Top Ten Reasons to Love Japan

The Japanese are often a subject of bad things-- like for instance, harakiri, "racism" issue and the like-- but I'll prove everyone wrong that the Japanese aren't the way you think.

The Top Ten

1 Respect, courtesy and politeness are rooted and instilled in their language.


Excuse me, person who said that people are rude. I am Japanese and I lived in Japan for most of my life and the people their are so nice to me. I go back to visit there once a year and I never get sick of it. Even if Japanese people do curse, they wouldn't do it in front of tourists or guest because they know it's impolite

Japanese are the most respectful, polite, civilized, and modest people that I have known so far. No wonder when they go everywhere, people like to see them with awe.

Japan is just amazing, everything is clean, professonnal. I love japan for all

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2 The environment is almost Utopian.

I love Japan too!

I used to live in Japan and let me tell you it was Utopian to me. Shootings at school almost never happen and it's so safe that students from first grade normally walk to school with their friends. The culture is awesome and you should try the food even though they sound disgusting

I love Japan! It's my lifelong dream to go to Japan. There is so much I'd like to know about their culture! - Discord

Gotta go there some day!

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3 Anime

Anyone, I don't care how old you are, can appreciate manga style animation. The creativity and character structures make things like One Piece honestly put things like Star Wars to shame.

I'm going there once I move out my moms house!

Man I love me them anime there 100 times better than American cartoons. - ZZDOORAL

Ahh-Nahh-Mayy! I love ir!

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4 The people there are very accommodating.

So true. I love Japan. - PositronWildhawk

Visit an onsen (hot spring). The people who work there are so nice and respectful

5 The Japanese people are one of the most beautiful in the world.

I have seen a lot of Japanese and I can say that their beauty is very kind and makes you want to feel very comfortable. Plus they are very polite and are the most stylish people I have ever met. Even if they don't wear extreme cloths.

100% true. Even the elderly dress well and look beautiful.

Their beauty will make you insecure~even at the most simple way of their style, you can see that they don't need to decorate themselves heavily. - sdravenson

Personally both men and womenthete are angelic looking

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6 Japanese people value simplicity.

True...I'm Japanese...not a huge fan of fancy things

7 Rudeness is a taboo.

Japanese people don’t like to be treated rude and that’s why we don’t treat others rude either. (But I know there’re ugly minded racist Japanese exist too especially in Internet...) Our traditional teaching in society is “don’t treat others the way you don’t want to be treated by others.” Japanese who’re rude to others are judged as not properly raised up by other Japanese. It’s absolutely taboo. Therefore, many Japanese like people from other countries who are polite. Such people are treated even better. Impolite people aren’t welcome, but still we welcome such people politely because we want to be humble, even against the people who are rude to us. We are torelate to the maximum revel of it. But when we feel like treated disgraceful, we might show you anger even it doesn’t look so scarely... And please don’t get angry when you encounter people who don’t answer to you or leaving you with saying anything when you talk to you. They’re scared of “losing ...more

8 Sushi

One of the world's most tastiest foods, but it's simply just raw fish and rice. It's so tasty yet so simple. - ethanmeinster

My brother and I LOVE sushi! It's our favorite food!

Never ate seaweed and don't want to really or octopus or clams

Best sushi anywhere!

9 Tokyo Tokyo
10 Theft or stealing is a rarity.

I always feel safe in Japan and don't need to worry about closing my bag properly or something getting taken from my pocket. It's great to feel so safe and just enjoy the country.

I heard that an envelope containing 50,000 yen ( $ 500 ) was dropped at a bus stop. It was turned in anonymously to a police station and the person who dropped it was able to retrieve it. Any rewards offered to the anonymous hero was turned down. There are many cases like this- wallets forgotten on train seats are turned in, cellphones are still there if you leave them on a bench. I personally had an experience when I was younger. I dropped my toy on the ground in front of someone's house without noticing. On my way home, it had been propped up on their fence, instead of still being left on the ground for people to trample on. Japan is an awesome place!

I haven't lost anything in Japan...ever

The Contenders

11 Technology

Japanese technology is amazing! - PositronWildhawk

Japanes technology is mind-blowing, advanced, well-made, well-engineered, well-maintained, refined, quirky, and reliable. Japanese technology is one of my favorites alongside with American and German technologies.

American technology is creative, innovative, stunning, mind-blowing, cool, inventive, and outstanding.

German technology is well-made, well-engineered, durable, high quality, superb, and well-maintained.

The technology kinda looks like space technology! (i'm still just a little kid, so I have... Well, imaginations)

The best technology in the world! - Ananya

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12 The Japanese are very disciplined in every aspect of life.

I'm Japanese and I don't know if I'm disciplined properly because I lived in Australia for most of my life. For all I know, the schools discipline you a lot and so do your parents

I wish American children could be like them. I'm Laotian American and I try so hard to be disciplined like the Japanese. I could both be proud of my heritage and try to be disciplined like the Japanese.

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13 They gave us Nintendo

Without Nintendo, I'd die

Nintendo is life. Nintendo is love.

Rosalina & King DeDeDe are the two greatest Nintendo characters ever!

Nintendo is so awesome!

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14 Japan is the country with the tastiest foods

Not only tasty, but also fresh and healthy.


15 Japan created some awesome characters like Princess Daisy, Yoshi, Link, Rosalina and more.
16 Funny hair commercials featuring clapping mohawks
17 The Japanese are nature-loving people.

