What Is the Legal Drinking Age in Japan? 8 Laws You Should Know Before Coming to Japan

What's the legal drinking age where you live? There are some countries where you're considered of age at 18 years old, and some where the legal age is 20 or 21. In Japan, people are considered of legal age at 20. We all know that something that's legal in one country can be illegal in another. For example, even if you're of age in your home country, you can be considered underage when you travel overseas. No one wants to unwittingly break the law while on holiday! So, to help avoid any accidental incidents, here are eight of the most important laws you should know before coming to Japan.


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