The nation known for their extreme courtesy and gentle mannerism has this one odd cultural habit that strangely contradicts the stereotypical view. For the Japanese, slurping hard on soba noodles is a must. You show your appreciation for the soba with the volume of your slurp – the louder you slurp, the better! ‘Ooishi neh!’ (Delicious!) Even the lovely Japanese girls donned in kimonos will be slurping their heads off.“You show your appreciation for the soba with the volume of your slurp “Don’t fret, join in the fun, and trust me slurping is not as easy as it sounds, but it’s definitely an experience worth trying! Be it cold soba noodles, or steamy hot ramen, slurp it as loud as you can. Go to any ramen restaurant with some local friends, and be sure to get entertained.