Restroom Names and Functions

Four characteristics of Japanese restrooms

Restroom etiquette

Toilet paper has been installed. Please do not remove the toilet paper from the restroom.

Toilet paper has been installed in the restrooms. If too much toilet paper is used, the toilets will clog. Please use only the necessary and appropriate amount. Also, please do not remove the toilet paper from the restroom.

What to do with used toilet paper

Put used toilet paper into the toilet and flush. Please put used toilet paper into the toilet, not into the dustbin. After putting the used toilet paper into the toilet, flush using the lever or button.

Please do not occupy the stalls for long periods

Many people make use of the Service Areas (SA) and Parking Areas (PA) every day. So that everyone may have a pleasant restroom experience, please do not occupy the stalls for long periods.

Do not leave footprints on the toilet seat

Please sit on the toilet seat as shown in the illustration to the right. Do not mount the seat in such a way as to leave footprints, as seen in the illustration to the left.