Today I am talking about Japanese Toilet.
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If you had an opportunity to come to Japan, you might see some crazy toilets in Japan.
Are they bow to you? Suddenly open the lid when you enter the bathroom.
This time, Explain the history of it. And How does it become so developed?
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History of Japanese Toilet
10 century BC (Yayoi period)
The history of Japanese Toilet does back to the 10 century BC. In the ruin of the Yayoi period, there is a building with a structure like a sewer.
794 (Heian period)
The imperial family and some High-level people use the potty for the toilet. On the other hand, Commoner never uses this kind of bathroom in the period. Later in this period, they dug hall for a bath.
1603-1867 (Edo period)
In a rural area, people use human waste for fertilizer. And it expensively traded. Some people start a business selling it.
19 century (Showa)
The toilet gradually turned from wood to pottery, digging large in the basement to collect human waste. In the old style, pulled the bar, the lid opened and it fell into the hall. Clearly, It is unsanitary.
Gradually, Washing type is common in general.
However, it is still similar to other countries. Of course, American and Europian bathroom is way clean on this time.
How has this changed so much?
Let’s find the clue.
History of Western Toilet in Japan
In the 20 century, after finished world war 2, GHQ (general headquarter) occupied Japan’s country, as well as, They spread western type and man’s toilet.
The sale volume of Japanese style is exceeded in 1977. At that time, the company (Toto) started to release the washlet toilet in Japan.
Surprisingly, this is the time for the evolution of the Japanese toilet.
Let’s see the remarkable latest Japanese toilet in Japan
Japanese toilet is now remarkable changed day by day. In addition, here is the video from youtube.
In modern society, It marvelously changed to clean and comfortable. In addition, here is the high performance of it.
- It’s a flushing sound to musk bodily noise
- Toilet seats are heated
- Japanese toilet paper are tin and soft
- A parent can sit the baby in the seat while using the toilet
- The toilet lid and seat open and close automatically
- The app shows the nearest available toilet
- When you use it, it will be automatically deodorized
In recent decades, the Japanese toilet undergoes surprisingly changes. Moreover, Tourists from all over the world have been surprised to see it.
perhaps, Japanese virtues cleated this amazing culture.
Thank you for reading a weird topic. surely, I promise that you will love the Japanese toilet.
If you have questions or comments, please write in the comments.