squat toilets

Flush your prayers down the toilet at this unique Japanese temple

A new way to pray at the porcelain altar.

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Japanese squat toilet plastic model kit: Weird, gross, or both?【Photos】

That ain’t just nostalgia our toilet is stained with.

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Turns out even Japanese people aren’t sure how to use Japanese-style toilets

Japanese Twitter user reopens debate on Japanese-style squat toilet etiquette, but is it just a flush in the pan?

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Majority of Japanese kids in survey almost never take a dump at school

Potential embarrassment and squat toilets among factors not conducive to pooping in educational institutions.

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Japan has established itself as King of the Thrones【Video】

As long as you are able to find a Western-style toilet.

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What do toilets the world over look like? Check out this video to find out 【Video】

Love and music may not have borders, but neither do other universal concepts like the call of nature.

Although Japan is famous for its modern toilet technology (there’s even a museum now), many non-Eastern Asians are often taken aback when they visit the country and have their first encounter with the older, squatting kind. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, they’re a staple in most Japanese schools, parks, and stations.

The fact that there’s such a gap in modern toilet technology got us curious about how toilet models and their degree of upkeep varies worldwide, and fortunately one brave soul has gone through the trouble of filming bathrooms across the globe to answer this very question.
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