Trivia – Gakeppuchi Hotel!

Interesting facts about the locations, people, words, and objects appearing in Gakeppuchi Hotel!

Episode 1

1. Natto / 納豆

Natto is a traditional Japanese food made from fermented soybeans.

2. Sprinkling salt

In Japanese tradition, it is believed salt can ward off evils.

3. Guest number 8 / 八番客

Guest number 8 means a troublesome guest/customer.

This phrase came from the Eight-ball pool game, where a player loses if the number 8 ball is pocketed unintentionally.

Trivia – Chief – Keishichou IR Bunsekishitsu

Interesting facts about the locations, people, words, and objects in the drama.

Ferris wheel

Redhorse Osaka Wheel
(Photo credit: osaka-info.jp)

The tallest Ferris wheel in Japan is the Redhorse Osaka Wheel in Expocity, Suita, Osaka. It was completed in 2016 with a height of 123 meters.

Meanwhile, the tallest Ferris wheel in the world is the High Roller in Las Vegas, Nevada, US. It opened in 2014. The height is 167.6 meters.

Prefectures
There are 47 Prefectures (similar to State) in Japan. In Japanese, a prefecture is called ken, fu, or to.

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