Ever feel a little uneasy after coming upon a black cat? Ever try and stop someone from having an open umbrella indoors? It may not surprise you that people in other countries don’t care about passing under ladders or saying “Bloody Mary” in front of a mirror.
Recently I was surprised to find out that there was a manga school right near the JR Nakano Station! This in itself is not so surprising, because there are many manga schools in Tokyo. But what makes Manga School Nakano different?
Japan has a special relationship to toilets. Whether it be the belief in a toilet god, blogging about toilets visited, or sites dedicated to ranking the toilets of Japan, Japanese people seem to display a surprising passion for the common toilet.