We know what you may be thinking: “why am I looking at a sewer?” Well, it’s not everyday that you see the inner workings of a sewer system, much less Tokyo’s. Apparently, this is where many cell phones also go to die, though we’ve yet to see a modern smartphone. Continue reading for more.

5 Interesting facts about Japan:

  1. Over 70% of Japan consists of mountains. The country also has over 200 volcanoes.
  2. A musk melon (similar to a cantaloupe) can sell for over 31,473 yen ($300.00).
  3. The literacy rate in Japan is almost 100%.
  4. Japan consists of over 6,800 islands.
  5. Animated Japanese films and television shows (.i.e.: Anime) account for 60% of the world’s animation-based entertainment. So successful is animation in Japan, that there are almost 130 voice-acting schools in the country.

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