Did you know?: How to use traditional Japanese toilets

Did you know?: How to use traditional Japanese toilets

by Takahiro Takiguchi
Stripes Japan

Japanese toilets are different than those in America. Ok, you probably already know this. What you may not know is that there is a technique for using them. First, don’t sit on the toilet directly! Squat, bend at the knees and gently lower yourself down to about ankle level. Then, do your thing. You may just plan on avoiding these things at all cost, but now you know proper technique, so go practice!



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