Why Don’t Japanese People Have Beards?

If you’ve ever been to Japan, you may have noticed the distinct lack of facial hair pretty much anywhere you look. At first, I thought it was purely genetics, but maybe there’s some sort of cultural reason as to why you never…

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Why Do Japanese People Bow?

Here in the UK, shaking someone’s hand is the most common way to greet them. It’s polite, formal, and a sign of respect to the other person. But if you’ve ever been to Japan or seen it on TV, you’ll notice they…

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Can You Learn Japanese While You Sleep?

I've always dreamed about being able to learn Japanese whilst exerting the least amount of effort possible. Don't get me wrong, I really enjoy an intense study session, but Japanese is an incredibly heavy language sometimes.…

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