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Japanese public toilet in Tokyo is more like a fancy restaurant than a restroom

High-class Shibuya neighbourhood is home to well-known celebrities…and a famous toilet.

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Open-air public toilet at Sensoji temple in Tokyo is waiting to be discovered by foreign tourists

Famous Asakusa tourist site has a very public place to pee…for those who know where to find it.

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Japanese public toilet tours become popular with foreign tourists in Tokyo

Perfect Days and The Tokyo Toilet project see Shibuya’s public restrooms awash with visitors.

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Japanese public toilet becomes a tourist attraction in Tokyo

Welcome to We Topia, or should we say “Wee Topia”.

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Not-guilty verdict for man in women’s restroom, he had to go so bad it clouded his judgement

The laws of nature supersede those of society.

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Toilet paper miracle ends 11 harrowing minutes in a Harajuku McDonald’s restroom

A valuable lesson for us all in our reporter’s darkest fraction of an hour.

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World’s most passive-aggressive restroom found in Tokyo

Pfft, a ladies’ room is going to need more than 11 signs and an audio warning on a continuous loop to keep me out.

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World’s holiest toilet found in Japan – shines heavenly light and sings “Hallelujah” 【Video】

Let’s just hope that’s not where holy water comes from.

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Alarming tweet about hidden camera coat hooks in Japanese restrooms sparks anger online

Pay close attention to hooks in public restrooms—they may not be what they seem.

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Poll reveals what we already know: Japanese toilets make no sense, confuse us all

Between the futuristic Blade Runner-esque toilets and the slightly terrifying (but healthier for you) traditional squatters, Japanese restrooms can be a bit intimidating for a first-time user. And even for those who have lived in Japan for a while, using a public toilet can still be a daunting task. So to better understand restroom woes for those coming from overseas, Japanese toilet manufacturer Toto recently surveyed 600 foreigners living in Japan about toilets in the country and what confuses them most.

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