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34 percent of Japanese men are afraid of their female colleagues, according to recent poll

The reasons they give will make you think twice about the way men and women act in the workplace.

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Poll asks Japanese women which is better boyfriend: handsome and dull or ugly and interesting?

Because they can’t all be good-looking and funny.

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Say sayonara to “sayonara” – 70% of Japanese people don’t use this word for goodbye anymore

But if the word for “goodbye” is dying, how do we say goodbye to it?

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The 20 best anime magical girls, as chosen by 10,000 Japanese fans

Surprisingly, Sailor Moon wasn’t even close to the top pick.

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What’s the point? Young Japanese professionals list five business manners they find unnecessary

With rules regarding everything from tea to elevators, some new employees think it’s all too much.

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Increasing number of Japanese ditching traditional attitudes about weddings and funerals

Less income means less desire and less money to spend on major life events.

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Four misinformed fantasies men have about Japanese women, according to university students

Wait, you mean some women can’t cook?

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How can we improve RocketNews24?【Survey now closed – thanks for your input!】

Love RocketNews24 and simply can’t get enough? Want to see more of one thing and less of another? Now’s your chance to tell us!

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Nearly one in four Japanese adults admits to crying in the office bathroom in new survey

Heading to the office in Japan? Don’t forget your bento boxed lunch…and your tissues.

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Japanese men rank the top 10 complaints they hope to never hear from their wives

Is it worse to be called lazy or smelly?

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“I choose you…!” Survey reveals most popular starter Pokémon among Japanese college students

Which of the original starting three was the most popular in Japan?

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Which sex do Japanese gamers pick for their video game characters? The results may surprise you

In the fight between skirts vs. vests, who reigns supreme?

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Seven reasons why 80 percent of young South Koreans don’t want to live in their own country

South Korea is a popular travel destination adored by many, but a recent survey suggests that almost 80 percent of its citizens want out. Why?

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Young Japanese women sound off on what does and doesn’t constitute cheating on their boyfriend

Where do women in their 20s and 30s draw the line?

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What do Japanese kids want to be when they grow up? Businesspeople

It does pay better than being a superhero, after all.

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Goku down! Vast majority of surveyed college students in Japan haven’t read the Dragon Ball manga

Is the landmark manga and starting point of the smash-hit anime losing its cultural relevancy?

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Japan releases results of its first national same-sex marriage survey

On November 28, the results of Japan’s first national survey about attitudes toward gay marriage were revealed. What kind of image did they paint of the people of Japan?

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Only 11% of Japanese people “willing to fight for their country”

WIN Gallup International recently announced the results of their international survey on people’s willingness to fight for their country. Despite recent changes to the constitution, it turns out Japanese Johnnies are least likely to get their guns among all nations surveyed.

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Survey by Japanese ministry reveals high rates of “maternity harassment” in workplace

A new survey conducted by the Japanese government found that nearly half of female temp workers faced discrimination as a result of being or becoming pregnant while in employment.

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Survey reveals the top five times Japanese travelers realise just how Japanese they are

Whether we like to admit it or not, where we were brought up has a huge impact on the person we become. From our way of thinking to what foods we prefer, it’s hard to deny that our environment shapes our personal identity.

While some people come from nations that are veritable melting pots of backgrounds, languages, and cultures, others come from a country with much more homogeneity. Japan is one such country, and its people have a strong sense of identity—though they may not readily admit it.

But often during a trip to a foreign country, there comes a moment of self-realization where they become aware of just how Japanese they really are. A recent survey asked Japanese travelers to identify the five moments they felt most Japanese when abroad. The results are really quite telling.

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