Ayumu asked in TravelAsia PacificJapan · 1 month ago

What do you think about Japanese culture?

I am Japanese. I want to know what foreigners think about Japanese culture. 

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  • 4 weeks ago

    I think most foreigners have a great respect for Japanese culture. In the eyes of foreigners, Japanese are very polite, law-abiding, discipline, and always courteous. On the internet, you can often find foreigners saying good things about Japan. 

    I like how perfectionist and neat they are. When they do something, they always want to deliver the best result as possible. Their service is so excellent that sometimes it makes me shy. Japanese products are famously known for being reliable and durable. In USA, Japanese cars are more popular than American cars.  "Made in Japan" is usually perceived as a good thing by foreigners. There are non-Japanese companies that name their brands with Japanese name to attract customers like Miyako and Miniso. 

  • 4 weeks ago

    Very long history. Some amazing arts and displays of beauty. Lived there for well over a decade, and traveling back & forth for 40 years.

  • 1 month ago

    Love it ...would like to live there ...

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  • 1 month ago

    I loved their food

  • 1 month ago

    I have limited exposure to it. I have read the book Shogun by James Clavell and seen movies like The Last Samari. I also watch a guy that has a channel on Youtube about fishing. I think the culture, for the most part, is very refined and from man on the street style interviews, I have seen it seems that Japanese people are very well educated and informed about world events. 

  • mokrie
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    1 month ago

    A lot that we should copy but also a little that seems too strict. Mostly to be admired.

  • 1 month ago

    I love it all, except for the food.

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