Japan is a place of wonder. From its obsession with cleanliness and efficiency to its willingness to install robots in unlikely places, most people who visit feel like they’re in a whole new world.

Some of the innovations here are brilliant and are sure to make you wonder “why don’t we have that?” – others might just seem silly. But one thing is for sure, Japan is full of creative inventions that are lightyears ahead of other countries.

And, of course, people love to say “they have that it _____ too!” Well, sure, but ALL 55 of these extra cool things can be found in Japan.

So scroll through and marvel at everything from refrigerators that come to you to all the ways the Japanese are obsessed with umbrellas.