ハユール

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I finally found it: A blue bathroom stool, which is apparently called a ハユール (hayuuru) after the company that is most famous for making them, Hayur. I searched in several shops. One had them, but not in the color I wanted. Which is blue. After having seen these little plastic chairs both in animes and at every onsen or sauna I’ve been to, I have concluded that they are as central to Japanese society as the tea ceremony.

As I wrote in September, both 1980’s anime Ranma½ and the more recent Ichigo 100% contain a blue hayuuru in plastic:

Ranma ½ vs Ichigo 100 %: Same blue stool in the bath!

And now my bathroom does as well!

3 Responses to ハユール

  1. Erik October 14, 2013 at 22:02 #

    Ooh, I want a hayuuru for my newly designed and renovated, just finished, bathroom! Wonder if Hayur sell in Europe.

    Btw, i still treasure your gift from yr 1st visit to Tokyo, a omiyaka by Yun Kouga. Sweet Mission.

    • Karl October 16, 2013 at 04:08 #

      Share some pictures of your new bathroom!

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