Neither of the Koreas recognize each other. Given that neither of the Korean governments recognize the other as legitimate, when asked they will claim that the other nation is an impostor and deny their existence. [image source]
Huge Headcanon — Mind Palace
Yao has an excellent memory with relatively few faults considering how long he has lived. With amazing fluency and memorisation capabilities, it’s something of a wonder that he can actually internalise information still.
It just so happens that a few thousand years ago, he found the perfect system: a mind palace.
Also known as the method of loci, a mind palace is a type of mnemonic accredited to Simonides of ancient Greece. It involves memorising the layout of a building or an arrangement of shops or really anything with specific loci, and then visualising and mentally navigating this map in order to find information.
Naturally, a lot of people will snap to this:
But I’m actually being kind of serious.
This reminds me a bit of the Gate of Truth from FMA too.