Tokyo's coffin-size apartments will make you gasp2/27/2013
If you thought New York City studio apartments were small, check out the new micro-trend in Toyko apartments: coffin-sized "rooms" that are really more like human lockers, some without windows. Residents share a communal bathroom. The super-small spaces, just a few feet across, rent for about $480 to $585 a month, which includes heat and electricity. Perhaps the rent should also include emergency treatment for panic attacks. We're not even claustrophobic, but the thought of crawling into one of these boxlike hidey-holes and shutting the door makes us feel short of breath. [Source]
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