The bathroom is as essential as it is underrated. It may not be the first place we inspect when moving into a new place, but it's more than worthy of some deep consideration. In Japan, bathrooms are a little different from the ones you find back home. Similar to the public baths of traditional Japan, bathrooms are often more wet rooms with large soaking tubs, with separate toilets and vanities. The layout of a Japanese bathroom will depend on what type of complex you're in. In a nation where space is at a premium, it may not seem like the most logical move.
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Japanese bathrooms, or "ofuroba," are very different to bathrooms in the West, and in this day and age they also come with a whole host of cool tech. Aiko is a Canadian-Japanese girl who lived her first seven years in Canada and the past two in Japan, and she uploads videos about everyday life in Japan to her YouTube channel. Check it out below. Japanese bathing culture is quite different, especially when it comes to onsen and the practice of all bathing together in the nude as a social experience.
Some toilets in Japan are more elaborate than toilets commonly found in other developed nations. The feature set commonly found on washlets are anal hygiene , bidet washing, seat warming, and deodorization. Japanese toilets are well known in popular culture and often parodied in comedic works set in Japan. In many children's games, a child who is tagged "out" is sent to a special place, such as the middle of a circle, called the benjo. There are two styles of toilets commonly found in Japan ;   the oldest type is a simple squat toilet , which is still common in public conveniences.
As you may have guessed from Japan's Hot Spring culture, Japanese people love taking baths. Japanese bathrooms are structured not only for taking a shower but also for soaking in a bath. In contrast to some western cultures where people shower in the morning as a way to wake up and start the day, most Japanese bathe in the evening as a way to relax and heal their fatigue.