Robo Squatmobile … from Japan of course

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Squat toilets (L) are the bane of my existence here in Japan. My cellphone or wallet is aways falling out and plopping into my own plop, arrrg.
Today, however, I have learned of a remoted-controlled “Robo Squatmobile” (below) that will serve me rather than my poop’s evil intentions. ↓

Remote Controlled Toilet to help you move items — Yuki Rinkya (@rinkya) March 6, 2014

Previous posts of plop about the poop on Japanese squat toilets include:
   • BURNING BIDETS! Toto’s ‘Tornado Wash’ toilet (3Yen / 2007-04-19)
   • Hi-tech toilet anxiety . . . in Japan (3Yen / 2011-12-21)
   • I Sit ‘n’ Pee — It’s Japanese! (3Yen / 2010-05-22)

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The topmost photo by Nemo’s great uncle, on Flickr
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7 thoughts on “Robo Squatmobile … from Japan of course”

  1. It is truly wonderful to see Japan now back to normal.

  2. The reason those “how not to use this toilet” signs exist in Asia…
    RocketNews24 | 2015/04/19
    The injured man reported he was, for some reason, squatting on top of the toilet, taking a poo, when the toilet collapsed. The toilet apparently became unsteady and tipped over, breaking apart when it fell. The traveler was taken to the hospital and treated for the injuries he sustained to his buttocksmore...

  3. Your footwear makes a big difference in how well you can handle a squat toilet, tee, hee.

    Miyuki-Komatsu Miyuki Komatsu, Oiran/Courtesan

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