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Japan’s see-through Restrooms

Why can’t we have nice things?

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by Anonymousreply 32Last Thursday at 3:42 PM

Who tf would want see through toilets?! No fucking thank you, gimme my privacy. TMI

by Anonymousreply 1Last Thursday at 5:11 AM

You can still see him through the window. What kind of perv came up with this idea? Who else has dreams like this? You really have to pee, but all the bathrooms are open (or extremely filthy).

by Anonymousreply 2Last Thursday at 5:15 AM

It's all fun and games until the whole thing malfunctions mid-poop.

by Anonymousreply 3Last Thursday at 5:23 AM

I saw this in several hotels and restaurants in New York in the mid 1990s. No big deal.

by Anonymousreply 4Last Thursday at 5:26 AM

Well, at least they're not shitting in a hole in the floor anymore.

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by Anonymousreply 5Last Thursday at 5:42 AM

Japan allows almost no immigration.

by Anonymousreply 6Last Thursday at 5:46 AM

These need immigration to mitigate their population decline

by Anonymousreply 7Last Thursday at 6:03 AM

Japan was the first place I saw a guy take a piss while completely engrossed in texting on his phone. It was in a subway men's room (very clean, BTW). He stood next to me, dick hanging out while he never took his eyes off his phone, frantically typing away, which allowed me to appreciate his lovely penis without him noticing me appreciating his lovely penis. Impressive aim too, never got his shoes wet. The texting went on longer than the peeing, so he just let it dangle while he typed, completely oblivious to the line of men patiently waiting behind him.

by Anonymousreply 8Last Thursday at 6:19 AM

What a waste.

by Anonymousreply 9Last Thursday at 6:56 AM

He’s cute

by Anonymousreply 10Last Thursday at 7:57 AM

[quote] These [sic] need immigration to mitigate their population decline

Nope. It's called automation and taxing robot output with a VAT. And maybe temporary foreign workers kept far away from the general populace, like in Qatar and Singapore (Is that immigration?).

It's a very densely populated country in the areas where people can actually live (the flat area). It shouldn't have to be that way forever just because a huge workforce was helpful during industrialization.

God forbid other countries enjoy a little space. Western motherfuckers, man, always screaming "demographic crisis" because they can't imagine a country enjoying fewer people and no immigration.

by Anonymousreply 11Last Thursday at 8:05 AM

What is Godzilla sees you peeing

by Anonymousreply 12Last Thursday at 8:09 AM

What if Godzilla sees ya peeing?

by Anonymousreply 13Last Thursday at 8:32 AM

R2, you only see his silhouette when the walls became opaque. Isn't that enough privacy for you?

by Anonymousreply 14Last Thursday at 8:36 AM

Disguised scat thread.

by Anonymousreply 15Last Thursday at 8:40 AM

Don’t be nasty dude

by Anonymousreply 16Last Thursday at 8:43 AM

It's big enough for many people at one time.

You could sell tickets to watch the Blue Man Group in their latest: 'Orgy-in-silhouette.'

Performance art or perversion? Who cares.

by Anonymousreply 17Last Thursday at 8:53 AM

The ones you have in the US are already pretty much see-through, with the gaps between the door and wall, and the way they don’t reach the ground.

by Anonymousreply 18Last Thursday at 8:57 AM

They become opaque upon locking the door you puritanical Frau prudes.

by Anonymousreply 19Last Thursday at 8:57 AM

You’re based af r11.

by Anonymousreply 20Last Thursday at 9:32 AM

Whenever I return to NYC from Japan or Switzerland (or most of Europe for that matter) I feel like I landed in an under-medicated psych ward.

by Anonymousreply 21Last Thursday at 9:44 AM

You can still see the person's shadow, so does that mean especially hung guys will draw a crowd?

by Anonymousreply 22Last Thursday at 9:49 AM

R4 - were you ever in the Thai place in the Village that had restroom walls made of one-way mirror? As you sat on the toilet you could see the entire restaurant.

by Anonymousreply 23Last Thursday at 9:52 AM

"Japan allows almost no immigration."

Afraid of sizemeat competition.

by Anonymousreply 24Last Thursday at 10:46 AM

Jian Twist? Jian Nasty!

by Anonymousreply 25Last Thursday at 11:40 AM

I've seen these in the US. There's this boutique-type hotel in Durham, North Carolina that has restrooms like these in the public areas. But they weren't so opaque - you couldn't even see a silhouette once the occupant locked the door.

I'm wondering if these Japanese ones have a time limit. You wouldn't be as likely to do something illicit in one of these (e.g., shoot drugs) if you knew everyone would be able to see you in five minutes.

by Anonymousreply 26Last Thursday at 12:05 PM

The toilet is far enough away from the glass to not reveal a silhouette. Brilliant design.

by Anonymousreply 27Last Thursday at 12:12 PM

I like the time limit idea. If you can't shit and wipe up in two minutes the lights come on and onlookers get to point and jeer!

by Anonymousreply 28Last Thursday at 1:38 PM

R8. Nice story and no goddamn urinal dividers!!

by Anonymousreply 29Last Thursday at 3:02 PM

"Japan allows almost no immigration."

It’s not an immigrant country.

by Anonymousreply 30Last Thursday at 3:18 PM

What if you're pee shy?

by Anonymousreply 31Last Thursday at 3:41 PM

Good, Japan. Stay a no immigrant country.

by Anonymousreply 32Last Thursday at 3:42 PM
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