As long as Japanese creativity keeps going, we won’t run out of these “what will they think of next?’ stories. This time around, it’s the infamous Japanese squat toilet that gets the weird treatment, as if it needs to get any weirder than that. You can now avail yourself of the Benki RC Japanese Style Toilet.
For Westerners who are used to their toilets being a little taller, it comes of a shock to some when they enter a bathroom and look around looking for the potty only to find it “buried” on the floor. Japanese squat toilets really are unique and are actually slowly disappearing from the bathrooms. But Tokyo’s Strapya World somehow wants it to make a comeback, this time in all its remote-controlled glory. We’re still trying to figure out what it’s actually for, other than to confuse or torture its users. But really, why would you want to do that to someone who really needs to use the toilet (other than for fun)?
The “urinal” needs 4 AA-batteries while the controller needs 2. Other than that, what we do know is that this would be perfect for bringing things around to you if you’re too lazy to actually get and hold stuff. But would you really want something that’s meant to be a urinal to carry your bottled refreshments? If you do, you can order it online at Strapya World for only $16.30.[ via Inventor Spot ]