Author: Katie Steinharter
Dancing robots, anime decorations, ninja chefs, bizarre food, and music so loud your eardrum may burst. Nothing is more exciting than the top fifteen Japanese pop culture restaurants you didn’t know existed. Many are in Japan, but others are found worldwide as homage to the unique pop culture that comes from the infamous Asian islands.
Many of us know that China houses one of the oldest cultures in the world, and yet their customs are often still unknown to the Western World. As one of the world’s largest players in the global economy, a major factor in many international wars, and a dominating presence throughout history, it is important that we all understand a few of the more interesting and unusual Chinese customs.
We all have the mother who shouts at us through capitalized text messages or no spaces, the friend who insists on letting out all their emotions behind a tiny phone screen, or the ex who accidentally sent you a message and then kept digging themselves in a deeper hole, and even our own autocorrect or unintended recipient mishaps.
As a product of the 80s, I am by default a child of the 90s. This means you may catch me from time to time just rocking out alone in my kitchen to the best songs of the 90s, reminiscing about all the tamagotchis I accidentally abandoned, and wondering what happened to that cool kid at school who owned both an Easy-Bake Oven and a Power Wheels Jeep.