Earth & Conservation

What Americans Get Wrong About Japan

Japanese cuisine doesn't only consist of sushi, but a large assortment of other foods. What are other common misconceptions about Japan?

Over the past 50 years Japan has been largely known to be the leader of the technology industry. Some have suggested the country has single-handedly paved the way for Silicon Valley and the booming tech industry as a whole.

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But Japan isn't all about technology. There's a lot more to this nation than meets the eye and there's a lot we get wrong.

Read more about America's misconceptions of Japan:

BBC News: Japan's youth turn to rural areas seeking a slower life

Quora: What are the biggest misconceptions about Japan and Japanese culture?