Japanese hotels launch ‘crying rooms’

21/05/2019 11:48

The Japanese, often stereotyped as emotionless, have found ways to cater to a growing demand for emotional release. In response to the stresses of everyday life particularly among women, the Mitsui Garden Yotsuya Hotel in Shinjuku, Tokyo has designated a specific room where women can go to have a massive weep in.

It has cashmere-soft tissues, weepy films like Forrest Gump, sad books and warm blankets.

A spokesperson for the hotel said its aim is to help Japanese women lower their stress levels.

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