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Kotaku shares excerpt from 'Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan'

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Thanks to Brian Ashcraft over at Kotaku for sharing this very helpful excerpt from Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan on eating and drinking in Japan. 

Find out what you should and shouldn't do when entering a restaurant, eating food and getting drunk in Japan. You might be surprised by the customs. Just because you can drink on the street in Japan doesn't mean you should! 

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