63 Pictures Of Things You Will Only See In Asia

3 years ago by in Featured, South East Asia

Yes, its true Asia is unique but you might be surprised by how unique. People have invented all sorts of odd solutions to problems that you will only find in Asia. From the downright unsafe, to the uniquely translated. Here are some examples that we have gathered from the interwebs. Despite living in Asia for a long time, we still don’t understand some of these things.

 

Unusual way...to tow a van

Unusual way…to tow a van

Perhaps we can call this a “mobile towing” station?

Figurine-like children, children-like figurines

Figurine-like children, children-like figurines

 

And they come in hers and his

And they come in hers and his

OK. If you insist. I shall not Pee & Poo.

 

This is how uniquely and impressively precise Japanese are

Precise

We understand that tea is important, but isn’t this a little extreme?

 

Protect the heads, take care of the plants

Protect the heads, take care of the plants. Efficient.

 

 

 

Common for them as shown by their reaction but uncommon for the rest of the world

Attack by modern geeky Goliaths

The polite thing to do in Asia is to completely ignore the strange person. Like they don’t exist. Unless they jump out at you. Then you run.

 

Green tab:  Asian Food

The green tab says “Asian Food” I’m not sure if I agree. But OK.

Getting ready to build a boat or to go to the junk shop

You guess is as good as ours…might be useful if you fall off a boat?

 

And they even pose similarly...

And they even pose similarly…

Nothing here to see. Keep it moving.

 

It can be for children's swing or for plant pots or a breeding place for mosquitos

The largest Oreo cookie in the world.

 

 

 

Everybody needs to brush their teeth

Everybody needs to brush their teeth

To encourage kids to go to school...well, if they won't be delayed due to traffic or accident caused by this high attention-grabbing vehicle

This is sure to get kids to school.

 

The moldy honorable hero and the modern hilarious hotshot

 

Well, that’s just rude.

 

Alright!

Alright!

Long, straight, silky, jet-black hair...manfully Asian

It might be a hairpiece. Maybe.

 

Toys for the big Asian boys

Toys for the big boys.

 

 

Aah, they get tired too!

Aah, they get tired too!

A hero needs his rest.

 

I want to be that entertaining when I grow up.

I want to be that entertaining when I grow up.

 

Sure hope this one is photoshopped.

 

It is not everyday that you see a conference of the McDonald brothers.

It is not everyday that you see a conference of the McDonald brothers.

This is how manna-raining days is remembered (take it as comical please)

 

Oh gravity, where art thou?

Gravity doesn’t exist in Asia.

 

 

Translation is a tricky task to accomplish

Translation is a tricky task to accomplish

 

Need I say more?

Need I say more?

 

Enjoying danger unknowingly.

Tourist are EVERYWHERE

 

Exclusively Asian

Exclusively Asian

 

U-oh.  Another day to stroll around in my yellow  mini.

U-oh. Another day to stroll around in my yellow mini.

 

And how many head cages should there be?

And how many head cages should there be?

 

Duo-lift

Duo-lift

She married the boss and expected luxury…I don’t think this was her idea.

 

This really can produce beautiful music

This really can produce beautiful music

 

For sharing

For sharing

 

To save on wear and tear,  put on right shoulder.

To save on wear and tear, put on right shoulder.

 

When you cannot say it in words, encode it in texts.

Who needs words when you have a gameboy?

 

Detention closet

Detention closet

 

Yes, we cherish our olds and our news.

Yes, we cherish our olds and our news.

 

A familiar sight and yet truly amusing when seen in a picture!

A familiar sight and yet truly amusing when seen in a picture!

 

It's been a hard day's work.

It’s been a hard day’s work.

 

Pneumonia or asphyxiation, which d you prefer?  All he wants is to be able to go home early to his wife and kids.

Pneumonia or asphyxiation, which do you prefer? All he wants is to be able to go home early to his wife and kids.

 

Resourcefulness is one of edge Asians have!

Resourcefulness is one edge Asians have!

 

Fashion-forward

Fashion-forward

Creative, imaginative, gifted, hilarious and the list goes on.

Creative, imaginative, gifted, hilarious and the list goes on.

It serves its purpose, to catch attention!

It serves its purpose, to catch attention!

No right turn please.

No right turn please.

Bromance!

Bromance!

I do hope this is just a short ride.  Otherwise, the wood won't last.

 

That’s a solid piece of wood he has there.

 

Another bromance in action!

Another bromance in action!

This scene never fails to cause a hearty laugh.

 

Join the company they said, explore the country side they said, look danger in the face and laugh they said.

 

The knife to peel this one should be newly sharpened.

It's a talent to utilize things other than its usual purpose.

It’s a talent to utilize things other than its usual purpose.

Ingenuity!

 

We do extra effort to take care of ourselves especially when it comes to hair whether short or very short.

 

Don’t worry, with this special shampoo its bound to grow back!

 

Bromance!  A practice demonstrated uniquely in Asia.

Bromance! A practice demonstrated uniquely in Asia.

 

Our equivalent of a monster who loves cookies

Our equivalent of a monster who loves cookies

No malice, just a simple way of showing one's concern.

No malice, just a simple way of showing one’s concern.

Beer, belly and balance...it goes hand in hand.

Beer, belly and balance…it goes hand in hand.

I don't blame her...pink fur?!  Annoying.

I don’t blame her…pink fur?! Annoying.

This won’t end nicely.

 

 

Where are the rest?!

Where are the rest?!

 

Don’t look up.

 

Invisible chair is a treasured commodity and so is the ability to defy gravity.

Invisible chair is a treasured commodity and so is the ability to defy gravity.

Share and maximize the air-conditioning.

Share and maximize the air-conditioning.

 

Just one of the girls...

Just one of the girls…

Neck muscles strengthening exercise, maximum level

Neck muscles strengthening exercise, maximum level

Achievement unlocked.

 

Fire-bender

Fire-bender

Better be safe than sorry

 

There is no match to a feeling of belongingness

There is no match to a feeling of belongingness