Are Japanese toilets any good?

Japanese toilets are famous for their special features. They were ahead of the rest of the world in adding dual-flush systems, heated seats, washlets, and built-in sinks, and are now leading the way on remote control toilet technology.

Why Japanese toilets are the best?

Japanese toilets are marvels of technological innovation. They have integrated bidets, which squirt water to clean your private parts. They have dryers and heated seats. They use water efficiently, clean themselves and deodorize the air, so bathrooms actually smell good.

Are Japanese toilets different?

There are two types of toilets in Japan: Japanese-style and Western-style. Public washrooms are often equipped with both toilet styles, although some older facilities might have only Japanese-style toilets, while some newer facilities might have only Western-style toilets.

How much does a Japanese high tech toilet cost?

With a price-tag of $6,000, it is thought to be the world’s most expensive toilet (barring those encrusted with diamonds, or made from gold). For comparison, the standard Washlet goes for $2,500.

Are Japanese toilets clean?

Almost all toilets in Japan are well maintained and kept spotlessly clean to ensure the utmost comfort for all travelers to Japan. On the whole, toilets are free to use and toilet paper is always provided.

Are Japanese toilets water efficient?

Japan has a population of around 126 million people and if everyone used a Toto last uses 1 gallon per flush, that’s 453.6 million gallons of water saved, assuming one uses the bathroom six times a day.

Are Japanese toilets hygienic?

Japanese toilets are very hygienic, both for the users and for the household. With the aforementioned self-cleaning features, you don’t have to roll up your sleeves and brush inside of the toilet.

Why are Japanese toilets on the floor?

According to Japan’s own Wikipedia entry on the subject, Japanese squat toilets also promote stronger leg muscles and — although it may sadden those who enjoy nothing more than perching on the throne with their iPhone for half an hour at a time — save time, ultimately making us more productive.

What’s a Toto toilet?

What are the Toto toilets? Toto, Ltd. is Japan’s manufacturer of bidet toilets. More commonly called “Washlets,” these toilets are known for their automatic sprays, seat warming, and deodorisation.

What are the best Japanese toilets?

The Toto Washlet+ Ultramax II 1 gallon per flush toilet is one of the most famous Japanese toilets on the market. It is made of vitreous china, which means that it will last for a very long time. Additionally, it comes with a washlet C200 bidet seat for added comfort.

Do Toto toilets have good reviews?

The reviews for Toto Washlets and other toilets are stellar. The people who actually have them love them. But efforts to spread this enthusiasm to the rest of America have been utterly unsuccessful. Toto has been working hard to push their toilets on Americans but have pretty much gotten nowhere.

How much does a Japanese toilet cost in America?

Japanese Toilets in America. Fancy Japanese toilets are also pretty expensive. The Toto Washlet add-on lids (see above) currently go for anywhere from $300 to over $1000 on Amazon. And that’s just like, your basic model.

Is this Japan’s King of toilets?

Unlike the other toilets and bidet seats that are just inspired by Japan, this one’s from Japan — Kyushu-based Toto is known as Japan’s king of toilets. This is an integrated toilet/washlet.