The nail that sticks out gets hammered down.
Manner Mode is essentially the equivalent of silent mode in Japan. Here in Japan, before movies, on trains or buses, or before exams, you will hear announcements reminding patrons to keep their mobiles on “manner mode,” as to not disturb others. Continue reading
Briefly mentioned this in another post, but decided that it would be beneficial to have an individual more detailed post as well.
Tipping someone for the service they have done is very common, and typically a social must—whether people want to or not—in many nations throughout the world. However, in Japan there is no such custom of tipping for a service.