Saturday, 26 May 2018

Do you know of any interesting facts about Japan?

  1. In Japanese, the name “Japan” is Nihon or NipponπŸ‡―πŸ‡΅️, which means “Land of the Rising Sun.” It was once believed that Japan was the first country to see the sun rise in the East in the morning.
  2. The Japanese eat more fish 🐟 than any other people in the world, about 17 million tons per year.
  3. Over two billion manga, Japanese comic books or graphic novels, are sold in Japan each year.More than 5 billion servings of instant ramen noodles 🍜 are consumed in Japan each year.Sushi 🍣 has been around since about the second century A.D.
  4. Japan has around 5.5 million vending machines with one on almost every street corner.
  5. Shinjuku station, Tokyo’s main train station, is the busiest in the world with over 2 million people passing through it every day.
  6. Hello Kitty🐱 was born in Japan in 1974 as a plastic coin purse. More than 20,000 Hello Kitty products are on the market today.

πŸ“Έ: ©Yasufumi Nishi/© JNTO/ ©Matsumoto city/©JNTO

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