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The Bizarre & the Wondrous from the Land of the Rising Sun! Boyé Lafayette de Mente

The Bizarre & the Wondrous from the Land of the Rising Sun!

Boyé Lafayette de Mente

Published November 26th 2010
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Kindle Edition
166 pages
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This is a collection of stories covering modern and traditional aspects of Japan that help explain its extraordinary appeal. These aspects range from ancient customs and rituals that go back as many as 3,000 years to futuristic technology that isMoreThis is a collection of stories covering modern and traditional aspects of Japan that help explain its extraordinary appeal. These aspects range from ancient customs and rituals that go back as many as 3,000 years to futuristic technology that is transforming life in both Japan and the world. The 50-plus topics covered include:The popular Tagata Shrine penis parade- a detailed record of how Jesus Christ lived and died in Japan- the pitfalls in meeting and mating in Japan- how the Japanese came up with new reasons for wearing clothes- how Japan’s Shoguns created the world’s first travel industry.Also: the extraordinary influence of characters on Japans culture- playing the Geisha game in present-day Japan- 10 of the most important words In the Japanese language- everything you might want to know about Japan’s honorable O’Sake, Japan’s amazing pubs, and more.