Unique Facts About Japan!!! On June 1, 2019June 1, 2019 By just 1. Japan is a Largest Automobile producer in the world. 2. The world’s shortest escalator is in Kawasaki, Japan; it has only 5 steps. 3. When Japanese people meet, they traditionally bow instead of shake hands, and the lowest bow shows the deepest respect. 4. The world’s first novel, The Tale of Genji, was written by a Japanese noblewoman Murasaki Shikibu. 5. The Japanese eat more fish than any other people in the world 6. In Japan, Kit Kat candy bars come in flavors like grilled corn, Camembert cheese, Earl Gray tea, grape, and wasabi. 7. Black cats are considered good luck charms in Japan 8. Tsukiji market in Tokyo is the world’s largest fish market 9. It is acceptable to take a nap, called inemuri, on the job in Japan. 10. There is an island full of rabbits called (Okunoshima) in Japan 11. Japan has around 5.5 million vending machines with one on almost every street corner.