While walking the cities of Japan, have you ever noticed the strange phenomena that more and more youth are wearing surgical masks?
Why do you think that is? Many people even wear them during seasons other than spring where allergens are prevalent! They can't all be sick...can they!?
"Why don't we ask them for ourselves?
What is so alluring about a surgical mask?"
"Ah, well that makes sense.
It seems that wearing them has the most unexpected benefits!"
So don't be so surprised on your next visit to cities in Japan!