Voices in Japan

Is Japanese Society Really that Strict?

June 08, 2021 Episode 119
Voices in Japan
Is Japanese Society Really that Strict?
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Voices in Japan
Is Japanese Society Really that Strict?
Jun 08, 2021 Episode 119

On this episode, Ben and Burke look at five common sense etiquette in Japan as described in an article from WOW! JAPAN. Those include whether or not you should touch food that is being sold at supermarkets and bakeries, how eating while walking might get you arrested in certain cities, leaving food uneaten at restaurants, and more! We compare our own experience of living in Sapporo with what is described in the article, and things seem to be a little different where we live...

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Bearfoot Bar
A variety of Japanese made craft bottled beers. A range of whiskeys and basic cocktails also available. Burgers and pub style snacks. Friendly English and Japanese speaking staff. Located in downtown Sapporo, walking distance from the subway station. https://www.facebook.com/bearfootbar

The Red House
Located in the heart of Rusutsu Ski Resort, just cross the main road and it’s behind the Seicomart Convenience store. The restaurant features a mix of Japanese, Asian fusion, and western Style dishes, including shabu-shabu with wagyu beef and Hokkaido wagyu beef steak. Open winter and summer, 12-3pm for lunch, 5-9pm for dinner, with prices ranging from under Yen 1000 to about Yen 5000. https://theredhouse.jp/

Rusutsu Lodges
Open all year round. Located 5 minutes walk to the main Rusutsu Ski Resort Gondola. There are Japanese, Western, and apartment style rooms with breakfast packages available. There’s a Japanese sento (public bath), two convenience stores less than a minute walk, ski room and tune up tables, free pick up available from the bus stop, plenty of free parking space, and summer BBQ packages available. Check out the website for more information and availability. http://rusutsulodges.com

Hokkaido Guide
Established over 10 years ago, written by locals for locals and international tourists. There's information regarding all things Hokkaido such as sightseeing, nightlife, events, services, food and restaurants, entertainment, outdoor activities, and more. Currently offered in English and Thai, advertising space available. https://hokkaidoguide.com

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Show Notes

On this episode, Ben and Burke look at five common sense etiquette in Japan as described in an article from WOW! JAPAN. Those include whether or not you should touch food that is being sold at supermarkets and bakeries, how eating while walking might get you arrested in certain cities, leaving food uneaten at restaurants, and more! We compare our own experience of living in Sapporo with what is described in the article, and things seem to be a little different where we live...

Voices in Japan sponsors:

Bearfoot Bar
A variety of Japanese made craft bottled beers. A range of whiskeys and basic cocktails also available. Burgers and pub style snacks. Friendly English and Japanese speaking staff. Located in downtown Sapporo, walking distance from the subway station. https://www.facebook.com/bearfootbar

The Red House
Located in the heart of Rusutsu Ski Resort, just cross the main road and it’s behind the Seicomart Convenience store. The restaurant features a mix of Japanese, Asian fusion, and western Style dishes, including shabu-shabu with wagyu beef and Hokkaido wagyu beef steak. Open winter and summer, 12-3pm for lunch, 5-9pm for dinner, with prices ranging from under Yen 1000 to about Yen 5000. https://theredhouse.jp/

Rusutsu Lodges
Open all year round. Located 5 minutes walk to the main Rusutsu Ski Resort Gondola. There are Japanese, Western, and apartment style rooms with breakfast packages available. There’s a Japanese sento (public bath), two convenience stores less than a minute walk, ski room and tune up tables, free pick up available from the bus stop, plenty of free parking space, and summer BBQ packages available. Check out the website for more information and availability. http://rusutsulodges.com

Hokkaido Guide
Established over 10 years ago, written by locals for locals and international tourists. There's information regarding all things Hokkaido such as sightseeing, nightlife, events, services, food and restaurants, entertainment, outdoor activities, and more. Currently offered in English and Thai, advertising space available. https://hokkaidoguide.com

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Website: https://www.voicesinjapan.com/
Follow us and check out our other content:
https://twitter.com/voicesinjapan
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Get in touch:
voicesinjapan@gmail.com

Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/voicesinjapan)