What are the characteristics of Japanese people?

Japanese people is a polite, courteous, mannerly people abiding to the rules of life in community. They are nonetheless friendly and very obliging. When in small groups or in places far from the big cities, they can even be cheerful. In public however, people don’t touch nor kiss or hug.

Employees generally don’t take all the paid vacations they are entitled to. The government thus creates from time to time new legal holidays (such as, from 2016, the “day of the mountain”) to “force” them to rest. Japan is consequently one of the countries in the world with the highest number of public holidays!