Good news everyone! Because the
First comp was so popular I
decided to make another. This
comp will be covering some myths
surrounding the Japanese people
and their culture. s
As an added bonus I' ll be ml explain ehere part I
answering some questions asked in them in the description.
my last comp to mix things up. Don, worry it mi" he hie”.
Japanese people are actually
very curious about Foreigners
and love to ask questions about
where they are From. Being
I have been
asked every question From what
my Favorite Food is to my blood
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the Fact that Foreigners can be am, matte, artery you go, the
very rude to them, and show a Best may to get along with the
respect Ftrw locals is to show respect. when
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Honor is a very important thing in
Japanese culture even more so than
the Chinese. They' d rather die than
surrender (the way ofthe samurai' s or " C
their and there is no way to
say surrender in Japanese. it just
doesn' t exist. They would rather C
seppuku (basically suicide) than Bring C " ',l)
shame or dishonor their Family and is how it was
suicide is tolerated in Japan and some explained to me by my
think it is a way to maintain one' s elderly neighbor,
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You know what else Japan and
Russia have in common? People are
very Formal. and to a certain degree,
come " Being very cold in
public. The Japanese are very polite
and very VERY seldom speak to
people without honorifics or
Formalities. Like anybody. you
insult them they can lash out at you
or in most cases. simply ignore you
and walk away.
Hturt Fact: Bowing is a very
important custom in Japan.
and alert companies hold
classes on how to do it
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years in it country
that rivaled Japan in Formalities
so the culture shock didn' t hit
me that to
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very difficult to adjust to the
Formal way: the Japanese.
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depends on the person you
meet. But over all. Japanese
people like American people.
when asked about it the First _
thing that usually comes out is, N
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growing language in Japan, it
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American culture is very popular in
Japan so course you can get
popular media there. Most ofthe
time you just have to wait it little
longer For the released didn' t get
to see the new movie until
May 30th when it opened here.)
Like in America, there are special
shops you can go to in order to get
popular American mantids, dnosic, toys,
1 had to go all the way to
Tokyo to get my Simmons
DVD' s since its not aired
here at all. Thankfully.
they play Game Thrones
or I would kill
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Due to my Being engaged to a Japanese man "
well " seeing other Foreign teachers get
married here, I can say that tolerance varies ' .
From Family to Family. some Feel that you only F'
want to marry their child For citizenship while
others just Feel you are not worthy marrying '
into the Family. '
Since times are changing people are becoming g
more and more comfortable about the concept
marrying Foreigners into the Family. To be
honest, my parents where more skeptical about it
than my Future " get along now.) 'lrt
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It' s about to get psychological guys.
when you come From a society
where sex is a very private matter
and should never be spoken
outside the Bedroom, the natural
reaction is to break out OI-‘ that box
and explore. This is the best way I
can explain sexuality in Japan.
We all have it strange pull towards
that which is different From what is just the Best may}
we know. and the Japanese are no can , it ah,,, he else
can explain it better please
share. But be pol' lte. ~
Inthis were the case. I would not
have it job here. Because Japan
does a lot trade with English
speaking countries, they Begin to
teach their students English "
early as preschool. Because
this, people assume they speak
English really well. Have you ever
learned a Foreign language! Unless
Assuming everyone in
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and not everyone puts " much
assuming everyone in
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America speaks Spanish
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You want to know the honest to god
truth. Anime and mama in Japan is "
popular " any comic or cartoon in
America. Kids here get up on skaturday
mornings to watch anime cartoons geared
at children and adults stay up to watch
anime cartoons geared at adults.
Just like in America, you have to go to
certain shops in Japan to Find those
anime or mango that make the otaku
Alright everyone that is
alli have For now. Join
me next time when I
cover the topic OF living
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