What do people miss about Japan the most? The ofuro – the deep, relaxing baths you take at the end of the day to melt away your stresses.


In today’s episode, we take a deeper look into the art of bathing in both Japan and the US. While bathing is usually a solo activity, many people in Japan enjoy going to public baths and hot springs with family and friends, while in the US, people hot-tub together. In Japan, it’s common to take baths at night before you go to bed, while in the US, it’s more common to shower in the morning.


So what happens when you live in the gap? It turns out, Yakko and Cheechan have similar rituals!


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