Description: In Japan a person's common 'blood type' is believed to influence character and fortune
Origin: 20th Century Japan
In Japan and Korea there is a common belief that the ABO blood types (discovered in 1900 in Austria) influence character and fortune in much the same way as horoscopes based on astrological birth signs.
Several dating services offer to fix up hopeful hearts with partners of the appropriate blood type - and Facebook in Japan and Korea lets users to include their blood types in their profiles.
Blood Type Test Results: O Positive
Note: These superstitions
were researched and written by Stuart Macfarlane (Website:
and Tom Metcalfe (Website:
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