Japan dating customs
The population of 127 million is the world's eleventh largest.Japanese people make up 98.5% of Japan's total population.
Invitations are extended either in person, by telephone or on printed invitations for formal receptions or dinners and all should be taken seriously.
Often, people will bow and shake hands simultaneously!
Ask your advisor for advice about how to greet people who are older and younger than you, your peers, and other categories of people you will meet in Japan.
Children's achievements are also celebrated with gifts.
Though traditionally gifts are not given for birthdays or Christmas, this is becoming a modern Japan gift giving custom.