Never mind the bad sides of technologies~they're making some ways to make it eco-friendly and etc. - sdravenson

They always keep their environment as clean and as lovely as possible. I love on how the way they make their environment looks so comfortable.

Everything about them is great! - Ananya

18 Naruto, One Piece or Bleach

Naruto is the best classic manga ever. I love Sasuke

The big three of Shonen Jump.


19 They have a very unique entertainment and culture

I love the Japanese people who appreciate art and culture.
However, they are incureable racists that hate all non-Japanese people. They teach racism in their schools and the News shows call all foreign people GaiKokujin which means "Outside Person. " So they think that others do not have any rights (like we are animals not people). If you don't believe me, go to Osaka. They are the worst most violent people I have met in my life.

Hey! I'm Japanese and I have many friends from different cultures. And also "GaiKokujin" actually mean "other country person"

"gaikokujin" simply means "foreigner". It doesn't have any positive or negative meaning, it's just plain "foreigner". When we say "gaijin",it's short for "gaikokujin" but it sometimes has a bad meaning.

20 The Japanese are food-lovers.

Their food are always yummm~delicioso. - sdravenson

Sushi is the bomb! - ethanmeinster

Visited for a few weeks in April! The quality is outstanding...the food is the best I've ever had!
Sushi restaurants everywhere...I was never disappointed! I'll be going back for sure!

21 Godzilla Godzilla Godzilla is a giant monster originating from a series of tokusatsu films of the same name from Japan.

Japan is awesome because it has the greatest movie monsters ever! Godzilla is epic!

It's not Godzilla. It is Gojira. If you're going to add a suggestion, make sure you know what you're talking about. -_-

Which Godzilla are we talking about here? The Calsonic R-32, or the giant, atom-breathing lizard that destroys things? - Nightfire

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22 Science
23 Contrary to popular belief, the Japanese are not racists.

I live in Japan and I hear people call Japanese people racist but I will tell you this. I'm black and Japanese so it's very noticeable that I'm American. An outsider. But I recently started going to a Japanese school and I couldn't believe it. Everyone loves Americans. They love outsiders because they're different and they're cool. They look racist because Japanese people are very quiet about their opinions but in their heads, when they see an American, they wish they could be an American themselves. - Golferxd

It just so happened that they're really proud to be themselves~ but they really do not mind if you're in another race. - sdravenson

I lived in Japan and I came back to Australia so I was considered "Aussie" when I went back to Japan to the school, everyone was so nice to me. My cousin who lives in Japan told me that the schools aren't really multi cultural so you would stand out quite a lot. And people in Japan think it's cool if you can speak more than Japanese. And when I left that school, so many people gave me presents to say goodbye

Donald Trump needs to learn from the Japanese then. - MLPFan

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24 Yokai
25 Pokemon

Just when I was going to add this on here... - RiverClanRocks

Pokemon games are the best! - funnyuser

I remember squirtle lol. And charmander.

26 Playstation

Pac-Man World (also, I really don't like the GBA version because of how it's edited), the original Crash Bandicoot trilogy and Metal Gear Solid are the greatest PS1 games of all time! They have such special soundtracks, sharp visuals and are severely innovative.

27 Final Fantasy Series
28 Intellect
29 Manga

Manga and anime is the same

No...anime is like a cartoon and Manga is comics books

30 Beautiful rotenburos

The hot springs (onsens) in Japan are absolutely breathtaking, not to mention relaxing! You should definitely visit, if you ever have the opportunity, but remember- there are certain rules of etiquette you must follow in the baths! ^_^

31 Extensive railway network which brings you to almost all corners of the country
32 Arashi
33 Gundams

Supa col robots
Gundam is not just about the robots but the characters and has a great story line

Gunpla shops theme parks and songs
Most Top10 jpop songs were opening songs over in Japan

34 J-pop
35 Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
36 Sega

Ryu ga Gotoku ishin this is the best action game developed by sega the hero can sing in the game and also he can do many other interesting thing and finally the battle fight system is awesome best of the best arigato sega.

Ryu ga Gotoku ishin great game developed and published by sega which tells us about old Japan arigato sega.

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37 Katanas

Japanese sword is beautiful and attractive and powerful I just can say one thing about it master piece of work unique in deed.

Japanese sword is beautiful and attractive and powerful I can say one thing about it master piece of work

38 Kenjutsu
39 Square Enix Square Enix Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. is a Japanese video game developer, publisher, and distribution company that is best known for its role-playing video game franchises, which include the Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and Kingdom Hearts role-playing game series.
40 Namco Bandai
41 Team Ninja
42 Mountain Fuji

Mount Fuji is a perfect-shaped volcano and it is a great view to look at. - TheCoolMinecraftApoclypse

So beautiful

43 Himeji castle
44 Sakura
45 Osaka Castle
46 Kyoto City
47 Mikimoto Pearl Island
48 Miyamoto Musashi
49 Yagyu Jubei Mitsuyoshi
50 Ninja Gaiden - Ryu Hayabusa

Unbelievably fight battle system best of the best arigato team ninja arigato tecmo.

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Top Remixes

1. Respect, courtesy and politeness are rooted and instilled in their language.
2. Sushi
3. Tokyo
1. The environment is almost Utopian.
2. The people there are very accommodating.
3. Respect, courtesy and politeness are rooted and instilled in their language.


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