baths

Young Japanese women in survey more likely to pee in shower than any other sex/age

Result also show a huge gap in in-shower urination attitudes between men and women for one age set.

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Beautiful hotel on Japan’s northern island has frozen rooms, ice outdoor bath【Photos】

Hokkaido gets cold in the winter, and this hotel gets incredible.

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Japanese sento bath will let you bathe with 10,000 Sanrio Gudetamas【Video】

Sanrio’s weirdly adorable lazy egg wants to have a soak with you and his 9,999 doppelgangers.

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How old is too old for a boy to go into the women’s hot spring bath in Japan?

Child development expert weighs in on the tricky question, offers a solution from Japan’s samurai-era past.

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Garment aims to help breast cancer survivors enjoy Japan’s hot springs without self-consciousness

Surgery scar cover is a rare exception to Japan’s traditional no-clothes-in-the-bath rule.

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Sapporo police arrest 50-year-old man for entering women’s public bath

Suspect tells officers “I’m a woman.”

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Onsen in Japan uses the same mysterious hot spring bathing system from Ghibli film Spirited Away

This is one of the most unusual hot springs in the country.

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How to make your own KFC bath without Japan’s official Kentucky Fried Chicken bath salts【Video】

Eleven herbs and spices plus one bathtub makes for an unforgettable beauty ritual.

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KFC cooks up fried chicken bath salts in Japan

Now you can soak in the Colonel’s 11 secret herbs and spices.

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How long and how often do Japanese women bathe? Survey investigates

Responses suggest many women don’t have time to bathe every day anymore.

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Need a soak? Amazing interactive map lists every public bath and day-use hot spring in Tokyo

Whether you’re a backpacker looking to clean yourself up or just want to experience this aspect of traditional Japanese culture, hundreds of options are at your fingertips.

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Capybaras around Japan compete to find out which one can bathe the longest

How many hours do you think a giant rodent can bathe for?

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It’s getting cold, so it’s time for this zoo’s capybaras to soak in their Japanese-style bath!

For more than 30 years, this Japanese zoo has been keeping its capybaras cozy, and visitors oohing and aahing at their adorable hot spring-style setup.

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Create 3-D artworks from hand soap with the Awamoko pen from Japan

Now you can make frothy 3-D art in an instant with a cute new device from Japan.

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Treat your feline like royalty with fancy cardboard cat baths from Felissimo

Encourage kitty to step up its love for cardboard boxes with a new lineup of elegant bath designs.

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Japanese Twitter user gets a terrifying visit from Mom while taking a bath

It must be really frustrating when you almost pee yourself while trying to get clean.

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A surprising number of Japanese kids still bathe with their parents up until high school

As shocking as it may sound to a Westerner’s ears, some Japanese kids continue bathing with their parents up until high school. It turns out, though, that doing so may have a positive impact on their grades.

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Anime Isn’t Like Reality: Bath time fun edition

Turns out a lot of those sexy bath time scenes in anime aren’t realistic, and not just because of the censor steam.

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Runny curry, no pudding spoons among complaints of Japanese prison inmates

From how often we talk about food and hot springs here on RocketNews24, you’ve probably surmised that, as a nation, Japan is pretty into bathing and dining. Those passions aren’t exclusive to law-abiding members of Japanese society, either, as a recent survey of inmate complaints at prisons in Japan found several focused on meals and baths, with requests for better curry and longer soaks in the tub.

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