Crave UK: Five ways the Japanese are technically better than us

Here are five of the most compelling reasons to sell all your stuff on eBay and move to the Land of the Rising Sun.

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Japanese TV programs have more than their fair share of weirdness. But let's be honest--when you've seen one British or American game show, you've pretty much seen them all. Click on the image above to read about yet more ways the Japanese have the Brits beat. Crave UK

We at Crave UK are, not surprisingly, British, so we know when we're being beaten at something. If we're honest, we're beaten at most things. Especially sports, and even more embarrassingly, the sports we invented. When it comes to technology, we do have a proud history of inventing such monumental gadgets as the modern flushing toilet, the television, and the ZX Spectrum.

But even with our glorious history, we'd never pretend to rival Japan for sheer technological nous. If you speak to people who have been to Japan , they're full of barely believable tales of shops selling things so futuristic they couldn't even comprehend what they were for. Or why they had a picture of a cat on them.

So we felt it was time to honor the Japanese by taking a good look at some of the many things they do better than us. Here are five of the most compelling reasons to sell all your stuff on eBay and move to the Land of the Rising Sun.

 

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