Cats outnumber humans on Japan's Aoshima Island.
During WWII, Japanese war criminal Tojo Hideki attempted suicide after the surrender. He was saved and resuscitated by Allied forces, who then hanged him.
Four Japanese scientists measured the amount of friction between a shoe, a banana skin and the floor: it's 0.07.
Kokura, Japan, was the original target of the atomic bomb that landed in Nagasaki.
A Japanese man survived both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings during WWII.
There's an island in Japan that's full of rabbits.
There's a town in Spain where 700 people share the surname "Japon" as they are descendants of 17th-century samurais who stayed there after an embassy returned to Japan.
There were ancient stone tablets in Japan's 2011 tsunami struck areas with inscriptions "Do not build your homes below this point!".
The number of Chinese killed by the Japanese during WWII is greater than the number of Jews killed in the Holocaust.
The Japanese who survived the Titanic crash was called a coward in his country for not dying with the other passengers.