What are stereotypes about Japan?

Copycats of other cultures, mispronunciation of English, and tradition-bound society are stereotypes about Japan. In reality, the archipelago's peoples always have exhibited an inventiveness in regard to what is native and non-native to their culture and land while not all Japanese always stumble...

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What does a black teardrop tattoo symbolize?

The meaning of the black teardrop can be too things! 1. It could mean that you have talking someones lives, or in other words, You have killed a person. 2. The other meaning is that you have lost one the you really loved. This is originally a prison tattoo (circa 1920, I may be wrong) it generall...

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What are some Japanese customs?

Here is a list of Japanese customs,provided by various contributors: Addressing Someone, Respect: bowing is nothing less than an art form in Japan, respect pounded into children's heads from the moment they enter school. For tourists, a simple inclination of the head or an attempt at a bow at th...

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What are three important holidays or celebrations in japan?

New Year's Day (January 1st) is the most traditional holiday. New Year's Eve is also an important day to "wash off" the whole years dirt (literary and figuratively) to start the new year with a fresh mind. End of War day (August 15th). For the United States, it is V-day, and some criticize Japan'...

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Name two Japanese holidays celebrated in japan?

New Year's Day, White Day, Valentines, Bon Festival, Christmas

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How has Japan influenced the world?

Japan has influenced the world in alot of things. I'll list the ones that come off the top of my head: Architecture (Japan's beautiful temples are a great example) Video-gaming (Most of the games in the world are made by Japanese companies) Nintendo (Yes, Nintendo started as a Japanese playing-ca...

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How do you say Ukemochi?

Uke mochi a Japanese goddess of the Shinto religion that means, "goddess who posseses food." oo-kay mo-chee

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Celebrations of Japan?

Japanese new year and other celebrations. Refer to question below.

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What is a Japanese custom?

A celebration for youth who turn 20. The Monday of the second week in January. They dress up their best and celebrate. 20 years old is the official age of adulthood in Japan. (Much like 18 is in the US) The age 20 even has a special name. All the other ages you say the number with the suffix -sai...

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