The commuter culture in Japan adds a whole new dimension to the phrase work ethic. For the unfortunate masses that must take public transportation during rush hour to get to work, dutiful commuters and station attendants find a creative way to cram everyone on the platform into the train--pushing them right in like sardines.
This obsession with being on time makes Japan a less-than-ideal place to work for certain personalities. The chronically late, for example. Or people who are concerned with their personal space. Or people who don't like being pushed by strangers into a commuter train. Watch the video and you'll see what I mean.
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