubes is
a new trend.


30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

3. “I found shoes in Japan
that were designed to look like a bullet train.”


30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

4. A cute mini McDonald’s


30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

5. Want a melon with your
favorite character on it? No problem!


30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

6. The most organized luggage
pickup you’ll ever see. All are upright with handles facing outward for easy
pick up (taken at the Narita Airport).



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

7. An unattended grocery store
— you are supposed to pick the necessary products and leave the money in the
jar.


30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

8. A typical capsule hotel
that provides everything the guests may need in concise space



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

9. Seagaia Ocean Dome, one of
the world’s biggest indoor waterparks



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

10. Japanese toilets offer
built-in hand-washing sinks.


30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

11. So many lights in the
bathroom!



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

12. They even have chairs for
babies.



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

13. Elevators in Japanese
department stores have attendants.



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

14. In Japan, expectations
meet reality.



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

15. There is a hotel in Japan
where the entire staff consists of robots.


30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

16. “Went into a police booth
in Tokyo to get directions to a place 3 blocks away and the officer made me a
detailed hand-drawn map to make sure I found it. Just wow!”


30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

17. Japan is the country of
vending machines. They sell almost everything from drinks to eggs, vegetables
and surgical masks.



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

18. This vending machine sells
umbrellas.



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

19. “Cans that contain alcohol
have braille pressed in at the top near the tab.”


30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

20. In Japan, you can buy ice
cream in a fish-shaped cone…



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

21. …and black fries.


30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

22. Multi-level parking lots
save space.


30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

23. In Japan, world-famous
products have numerous flavors.



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

24. Portable ashtrays for
those who want to smoke outside of designated smoking zones



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

25. A bus driver in Japan will
hold an umbrella above your head so that you don’t get wet while you are
opening your own umbrella.



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

26. And here you can “park”
and lock your umbrella and be sure that no one will take it.



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

27. Tattoos that can only be
seen in the dark



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

28. This smart bra that
“knows” what the woman feels and opens only when the woman is with someone she
is really into



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

29. How smart!


30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018

30. Some Japanese inventions
look funny, but we can’t deny the fact that they’re very progressive.



30 Things Proving That Japan Lives in 3018
Which of the pictures
surprised you the most? Would you like any of these typically Japanese features
to be introduced in your country? Feel free to share your thoughts in the
comments!

SOURCE:
BRIGHTSIDE
Kayode Ojo
Kayode Emmanuel Ojo is the Co-Founder and Managing Director at SHEFFA Limited. He is presently studying Computer Science at the National Open University, Victoria Island, Lagos.