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Is it Cute or Awkward?

There is no doubt that as a foreigner living or visiting Japan, you have at least observed a few things that you think are bizarre and awkward but are seen as perfectly normal or even ‘cute’ by Japanese people. Here is a short list of things most Japanese consider cute, but they may be awkward…

5 Weird Things in Japan that the Japanese Don’t Consider Strange At All!

Internationally (in)famous for strange inventions, Japan has a lot to offer if you are interested in the unusual, exotic or just strange. The number of things that often surprise foreigners but are ‘totally normal’ to Japanese is infinite. 1. Yaeba (八重歯) jp.fotolia.com/ Having uneven teeth or a ‘snaggletooth’ is considered a sign of youthfulness in…