Japan is home to some of the strangest, quirkiest, and most bizarre things.
- Strange Beauty Trends:
Some people take “bagel head” saline injections to make their heads look like – well – bagels.
And this half-face makeup trend is also quite popular.
Apart from that, women pay hundreds of dollars to make perfectly straight teeth look crooked and fang-like.
- Chew The Dew:
Only in Japan, can you drink as well as “chew the Dew”.
- These weird crisp packets:
Here’s the equally weird store where you can get these chips:
- Underwear Vending Machines:
Japan has a number of weird vending machines but this one tops them all.
- Face Masks For Food:
Protect yourself with these awkward food masks while eating.
- Ronald McDonald Getting Slaughtered By Wolverine T-shirt:
Apparently this T-shirt is quite popular in Japan. (Not that the other shirts hanging around are any less strange.)
Also, notice the red T-shirt below. Colonel Sanders is apparently strangling a chicken.
- Street Performers Who Sit On Ducks Wearing Leggings:
- Unhealthy Anime Obsession:
The country has an unhealthy obsession with anime.
Japanese animated productions usually featuring hand-drawn or computer animation.
They have it on toilet papers:
And shaving kits:
- Equally Unhealthy Hello Kitty Obsession:
From bedroom wallpapers to donuts to sushi, Japan is obsessed with Hello Kitty.
And fast food deals:
- Human Faced dolls:
A Japanese start-up, Clone Factory, which specializes in 3D printing human faces, will print your face and put it on a doll's body for a mere $1,300.
- Japanese Town Which Is A Valley Of Dolls:
Life-sized dolls have replaced people in a mostly abandoned Japanese village. Read more about it here.
- Unusually dressed people, everywhere:
Costumes, costumes and more costumes everywhere.
- So You Think America Has The Dirtiest Junk Food?
- Fat Tax:
You’ll be fined for being fat.
Japan implemented a measurement of waist sizes during 2008 to help avoid the obesity epidemic.
- F-Word Usage:
One can’t be sure if they do or do not know the meaning. It’s pretty much everywhere.